Sunnah Method of Salaah for Males

May, 2014

February, 2012

  • 27 February

    Second Rakaat,Qa`dah and Salaam

      Second Rakaat 1. When getting up one should not take support from the ground (unless one has the need to do so).[1] 2. Perform the second rakaat as normal (with the exception of thanaa ta`awwuz at the beginning).[2] Qa`dah and Salaam 3. After the second sajdah of the second rakaat, sit in the position of qa`dah in the same …

  • 22 February


    Jalsah 1. Place the palms on the thighs with the fingertips at the edge of the knees.[1] 2. Keep the fingers in their natural position.[2] 3. Fix the gaze on the area between the lower chest and lap whilst in jalsah.[3] 4. Keep the right foot erect and the left …

  • 21 February


      Sajdah 1. Say the takbeer and proceed into sajdah.[1] 2. Keep the back straight when going into sajdah.[2] 3. Place the knees first on the ground, then the palms, then the nose and lastly the forehead.[3] 4. Keep the fingers tightly closed facing towards the qiblah.[4] 5. Place the …

  • 20 February

    Ruku and Qaumah

    Ruku and Qaumah 1. Say the takbeer and 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 posture and only completed when one reaches that posture.[2] 2. In ruku the …

  • 20 February


      Qiyaam 1. Face the qiblah.[1] 2. Keep a distance between both the feet (approximately 4 fingers) with the toes of both the feet facing towards the qiblah.[2] 3. Raise the hands up to the ears with the thumbs being parallel with the earlobes.[3] 4. Once the hands are raised …

  • 18 February

    The Sunnat method of performing salaah for men

      Before Salaah 1. Wear decent loose fitting clothes (clothes with no inscriptions etc.).[1] 2. Ensure that the salaah is performed with a topee.[2] 3. Prepare well in advance for salaah before the salaah time.[3] 4. Prepare yourself mentally that you are going to present yourself in the court of your Rabb.[4] 5. Ensure that your …