Prayer in Islam is a pillar of religion, it’s the second of the five pillars of Islam, God commanded it to be confirmed on each Muslim woman, men.
Importance of performing the player:
The Salah is creating a strong connection between the human and his God, Allah who’s made the universe. He holds all things together in this world, by prayer you get rid of confusion, negative energy.
When did God command the performance of prayer?
When the prophet Muhammad PBUH went to Al Esraa and Al Merag, before his immigration by year and a half, when Allah commanded him by fifty Salah per day and night, then he went to prophet Mussa PBUH, and Mussa asked him how many prayers Allah commands you to do it, he said fifty, the prophet Mussa said to him ask the Allah to reduce the number of prayers, it’s hard on your nation, then the prophet Muhammad PBUH went to Allah and prophet Mussa more times to reduce the number of prayer to the least number until reached to five prayers per day and night on all Muslims.
The postures of Salah:
In Islam there are five positions:
Put the hands beside the ears, and put the thumbs behind the ears, and say Allah-o-Akbar.
Standing up and saying the Surah
In this position recite three times (Subhana Rabeya Alaala).
In this position recite three times ( Subhana Rabeya Alazeem).
5- keep setting:
To say Al Tashahud.
What’s the Wudoa and How to prepare me for prayer?
Eudora is the first condition of Salah, must be prepared and cleaned yourself by some sequence:
1- Al niyyah:
Make attention to the mind and the heart.
2- Wash the hands for rest.
3- put water in the mouth then release it, three times.
4- wash the nose three times, by insider the water in it then release.
5- wash the face three times.
6- wash the arms to the elbow three times.
7- touch the hair with water once.
8- touch the ears with water from the inner and the outer parts.
9- wash the legs for the uncles three times.
now the body is prepared for Salah, so start to prepare the mind and heart also to meet the Allah in Salah.
How to do the prayer (Salah):
At first, must do this conditions:
Our body must be clean ( wood).
Our clothes must be clean.
The area of Salah must be clean.
You must stand toward Kaaba which means Qiblah.
Make attention in your heart to the prayer that means Niyyah.
Bring the hands, open the palms beside the ear, then say Allah-o-Akbar, which means Allah is the greatest, called in Islam Takbeerat.
Then put your right hand up that the left hand.
Then start to say the name of Allah, the beneficent, the merciful.
praise be to Allah, Lord of all the world.
Read Suratul Fatihah, it’s the first chapter in Quraan, after finishing the reading Al Fatihah starts to read other smaller chapters in Quraan, eg: Al Ekhlas, or Al Nnas.
After finishing that, say Allah-o-Akbar and do Ruku which means Bain down at the waist, placing the palms of your hands with spreading the fingers on your knees, and your is parallel to ground, Such as a glass of water on your back, and eyes looking down, directly ahead, and saying three times (Subhana Rabeyal Alazeem) means the glory of my lord, the greatest.
While rising from the banding position of Ruka, recite ( Sami Allahu Liman Hamidah ), this means that Allah heard all who praise him.
After that, say Allah-o-Akbar then you will go to the down, it’s called (Sajdah), in this position you put your hand on the ground first, then put your forehead on the ground, which your nose lightly touches the land and recite for three times ( Subhana Rabeya Alaala).
Then recite Allahu-o-Akbar, then repeat Sajda posture.
Then return to a standing position to do the second Rakah.
Each Salah has three or four Raka, must keep sitting after Sajdah of the second Raka to recite the half of Al Tashahud, then complete the other Rakat.
In the last Raka recites all Al Tashahud then faces the head to the right shoulder and says (Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah), it means peace and the mercy of Allah be on you, then repeats it to the left shoulder.
How many prayers can do per day?
Obligation on Muslims doing five prayers per day.
2- Al -Zuhr.
Are there other than the five players?
Yes, there are other prayers ، including the Sunna as Salat Alkeyam and Altahagud, and others for need as Salat Al Istekharah.
The Muslims do Salat Al Istekhara when they are confused between two things, to ask God to guide them to the best choice in their life.
Al Salah just don’t a duty must be doing it, the prayer is a soul that nutrition the body, heart, and the mind, the Ustadhy website try to explain that by an easy and simple way to understand it.
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