Issue 3: The Sitting Posture
Issue 3: The Sitting Posture

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:1403 - Issue 3: The Sitting Posture --
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam MalikTawarruk ( the person is to lower himself on his buttocks toward the ground, with his right foot raised resting on the inside of its toes and his left leg bent under him and bend the left foot. )Narration of Ibn Umar
Imam Abu HanifaIftirash (A man is to plant his right foot on the ground and seat himself on his left foot.)Weil ibn Hujr Narration
Imam Shafi'iIftrash for middle tashahud and Tawarruk for last.Narration of Abu Humayd where he described the prayer of the prophet (SAW).
Disagreement
Reasons:
The conflict of traditions.
Evidences :Hadith of Abu Humayd, Hadith of Weil ibn Hujr, Hadith of Ibn Umar [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship, Salah, Prayer, Resident, Individual, Acts, Sitting, Iftirash, Tawarruk
See Also:The Acts that constitute the elements (Arkan)
Issue 1: Raising the hands (Raf' al-yadayn)
Issue 2: Rising straight from bowing (I'tidal)
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:149-150]
Last Updated:2011-04-22

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