Fatwaa ID: 1165
If a Hanafi accidentally does raf’ul yadayn before rukoo’ or sujood, does their salaah break?
Jazaakum Allaahu khayran
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
If a Hanafi does raf’ul yadayn before or after rukoo’, his salaah will remain valid. It will not break. This is an issue of awlawiyyah/preference.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
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