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Prequisites and Requirements of Salah

By: Dr. Mubarak Ali

12. Rising from Ruku’

Upon rising from the position of bowing back to the standing posture, it is preferred to loudly proclaim the following three benedictions:

1) While rising, say:

Transliteration: Sami’ Allahu-liman hamidah.

(Abu Hurairah in Ahmad, Al-Bukhari, and Muslim)

Translation: Allah hears him who praise Him.

2) Upon standing straight, say:

Controversial Questions About Islam & Comments

Prepared by: Dr. Saeed Ismaeel Sini

Application of Islamic Law And Extremism

     A wise person recognizes that the word “extreme” has relative meanings. What could be extreme to one person might be lenient to another. Even in the same country, it changes from time to time. There was a time when some American states considered capital punishment as an extreme punishment, which should be abolished from the law. But now it seems like some of these states are going back to the capital punishment.

Then how can we define extremism?

Prequisites and Requirements of Salah

By: Dr. Mubarak Ali

9. Recite Additional Portions of the Quraan

After reciting Surah Al-Fatihah, it is Sunnah as well as mustahab[1] (recommended) to recite another Surah or selected parts or verses of the Quraan. For our purpose here, Surah Al-Kafirun, chapter 109, will be selected for further recitation.[2]

Transliteration:

Bismil-lah-hir-rahmaan-nir-rahim.

Real & Wonderful Stories

Compiled by: Abdurahim bin Mizhir Almalki

Lara

     I am Canadian-born of Scandinavian and other ancestry, and I was raised in Canada. I have been a Muslimah since February, 1993, when I was twenty-three. While growing up, I was never affiliated with any religion, nor was I an atheist. When I was in my mid-teens, I started to think somewhat about religion, and at that time I did believe in the oneness of God. Christianity never interested me.

Controversial Questions About Islam & Comments

Prepared by: Dr. Saeed Ismaeel Sini

Why is hijaab for women?

     Hijaab means that an adult female wears unrevealing clothes, to cover her body from head to toes. As we have already mentioned some scholars consider covering the face and hands as not compulsory, while others do.