How to pray effectively?

Facing the Qiblah and Saying Takbeeratul Ihram (the initiating takbeer)

Commencement of the Prayer and the Recitation of Fatiha

Bowing and Rising from it

Prostrating and Rising up from it

At-Tashahhud

Saying the Salam

Some Athkar (words of remembrance and supplication) said after Salah

- “Astaghfirullah” (three times), “Allahumma antas-Salamu waminkas-salamu, tabaarakta yaa thal-Jalali wal-Ikram.” [ Source: Muslim.]


- ”La ilaha illallahu wahdahu la shareeka lahu, lahul-mulku wa lahul hamdu wa huwa ‘ala kulli shay’in qadeer. Allahumma la mani‘a lima a‘tayta wala mu’tiya ‘lima mana‘ta, wa la yanfa’u dhal jaddi minkal jaddu.” [ Source: Al-Bukhari.]


“La ilaha illallahu wahdahu la shareeka lahu, lahulmulku, wa lahul hamdu wa huwa ‘ala kulli shayin qadeer. La haola wala quwwata illa billah, La ilaha illallahu, wala na ‘budu illa iyyahu, lahun ni’matu walahul fadhlu, wa lahuth-thanaa’ul hasanu, la ilaha illallahu mukh-liseena lahud-deena wa lau karihal kaafiroon.” [ Source: Muslim.]


“Subhana llahi, wal hamdu lillahi, wallahu akbar” (thirty-three times each), “La ilaha illallahu wahdahu la shareeka lahu, lahul mulku wa lahul hamd wa huwa ‘ala kulli shay’in qadeer.” [ Source: Muslim.]



- “Allahumma a’inni ‘ala thikrika, wa shukrika, wa husni ‘ibaadatika.” [ Source: Abu Dawud.]

- Recitation of Ayatul-kursiy, suratul Ikhlas, al- Falaq, and an-Nas. [ Source: An-Nasaee.]
He also says: “Allahumma inni as′aluka ‘ilman nafian warizqan toyyiban wa ‘amalan mutaqaballan,” [ Source: Ibn Majah.] after saying tasleem in the fajr prayers. Meaning: O Allah, I ask You for knowledge that is of benefit, a good provision and (to be able to do) deeds that will be accepted.
An Issue

A woman is like a man with regards to the manners of prayers, in every way.


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