32750: Is sujood al-tilaawah one or two prostrations?


Is sujood al-tilaawah (prostration required when reading certain verses of the Qur’aan) one or two prostrations?.

Praise be to Allaah.  

Sujood al-tilaawah is one prostration which the Muslim performs when he reads any of the verses of prostration, which are marked in the Mus-haf. 

The fuqaha’ are agreed that sujood al-tilaawah consists of one prostration. 

Al-Mawsoo’ah al-Fiqhiyyah, 24/331.

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