04 Aug

Prayer for rain

It was narrated from 'Abbad bin Tamim from his paternal uncle that:

The Prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) went out and prayed for rain, then he prayed two rak'ahs in which he recited loudly.

[Sunan al-Nasaa’i 1522]

 

The prayer for rain is termed (صلاة الاستسقاء) Salaah al-'istisqaa.

 

The Imaam recites loudly in it.

 

This is the correct opinion of al-Shaafi'i, Ahmad, Abu Thaur, and Maalik. The above hadiith is evidence for their stance.

 

Reference(s):

al-'ishraaf alaa madhaahib al-'ulamaa' li Ibn al-Mundhir

Volume 2 Page 190

 

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