Category: Salah / Prayer

The Miraculous Night Journey (+Video)

Israa and Miraaj Israa literally means a journey by night and Miraaj literally means an elevator, i.e., an instrument which lifts something up. But, in Islaam, Israa refers to a miraculous night-journey made by the last Prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wa…

Too busy to Pray Five Times?

 By: Daliah Merzaban Before I genuinely began to cultivate and nurture my relationship with God, I regarded the five daily prayers that Islam enjoins on believers as laborious. It seemed impractical to expect that I would be able to stop…

the Right way to Perfom Sujud

The Prophetic Actions (Sunnahs) of Prostration (Sujoud) 1- Separating between his upper arms and waist. 2- Separating his abdomen from his thighs. 3- Separating his thighs from his legs. 4- Separating between his knees in prostration. 5- Making his feet…

The Sunnahs of Wetr Prayer

  (Wetr prayer means ending the prayer at night with an odd number of Raka’s) 1- It is Sunnah, for the one who wishes to end the prayer at night with three Wetr Raka’s, to read after Al-Fateha : Suraht…