How to pray? Prayer (Salat) from Takbir to Taslim

The salat that Muslims perform five times a day is an obligation on them, they should not abandon it as long as they have the ability to perform it, they wake up to perform salat even if they were in a state of comfortable sleep or busy work. Salat for Muslims is like a mother’s warm embrace that a young child resorts to whenever something frightens him. It is the most important thing that a Muslim should strive to learn and teach.


The Prayer

The prayer of Muslims, You may have seen it before on television or on web pages. But what is the significance of these movements and sayings? Now you can know the purpose of the prayer of Muslims and its meanings.

Athan (The Islamic Call to Prayer)

The call of God, the Great, the Self-Exalted that is repeated to listeners five times - during day and night - so that it may enter their hearts, speak to their souls about its meanings and details.

Prayer is the light

Salaah is the greatest of the practical pillars of Islam, and khushoo’ in prayer is required by sharee’ah. 


The Travellers Prayer
The Travellers Prayer
The Prayer of the Sick
The Prayer of the Sick


Prayer in Islam

Praying in Islam is an essential ritual. It is obligatory to pray five times a day. For Muslims, there is Salah and Dua, and they can be both translated as praying in English yet, in Islam, there is a difference.God says in the Quran: "Verily, the prayer is enjoined on the believers at fixed hours." (Quran 4:103)


Muslims perform five prayers a day.  Each prayer does not take more than a few minutes to perform.  Prayer in Islam is a direct link between the worshipper and God. 

Friday Prayer (part 1 of 2)

What a Muslim needs to know about the Friday prayer - the most important weekly prayer for Muslims.

Friday Prayer (part 2 of 2)

 What a Muslim needs to know about the Friday Prayer - the most important weekly prayer for Muslims.

Voluntary Prayers

 Basics of the voluntary prayers known as nafl will be taught in this lesson.

Prayer for Beginners (part 1 of 2): Before you Pray

 A two-part lesson that gives an overview of the ritual prayer (salah), which is the most important form of worship for a Muslim. Part 1: Preparation for prayers along with learning their names, specific timings and the direction of prayer.

Prayer for Beginners (part 2 of 2): A Description of the Prayer

 Islamic jurisprudence with regards to prayer which must be met in order for the prayer to be valid or beautified.

Establishing the Prayers

A very important aspect that one should note about this pillar is that what is being referred to is not simply the “performance” of prayer. In the Quran also, Allah is not ordering simply the performance of prayer.