Q.DID WE PERFORM SIJJDAH TILAWAT WITHOUT WUDU
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Q.DID WE PERFORM SIJJDAH TILAWAT WITHOUT WUDU
Q.DID WE RECITE QURAN BY TOUCHING IT WITH OUT WUDU..
Q.IS SALAT TASABIH IS IN GOOD HADIS OR IN WEEK HADESS..
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Sajdah tilawah without wudu
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Your Question: DID WE PERFORM SIJJDAH TILAWAT WITHOUT WUDU
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 2.185 Narrated by Ibn Umar
Whenever the Prophet (saws) recited the Sura which contained the prostration of recitation (sajdah-tilawah) he (saws) used to prostrate and then, we, too, would prostrate.
The absolute majority of the scholars and jurists in Islam are of the opinion that prostrations for the "'ayyat of sajdah" is a preferred Sunnah for the one who recites the Verse and for the one who hears it, and it is best done as soon as one recites it or hears it; but if for any reason one wishes to postpone it, there is absolutely no harm. The scholars in Islam are also of the opinion that being in the state of wudu is only obligatory when one wishes to offer one’s prayers, or perform ‘tawaaf’ around the Sacred House, and highly recommended when one wishes to recite the Glorious Quran; but one is neither obliged nor required to be in the state of valid wudu if one wishes to perform the sajdah of recitation.
Your Question: DID WE RECITE QURAN BY TOUCHING IT WITH OUT WUDU..
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 56 Surah Waqiah verse 77-79:
That this is a Glorious Quran, inscribed in a well-guarded Book, which none can touch, except the purified.
Although the above aayah is meant to state how the Quran is honored by the noble Angels in the heavens; the scholars in Islam have opined that just as the Quran is honored in the heavens by the Angels, so should it be honored on the earth…. And thus, one should touch it only when one is pure and clean. Thus it is highly preferred that one be in the state of valid wudu if one wishes to recite the Glorious Quran by touching or looking into it; but if one wishes to recite the Glorious Quran from one’s memory there is absolutely nothing in the Quran or the authentic and established Sunnah which states that one should be in the state of wudu.
Your Question: IS SALAT TASABIH IS IN GOOD HADIS OR IN WEEK HADESS..
'Ikrimah reports from Ibn 'Abbas that the Messenger of Allah (saws) said to 'Abbas ibn 'Abdal-Mutalib: "O 'Abbas, O Uncle, shall I not give you, shall I not present to you, shall I not donate to you, shall I not tell you ten things which, if you do, Allah will forgive your first and last sins, past and present sins, intentional and unintentional sins, private and public sins? The ten actions are: pray four rak'at, reciting in every rak'ah al-Fatihah and a surah. And when you finish the Qur'anic recitation of the first rak'ah, say, while standing, 'Subhanallah, al-hamdulillah, wa la ilaha illallah, wa Allahu Akbar' ['Glory be to Allah. All praise is due to Allah. There is no God except Allah. Allah is the greatest.'] fifteen times. Then make ruku', and while you are in ruku', say the same ten times; then stand, and say the same ten times. Then go down and make sajdah, and while you're in sajdah, say the same ten times. Then sit after the sajdah, and say the same ten times. Then make sajdah, and say the same ten times. Then sit after the second sajdah, and say the same another ten times. That is seventy-five [repetitions of the phrases] in each rak'ah. Do that in each of the four rak'at. If you can pray it once a day, do so. If you cannot, then once every Friday. If you cannot do that, then once a year. And if you cannot do that then once in your life."
Related by Abu Dawud, Ibn Majah, Ibn Khuzaimah, and at-Tabarani.
The above narration of the ‘salat-at-tasbih’ by Ikrimah is quoted as ‘sahih’ or authentic by many recorders of ahaadiths. Some scholars however have a difference of opinion and say that the above narration is not authentic, and there is absolutely no mention of the Prayer of Tasbih or ‘Salaat ul Tasbih’ in any of the four major schools of thought in Islam.
The prayer of ‘tasbih’ are voluntary and optional, and if one prays the prayer and his intention is to follow the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah (saws), he will have his due reward from Allah Subhanah, Insha Allah; and if one does not pray them, there is absolutely no obligation or sin upon him.
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Your brother and well wisher in Islam,