Issue 7:Obligation to recite tashahud
Issue 7:Obligation to recite tashahud


The Book of Prayer - كتاب الصلاة.


The Paryer of an Individual (Resident, Secure, Good Health)

Section:The Words used in Prayer
Topic/Issue:1307 - Issue 7:Obligation to recite tashahud --
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Malik, Imam Abu HanifaTahahhud is not obligatory (Sunnah) This group said that while the Prophet did it and taught it, it doesn't demonstrate obligation.
Imam Shafi'i, Imam Ahmad, DawudTahahhud is obligatory. This group said due to the amount it was taught, and how it was mentioned that it was taught like Qur'aan, it is therefore obligatory.
The conflict in understanding the tradition of Ibn 'Abbas (RA).
Tags :Worship, Salah, Prayer, Resident, Individual, Tashahhud
See Also:Issue 1: Takbir
Issue 2: The words of Takbir
Issue 3: The Post-Takbir words
Issue 4:Prounouncing the Tasmiya
Issue 5:Prayer without recitation
Recitation of the Qur'aan while bowing or prostrating
Issue 8:Salutation concluding prayer
Issue 9:Supplication (qunut)
Last Updated:2010-04-29

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