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Islam method of salat prayer as given in Quran

Islam method of salat prayer as given in Quran

Method of Salat, Namaz, prayers, as given in Quran



Here is the method of Salat prayers, given in Quran.

Verses are from both Pickthall translation and from an English translation I have.
Please note the "order of verse numbers", as they appear in glorious Quran itself.
In the prayer, I am simply following the same order as Allah made it appear in Quran.

The part within brackets are my remarks, and these are clearly separated from the verse of Quran.
The brackets are not inserted "within" the verses of Quran.
I believe that brackets should not be inserted "within" verses of Quran, because Quran is word of Allah,
and adding a bracket in the middle is almost equal to modifying the verse, or trying to present a meaning of your own.
I cannot do this.


Quran 2:153. O ye who believe! Seek help in steadfastness and prayer. Lo! Allah is with the steadfast.

Why should you pray, to seek help from GOD


2:153
O you who believe! Seek help through patience and prayers.
God is with the steadfast.



Quran 5:6. O ye who believe! When ye rise up for prayer, wash you faces, and your hands up to the elbows, and lightly rub your heads and your feet up to the ankles. And if ye are unclean, purify yourselves. And if ye are sick or on a journey, or one of you cometh from the closet, or ye have had contact with women, and ye find not water, then go to clean, high ground and rub your faces and your hands with some of it. Allah would not place a burden on you, but He would purify you and would perfect His grace upon you, that ye may give thanks.

Start with cleaning yourself.


5:6
O you who believe! When you rise to pray,
wash your faces and your hands and arms to the elbows,
and wipe your heads,
and your feet to the ankles.
If you had intercourse,
then purify yourselves.
If you are ill,
or travelling,
or one of you returns from the toilet,
or you had contact with women,
and could not find water,
then use some clean sand and wipe your faces and hands with it.
God does not intend to burden you,
but He intends to purify you,
and to complete His blessing upon you,
that you may be thankful.



Quran 7:206. Lo! those who are with thy Lord are not too proud to do Him service, but they praise Him and adore Him.

Then start reciting verses from Quran which praise GOD


Chapter 1 of Quran glorifies GOD and seeks guidance of GOD. Recite Chapter 1 first, then bow down once.

7:206
Those who are in the presence of your Lord are not too proud to worship Him.
They recite His praises,
and to Him they bow down.


Quran 22:26. And when We prepared for Abraham the place of the House, saying: Ascribe thou no thing as partner unto Me, and purify My House for those who make the round and those who stand and those who bow and make prostration.

Then stand , then kneel and prostrate.


22:26
We showed Abraham the location of the House:
“Do not associate anything with Me;
and purify My House for those who circle around,
and those who stand to pray,
and those who kneel and prostrate.”

Quran 22:77. O ye who believe! Bow down and prostrate yourselves, and worship your Lord, and do good, that haply ye may prosper.

22:77
O you who believe! Kneel,
and prostrate,
and worship your Lord,
and do good deeds,
so that you may succeed.


Quran 39:9. Is he who payeth adoration in the watches of the night, prostrate and standing, bewaring of the Hereafter and hoping for the mercy of his Lord, ? Say : Are those who know equal with those who know not ? But only men of understanding will pay heed.

After prostrating, stand again, and repeat the process, this time with other revelations from Quran which glorify GOD, and seek help from GOD



39:9
Is he who worships devoutly during the watches of the night,
prostrating himself and standing up,
mindful of the Hereafter,
and placing his hope in the mercy of his Lord? Say,
“Are those who know and those who do not know equal?” Only those possessed of reason will remember.


Quran 48:29. Muhammad is the messenger of Allah. And those with him are hard against the disbelievers and merciful among themselves. Thou seest them bowing and falling prostrate , seeking bounty from Allah and acceptance. The mark of them is on their foreheads from the traces of prostration. Such is their likeness in the Torah and their likeness in the Gospel - like as sown corn that sendeth forth its shoot and strengtheneth it and riseth firm upon its stalk, delighting the sowers - that He may enrage the disbelievers with them. Allah hath promised, unto such of them as believe and do good works, forgiveness and immense reward.

48:29
Muhammad is the Messenger of God.
Those with him are stern against the disbelievers,
yet compassionate amongst themselves.
You see them kneeling,
prostrating,
seeking blessings from God and approval.
Their marks are on their faces from the effects of prostration.
Such is their description in the Torah,
and their description in the Gospel:
like a plant that sprouts,
becomes strong,
grows thick,
and rests on its stem,
impressing the farmers.
Through them He enrages the disbelievers.
God has promised those among them who believe and do good deeds forgiveness and a great reward.

Quran 76:26. And worship Him of the night. And glorify Him through the livelong night.

Glorify GOD all during this while, standing, kneeling, and prostrating



76:26
And for part of the night,
prostrate yourself to Him,
and glorify Him long into the night.


Followers of hadiths do not understand one thing.
Prophet "did not made up stuff" on his own.
Prophet did what was written in Quran.

So if you and I follow the same Quran,
then we are automatically following the prophet, the method of prophet.

The glorious Quran also says that you can see marks on the forehead of believers, as a result of repeated prostration.
This means that there is "no maximum" limit set to number of times you can bow and prostrate.
The process of standing, bowing, and prostrating "once" is called a single racka.
You can do as many as you want in a single prayer. GOD has set no limits.

Followers of hadiths have a fixed number of these for each prayer.
In some prayers they have 2 rackas, 3 in others and so on.
However, like I said, GOD did not set a limit to how many times you can stand, bow down, and prostrate.
I don't know how hadith followers got the idea of fixed number of rackas... I don't even know if prophet prescribed this limit, or hadith writers like bukhari made it up later on...

May be prophet prescribed 5 rackas for each prayer, but bukhari reduced those later when he wrote hadiths,
or may be prophet only prescribed 2 rackas for each prayer, but bukhari later added to it in his hadiths,
Nobody knows, only Allah knows.
We do know that a lot of Bukhari hadiths are made up, and are contradicting Quran, and even muslims agree that bukhari is not 100% authentic.
Then why follow a non-authentic book, when we already have fully authentic book, the glorious Quran!

4 is the maximum number of rackas given in hadiths for a prayer.
And if you do 5, then there is no harm in it,
and Imams will agree that if you do more number of rackas, then its not wrong,
So why not do 5 in each prayer?

Then at the end you can make your duaas from GOD, any help you need etc.

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