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Moshy
08-16-2015, 07:23 AM
I know how to pray Salah, but i don't understand Arabic. Is it compulsory to understand what you are saying in prayer?

One more question: There is this hadith which says we read 'rabighfir lee, rabigh fir lee' when in rising from first sujood (Abu Dawud 1/231) (Sahih ibn majah 1/148).
I see that people i have met do not read this.I think the imam in the masjid does not stop to read this but i manage to read it. Can anyone explain?
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greenhill
08-16-2015, 02:18 PM
For many years I never really understood what it was that I recited in Arabic. Somehow, Allah moved my heart to read up on it. I started with al Fatihah and then into the words I say during prayers and then the surahs I had learnt.. it's a struggle, but necessary I feel.

On the sitting between the two sujoods, it is not wajeeb to recite, so he has skipped it. Apart from Al fatihah, that moment he skipped is a good dua for ourselves that he is missing out on as the rest of the prayers as about exalting Allah swt. Shame.

:peace:
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Moshy
08-17-2015, 06:42 AM
JazakAllah brother
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umairlooms
08-18-2015, 06:17 AM
Can anyone let us know EXACTLY what is fard and what is sunnah in Namaz, through Quran/hadith reference.
We have been told many times, but if anyone has a link or something, please let us know.
May Allah's blessings me on all of us,
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Moshy
08-18-2015, 06:33 AM
http://www.ifoundislam.net/revert-su...ifference.html

Hope you find the link helpful, it has a few refrences.

"Whoever walks to an obligatory prayer in congregation, it is like Hajj, and whoever walks to a voluntary prayer, it is like a voluntary `Umrah." (Saheeh Al Jaami`, 6432)
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Lady A
08-18-2015, 09:20 PM
@Moshy, we've gotta know what we're saying in prayer. When we know what we say, we have a better connection with Allah. It's as if we're talking to him. Trust me there is nothing better than a prayer's high. Feels euphoric.

...and I also recite "rabbigh fir lee" between my sujood. It's not necessary. Would you be interested in reading about prophet's prayer? I can post a pdf.
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Moshy
08-19-2015, 10:23 AM
JazakAllah and I am be more than interested in reading prophet's prayer.
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Lady A
08-19-2015, 07:37 PM
Originally Posted by Moshy
JazakAllah and I am be more than interested in reading prophet's prayer.
Here goes: The Prophet's (SAW) Prayer Described
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Lady A
08-19-2015, 07:40 PM
^ It's a link

As a side note: The book describes the methods of standing, sitting, etc in views of the 4 schools of thought in the Sunni madhab.
If you want to learn the Arabic translations, I urge you to keep a English/Arabic Quran handy (I've downloaded one on my phone) as some surahs are only mentioned and not written out.
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