Moving index finger islamqa

Firstly: It is proven that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to point with his index finger and move it durin Praise be to Allaah. I am not Muslim, but I have noticed in the media that the index finger is often raised by some Muslims when speaking and this seems to have more significance than just emphasising the point, as perhaps would be the case in non-Muslims using this as an emphatic gesture. This is an issue concerning which there is a difference of opinion among the fuqaha’. Some of them are of the view that the worshipper should clench his right hand and point with his index finger in the sitting between the two prostrations as he does during the tashahhud, and some of them say that he should stretch out his hand and not clench it.

Malik said that when the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) ate food, he licked his three fingers. And he said: If the morsel of one of you falls down,  Nov 13, 2014 I pray five times a day, I make du`a' (supplications), I say astaghfirullah (I ask forgiveness from Allah) throughout the day and read as much Qur'an  Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds, Who has said in His book (interpretation of the meaning), “…and stand before Allah with obedience” [al-Baqarah 2:238]  So every time you make du’aa’, move your finger thus indicating the exalted nature of the One to Whom you are addressing your du’aa’s. So we say: “Al-salaamu ‘alayka ayyuha’l-Nabiyyu (peace be upon you, O Prophet)” – you should point your finger because this salaam is a kind of du’aa’.

Mar 24, 2003 It is Sunnah to point with the forefinger and move it during the Tashahhud, because of the report narrated by Ahmad (18890) and al-Nasaa'i 

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour. Question: Asalaamu Alaykum, I read that Ibn Abi Zayd (Risalah) and Al-Azhari (Thamr Ad-Dani) said that the position in the Madhab is that one should point with his index finger uppermost (such that his palm faces the left) while moving his index finger left to right (Mukhtasar Khalil). Firstly: It is proven that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to point with his index finger and move it durin Praise be to Allaah. I am not Muslim, but I have noticed in the media that the index finger is often raised by some Muslims when speaking and this seems to have more significance than just emphasising the point, as perhaps would be the case in non-Muslims using this as an emphatic gesture. This is an issue concerning which there is a difference of opinion among the fuqaha’. Some of them are of the view that the worshipper should clench his right hand and point with his index finger in the sitting between the two prostrations as he does during the tashahhud, and some of them say that he should stretch out his hand and not clench it. Isn't it the sunnah of prophet to lower your index finger and raise it? The clearly established sunna is to point with the index finger during the tashahhud. As for raising the index finger or moving it, there are conflicting narrations about it which has led to the different schools having different stances about it.

Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds, Who has said in His book (interpretation of the meaning), “…and stand before Allah with obedience” [al-Baqarah 2:238] 

Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds, Who has said in His book (interpretation of the meaning), “…and stand before Allah with obedience” [al-Baqarah 2:238]  So every time you make du’aa’, move your finger thus indicating the exalted nature of the One to Whom you are addressing your du’aa’s. So we say: “Al-salaamu ‘alayka ayyuha’l-Nabiyyu (peace be upon you, O Prophet)” – you should point your finger because this salaam is a kind of du’aa’. Piercing the Finger; Moving the Finger in the Tashahhud in the Maliki School; Are Jewellery Made of Other than Gold or Silver Permissible for Females? [Shafi'i School] Is it prohibited by Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) to wear ring in index finger (Kalimah Wali Finger) on right hand and can we wear wrist watch on left hand. Moving the index finger in tashahhud; When should the index finger be raised in tashahhud? During Salah, in the position of Tashahhud, where we have to see? Some say "in your lap" while others say "to your pointing finger", which one is correct? I would like to get clarified with the gesture (raising the finger once or moving the finger

Firstly: It is proven that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to point with his index finger and move it durin Praise be to Allaah.

Traditionally, Islam has had a rich history of the veneration of relics, especially of those attributed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad. There exists historical  Jun 18, 2003 Firstly: It is proven that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to point with his index finger and move it during the  Mar 24, 2003 It is Sunnah to point with the forefinger and move it during the Tashahhud, because of the report narrated by Ahmad (18890) and al-Nasaa'i  Feb 2, 2014 During the tashahhud and after the individual has finished reciting the salaah Ibraaheemiyyah, should the forefinger remain raised until the  Jun 3, 2009 It was mentioned that sheikh Ben Uthaimeen - may Allah have mercy on him- said in a tape about the description of the prayer, that it is  Nov 27, 2016 May Allah enlighten our hearts with the light of Islam! It is preferable sunnah to point with the forefinger and move it during the tashahhud.

This is an issue concerning which there is a difference of opinion among the fuqaha’. Some of them are of the view that the worshipper should clench his right hand and point with his index finger in the sitting between the two prostrations as he does during the tashahhud, and some of them say that he should stretch out his hand and not clench it.

So every time you make du’aa’, move your finger thus indicating the exalted nature of the One to Whom you are addressing your du’aa’s. So we say: “Al-salaamu ‘alayka ayyuha’l-Nabiyyu (peace be upon you, O Prophet)” – you should point your finger because this salaam is a kind of du’aa’. Piercing the Finger; Moving the Finger in the Tashahhud in the Maliki School; Are Jewellery Made of Other than Gold or Silver Permissible for Females? [Shafi'i School] Is it prohibited by Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) to wear ring in index finger (Kalimah Wali Finger) on right hand and can we wear wrist watch on left hand. Moving the index finger in tashahhud; When should the index finger be raised in tashahhud? During Salah, in the position of Tashahhud, where we have to see? Some say "in your lap" while others say "to your pointing finger", which one is correct? I would like to get clarified with the gesture (raising the finger once or moving the finger The most common view in the Maliki Fiqh is of moving the finger, however Ibn Qasim and Ibn Arabi oppose this view. (Awjazul Masalik p.117 v.2) Imam Nawawi (RA) has said that the movement of the finger in Salah is Makruh. (Al Majmu p.454 v.3) Ibn Qudamah has also said that the index finger should not be moved in the tashahud. (Mughni p.99 v.2)

Does a Muslim in the Hanafi Madhhab raise his index finger while sitting in namaz? This is an answer to this question by Imam Rabbani taken from his book   Salah is the second of the Five Pillars in the Islamic faith, and an obligatory religious duty for every Muslim. It is a physical, mental, and spiritual act of worship  Welcome to FatwaIslam - The Most Comprehensive Online Fatwa Guide! Fataawa from the Major Scholars of the Muslim World. It is mentioned in reliable traditions that Imam Hasan and Imam Husain (a.s.) said that Prophet's nobility was visible through his eyes and that his chest reflected  Mar 13, 2016 is a clear proof for the pointing and moving The method of pointing the index finger in tashahhud based on the statements of ahadith: finger to