How to pray Salat – 5 daily prayers in Islam

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About Course

Islam is based on 5 pillars.

  1. Shahadat – the profession: لا إله إلا الله محمد رسول الله “la ilaha illa Allah Muhammadun Rasul Allah” that there is no deity but Allah, Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) is His messenger.

  2.  5 daily prayers (salat)

  3.  Sawm – fasting during the month of Ramadhan

  4. Zakat – the annual payment of obligatory charity of those who are capable

  5. Hajj – undertaking the journey of pilgrimage to Makkah once in the lifetime for those who can perform it and has the physical and economic means to do so.



is the 2nd pillar of the 5 pillars in Islam.

What Will You Learn?

  • You will learn how to pray

Course Content

what is awrah - the body parts that must be covered during salat (obligatory)

wudhu - the washing of hands, face, rinsing of the mouth and nose, wiping the head and washing the feet.

niyyah – the intention
Niyyah (Arabic: نِيَّةٌ) is an essential concept in Islam

facing qiblah
once must face towards the direction of the kabah

takbir tahrima – placing the hands on the abdomen
the right hand is placed on top of the left hand which is then placed on the abdomen after saying takbir. After that the subhanaka is recited

reciting surah fateha
before reciting surah fateha one recites the subhanak (tha'na). No salat is valid unless surah fateha is recited. after reciting fateha one should recite a short surah or few verses (ayats) from the qur'an

Ruku – bowing
then one says takbir and goes to ruku and recites 'subhana rabbi al 'azeem' 3 times

standing up from ruku
while standing up from ruku say sami'allahu liman hamd, rabbana laka alhamd

sajdah – going to prostration
read takbir - go to prostration, recite subhana rabbi al a'ala 3 times, read takbir and sit briefly, read takbir again and prostrate and recite subhana rabbi al a'ala 3 times and stand up reciting takbir. First rakat is completed.

after the completion of 2 rakats the tashahud is recited

salawat Ibrahim
Complete prayer by reciting Salawat Ibrahim

ending salat
finish salat with saying 'assalamu alaiykum wa rahmatullah once on the right and then once on the left