Issue 1: Raising the hands (Raf' al-yadayn)
Issue 1: Raising the hands (Raf' al-yadayn)

Book:

The Book of Prayer - كتاب الصلاة.

Chapter:

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

Section:The Acts that constitute the elements (Arkan)
Topic/Issue:1401 - Issue 1: Raising the hands (Raf' al-yadayn) --
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Malik, Imam Shafi'iHukm: It is Sunnah.
Occasions:takbeerat al ihram, before/after Ruku
Extent:Up to the shoulders
Narration from Ibn Umar. This is a tradition that is agreed upon for its authenticity (by al- Bukhari and Muslim) and they believed that it was reported from the Prophet (God's peace and blessings be upon him) by about thirteen individuals from among his Companion
There is another tradition reported by Weil ibn Hujr, which contains an addition over the tradition of Ibn Umar "that he used to raise his hands while prostrating "
Imam Abu HanifaHukm: It is Sunnah.
Occasions:takbeerat al ihram only
Extent:Up to the earlobes.
Narration of Ibn Masud
Others:
Zahirites (Dawud)Hukm:It is an obligation.
OthersOccasions:takbeerat al ihram, before/after Ruku, After first sitting of Prostration.
Extent:Up to the Chest
Disagreement
Reasons:
The conflict of the apparent meaning of Abu Huraira's tradition.
Evidences :Hadith of Ibn Masud, 2 - Sahih Bukhari [# 706], 3 - Sahih Bukhari [# 707] [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship, Salah, Prayer, Resident, Individual, Acts, Raising Hands, Shoulders
See Also:The Acts that constitute the elements (Arkan)
Issue 2: Rising straight from bowing (I'tidal)
Issue 3: The Sitting Posture
Issue 4: The Hukm of the Sitting (Tashahhud)
Issue 5: Placing one hand over the other in Standing posture
Issue 6: Rising from prostration after odd raka’ah and leaning on the hands
Issue 7: Prostration is on seven limbs
Issue 8: Prohibition of iq'a' (Sitting on the buttocks and folding up the knees)
References:1[pg:146-148]
Last Updated:2011-04-22

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