Fatwa: # 45106
Category: Jurisprudence and Rulings...
Country: African Country
Date: 9th May 2020


May I recite a sajdah āyah in inaudible prayers?


Asalamz. Can you recite a sajdah ayat in Asr prayers? I did it by mistake when I was leading Asr. Please clarify.


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

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

It is makrūh (disliked) to recite a sajdah āyah in inaudible prayers like alāh al-uhr and alāh al-ʿAsr, to avoid confusing the congregation.[i]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Abrar Habib

Student - Darul Iftaa

New York City, New York, USA

Checked and Approved by,

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.





بدائع الصنائع في ترتيب الشرائع (1/ 192)

 ويكره للإمام أن يتلو آية السجدة في صلاة يخافت فيها بالقراءة


الاختيار لتعليل المختار - العلمية (1/ 81)

ويكره للإمام أن يقرأها في صلاة المخافتة لئلا يشتبه

الأمر على القوم


المضمرات، ج-٢، ص-٦٣، دار الكتب العلمية

في الشامل البيهقي: ويكره للامام أن يقرأها في صلاة يخافت فثهل، لأن فيه تشويش الصلاة على القوم منهم من يظن أنه ركع، ومنخم من يظن أنه سجد


فتاوى عثمانية، ج-٢، ص-٣٩١

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