Fatwa: # 46949
Category: Prayer (Salaat)
Country: United Kingdom
Date: 10th January 2021


Raising hands for the Dua after Adhaan


Can we raise our hands after the Adhan and recite the Dua after Adhan? 


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

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

Duas that have been explicitly mentioned in the Ahadith in which Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) did not raise his hands fall under the ruling of Adhkaar. 

When reciting Adhkaar, one does not raise his hands. For example, one does not raise his hands when reciting the Dua before eating, after drinking water, after exiting the restroom, etc. 

The Dua after the Adhaan is also considered to be from the Adhkaar of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam).

Accordingly, one will not raise one's hands when reciting the Dua after Adhan.[1]


And Allah Ta'āla Knows Best

Hasan Ahmed Razzak

Student – Darul Iftaa

Paterson, New Jersey, USA

Checked and Approved by,

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.





فيض الباري على صحيح البخاري (2/ 214)

والمسنون في هذا الدعاء ألا تُرْفَع الأيدي، لأنه لم يَثْبُت عن النبيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلّم رفعها، والتشبُّث فيه بالعمومات بعدما وَرَدَ فيه خصوصُ فعله صلى الله عليه وسلّم لغوٌ، فإنه لو لم يَرِد فيه خصوصُ عادته صلى الله عليه وسلّم لنفعنا التمسُّك بها، وأمَّا إذا نُقِلَ إلينا خصوصُ الفعل، فهو الأُسْوَةُ الحسنة لمن كان يرجو الله والدار الآخرة،


دار العلوم ديوبند ج-2 ص-110

خصوصيت کے ساتھ اس موقع پر  رفع یدین ثابت نہیں


فتاوى دار العلوم زكريا ج-2 ص-104


فتاوى محمودية ج-5 ص- 432


احسن الفتاوى ج- 2 ص- 298



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