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Question: Slms. Hope you are ok. Where does sajdah need to be made in para 23, sura sad? Jzk.   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Sajdah should be made after the word “حسن مآب”. If the Sajdah is made… read more »

When Sujūd Al-Sahw Becomes Mandatory

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Answered by Shaykh Omar Subedar Question: I am a bit confused regarding Sajda Al-Sahw (Prostration for a mistake in ritual prayer). I would be grateful if you could explain the correct way of observing it. Does Sajda Al-Sahw only apply to wājibāt (obligatory matters) missed during prayers or for other things also? Answer: بِسْمِ اللَّهِ… read more »

Method of performing sajdah sahw

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Q: How do I perform sadjah sahw? A: If a mistake which requires sajdah sahw occurs in salaah then after the tashahhud of the last rakaat, make one salaam to the right and make two sajdahs. Thereafter come back to the sitting position and recite the tashahhud etc. and complete the salaah as normal. And Allah Ta’ala… read more »