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Sunnah Method of Qaadah

  1. To keep the right foot upright whilst sitting in Qa’dah and to place the left foot flat on the ground. (Tahtaawee pg.146)
  2. To place both hands on the thighs.(Ibid)
  3. To raise the index finger in Tashahhud whilst reciting and to lower it when saying (Tahtaawee pg.146 and 147)
  4. To recite Durood Sharif in the final Qa’dah. (Tahtaawee pg. 147)
  5. After Durood Shareef recite a Dua which is similar to those which appear in the Qur’an or Hadith.  (Tahtaawee pg. 148)
  6. To say Salaam on both sides upon completion of Salaah. (Tahtaawee pg. 149)
  7. To begin Salaam from the right side. (Ibid)
  8. The Imaam whilst saying Salaam should make  Niyyat (intetion) for the Muqtadees (followers), angels and the pious Jinns. (Ibid)
  9. The Muqtadee whilst saying Salaam, should make Niyyat for the Imaam, angels, pious Jinns and all the followers on his right and left side.(Tahtaawee pg. 150)
  10. The Munfarid (a person performing his Salaah on his own) should make Niyyat for the angels only. (Ibid)
  11. The Muqtadee should say Salaam simultaneously with the Imaam. (Ibid)
  12. The second Salaam should be said in a lower tone than the first Salaam.(Tahtaawee)
  13. The Masbooq (a person who has joined the Imaam late) should wait for the Imaam to end his Salaat before getting up to complete his missed Rakaats. (Tahtaawee)

Source: Beautiful Sunnahs of Beloved Nabi SAW

Author: Aarif Billah Hazrat Maulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Sahab Db