Authentic Supplications of the Prophet
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When Bowing, Getting up from a Bow, Prostrating, or Sitting in Between Prostrations (84)
'Abi Hurayrata is reported as saying: The Prophet said: "Verily the leader ('Imãm) was put in place in order to be followed, so when he makes takbeer, then, make takbeer; when he bows, then, bow; when he says sami`a 'allãhu liman hamidahu
then, say: Rabbanã wa lakal-hamdu(96);
when he prostrates, then, prostrate; and if he prays sitting down, then, pray, sitting down, altogether.

(96) The wording as reported by Muslim is 'Allãhumma rabbana lakal-hamdu.


'Al- Adawee said it was sound, and that it was reported by Al-Bukhãri, page 216 of volume 2 of Fath Al-Bãree; Muslim, page 404 of volume 1; Ibn Majah #1239; and An-Nisã'ee with a different wording, page 142 of volume 2.

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