Section : Prostrations of forgetfulness during the prayer.It is confirmed that the Prophet sallallahu alehi wasallam sometimes forgot something in the salah. It is also true that he said: "I am a human being and forget like you forget. If I forget, remind me." There are specific points concerning such prostrations and they are presented … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.046.
Section : How to perform these prostrations of forgetfulness.The "prostrations of forgetfulness" (sujjud us-sahu) are two prostrations which a person makes before the taslim. All of this has been confirmed from the Prophet sallallahu alehi wasallam. In the sahih, it is recorded from Abu Sa'id al-Khudri that the Prophet said: "If one of you has … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.046A.
Section : When to perform these prostrations of forgetfulness.The "sujjud us-sahu" are to be performed in the following circumstances:1. If a person makes the taslim before he actually completes the prayers. Ibn Sireen relates from Abu Hurairah who said: "The Prophet sallallahu alehi wasallam prayed either zuhr or 'asr salah with us and he prayed … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.047.