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How to break Salah to answer the call of nature ?

Question

If one is in salah and after starting salah is in need to answer the call of nature, how should one break his salah? Answer: ﺑﺴﻢ اﷲ اﻟﺮﺣﻤﻦ اﻟﺮﺣﯿﻢ In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

If he needs to break his prayer due to answering the call of nature, he should make one salam while standing.1

Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana Mohammad Ahsan Osmani Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah Darul Ifta Birmingham

1 Bahr Raiq: v. 2, p. 126 (Maktaba Rasheedia); Fatawa Hindiyah: v. 1, p. 132 (DKI); Raddul Muhtar: v. 2, p. 505 (Maktaba Imdadia); Behishti Zewar: p. 159 (Darul Isha’at)

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