Category: Daily
Fatwa#: 19668
Asked Country: United Arab Emirates

Answered Date: Dec 28,2011

Title: 1. Reciting anything other than Surāh Fātiha in the third or the fourth Rakāh of Fard Salāh. 2. Sitting for Tashahhud after the first Rakāh.

Question

While prayer 4 rakat farz namaz, in third/fourth rakat after surah fatiha, I started saying bismillah, than realized my mistake that I have not to recite after surah fatiha, should I immdediately stop and go to rukoo or compete one surah. Also consider the fact, if I am praying alone or leading a jamat. Is Sajad Sahw is required. In two or four rakat fard namaz, if person sits, after the first rakat, and started reciting attahiyat. Please advise how to complete remaining namaz. Is Sajad Sahw is required.

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

 

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

 

It is Makrooh (disliked) to recite anything after Surah Fatiha in the third or the fourth Rakah of Fard Salāh. However, this will not render the Salāh invalid and Sajdāh Sahw will not become Wajib (compulsory).[1] The same rule applies if one is leading a Jamāh (congregation).

 

If a person sits after the first Rakāh for more than three “Subhānallah”, Sajdāh Sahw will become Wajib upon him. If he sat in the first Rakāh for less than three “Subhānallah”, then Sajdāh Sahw will not become Wajib upon him.

In both cases, one should immediately stand up for the second Rakāh upon remembering that he has only performed one Rakāh.

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And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mawlana Abdul Hannan Nizami,
Student Darul Iftaa
USA

 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.
www.daruliftaa.net

 

 

 

 



[1] الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (1/ 459)

(قَوْلُهُ وَهَلْ يُكْرَهُ) أَيْ ضَمُّ السُّورَةِ (قَوْلُهُ الْمُخْتَارُ لَا) أَيْ لَا يُكْرَهُ تَحْرِيمًا بَلْ تَنْزِيهًا لِأَنَّهُ خِلَافُ السُّنَّةِ. قَالَ فِي الْمُنْيَةِ وَشَرْحِهَا: فَإِنْ ضَمَّ السُّورَةَ إلَى الْفَاتِحَةِ سَاهِيًا يَجِبُ عَلَيْهِ سَجْدَتَا السَّهْوِ فِي قَوْلِ أَبِي يُوسُفَ لِتَأْخِيرِ الرُّكُوعِ عَنْ مَحَلِّهِ وَفِي أَظْهَرِ الرِّوَايَاتِ لَا يَجِبُ لِأَنَّ الْقِرَاءَةَ فِيهِمَا مَشْرُوعَةٌ مِنْ غَيْرِ تَقْدِيرٍ،

 

الفتاوى الهندية - ط. دار الفكر (1/ 126)

وَلَوْ قَرَأَ في الْأُخْرَيَيْنِ الْفَاتِحَةَ وَالسُّورَةَ لَا يَلْزَمُهُ السَّهْوُ وهو الْأَصَحُّ

 

فتاوي رحيميه (5/185( دار الاشاعت

فتاوي مححوديه (7/412) ادارة الفاروق

 

[2] حاشية الطحطاوي على مراقي الفلاح شرح نور الإيضاح (ص: 474)

إذا شغله التفكر عن أداء واجب بقدر ركن ….وهو مقدر بثلاث تسبيحات ثم أن محل وجوب سجود السهو إذا لم يشتغل حالة الشك بقراءة ولا تسبيح

 

فتاوي محموديه (7/411) ادارة الفاروق

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