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Salah (Prayers)

Importance of Salah (Prayers)

For a Muslim, Shahadah (Faith) is the very basic requirement. After Shahadah (Faith), offering Salah (Prayers) is the most significant duty for every Muslim.
Allah
(God) has commanded Muslims to offer prayers five times a day. Offering Salah (Prayers) has been excessively stressed upon both in the Qur-an and the Ahadith (Sayings of Muhammad S). According to Qur-an, the prayer wards off every kind of sin and evil practices.
Recite what is sent of the Book by inspiration to you, and establish Regular Prayer: for Prayer restrains from shameful and unjust deeds; and remembrance of Allah is the greatest (thing in life) without doubt. And Allah knows the (deeds) that you do.
Surah (Chapter)
Al-‘Ankabut (The Spider) Qur-an 29:45

The Messenger of Allah, Muhammad S said: “Prayer is the Mi’raj (Ultimate Elevation) of the believer.” In Salah (Prayers), Arabic term for Islamic Prayers; believers directly face their Lord, the Lord of the Universe. Salah (Prayers) establishes a direct relationship between the slaves and their Master. Salah (Prayers) is also called the soul of the religion Islam.

Prerequisite for Salah (Prayers) is Taharah (Purification) of body, clothes, deeds and thoughts.

   
   
   
   
   
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