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What Is the Correct Wording of the Qunut Supplication?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I find different books and websites showing me a different text of the Qunut supplication, even though they all seem to be citing the same sources. Often even the harakaat on the same words are different in different sources. As you can imagine, this can be incredibly […]

Is My Friday Prayer Valid If the Imam Read the Qunut Dua? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Is my Friday prayer valid if the imam read the qunut dua? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years […]

Should I Avoid Raising My Hands When Praying With Hanafis? [Shafi’i]

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I am extremely grateful for this platform which gives me the option of asking questions regarding fiqh. May Allah reward you for the inconvenience I am causing you by asking several questions. 1. When I pray in my local mosque, who is Hanafi, in order to avoid […]

Could You Teach Me the Qunut Supplication for the Witr Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, Could you please teach me the Qunut Supplication in the most simple, yet accurate way possible? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, The following excerpt is extracted from Shaykh Faraz Khan’s Ascent to Felicity (192): اللّهمَّ إِنَّا نَسْتَعِيْنُكَ وَنَسْتَهْدِيْكَ وَنَسْتَغْفِرُكَ وَنَتُوْبُ إِلَيْكَ وَنُؤْمِنُ بِكَ وَنَتَوَكَّلُ عَلَيْكَ وَنُثْنِيْ […]

Do I Have to Perform the Forgetfulness Prostrations If the Supplication for the Qunut of Witr Prayer Is Omitted?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam ‘aleykum Do we have to perform the forgetfulness prostrations if the supplication for the qunut of witr prayer is omitted? Answer: Walaikum assalam, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. In the Hanafi school, the witr prayer is a necessaary (wajib) prayer, and […]

What Can We Learn From the Supplication of the Witr Prayer Regarding Our Relations With Non-Muslims?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, In one part of the supplication of the qunut (Hanafi) in the Witr prayer there is the line “we alienate and forsake those who disobey You”. I believe the Arabic is ونخلع من يفجرك. What is the meaning of this part, and what can we learn […]

Can I Send Blessings on the Prophet at the End of the Supplication (Qunut) of the Witr Prayer?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, Is it permitted to send blessings on the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) at the end of the qunut supplication in the Witr prayer, and to say “sayyidina” in the tashahhud? What books can I use to teach my kids prayer? Answer: Wa […]

What Is the Basis of Reciting the Qunut in the Fajr Prayer According to the Shafi’i School?

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam aleykum, What are the proofs for the shafi’i position of regularly reciting the Qunut in the Fajr prayer? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. The Shafi’i school holds that the Qunut should be recited […]

What Can I Recite During the Qunut of Witr If I Don’t Know the Sunna Supplication?

Answered by SeekersGuidance Answers Service Question: As-Salamu alaikum, I don’t know Dua-e-Qunoot. Is there another dua that I can read? Answer: walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. The necessary (wajib) duty to recite the qunut in witr prayer is fulfilled by any supplication whatsoever. However […]

What Should I Do if I Forget To Recite the Qunut in the Subh Prayer? [Maliki School]

Answered by Ustadh Tariq Abdul-Rasheed Question: Asalamu Alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh What should I do if I forget to recite the du’a Qunut in the sunnah and fard of subh and I remember it after the 2nd ruku’? Should I perform a prostration of forgetfulness in that case? Answer: In the Name of Allah, […]