The Abridgement Of The Prophet’s Prayer Described – Shaykh Al-Albaani
Introduction | Facing the Ka bah Standing (Qiyaam) | The Intention (An-Niyyah) The Takbeer | The Recitation (Al-Qiraa’ah) The Bowing (Rukoo) | The Prostration (Sujood) The Second Rak’ah | The Tashahhud The Third and Fourth Rak’ahs | The Qunoot in the Witr Prayer The Final Tashahhud | Supplicating Before the Salutation. The Salutation and its Types | Appendix One – Soorah al-Faatihah Glossary of Terms
All praise is for Allaah. We praise Him, we seek His aid, and we ask for His forgiveness. We seek Allaah’s refuge from the evils of ourselves and from our evil actions. Whomsoever Allaah guides then none can misguide him, and whomsoever Allaah misguides then none can guide him. I testify that none has the right to be worshipped except Allaah, alone, having no partner, and I testify that Muhammad is His slave and His Messenger. To proceed:
Then it was suggested to me that I should undertake an abridgement of my book, Sifat Salaatin-Nabiyy صلى الله عليه وسلم minat-Takbeer ilat-Tasleem Ka’annaka Taraahaa, “A Description of the Prophet’s صلى الله عليه وسلم Prayer from the Takbeer to the Tasleem as if You Were Seeing It,” and that I should shorten it and rephrase it for it to be more accessible to the common people.