Category: Prayer
Fatwa#: 23064
Asked Country: United States

Answered Date: Nov 08,2012

Title: Is raising of hands wajib in witr before dua-e-Qunoot


Is raising of hands wajib in witr before dua-e-qanoot


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

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

It is Sunnah to raise the hands in Witr Salah before reciting Dua-e-Qunoot. [1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Abdul Hannan Nizami,
Student Darul Iftaa
Chicago, USA

Checked and Approved by,
Moulana Abdul Azim bin Abdur Rahman

Moulana Ismail Desai

[1] (قَوْلُهُ رَافِعًا يَدَيْهِ) أَيْ سُنَّةً إلَى حِذَاءِ أُذُنَيْهِ كَتَكْبِيرَةِ الْإِحْرَامِ (الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين رد المحتار، ج2ص6، دار الفكر)

وإذا فرغ من قراءة السورة فيها" أي الركعة الثالثة "رفع يديه حذاء أذنيه (حاشية الطحطاوي على مراقي الفلاح شرح نور الإيضاح، ص375، دار الكتب العلمية)

وإن أراد أن يقنت كبر " لأن الحالة قد اختلفت " ورفع يديه وقنت (الهداية في شرح بداية المبتدي، ج1ص66، دار احياء التراث العربي)

إذَا فَرَغَ من الْقِرَاءَةِ في الرَّكْعَةِ الثَّالِثَةِ كَبَّرَ وَرَفَعَ يَدَيْهِ حِذَاءَ أُذُنَيْهِ وَيَقْنُتُ قبل الرُّكُوعِ (الفتاوى الهندية، ج1ص111، دار الفكر)


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