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Non-Muslims Taking Part in Islamic Prayer

If a non-Muslim wishes to take part in Islamic prayer alongside Muslims he must not be prevented, particularly if it is felt that this will incline him towards Islam. However, he should be in a separate row or at the end of a row, so that the rows are not interrupted. It is generally agreed that belief is a condition for the validity and acceptability of all actions. This view is endorsed by the Assembly of Muslim Jurists of America (Decision 14-5) and by Shaikh Abd al-Azeez ibn Baz.

Tenth Step

Then turn to the right and say: "Assalaamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullah" (May the peace and mercy of Allah be upon you), and turn to the left and say the same .

Nineth Step-2

Praiseworthy, Glorious. O Allah, bestow Your blessings upon Muhammad and the family of Muhammad as You bestowed Your blessings upon Ibrahim and the family of Ibrahim; indeed, You are Praiseworthy, Glorious.”

Nineth Step-1

Allahuma sali ala Muhammad wa ala Aali Muhammad kama saliet ala Ibrahim wa ala Aali Ibrahim ennak hameed majeed, wa barik ala Muhammad wa ala Aali Muhammad kama barakta ala Ibrahim wa ala Aali Ibrahim ennak hameed majeed. Translation: "O Allah, bestow Your peace upon Muhammad and the family of Muhammad as You bestowed Your peace upon Ibrahim and the family of Ibrahim; indeed, You are

Eighth Step

While sitting , say Al-First Tashahhud, as follows: Attahiyatu Lillaahi wa’l-salawaatu wa’l-tayyibat. Asalaamu ‘alayka ayyuha’l-Nabiyu wa rahmatu Allahi wa barakatuh. Asalaamu ‘alaynaa wa ‘ala ‘ibaad-illaah issaliheen. Ash-hadu an laa ilaha illa Allah wa ash-hadu anna Muhammadan ‘abduhu wa rasooluh

Seventh Step

When you finish step 6, meaning you completed the second rak’aa (unit) after the second Sajdah you sit back on the left foot with the left foot bent towards the right , and the right foot upright with toes pointing forward . The palms should be lifted from the mat and placed on the knees .

Sixth Step

Then say, "Allahu Akbar" as you sit up. While sitting, say: "Rabbi ighfir lee, Rabbi ighfir lee." (My Lord, forgive me; my Lord, forgive me.) Then say: "Allahu Akbar" as you perform the second prostration. While prostrating, say: "Subhaana Rabbi al-A‘laa" (Glory is to my Lord, the Most High” three times And here we have finished the first unit (rak’aa)

Fifth Step

Then say: "Allahu Akbar" and prostrate on the ground. While in prostration, say, "Subhaana Rabbi al-A‘laa" (Glory be to my Lord, the Most High) three times, and supplicate Allah as you wish, in your own language.

Fourth Step

Then back to the standing position with raising your hands up to your shoulders or ears saying: "Sami'a Allahu liman hamidah" ( Allah hears whoever praises Him.) Then when you are standing upright, say, "Rabbanaa, wa laka al-hamd." (Our Lord, Praise be to You.)

Third Step

Then bow down and put your hands on your knees saying: " Subhaana Rabbi al Azeem" ( Glory be to my Lord,the majestic) ( 3 times)

Second Step

Then put your right hand on the left one, below your chest. Then recite Surat Al-Faatihah (in Arabic), the first chapter of the Qur’an. Then recite any other verses of the Qur’an, as is convenient for you, like Surat Al-Ikhlaas.

First Step

Raise your hands up to your shoulders, or your ears, and say: "Allahu Akbar." (Allah is the Most Great.)  

The Prayer of Eclipse

Praying it is a communal obligation and it must be prayed in congregation and in the masjid. When the eclipse is visible and can be seen by people, the call is made to gather the Muslims in the mosque. 

The Prayer for Rain

Offering prayers for rain (salaat al-istisqa’) is a Sunnah, as confirmed by saheeh hadeeths and the practice of the early generations of Islam. Ibn Qudaamah said: Prayer for rain is a confirmed Sunnah, proven by the practice of the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) and of his successors.

The Eid prayer

The Eid prayer is a collective duty, which means that when some Muslims offer it, the rest are not accountable for their omission. If no one offers it, then all share in the sin. This is because it is one of the clearest manifestations of the Islamic identity of the community.

Friday prayer

Friday prayer is a duty on all male Muslims. Those who are free, sane, attained puberty, not travelling, have no excuse to miss it. It is performed at the time of Zuhr prayer and it is invalid without a sermon (speech).