Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.040.

Section : The Prostration During the Qur'anic Recitation.Whoever recites an "'ayyah of prostration (sajdah)" or hears an "'ayyah of prostration" should preferably pronounce the takbir and prostrate and then make the takbir again and rise from the prostration. This is called "the prostration of recital." There is no tashahud or taslim with the sajdah. Naf'i … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.040.

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Section : Excellence of prostration during the Quranic recitation.Abu Hurairah narrates that the Prophet sallallahu alehi wasallam said: "If a son of Adam recites an 'ayyah of prostration and prostrates, the Satan departs from him and cries: 'O woe, he was ordered to prostrate and he did, so for him is paradise. I was ordered … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.041.

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Section : Ruling concerning prostration during the Quranic recitation.The majority of the scholars say that prostrations for the "'ayyat of sajdah" are sunnah for the one who recites the 'ayyah and for the one who hears it. This is based on what al-Bukhari recorded from 'Umar who recited an-Nahl upon the minbar one Friday, until … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.041A.

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Section : The "ayyah of prostration".There are fifteen places in the Qur'an at which one is to prostrate. 'Amr ibn al-'Aas relates that the Prophet sallallahu alehi wasallam recited fifteen 'ayyat of prostration in the Qur'an, three coming from the Mufassal and two from surah al-Hajj. This is related by Abu Dawud, Ibn Majah, al-Hakim, … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.042.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.043.

Section : The conditions for Prostration of Recital.The majority of the scholars lay down the same conditions and prerequisites for the prostration of recital as they do for the salah, with respect to purity, facing the qiblah, and covering the 'aurah. Ash-Shaukani says: "There is no hadith concerning prostrations of recital which proves that to … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.043.

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Section : Supplications during the prostration.Whoever makes this prostration may supplicate whatever he wishes. There is nothing authentic from the Prophet sallallahu alehi wasallam on this point except for the hadith from 'Aishah who said: "When the Prophet made the sajdah of the Qur'anic recital, he would say: 'I have prostrated my face to the … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.044.

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Section : Prostration of recital during the prayers.It is allowed for the imam or the one praying individually to recite "'ayyah of sajdah" during the salah, even if the recital is audible (jahriyyah) or inaudible (siriyyah), and he should prostrate, during the salah, after reading such 'ayat. Al-Bukhari and Muslim record from Abu Raf'i who … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.044A.

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Section : Combining a number of sujjud.One may combine a number of sujjud and make only one sajdah if one recites an "'ayyah of sajdah" over and over, or one hears it being recited over and over, provided one delays the sajdah until all the recitals are finished. Some say that if one prostrates after … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.045.

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Section : Performing sajdah after recital.The majority of the scholars are of the opinion that the sajdah is to be performed right after the recital or hearing of the 'ayyah. Delaying such a sajdah does not rescind it. If an extended period of time lapses between recitation of an 'ayah and the actual sajdah, one … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.045A.