The Rulings of Prayer: The Qiblah (Direction of Prayer)
The Kaʿba -which is located in Mecca- is the Qiblah of all Muslims, the direction towards which all Muslims must perform their prayers; otherwise their prayer is invalid.
Therefore, one should find the direction of the Qiblah before starting the prayer.
There are four ways to determine the direction of Qiblah:
However, in the case a Muslim is not able to determine the Qiblah through any of these ways, they should choose one direction and perform their prayer.
Prayer is the way of connecting to our Creator, purifying our heart and cleansing our soul
This precious means of connecting to the Creator has been called the firm pillar of the religion of Islam
And among the different acts of worship, it is the one that is of great importance and every Muslim is obligated to perform it through a series of actions.
Prayer is of such great importance that according to the Islamic narrations, its acceptance by Allah is the prerequisite of the acceptance of all other deeds.
Therefore, it is super important that we as Muslims learn each and every ruling regarding prayers.
Prayers are basically categorized in to two groups:
Nafilah (night) prayer, Ghufaylah prayer and Jafar al-Ṭayyār prayer are among the most well known recommended prayers.
Now let’s also have a look at the blessed obligatory prayers which are six in number:
We all know that daily prayers are those that are to be performed on a daily basis which are : Fajr Prayer, Dhuhr Prayer, ʻAsr Prayer, Maghrib Prayer and ʻIsha Prayer.
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