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Introduction

Islam is a perfect deen. Part of the perfection of Islam is that together with the general obligations that apply to everyone, many laws are specific to males or females, keeping in mind each one’s specific roles in life, their physiological differences and other unique characteristics. Thus the laws pertaining to males and females differ in many aspects, among which are the postures of salaah, etc. Some of these rulings are briefly discussed hereunder.

Masaail Pertaining to Takbeer-e-Tashreeq

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Q: What is the position of takbeer-e-tashreeq in deen?

A: Takbeer-e-tashreeq is waajib in deen.

Q: When should the takbeer-e-tashreeq be recited?

A: It should be recited after every fardh salaah, from the fajr of the 9th of Zul-Hijjah (Thursday) till the asr of the 13th (Monday).

Q: How many times should it be recited after every fardh salaah?

A: It should “only” be recited once.

Q: On whom is takbeer-e-tashreeq waajib?

A: It is waajib on both baaligh men and women. However, men should recite it audibly and women should recite it softly.

Q: If one forgets to recite it after salaah, then what should be done?

A: If the person remembers whilst seated on the musalla and has not yet spoken to anyone, then he/she should recite the takbeer-e-tashreeq. However, if he/she has spoken or engaged in any worldly activity, then the takbeer-e-tashreeq will fall off.

Q: If one intentionally leaves out reciting the takbeer-e-tashreeq, will he/she be sinful?

A: He/she will be sinful on account of omitting a waajib of deen.

Q: For how many salaah will the takbeer-e-tashreeq be recited?

A: The takbeer-e-tashreeq will be recited for twenty three salaah commencing from the fajr of the 9th of Zul Hijjah and terminating on the Asr of the 13th of Zul Hijjah.

Q: In the case where one is making qadha for missed salaah during the days of tashreeq, should he/she recite the takbeer-e-tashreeq after the qadha salaah?

A: The takbeer-e-tashreeq will only be recited after those qadha salaah which were missed during the days of tashreeq of the same year.

(Refer to Raddul Muhtaar, vol. 2, pg. 177-180)