Questions tagged [tashahhud]

Tashahhud التشهد is the portion of prayer where a Muslim kneels making a recitation.

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Raising hands when making dua in salah

Does raising your hands after tashahud to make dua durin salah invalidate salah? I heard that doing so during salah is bidah.
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Do Prophet Muhammad (SAW) hear us when we say السلام عليك ايها النبي in our prayer?

السلام عليكم، Do Prophet Muhammad (SAW) hear us when we say السلام عليك ايها النبي {translation: Peace be upon you O Prophet (SAW)} in our prayer when we reciting tashhud? There are sects which say ...
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Is this method of raising index finger in tashahhud correct?

With my right hand, I create a ring with my thumb and middle finger and raise the index finger from the very start of the tashahhud and drop it just before the tasleem. It is kept pointing towards the ...
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If a non-Muslim performs salah (prayers), does he become a Muslim?

Suppose a person, who believes in one god, starts doing salah (prayers) as he loves Allah and his messenger and trusts them, but he does not accept Islam because of family and social problems. He does ...
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Is there a distinction between prayer and worship?

I noticed a particular line in the Tashahhud Salutations to God and prayers and good deeds. Peace be upon you, O Prophet, and the mercy of God and his blessings. Peace be on us and on the righteous ...
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Can we recite quranic duas after the last tashahhud?

I wanted to know if it is permissible to recite the duas from the Quran after the last Tashahudd in prayer. I know that I can make duas after the last Tashahudd but I am wondering if there are any ...
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What's the evidence for moving finger horizontally in tashahhud?

I believe Malikis do this however I saw a brother who crossed his hands doing the index finger movement not vertically like most people but left to right to left to right... Malikis pray with hands by ...
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Is there a sect-neutral tashahhud?

Re-reading the answer to my question Going from "never prayed in my life" to my first prayer?, I encounter the importance of tashahhud. I'm embarrassed to admit it, but I haven't been doing ...
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What do you say during the final Tashahhud, and when standing up from Rukuu'?

What is obligatory to say in salah? Question: In salah, is saying: rabbi ighfir li (Arabic: ربى اغفر لى) and rabbana wa lak al-hamd (Arabic: ربنا ولك الحمد) obligatory or is it sunnah? Also when you ...
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Does rocking back and forth during Tashahud invalidate the prayer?

When I used to pray I had a hard time pronouncing the words in my head, so in order to help me during Tashahud, I would rock back and forth because it made it easier to get the words out. I am trying ...
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What is ruling related to 'Forefinger rule' of prayers? [closed]

There are many hadiths ruling on the 'forefinger rule' but I have no problem with them. I have studied the book, 'Guide to prayer from beginning to end'. There I read hadiths and also from other ...
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Du`a before Taslim (Sunni View)

When praying Salat, before the Tasleem greetings "Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah السلام عليكم ورحمة الله" and turning your face to the right and left, what is the fourth Tashahhud to be recited ...
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Where does 'attahiyaatu lillahi was salawaatu' come from?

Can someone point me to where this comes from? I don't know Arabic so I've had to transliterate: attahiyaatu lillahi was salawaat at tayyibaat. as salaamu alan nabee wa rahmatullahi wa barakat. as ...
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What does “السلام عليكم أيها النبي” actually mean?

When I first learnt how to pray salat, I was taught as part of the tashahud to recite the phrase "السلام عليكم أيها النبي." I am hardly fluent in Arabic, but my translation of the above is basically "...