Prayers - Necessity

Prayer Times

Preparation for Salat

Posture 1

Posture 2

Posture 3

Posture 4

Posture 5

Posture 6

Posture 7

Posture 8









Posture 8
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Duration: 10-30 seconds

Completing the Salat:

Instructions: If the required number of Rakats is but two, the Salat would proceed to the next recitation. Otherwise, one or two more Rakats are due. These are done exactly as the first two, except that no recitations occur after that of the Surah Fatiah.

It is also necessary to know that the recitations of the first two Rakats are done aloud during the Salat of Fajr and Maghrib and Isha. At other times, all are recited silently.

Recitation: At-tahiyyatu Lillahi was-Salawatu wat-Tayyibutu
As-salaamu 'alayka ayyuhan-Nabbiyyu
Wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu
Was-salamu 'alayna wa 'ala 'ibadillahis-Saliheen
As-shadu an la ilaha il Allah
Wa as-shadu anna Muhammadan 'abduhu wa Rassoulu.

When the proper number of two, three or four Rakats are completed, another final prayer is said silently, praising and offering greetings and blessing upons the Prophets and their families.

Allahumma salli 'ala Sayyidina Muhammadin wa 'ala ali Muhammadin Kama Sallayta 'ala Ibrahima wa 'ala ali Ibrahima
Innaka Hamidun majid. Allahumma barik 'ala Muhammadin wa 'ala ali Muhammadin Kama Barkata 'ala Ibrahima wa 'ala ali Ibrahima Innaka Hamidun Majid.

Translation: O Allah, bless our master Muhammad and the family of Muhammad As you have blessed Abraham and the family of Abraham Surely You are the Praiseworthy, the Glorious. O Allah, be gracious unto Muhammad and unto the family of Muhammad As You were gracious unto Abraham and unto the family of Abraham. Surely you are the Praiseworthy, the Glorious.

Finishing this recitation, the head is hung low, then turned slowly to full extension to the right, so that the eyes can glance back over the shoulder, and one recites:

As-salaam alaikum wa rahmatullah

And turning the head then to the left, the phrase is repeated:

As-salaam alaikum wa rahmatullah.

(Translation: Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon you).

These last statements are addressed to the two Recording Angels, each of whom sits poised over the shoulder, recording respectively the good and wrongful actions. Subhan allah!

"Hurry up and perform the Salat, before the Final Hour passes!"

Beneficial Effects:
For men, the heel of the right foot is curled up and the weight of the leg and part of the body rests upon it. Aids detoxification of liver, and stimulates peristaltic action of large intestine. Women keep both feet top-down underneath their bodies. The body returns to even greater relaxation, and assists digestion, by forcing the contents of the stomach downwards.

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