Sunnah Method of Salaah for Males

Before Salaah

1. Prepare for salaah well in advance, before the salaah time enters, and ensure that you are not only physically prepared but you are also mentally conscious that you are going to present yourself in the court of Almighty Allah Ta’ala.[1] 2. Ensure that you perform every salaah on its prescribed …

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Qiyaam

1. When intending to perform salaah, stand and face the qiblah.[1] 2. Thereafter, make the intention of the salaah that you are performing and raise your hands until your thumbs are in line with the earlobes.[2] 3. When standing for salaah, stand with utmost respect. Face both feet towards the …

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Ruku and Qaumah

1. When you have completed the recitation of Surah Faatihah and the qiraat, repeat the takbeer, and without raising your hands, go into ruku.[1] Note: The takbeeraat-e-intiqaaliyyah (takbeer which is recited when moving from one posture to another) should be commenced as soon as one begins moving to the next …

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Sajdah

1. Say the takbeer, and without raising your hands, proceed into sajdah.[1] 2. Ensure that your back is straight when going down into sajdah.[2] 3. Keep the hands on the knees while proceeding into sajdah.[3] 4. First place the knees on the ground, then the palms, then the nose and …

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Jalsah

1. In jalsah, place your palms on your thighs with your fingertips at the edge of your knees.[1] 2. Keep your fingers in their natural position (neither joined together nor far apart).[1] 3. Fix the gaze on the area between the lower chest and lap whilst in jalsah.[2] 4. Keep …

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