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I OFFER (Fajr MORNING PRAYERS) seeking nearness to God, in obedience to Him

Note: Fajr Morning Salat are said in a loud voice by Males only which can be heard by someone close by

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Lift both hands up to the ears and say: ALLAH HU AKBAR

Note: Qira-at (Recitation) It is Wajib (compulsory) to recite Surah Al-Fatiha (1st chapter from the Holy Quran, followed by any other complete Surah in the first two rakaats of prayer . 

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Start: Recite First Surah (Surah Al-Fatiha)

  1. Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem
  2. Alhamdu lillaahi Rabbil ‘aalameen
  3. Ar-Rahmaanir-Raheem
  4. Maaliki Yawmid-Deen
  5. Iyyaaka na’budu wa lyyaaka nasta’een
  6. Ihdinas-Siraatal-Mustaqeem
  7. Siraatal-lazeena an’amta ‘alaihim ghayril-maghdoobi ‘alaihim wa lad-daaalleen

 

Note: Continue to recite the second Surah (chapter). In the Second chapter, you can choose to recite any other chapter from the holy quran other than surat al-fatiha. Below we have selected chapter 112 which is Al-Ikhlas.

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  1. Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem 
  2. Qul huwal laahu ahad
  3. Allah hus-samad
  4. Lam yalid wa lam yoolad
  5. Wa lam yakul-lahu kufuwan ahad
Note: bend half-way down and keep both hands on your legs just above your knees and say: "SUBHAN ALLAH" (3 times)

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Note: Straighten up into a stationary standing position and while standing straight say: "ALLAH HU AKBAR"

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Note: Go down to prostration (sajdah) so that the forehead touches the place of sajdah directly – make sure that the material covering the head is not in the way. While the forehead is in prostration say: "SUBHAN ALLAH" (3 times)

Sit up and say "ALLAH HU AKBAR"

Morning Prayer

The Fajr (morning) Prayer – Prayer Number 1

(The Fajr prayer is the 2 raka’at obligatory prayer (‘Subuh’ prayer) of the five daily prayers)

 

 While Standing upright facing the direction of Al-Ka’bah.

Read More: Overview of the daily Obligatory Prayers

While Standing upright facing the direction of Al-Ka’bah.

Instructions Recitation and Meaning

Niyyat (Intention) – Beginning of Prayer

 

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I OFFER (Fajr PRAYERS), 2 RAKATS, WAJIB QURBATAN ILAL LAH,

I offer (Morning) prayers, 2 Rakats, seeking nearness to God, in obedience to Him Note:

Fajr salat are said in a loud voice which can be heard by someone close by for Males only.

Takbirat-ul-Ihram (The First Takbir – Allah hu Akbar) Lift both hands up to the ears and say

 

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ALLAH HU AKBAR

Allah is Great

First Rakaat – Qira-at (Recitation) It is Wajib (essential) to recite Surah al Hamd, followed by any othercomplete Surah in the first two rakaats. First Surah (Surah al Hamd)

 

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BISMIL LAH HIR RAHMAN NIR RAHIM.

In the Name of Allah, the most Compassionate, the Merciful

AL HAMDU LIL LAHI RAB BIL AALAMEEN. AR RAHMAN NIR RAHIM

All praises belong to Allah the Cherisher, the Sustainer, Developer and Perfector of the worlds, the most Compassionate, the Merciful

MALIKI YAWMID DIN. IYYA KA NA’BUDU WA IYYA KA NASTA’EEN.

Master of the Day of Judgement. Thee only do we Worship, and Thee alone do we ask for help

IHDI NAS SIRATAL MUSTAQEEM. SIRAT AL LATHEENA AN AMTA ALAY HIM

Keep us along the straight path, the path of those whom Thou has blessed

GHAIRIL MAGDOOBI ALAIHIM WAL LADAAL LEEN.

Not of those whom Thou art angry, nor of those who go astray.

Second Surah (Surah al Kausar) or any other complete surah (Other than Surah Al-Hamd)

 

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BISMIL LAH HIR RAHMAN NIR RAHIM

In the Name of Allah, the most Compassionate, the Merciful INNA A’TAINAKAL KAUSAR. FASALLI LI RAB BIKA WAN HAR

To thee have We granted the Fount (of abundance).Therefore, pray to your Lord and make Sacrifices.

INNA SHANI AKA HU WAL ABTAR

Surely your enemy is the one cut off (from good).

SAY ALLAH HU AKBAR Allah is Great

Rukuh (bend half-way down and keep both hands on your legs just above your knees)

 

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SUBHAN ALLAH (3 times)

Glory to Allah

SUBHANA RAB BI AL AZEE MI WA BI HAM DIH

Free from All Defects is my Lord, and with His praise I bow

Straighten up, saying

 

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SAMI ALLAH HU LIMAN HAMIDAH

God listens to one who praises Him

ALLAH HU AKBAR

Allah is Great

Sajdah (Go down to sajdah so that the forehead touches the place of sajdah directly – make sure that the material covering the head is not in the way.)

 

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SUBHAN ALLAH (3 times)

Glory to God SUBHANA RAB BI AL A’LAA WA BI HAMDIH

Free from all defects is my All-Highest Lord, and with His praise I adore Him

Sit up and say

 

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AS TAGH FIR UL LAHA RABBI WA ATOOBU ILAIH

I ask Allah, my Lord, to cover up my sins and unto him I turn repentant

Second Sajdah

 

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and then sit up before standing

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SUBHAN ALLAH (3 times)

Glory to Allah SUBHANA RAB BI AL A’LAA WA BI HAMDIH

Free from All defects is my All Highest Lord, and with His praise I adore Him.

Stand up saying

 

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BI HAWL LIL LAHI WA QUWAT TI HI AQOOMO WA AQ’UD. Due to the Vigour given by Allah, and because of the vitality from Him I rise and stand

Second Rakaat First Surah

(Surah al Hamd)

 

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BIS MIL LAH HIR RAHMAN NIR RAHIM In the Name of Allah, the most Compassionate, the Merciful AL HAMDU LIL LAHI RAB BIL AALAMEEN. AR RAHMAN NIR RAHIM All praises belong to Allah the Cherisher, the Sustainer, Developer and Perfector of the worlds, the most Compassionate, the Merciful MALIKI YAWMID DIN. IYYA KA NA’BUDU WA IYYA KA NASTA’EEN. Master of the Day of Judgement. Thee only do we Worship, and Thee alone do we ask for help IHDI NAS SIRATAL MUSTAQEEMA SIRAT AL LATHEENA AN AMTA ALAY HIM Keep us along the straight path, the path of those whom Thou has blessed GHAIRIL MAGHZOOBI ALAIHIM WAL LAZ ZUAL LEEN. Not of those whom Thou art angry, nor of those who go astray.

Second Surah (Surah Tawheed)

 

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BIS MIL LAH HIR RAHMAN NIR RAHIM In the Name of Allah, the most Compassionate, the Merciful QUL HU WAL LAH HU AHAD, ALLAH HUS SAMAD, LAM YA LID, Say He is God, the One, the Unique. God the Changeless, the Independent. He begets not, WA LAM YU LAD, WA LAM YA KUN LA HOO KUFU WAN AHAD. Nor is He Begotten. And there is no one equal to Him.

Qunoot (after Second Surah in 2nd Rakat – While still standing) Raise your hands and bring them together in front of your face, with the palms of your hands raised up, inclined towards you. Say

 

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RABBANA AATINA FIDDOONYA HASANATAWN O our Lord! Bestow upon us good in this world WA FIL AAKHERA-TI HASANATAWN WA QINA AZABAN NAR And good in the Hereafter, and protect us from the torment of the Fire. ALLAH HU AKBAR Allah is Great

Rukuh

 

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SUBHAN ALLAH (3 times) Glory to Allah SUBHANA RAB BI AL AZEE MI WA BI HAM DIH Free from All defects is my All Highest Lord,and with His praise I bow

Straighten up, saying

 

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SAMI ALLAH HU LIMAN HAMIDAH God listens to one who praises Him ALLAH HU AKBAR Allah is Great

Sajdah

 

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SUBHAN ALLAH (3 times) Glory to God SUBHANA RAB BI AL A’LAA WA BI HAMDIH Free from all defects is my All-Highest Lord, and with His praise I adore Him

Sit up and say

 

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AS TAGH FIR UL LAHA RABBI WA ATOOBU ILAIH I ask Allah, my Lord, to cover up my sins and unto him I turn repentant

Second Sajdah

 

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SUBHAN ALLAH (3 times) Glory to Allah SUBHANA RAB BI AL A’LAA WA BI HAMDIH Free from All defects is my All Highest Lord, and with His praise I adore Him.

Sit up and say

 

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ALLAH HU AKBAR God is Great

Tashahud Then say the Tashahud (while still sitting)

 

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ASH HADU AN LAA ILAHA IL LAL LAH

I bear witness that there is no God except Allah

WAHDAHU LA SHARIKA LAHU He is One, without any partner

WA ASH HADU AN NA MUHAMMAD AN ABDUHU WA RASOOLUH

And I bear witness that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger

ALLA HUMMA SAL LI ALA MUHAMMADIN WA ALI MUHAMMAD.

O our God, bless Muhammad and the Progeny of Muhammad.

Salaam

 

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ASSALAM MU ALAIKA AYYUHAN NABIYYU WA RAHMAT UL LAHI WA BARAKATUH

Peace be unto thee, O Apostle and the mercy of God and His bounties

ASSALAM MU ALAINA WA ALA IBAD DIL LAHIS SUALIHEEN

Peace be unto us and unto the virtuous servants of God

ASSALAM MU ALAIKUM WA RAHMATUL LAHI WABARAKATUH.

Peace be unto ye all, and the mercy of God and his bounties.

ALLAH HU AKBAR(Three times) God is Great.

LA ILAHA IL LAL LAH There is no God but Allah

ALLA HUMMA SALLI ALA MUHAMMADIN WA ALI MUHAMMAD

O our God, bless Muhammad, and the Progeny of Muhammad

Attachments:

Download this file (Surah 001 Al-Fatiha (The Opening) (www.al-rida.net).mp3)Surah 001 Al-Fatiha (The Opening)[Al-Fatiha (The Opening) – This is the compulsory surah which must be recited as the first surah within every single prayer.]176 Kb

Download this file (Surah 108 Al-Kauthar (A River in Paradise) (www.al-rida.net).mp3)Surah 108 Al-Kauthar (A River in Paradise)[ Al-Kauthar (A River in Paradise)- You can choose to recite this surah as the second surah within your prayers. (Only within the first and second Rukuh)]75 Kb

Download this file (Surah 112 Al-Ikhlas (The Purity) (www.al-rida.net).mp3)Surah 112 Al-Ikhlas (The Purity)[Al-Ikhlas (The Purity) – You can choose to recite this surah as the second surah within your prayers. (Only within the first and second Rukuh)]91 Kb

Download this file (Surah 113 Al-Falaq (The Day Break) (www.al-rida.net).mp3)Surah 113 Al-Falaq[Al-Falaq (The Day Break)- You can choose to recite this surah as the second surah within your prayers. (Only within the first and second Rukuh)]120 Kb

Download this file (Surah 114 An-Nas (The Mankind) (www.al-rida.net).mp3)Surah 114 An-Nas[An-Nas (The Mankind) – You can choose to recite this surah as the second surah within your prayers. (Only within the first and second Rukuh)]131 Kb

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