5 Questions and Answers About Salah

This article will focus on Questions and Answers About Salah Maghrib Isha Fajr Zuhr Asr. For Muslims, must know what the pillars of Islam are? There are 5 pillars of Islam, namely, say two sentences shahada, perform salah, Ramadan fasting, pay zakat, and going to Hajj (for those who can afford it). Muslims are required to salah 5 times a day and night.

Questions and Answers About Salah
Questions and Answers About Salah

Here are some questions and answers about salah that is often asked.

  1. How many Rakats are in the 5 salah? Muslims are required to pray 5 times a day, here is the number of Rakat for each prayer.
    • Maghrib 3 Rakat (the sunset prayer)
    • Isha 4 Rakat
    • Fajr 2 Rakat
    • Zuhr 4 Rakat
    • Asr 4 Rakat
  1. How to call iqamah in Islam? Before salah, it is sunnah to recite iqomah. This is what was said before prayer.
    • Allaahu Akbar, Allaahu Akbar (Allah is the Greatest, Allah is the Greatest)
    • Asyhadu allaa illaaha illallaah (I bear witness that there is no god but Allah)
    • Asyhadu anna Muhammadar Rasulullah (I bear witness that the prophet Muhammad is the messenger of Allah)
    • Hayya ‘alashshalaah (Let’s pray)
    • Hayya ‘alalfalaah (Let’s go to glory)
    • Qad qaamatish-shalaah, Qad qaamatish-shalaah (Salah is to begin, Salah is to begin)
    • Allaahu Akbar, Allaahu Akbar (Allah is the Greatest, Allah is the Greatest)
    • Laa ilaaha illallaah (There is no God but Allah)

Questions and Answers About Salah

  1. What is the difference between Azan and Iqamah?
    • Azan is a call (in a loud voice) that informs you/people/residents that it is time for prayer. Usually, the azan uses loudspeakers. Azan informs people/residents around the mosque to come to the mosque to pray together.
    • Iqomah is an exclamation/hoots (in a low voice) that the prayers will be carried out immediately, usually eight to ten minutes after the call to prayer. Iqomah in a low voice, because it is intended for people who are already inside the mosque
  1. Can you pray during Adhan? Yes, you can pray after hearing the azan, even though the azan is not finished yet. But, will be better you wait until the azan is complete. If there is an azan, it is sunnah to say what is said by the muezzin.
  1. Can I pray Maghrib and Isha together? Yes, you can pray Maghrib and Isha together, this is called Jama/Jamak. How to pray qasr maghrib and isha open this article. There are two types of Jama:
    • Jama Taqdim: combine the two prayers at the beginning of time. As an example: Maghrib and Isha at Maghrib time, Zuhr and Asr at Zuhr time.
    • Jama Ta’khir: combine two prayers at the end of time. As an example: Maghrib and Isha at Isha time, Zuhr and Asr at Asr time.

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