Regarding moving the finger or pointing with it without moving in tashahhud

Reference: Fataawa wa Shaykh ‘Abdur-Razzaaq ‘Afeefee – Page 411, Fatwa No.23

Question: Regarding moving the index finger [of the right hand] in the tashahhud position; Should it be moving or is it sufficient to just point without moving?

Response: Both of them are from the Sunnah of the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), whilst it is better to move [it].

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.

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