Status of tasbeeh in rukoo and sajdah

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1. What is the status of tasbeeh of rukoo and sajdah? Fardh, waajib or sunnah?

2. What if in an individual salaah one does not recite the tasbeeh of rukoo or sajdah, is the salaah valid?



1. Sunnah.

2. The salaah is valid but due to leaving out a sunnah, the reward of the salaah will be decreased

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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