Contents of Part 7
Ensure that clothes are Paak and make Wudhu. Stand respectfully on a Paak place facing Qibla. Keep feet parallel about four fingers apart with toes pointing towards the Qibla and submit totally to Allah.
VERY IMPORTANT (for MALES).
No garment, jubba or trousers should be allowed to overlap the ankles. It is Makroohe Tahreemee to perform Namaaz whilst any garment is overlapping the ankles. This means that the Farz of Namaaz will be considered as performed but there is very little Sawaab or benefit in such a Namaaz.
Women also perform their Salaat in the same way except for a few differences. WITHOUT HANDS BEING EXPOSED WOMEN should raise their hands to the height of their shoulders when saying Takbeer Tahreema.
Make Niyyah (Intention) of whichever Namaaz one wishes to perform.
When performing Namaaz led by an IMAAM, one should also make intention
that: I am following this IMAAM.
NOW READ THE THANA:
Then read: TA'AWWUZ.
Saying (Allahu Akbar) go in RUKU
The eyes should be fixed on to the feet
Saying (Allahu Akbar) go in RUKU
TASMEE: To say Sami Allahu Leman Hamedah.
Now stand up straight and whilst coming up say: TASMEE
Then in the upright position say: TAHMID Rabbana Lakal Hamd.
If one does NOT stand erect after RUKU and merely lifts ones head and goes into Sajdah, then the NAMAAZ will NOT be VALID, and it will be NECESSARY to repeat the NAMAAZ.
Now saying ALLAHU AKBAR and placing the hands on the knees, go into Sajda. (On completing the Takbeer one should have reach the position of Sajdah). When going into Sajda first place the KNEES on the ground, then the HANDS, then the NOSE and then the FOREHEAD. The FACE should rest between the two HANDS with FINGERS pointing towards the Qiblah. When in Sajdah the FEET should upright with the TOES pointing towards the Qibla. The ARMS should not touch the sides the BODY nor the ground. The STOMACH should be away from the THIGHS. In Sajdah recite softly at least THREE or FIVE times (All Glory be to my Lord, the Most High)
The feet should be upright with the toes pointing towards Qiblah.
If there is a valid reason, the forehead could kept off the ground, otherwise the Sajdah is not be valid. When in Sajdah the feet should not be lifted from the ground. If they are lifted for a duration more than three "SUBHANALLAH" the Namaaz will be void
In Sajdah the upper part of the leg (the thigh should not be upright
but in as flat a position as possible with the feet spread towards the
JALSA (To sit between two Sajdahs)
Saying ALLAHU AKBAR sit up straight do not sit with the back crooked
or stooped. It is important to sit up and pause after the first
Sit resting the BACK on the LEFT LEG and having the RIGHT LEG raised, the TOES facing the QIBLA.
NOTE that a GIRL does NOT sit on her LEFT LEG.
The second Sajdah is performed as the first one, i.e. going into Sajdah saying ALLAHU AKBAR and reading SUBHANA RABBIYAL AA'LAA softly at least three times. One Rak'ah is now complete. (All Glory be to my Lord, the Most High)
Saying ALLAHU AKBAR stand up for the second Qiyaam. On getting up from the Sajdah first lift the FOREHEAD, then the NOSE and then the KNEES. Ensure that the HANDS are on the KNEES and not on the ground for support, except for a valid reason. Saying BISMILLAHIR RAHMANIR RAHEEM recite SURATUL FAATIHA and a Surah and COMPLETE THE SECOND RAK'AH IN THE SAME MANNER AS THE FIRST ONE.
After completing the second Sajdah of the second Rak'ah saying ALLAHU AKBAR sit up for Qai'dah. The method of sitting is placing the LEFT FOOT flat on the ground and sitting on it with the RIGHT FOOT upright and its TOES facing towards the Qiblah. The HANDS must be placed on the THIGHS with the tips of the FINGERS near the KNEES. It is important that the fingers are kept close together and that they face the Qiblah and not towards the ground. The EYES should be fixed on the LAP.
On reaching the KALIMA form a circle with the thumb and middle finger and lift the index finger of the right hand and at (ILLALLAHU) drop it onto the thigh. The circle should be maintained to the end.
THIRD AND FOURTH RAK'AHS
If one wishes to perform four Rak'ahs one should not read anything more than the TASHAHHUD, but saying ALLAHU AKBAR stand up and perform the remaining two Rak'ahs. No other Surah should be read after SURATUL FATIHA in the THIRD and FOURTH Rak'ahs of any FARZ Namaaz, but it is WAAJIB to do so in any SUNNAT or NAFL Namaaz.
In the second Qai'dah after the Tashahhud read DUROODE IBRAHIM
THE DUAS AFTER DUROOD
After Durood recite this Duaa:
Complete the Namaaz by turning the face to the right saying
Then turn the face to the left and repeat the Salaam. When making Salaam one should make intention of greeting the Angel. When making Salaam the eyes should be fixed onto the respective shoulders.
On completing the Namaaz one should recite ASTAGFIRULLAH thrice. Then one should raise both hands to the level of the chest and make Du’aa to ALLAH TA’ALA:
Witr Salaah - 3 Rakaat Witr Salaah (Niyyah=Wajib) has an addition dua in the third Rakaat just before Ruku, procedure: Say 'Allahu Akbar' (Takbeer) whilst raising your hands to your ears and then placing your right hand over the left in the manner described above Recite Dua-e-Qunoot: