Mistake in Sajda al-Sahw

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked if making mistakes in the forgetfulness prostration invalidates the prayer.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. What do I do when I make a mistake in sajda al-sahw [forgetfulness prostration]? And I mean the sajda al-sahw that you do by giving salam to the right and then […]

Should I Perform the Prostrations of Forgetfulness for Forgetting a Surah in Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu ‘alaykum, Should I perform the prostrations of forgetfulness for starting a surah in prayer, forgetting it and reciting another surah instead? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, you do not need to perform prostrations of forgetfulness (sajda al-sahw) for forgetting the chapter (surah) you were reciting because […]

Was I Correct to Perform the Forgetfulness Prostrations After Reciting the Opening Supplication in the Third Cycle of Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, I have accidentally read a part of the opening supplication in the third cycle and I performed the forgetfulness prostrations after that but with a 2 min interval because I was not sure if I was suppose to do it. Was it correct and if not, […]

How Does One Correct Missing an Obligatory Action of the Prayer? (Maliki)

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Assalaam alaykum, I pray you are well. In the Maliki School, it was my understanding that if one were to omit a fard action of the prayer then that entire rakat needs to be replaced. Is this true? For example, if one were praying in the first rakat of a […]

Forgetting to Recite the Qunut in Witr Prayer

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question:  Assalamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu, Sometimes I forget to recite du’a Qunut after doing ruku’,and I only remember when I am already in sujud? Should I complete the whole prayer, and then perform the forgetful prostration? Jazakallahu khair Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that […]