Tuesday 8 Rabi‘ at-akhir 1442 - 24 November 2020
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If a person sneezes during his prayer

Question

If a person sneezes during his prayer, should he say ‘ Al-hamdu Lillaah (Praise be to Allaah)’? If he says it, should those who hear him say, ‘ Yarhamuk Allaah (may Allaah have mercy on you)’?

Answer

Praise be to Allah.

Yes, he should say that, and anyone who hears him and is not himself praying should say ‘Yarhamuk Allaah’ to him.

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Source: Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid