Person Towards Whom the Hukum is Directed

Book:

The Book of Prayer - كتاب الصلاة.

Chapter:

Prostrations of the Quran

Topic/Issue:1954 - Person Towards Whom the Hukum is Directed
Agreement:They agreed unanimously that it is directed towards the person reciting, whether in prayer or otherwise
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Abu HanifaListener is under an obligation to prostrate, and he did not differentiate between a man or a woman
Imam MalikListener is to prostrate on two occasions: first, when he has sat down to listen to the Quran, and second, when the reciter himself prostrates, and that the latter can validly be an imam for the listener
Imam Malik (from Ibn al Qasim)Listener is to prostrate himself once he has sat down to listen to the reciter even if the reciter is not qualified to be an imam
Tags :Worship, Salah, Prayer,Prostration, Quran,listener
See Also:Hukum
Total Number of Prostrations
Times of Prostrations
References:1[pg:258]
Last Updated:2011-01-29

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