When should one start Takbeer-e-Tahreema

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: What is the اصح (most correct) opinion regarding when to start takbeer-e-tahreema? 

  1. After raising the hands
  2. While raising the hands


A: The asahh opinion is that the hands should be raised before the takbeer.

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


Answered by:

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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