Q: Is it permissible for the Imām to make qunūt in obligatory prayers due to a calamity? A: Making qunūt in prayers other than witr is disliked. It is considered an innovation. However, if you are led in prayer by someone who makes qunūt in Fajr or due to a calamity, you are to follow them. If you can hear them, you say “Amīn” and if not, you make dua. If there is a calamity that afflicts the Muslim community, other than the plague, it is recommended for the ruler and whoever
Q: What dua should be made in Qunut? A: The recommended dua, which should be made in Arabic, for qunut is as follows: “O Allāh, we seek Your help, Your guidance and Your forgiveness, and repent to You. We believe in You, trust in You, and we praise You beneficently. We thank You and do not deny You. O Allāh, You alone do we worship and to You we pray and bow down prostrate. To You we hasten to worship and to serve. Our hope is for Your mercy and we fear Your punishment. S
Q: Is it okay if the Imam makes qunoot in Fajr prayer? If not, what should I do? The Imam makes it everyday. A: It is disliked to make qunut in the obligatory prayers including Fajr. The only exception is the main Imam (the ruler) during times of great strife and hardship. He is recommended to make qunut in the obligatory prayers except for Jumuah.
If you find yourself praying behind an Imam who regularly makes qunut in Fajr, you should follow him. The Imam was made to be fo