Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.076A.

Section : Pray toward your sutrah, partition.It is preferred for the one who is praying to place a sutrah (or some sort of partition) in front of him in order to keep others from passing in front of him and to keep his eyesight from going behind this partition.Abu Sa'id reports that the Prophet sallallahu … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.076A.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.077.

Section : Requirements for a sutrah or partition.Anything which the person sets up in front of him will qualify as a sutrah, even if it is only the end of his bed. Sabrah ibn Mu'abid reports that the Messenger of Allah said: "When one of you p, he should make a partition for his salah, … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.077.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.077A.

Section : The sutrah of the imam is sutrah of the followers.The sutrah of the imam is the sutrah of everyone behind him.'Amr ibn Shu'aib relates from his father on the authority of his grandfather who said: "We were descending on a path near Makkah with the Messenger of Allah and the time for prayer … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.077A.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.078.

Section : Proximity of the sutrah.Al-Baghawi says: "The people of knowledge prefer that the sutrah be so close that there is only enough space to make the sajdah, and the same applies to the distance between the rows in the prayer. "In the hadith mentioned in the beginning of this section it is stated: "And … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.078.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.078A.

Section : Prohibition of passing in front of a praying person.It is forbidden to pass in front of a person who is praying (i.e., between him and his sutrah).There are many hadith which forbid passing between a person and his sutrah, and describe such an act as a major sin.Busr ibn Sa'id says that Zaid … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.078A.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.079.

Section : Preventing someone from passing in front of a praying person.It is permissible to keep some one from passing in front of a person who is praying.If a praying person has a sutrah in front of him, then it is allowed for him to prevent any human or animal from passing in front of … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.079.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.079A.

Section : Passing of anything does not invalidate the prayer.The salah is not invalidated by anything (passing in front of the praying person).'Ali, 'Uthman, ibn al-Musayyab, ash-Sh'abiy, Malik, ash-Shaf'i, Sufyan al-Thauri and the Hanafi scholars are of the opinion that the salah is not invalidated by anything which passes in front of a person. This … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.079A.