Prayer In Islam: How to Pray Part 4 – Performing the Prayer

Posted: October 17, 2010 in Prayer in Islam, Qur'an and Sunnah, Unity
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Bismillah-hir Rahman-nir Raheem (in the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful)

I thought it may be good to help Muslims, new and old, by explaining the actions of prayer. I have previously covered some issues around washing and cleanliness: How to Pray Part 1: CleanlinessHow to Pray Part 2: Getting ready for PrayerHow to Pray Part 3: The Call to Prayer. I have included references to hadith in square brackets – the hadiths used are strong hadiths.

CLASSIFICATIONS OF PRAYER
There are basically three classifications of prayer. These are:

  • FARD – This is an obligatory prayer. As a Muslim, you MUST perform this prayer each day. To leave off this prayer is a serious matter and a sin.
  • SUNNAH – This is a voluntary prayer but is strongly recommended for you to perform – the choice is yours. There is no sin if you do not perform this prayer but you will miss out on some major benefits and rewards.
  • NAWAFIL – also known as Nafl, this is another voluntary prayer but there is no strong recommendation for you perform this. Again, the choice is yours if you do and there is no harm if you do not perform this prayer. There are always benefits and rewards to performing these prayers.

Not only does performing sunnah and nawafil prayers earn you more blessings and rewards but they make up for any deficiencies in your fard prayer.

UNITS OF PRAYER
Each prayer is made up of units, called rakaat. Below are the number of rakaats (units) for each FARD (obligatory) and sunnah (voluntary and recommended) prayer and the order in which they are prayed:

  • Fajr – 2 rakaats sunnah, then 2 rakaats fard
  • Dhuhr – 2 or 4 rakaats sunnah, then 4 fard, then 2 rakaats sunnah
  • Asr – 2 or 4 rakaats sunnah, then 4 rakaats fard
  • Maghrib – 3 rakaats fard, then 2 rakaats sunnah
  • Isha – 4 rakaats fard, then 4 rakaats sunnah

Nawafil prayers (voluntary prayers) are always prayed as 2 rakaats. You can pray as many Nawafil prayers as you like but not during the forbidden times for prayer (see How to Pray Part 2).

THE CALL TO PRAYER
Make the call to prayer (Adhaan) and then, before praying, also make the Iqaamah. You can find details of this in my post: The Call to Prayer

HAVE A SUTRA
A sutra is any object which is used as a marker and is placed in front of the praying person [Bukhari, Muslim, Ahmad and others]. It marks the space in which no one should pass while he is praying. Basically, you would place a sutra a short space ahead of where your head would be if you were to prostrate. In a masjid, the row of people in front of you tends to be your sutra. If you are in the front row, your sutra could be the wall in front of you or even the edge of the prayer mat you are using (a lot of Masjids have carpeting with patterns in rows, so your sutra would be the front edge of the pattern of your row). You can use a pillar as a sutra. You can also use anything like a bag or something that people can easily see is being used as your sutra.

FACE THE KAABA
All prayers are performed by facing in the direction of the Kaaba – also known as facing the Qibla (as narrated by Bukhari and Muslim). Use a Islamic compass – especially useful if you are on a journey and need to pray whilst on route. If you do not know which direction the Qibla is, it is sufficient to make intention to face Qibla before you pray.

MAKE INTENTION
You should make intention for the prayer that you are about to perform (eg. I intend to pray the four rakats of Fajr, Fard). You do not need to say this out loud but can say this in your heart.

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PERFORMING PRAYER

I will describe the prayer below as though you were praying on your own. When you are praying in congregation (with others), then there are a couple of things which are different and I will explain this in How to Pray Part 5: Praying in Congregation.

NOTE: When you are reciting anything in prayer, you do all of it quietly except for the following:

  • In the first and second rakaats, when reciting Surah Al-Fatiha, “Ameen” and another Surah, you say it out loud if you are performing either Fajr, Maghrib or Isha prayers. If you are performing Dhuhr or Asr prayers, everything is said quietly, in all rakaats.

a) The first rakaat

1. You start, as described above, by standing and facing Qibla. You should look down at the point where your head will prostrate [Baihaqi and Haakim] and you should look at this spot throughout the prayer. Your legs are shoulder-length apart. (NOTE: If you are praying in congregation, standing in a row with other men, your feet should be touching the edges of the feet of the Muslim either side of you.)

2. Raise your hands to your shoulders and say “Allahu Akbar” [Muslim]. Your prayer has begun and you should try not to respond to distractions or people calling you, unless it is an emergency [Ahmad, Haakim, Tirmidhi].

3. Lower your hands and place them on your chest, your right hand over your left hand. [Sahih Muslim, Ahmad and Abu Dawood]

4. Begin by reciting a dua – This is only done in the first rakaat and not any other rakaat. A recommended dua is as follows:

  • “Subhana kalla humma wa bihamdika, wa tabarakasmuka, wa ta’ala jadduka, wa la ilaaha ghayruk” [Abu Dawood and Haakim]

5. Then seek refuge with Allah by saying the following- This is only done in the first rakaat and not any other rakaat:

  • “Aa-oodhobillahi minash-shaytaan nir-rajeem” [Abu Dawood, Haakim, Ibn Maajah]

6. Then say, “Bismillah-hir Rahman-nir Raheem” [Bukhari, Muslim, Ahmad]

7. Then recite Surah Al-Fatiha [Bukhari and Muslim]

8. Then say “Ameen” [Bukhari]

9. Then recite any other surah of the Qur’an. [Bukhari and Muslim]

10, Having finished the surah, pause for a moment [Abu Dawood and Haakim]. Then raise your hands to your shoulders and say “Allahu Akbar” [Bukhari and Muslim]

11. Then bend down and bow [Bukhari and Muslim]. This bowing is called Rukoo. You grip your knees with your hands [Bukhari and Abu Dawood] and keep your back straight and level and horizontal [Bukhari]. Do not drop your head nor raise it [Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Dawood].

12. Whilst in Rukoo, you say the following three times [Abu Dawood, Ahmad, Tabaraani, Baihaqi]:

  • “Subhana rabiyall-adheem wa bihamdihi”

13. Then you stand up straight again. As you move back to a standing position, you say the following [Bukhari and Muslim]:

  • “Sami-Allah huliman hamida”

14. As you move back into a standing position, you also raise your hands to your shoulders [Bukhari and Muslim]:

15. When you are standing up straight, you say the following [Bukhari and Ahmad]:

  • “Rabbana walakal hamd”

16. Then you say “Allahu Akbar” and prostrate on the floor [Bukhari and Muslim]. This is called sajda or being in sujood.

  • When you go down, you place your hands down before your knees [Abu Dawood, Haakim, Daaraqutni]. Your hands are place either side of your head, near to your ears and shoulders [Abu Dawood]. Your fingers should be closed and not spread out and pointing in the direction of Qibla [Baihaqi and Haakim].
  • Your nose and forehead should be firmly on the ground [Abu Dawood and Tirmidhi].
  • Your knees and toes are also firmly on the ground [Baihaqi]. Your toes should be pointing towards Qibla [Bukhari and Abu Dawood].
  • Your heels should be together [Tahaawi and Haakim].
  • Your forearms should not be on the floor but raised slightly away from the floor [Bukhari and Abu Dawood]. Your forearms should also be away from your sides [Bukhari and Muslim].


17. Whilst in sujood, say the following three times [Abu Dawood, Ahmad and Baihaqi]:

  • “Subhana Rabi-yall ‘aala wa bihamdihi”
  • Whilst in sajda, you can make as many duas as you want and ask Allah for things.

18. Then say “Allahu Akbar” and rise from sujood and go into an upright sitting position [Bukhari and Muslim]. In this position, you should sit with your left foot down [Ahmad, Abu Dawod, Bukhari and Baihaqi] but your right foot upright, with your toes pointing towards Qibla [Muslim and Nasaai]. You are still looking at the spot where your head has prostrated. Your back is straight. The palms of your hands are on your knees.

19. Whilst sitting, you recite the following [Ibn Maajah]:

  • “Rabbi, ghfer lee, ghfer lee”

20. Then you say “Allahu Akbar” and go into sujood for a second time [Bukhari and Muslim].

21. Whilst in sujood, say the following three times [Abu Dawood, Ahmad and Baihaqi]:

  • “Subhana Rabi-yall ‘aala wa bihamdihi”
  • Whilst in sajda, you can make as many duas as you want and ask Allah for things.

22. Then you say “Allahu Akbar” and return to a sitting position for a moment [Bukhari and Abu Dawood].

23. Then you return to a standing position. To stand up, you get up by clenching your fists and supporting yourself on them on the ground, before standing up [Bukhari and Baihaqi]. You stand with your hands on your chest and your right hand over your left hand. This is the end of the first rakaat (one unit of prayer is now complete).

b) the second rakaat

The second rakaat is the same as the first rakaat except for a few differences.

24. Start the second rakaat by reciting Surah Al-Fatiha [Muslim]. After this, say “Ameen” and then recite any other Surah of the Qur’an.

25, Having finished the surah, pause for a moment [Abu Dawood and Haakim]. Then raise your hands to your shoulders and say “Allahu Akbar” [Bukhari and Muslim]

26. Then bend down and bow [Bukhari and Muslim]. This bowing is called Rukoo. You grip your knees with your hands [Bukhari and Abu Dawood] and keep your back straight and level and horizontal [Bukhari]. Do not drop your head nor raise it [Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Dawood].

27. Whilst in Rukoo, you say the following three times [Abu Dawood, Ahmad, Tabaraani, Baihaqi]:

  • “Subhana rabiyall-adheem wa bihamdihi”

28. Then you stand up straight again. As you move back to a standing position, you say the following [Bukhari and Muslim]:

  • “Sami-Allah huliman hamida”

29. As you move back into a standing position, you also raise your hands to your shoulders [Bukhari and Muslim]:

30. When you are standing up straight, you say the following [Bukhari and Ahmad]:

  • “Rabbana walakal hamd”

31. Then you say “Allahu Akbar” and prostrate on the floor [Bukhari and Muslim]. This is called sajda or being in sujood.

  • When you go down, you place your hands down before your knees [Abu Dawood, Haakim, Daaraqutni]. Your hands are place either side of your head, near to your ears and shoulders [Abu Dawood]. Your fingers should be closed and not spread out and pointing in the direction of Qibla [Baihaqi and Haakim].
  • Your nose and forehead should be firmly on the ground [Abu Dawood and Tirmidhi].
  • Your knees and toes are also firmly on the ground [Baihaqi]. Your toes should be pointing towards Qibla [Bukhari and Abu Dawood].
  • Your heels should be together [Tahaawi and Haakim].
  • Your forearms should not be on the floor but raised slightly away from the floor [Bukhari and Abu Dawood]. Your forearms should also be away from your sides [Bukhari and Muslim].


32. Whilst in sujood, say the following three times [Abu Dawood, Ahmad and Baihaqi]:

  • “Subhana Rabi-yall ‘aala wa bihamdihi”
  • Whilst in sajda, you can make as many duas as you want and ask Allah for things.

33. Then say “Allahu Akbar” and rise from sujood and go into an upright sitting position [Bukhari and Muslim]. In this position, you should sit with your left foot down [Ahmad, Abu Dawod, Bukhari and Baihaqi] but your right foot upright, with your toes pointing towards Qibla [Muslim and Nasaai]. You are still looking at the spot where your head has prostrated. Your back is straight. The palms of your hands are on your knees.

34. Whilst sitting, you recite the following [Ibn Maajah]:

  • “Rabbi, ghfer lee, ghfer lee”

35. Then you say “Allahu Akbar” and go into sujood for a second time [Bukhari and Muslim].

36. Whilst in sujood, say the following three times [Abu Dawood, Ahmad and Baihaqi]:

  • “Subhana Rabi-yall ‘aala wa bihamdihi”
  • Whilst in sajda, you can make as many duas as you want and ask Allah for things.

37. Then you say “Allahu Akbar” and return to a sitting position [Bukhari and Abu Dawood].

38. Whilst sitting, your raise the index finger on your right hand. pointing it forwards [Muslim].

39. Whilst sitting and pointing your finger, you recite the following, which is called Tashahhud [Bukhari and Muslim]:

  • “At-tahhyyatu lillahi was-salawatu wattayyibbatu. As-salaamu ‘alayka ayyuhan-nabiyyu wa rahma tullahi wa barakatuhu. As-salaamu ‘alayna wa ‘ala ‘ibadil-la his-salihin. Ash-hadu al la ilaha illal-lahu wa ash0hadu anna Muhammadan ‘abduhu wa rasooluhu.”

40. You now lower your finger down.

41. What happens next is dependent upon whether you are performing a prayer that has 2 rakaats, 3 rakaats or 4 rakaats.

  • If you are performing a prayer that only has 2 rakaats, go on to step 42.
  • If you are performing a prayer that has 3 rakaats, you say “Allahu Akbar” [Bukhari and Muslim] and stand up, with your hands on your chest – your right hand on your left hand. You now perform one more rakaat. So repeat steps 24 to 40. Then you go onto step 42.
  • If you are performing a prayer that has 4 rakaats, you need to perform 2 more rakaats. So you say “Allahu Akbar” [Bukhari and Muslim] and stand up, with your hands on your chest – your right hand on your left hand. You now repeat another two rakaats (from step 6 to 40) and then go on to step 42.

42. You are sitting and have put your finger down after reading the Tashahhud. You now invoke the Blessings of Allah on the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) by reading the following [Bukhari and Muslim]:

  • “Allahumma salli ‘alaa Muhammadin wa ‘alaa aali Muhammadin kamaa sallayta ‘alaa Ibraheema wa ‘alaa aali Ibraheema, innaka Hameedum Majeed. Allahumma baarik ‘alaa Muhammadin wa ‘alaa aali Muhammadin kamaa baarakta ‘alaa Ibraheema wa ‘alaa aali Ibraheema, innaka Hameedum Majeed.”

43. After this, you can recite any supplication/duas you like.

44. When you have finished reciting your duas, you now end the prayer with Tasleem [Abu Dawood, Nasaai, Tirmidhi]. This is done by first turning your head to your right side and saying the following:

  • “Asalaaamu alaikum wa rahmatulah”

45. Now turn your face to your left side and say the following:

  • “Asalaaamu alaikum wa rahmatulah”

Your prayer is now complete.

The above is an explanation of the basics of prayer. There are additional duas and recitations that you can recite at different stages of the prayer. I won’t go into these additional things now, to avoid confusion for people.

If there is anything in the explanation of prayer above, which is confusing, please let me know by leaving a comment.

Move on to “How to Pray Part 5: Praying in Congregation”

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Comments
  1. Ismail Ibrahim says:

    I wanted to know if the du’a in the first raka’ah before reciting fatiha is done silently or out loud?

  2. The Londoner says:

    Oh, masha’Allah! I like this – nice and concise but covers all the essentials. Did you draw the musalli yourself?

  3. Captain says:

    thank for sharing.. may Allah bless you..

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  7. Nana says:

    Aslm Alkm Brother, your effort is very much appreciated! I’d share this with my collegues, friends and families. You didn’t mention d recitation pf adhaan after standing and facing qiblah before the start of the prayer by saying Allahu Akbar. Although the recitation hv been mentioned in the previous series, it shud also be done here so as the reader can place the exact point of saying the adhaan! Jazakallah Khairan.

  8. Abou Mahir says:

    Salamoe alaikoem wa rahmatoellah wa barakatoe,

    Dear brother,

    I would like to use your pictures for a brochure how to pray. Can i get your pictures to use them, or do you know where i can get good pictures??

    Salamoe alaikoem wa rahmatoellah wa barakatoe,

    Abou mahir

  9. Abou Mahir says:

    Salamoe alaikoem wa rahmatoellah wa barakatoe,

    Thank you brother Maverick, mezzarrai@hotmail.com

    Salamoe alaikoem wa rahmatoellah wa barakatoe,

  10. Rahmatu Usman says:

    May Allah reward u abundantly. JazakAllah khairan.

  11. aborh699 says:

    It’s such a Wonderful thing to learn, Thanks alot !!

  12. fatiam says:

    Assalamu alaikum. I want to know if the call to prayer adnaan applies to women praying @ home

  13. Abou Mahir says:

    Salamoe alaikoem wa rahmatoellah wa barakatoe,

    Dear brother,

    I would like to use your pictures for a brochure how to pray. Can i get your pictures to use them, or do you know where i can get good pictures??

    Salamoe alaikoem wa rahmatoellah wa barakatoe,

    Abou mahir

  14. I would like to know standing position when two people want to pray jamaa

    • maverick says:

      When two men pray in jama’at, the one who is leading should be slightly in front of the other. The other, should be to his right and slightly behind the one who is leading.

  15. akande olanrewaju says:

    This is really good,may ALLAH rewards you abundantly.I wanna ask a question some brothers do raise their hands on every takbeer they made,even when rising from sujood,is this permissible?

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  18. Abdullah says:

    I hope the error will be rectified.

  19. Salam, I ‘m confused on riciting of ATTAHHYYATU, because I didn’t recite it they way you indicated on how to pray. I will be gratefull to hear from you. May ALMIGHTY ALLAH bless you, your family and every muslims worldwide Ameeeeeen.

    • maverick says:

      Wa alaikum salaam. There are several different versions of At-tahhyyatu. It’s very possible that what you have been taught is ok. I have only posted one version here.

      JazakAllah khayr for your dua. May Allah Increasee your Imaan and that of your family and the Ummah. Ameen

  20. ashu says:

    (
    32. Whilst in sujood, say the following three times [Abu
    Dawood, Ahmad and Baihaqi]:
    “Subhana Rabi-yall ‘aala wa bihamdihi”
    Whilst in sajda, you can make as many duas as
    you want and ask Allah for things.
    I have never heard of reciting duas in sujood while in prayer…)

    pls give me.an explanation in d light of hadees n
    QURAN

    43. After this, you can recite any supplication/duas you
    like.
    44. When you have finished reciting your duas, you now
    end the prayer with Tasleem

    Moreover never heard of asking duas wen sitting for tashhud..

    pls answer d questions. ….
    jazakallah khair

    • maverick says:

      Asalaam alaikum. I hope In Sha Allah the following helps:

      Dua during sujood:
      http://forthesakeofallah.tumblr.com/post/12901949308/dua-during-sujood-for-worldly-matters

      “The Prophet (saws) said, ‘The closest one of you comes to his Lord is while he is prostrating, (therefore) make many supplications therein.’ And he (saws) also said, ‘I have prohibited you from reciting (Quran) while bowing (ruku in prayer) or prostrating (sujood in prayer). During the bowing (ruku), Glorify the Lord. During the prostrations, strive your hardest in making supplications. Most likely, you will be listened to.”

      Related by Ahmad and Muslim.”
      Reciting Supplications before the Salaam (Tasleem) – the following is a passage taken from the book, “The Prophet’s (pbuh) Prayer Described” by Shaikh Al-Albaani:

      From Bukhari & Muslim: “Athram said, “I asked Ahmad: ‘With what (words) should I supplicate after tashahhud?’ He said, ‘As has been narrated.’ I said, ‘Didn’t the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) say, “Then he should select whichever supplication he likes?” He said, ‘He should select out of what has been narrated.’ I repeated the question: he said, ‘From what has been narrated’.”

      This was quoted by Ibn Taymiyyah (Majmoo’ Al-Fataawaa 69/218/1), who endorsed it, adding, “Hence, ‘whichever supplication’ refers to the supplications which Allah Loves, not to any supplication…”; later he said, “Hence, it is best to say: (one should supplicate) with the approved, established supplications, and these are what have been narrated and those that are beneficial.”

  21. Khadija says:

    ما شاء الله

  22. ashu says:

    “The Prophet (saws) said, ‘The
    closest one of you comes to his
    Lord is while he is prostrating,
    (therefore) make many
    supplications therein.’ And he
    (saws) also said, ‘I have
    prohibited you from reciting
    (Quran) while bowing (ruku in
    prayer) or prostrating (sujood in
    prayer).

    Does this means that Is it wrong to recite surah yaseen while in sujood ????

    Pls answer my query…
    jazakallah khair

    • maverick says:

      The answer is in the hadith brother – the Prophet (pbuh) has prohibited (in other words, it is not allowed) for anyne to recite Qur’an whilst in ruku or whilst in sujood.

  23. Mohamed yahya says:

    Thanks. That is a good explanation. Please quote the hadith number

  24. ashu says:

    Wen asking Duas in sujood….One recites surah lik Alhamd sharif,Darood sharif,all four qul, and these surahs r in quran…Does that means that one shud not recite this quranic surH in sujood befor making dua???

    pls give a clarification for d same..
    People have d habit of recite many surah n then making d dua…
    So as per d hadees that it is “not allowed” so how does one proceeds to make dua in sujood..

    pls answer it in d light of quran and sahih hadees….

    Jazakallah khair

    • maverick says:

      Asalaam alaikum brother. Again, the answer is in the hadith and is quite simple. There is no recitation of Qur’an in the ruku or the sujood. The hadith is the evidence of this. If you find anyone reciting Qur’an in ruku or sujood, then this is an incorrect action.

      • Dormain says:

        this salaat you teach us, is there any verses in the holy Quran which exactly teach this very salaat the way you did .since he said there is nothing left which is not been discusse
        d in his book

      • maverick says:

        Yes – there is an ayat of the Qur’an that says:

        “Allah, the Exalted and Glorious, has said: ‘What Allah’s Messenger brings for you accept that. and what he has forbidden you. refrain from that.’”

        Therefore Allah Has Commanded us to follow the Sunnah of the Prophet (pbuh) and in the Sunnah is the method of prayer. Alhamdulillah

  25. SANNI MUHYIDEEN says:

    JAZAKALLAHU KHAIRAN

  26. yakubu abdulrahaman says:

    thank you, I appreciate.

  27. husseina says:

    salamualeikum. i realy appreciate this info nd i will like to share it wit others so please kindly send this to my mail so that i can print it out.thank you

  28. Abu Ibrahim says:

    I did not understand when you said in sujood were you said that after saying subuhana ribby yallah x3 and than you can say as many dua as you want.

    • maverick says:

      When you are in sujood, you say “Subhana Rabi-yall ‘aala wa bihamdihi” three times. After you have said this, you can make your own duas as well, whilst in sujood – this is optional. Then, when you have finished your duas, then you can return to the sitting position. Hope this helps.

  29. MD ANISUR RAHMAN says:

    Alhamdullilah…….

  30. fhirana says:

    asalaamu alaykum… in the sitting position with my index finger up i dont no the Tashahhud.. still buzy learning it… just want to no if i can badja a surah or what can i say… shukran … or can i say it from my book…

  31. JazakAllah khairan, dear brother. Thanks for providing help for beginners like me. May Allah reward you abundantly. I want to ask you something and please excuse my ignorance. (Since I don’t speak arabic is very hard to me to understand many terms and guides. My native language is spanish). All what you have explained for this prayer is the same we should do in all the 4 additional prayers of the day but only with different units? Is there a way to recite shorter surah for begginers and not arab speakers like me? Any recomendation? Since I’m beginning I find difficult to memorize arabic but inshallah, I could do it later so I don’t want to waste more time and start praying as soon as possible. Some spanish friends have recomended me to pray in spanish but some Arabic friends told me I must do it in arabic. Thanks in advance for your kind reply.

    • maverick says:

      Asalaam alaikum – you should pray in arabic, so do your best to learn the arabic words. The Qur’anic verses aren’t too hard to memorise so In Sha Allah you will eventually be able to do this with ease – millions of people have.

      The shortest surah you can memorise is Surat Al-Kawthar. However you must recite Surat Al-Fatiha in every unit of prayer.

      Don’t think of your efforts in learning how to pray as being a waste of time – all your efforts are bringing you rewards. Please let me know how else I can be of help.

  32. Is Salah Valid To A BeliEver Who Has Not Made Shahada?

  33. Mohammed Ali Chowdhury says:

    As far I remember I read in Quran in Sujud hands should be up paralal to shoulder. Can u pl tell me in which sura it is mentioned. Ali. My email: emailalichowdhury@gmail.com

  34. SK Danish says:

    three times we recite sajood and ruku dua can we recite it more then three times

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