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Making a sajdah out of Salaah

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Q: In the hanafi mazhab, what is the status of making a single sajdah out of namaaz. I have seen many people do this. I have tried to explain to some that a single sajdah should not be made rather a coplete 2 raka’aat should be read but they don’t understand. The reply they give is, “I cannot make a sajdah of shukr?” Should they still be told? And if so, how should they be explained?


A: Performing sajda e shukr is jaaiz according to the hanafi mazhab provided one does not regard it as a Sunnah (i.e. as a mustaqil ibaadat).

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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