Hands at Time of Salaam in Janaza Salaah

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Q: How should the salaam be made in Janaza (funeral) salaah: should the hands be folded at the time of making salaam?

A: There are three ways to do this and all three are correct:

1. Drop the hands before making the first Salaam.
2. Drop the right hand when making the first Salaam and drop the left hand when making the second Salaam.
3. Drop the hands after completing both Salaams. (Fataawa Mahmoodiyah V13 P104)

Moulana Yusuf Laher

This answer was collected from, which is operated under the supervision of Mufti Siraj Desai of Darul-Uloom Abubakr, South Africa.

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