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The Meanings of the Salat (Prayer)<br />It is vital to keep the meaning of the Salat in mind while praying. Think about what each of the meanings signifyand the inner importance of each word, and realize that this is just a superficial translation; there are layers and layers upon meanings for each Du’a/Surah/phrase. <br />Arabic Transliteration English Translationالله اكبرAllah is Greatquot;
Subhana Kal-lah hum-ma wabi hamdikawata-bara kasmuka wata'ala jad-dukawala ilaha ghyruka.”quot;
Glory be to you oh Allah, and Praise.Blessed be Your name and exalted be Your majesty. Thereis no god but Youquot;
“A'udhu bil-lahi minash Shayta-nir-rajeem”quot;
I seek Allah's shelter from Satan, the condemnedquot;
quot;
Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Raheem”quot;
In the Name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful.quot;
quot;
Alhamdul lil-lahi rab-bil 'alameenAr rahma nir-raheemMaliki yawmid-deenIyyaka na'budu wa iyyaka nasta'eenIhdinas siratal mustaqeemSiratal Ladheena an'amta 'alayhimGhai-ril maghdubi 'alayhimWalad dal-leen. (Ameen)quot;
quot;
Praise be to Allah, the Sustainer of the Worlds;Most Gracious, Most Merciful;Master of the Day of Judgment.Only you do we worship, and only your help we seekShow us the straight wayThe way of those whom you bestowed your Grace,Those whose (portion) is not wrathAnd who go not astray.quot;
قُلْ هُوَ اللَّهُ أَحَدٌ ١اللَّهُ الصَّمَدُ ٢لَمْ يَلِدْ وَلَمْ يُولَدْ ٣وَلَمْ يَكُن لَّهُ كُفُوًا أَحَدٌ 112.1] Say: He, Allah, is One.[112.2] Allah is He on Whom all depend.[112.3] He begets not, nor is He begotten.[112.4] And none is like Him.الله اكبرAllah is Greatquot;
Sub-hana Rabbi-al 'azeem”“Glorified is my Lord, the Almighty”quot;
Sami 'allah hu liman hamida. quot;
“Allah listens to him who praises Himquot;
quot;
Rab-bana lakal hamdquot;
quot;
Our Lord, praise be for you only”الله اكبرAllah is Great“Sub-hana Rabbi yal a'la”“Glory to Allah, the Exaltedquot;
quot;
At-tahiy-yatu lil-lahi was sala-watu wat-tayyibatu. As-salamu 'alayka ay-yuhan-nabiy-yuwa rahma tullahi wa bara-katuhuquot;
All our salutations are for Allah, and prayers, and gooddeeds. Peace, mercy and blessing of Allah be on you, OAs-salamu 'alayna wa'ala 'ibadil-la his-sali-heen”“Ash hadu al-la ilaha il-lal lahuwa ash hadu an-na Muhammadan'ab-duhu wa rasuluh.”Prophet. May peace be upon us and on the devout slavesof Allah.”“I testify that there is no god but Allahand I testify that Muhammadis His slave and messengerquot;
.quot;
Allah humma sal-li 'ala Muhammadinwa 'ala ali Muhammadin,Kama sal-layta 'ala IbraheemaWa'ala ahli Ibraheemainnaka Hameedum MajeedAllah humma barik 'ala Muhammadinwa 'ala ali Muhammadin,Kama barakta 'ala IbraheemaWa 'ala ahli Ibraheemainnaka Hameedum Majeed.”quot;
Oh Allah send your Mercy on Muhammadand his posterityas you sent Your mercy on Abrahamand his posterity.You are the Most Praised, The Most Glorious.Oh Allah, send your Blessings on Muhammadand his posterityas you have blessed Abrahamand his posterity.You are the Most praised, The Most Gloriousquot;
.اللهم إني ظلمت نفسي ظلما كثيرا ولا يغفر الذنوب إلا أنت فاغفر لي مغفرة من عندك وارحمني إنك أنت الغفور الرحيم ‏“O Allah, verily I have greatly wronged myself and no one forgives sins except You so forgive me with a forgiveness from You and have mercy on me. You are indeed All-Forgiving and All-Merciful. “Rubbana ‘atayna fi dunya hasanatuh, wa filakheratay hasanatuh, wa qina a'zaban nar.”Our Lord, grant us the good of this world and of theHereafter and save us from the torture of the Firequot;
As-salamu 'alaykum wa rah-matul lahquot;
.quot;
Peace and mercy of Allah be on youquot;
.<br />
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The meanings of the salat

  • 1. The Meanings of the Salat (Prayer)<br />It is vital to keep the meaning of the Salat in mind while praying. Think about what each of the meanings signifyand the inner importance of each word, and realize that this is just a superficial translation; there are layers and layers upon meanings for each Du’a/Surah/phrase. <br />Arabic Transliteration English Translationالله اكبرAllah is Greatquot; Subhana Kal-lah hum-ma wabi hamdikawata-bara kasmuka wata'ala jad-dukawala ilaha ghyruka.”quot; Glory be to you oh Allah, and Praise.Blessed be Your name and exalted be Your majesty. Thereis no god but Youquot; “A'udhu bil-lahi minash Shayta-nir-rajeem”quot; I seek Allah's shelter from Satan, the condemnedquot; quot; Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Raheem”quot; In the Name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful.quot; quot; Alhamdul lil-lahi rab-bil 'alameenAr rahma nir-raheemMaliki yawmid-deenIyyaka na'budu wa iyyaka nasta'eenIhdinas siratal mustaqeemSiratal Ladheena an'amta 'alayhimGhai-ril maghdubi 'alayhimWalad dal-leen. (Ameen)quot; quot; Praise be to Allah, the Sustainer of the Worlds;Most Gracious, Most Merciful;Master of the Day of Judgment.Only you do we worship, and only your help we seekShow us the straight wayThe way of those whom you bestowed your Grace,Those whose (portion) is not wrathAnd who go not astray.quot; قُلْ هُوَ اللَّهُ أَحَدٌ ١اللَّهُ الصَّمَدُ ٢لَمْ يَلِدْ وَلَمْ يُولَدْ ٣وَلَمْ يَكُن لَّهُ كُفُوًا أَحَدٌ 112.1] Say: He, Allah, is One.[112.2] Allah is He on Whom all depend.[112.3] He begets not, nor is He begotten.[112.4] And none is like Him.الله اكبرAllah is Greatquot; Sub-hana Rabbi-al 'azeem”“Glorified is my Lord, the Almighty”quot; Sami 'allah hu liman hamida. quot; “Allah listens to him who praises Himquot; quot; Rab-bana lakal hamdquot; quot; Our Lord, praise be for you only”الله اكبرAllah is Great“Sub-hana Rabbi yal a'la”“Glory to Allah, the Exaltedquot; quot; At-tahiy-yatu lil-lahi was sala-watu wat-tayyibatu. As-salamu 'alayka ay-yuhan-nabiy-yuwa rahma tullahi wa bara-katuhuquot; All our salutations are for Allah, and prayers, and gooddeeds. Peace, mercy and blessing of Allah be on you, OAs-salamu 'alayna wa'ala 'ibadil-la his-sali-heen”“Ash hadu al-la ilaha il-lal lahuwa ash hadu an-na Muhammadan'ab-duhu wa rasuluh.”Prophet. May peace be upon us and on the devout slavesof Allah.”“I testify that there is no god but Allahand I testify that Muhammadis His slave and messengerquot; .quot; Allah humma sal-li 'ala Muhammadinwa 'ala ali Muhammadin,Kama sal-layta 'ala IbraheemaWa'ala ahli Ibraheemainnaka Hameedum MajeedAllah humma barik 'ala Muhammadinwa 'ala ali Muhammadin,Kama barakta 'ala IbraheemaWa 'ala ahli Ibraheemainnaka Hameedum Majeed.”quot; Oh Allah send your Mercy on Muhammadand his posterityas you sent Your mercy on Abrahamand his posterity.You are the Most Praised, The Most Glorious.Oh Allah, send your Blessings on Muhammadand his posterityas you have blessed Abrahamand his posterity.You are the Most praised, The Most Gloriousquot; .اللهم إني ظلمت نفسي ظلما كثيرا ولا يغفر الذنوب إلا أنت فاغفر لي مغفرة من عندك وارحمني إنك أنت الغفور الرحيم ‏“O Allah, verily I have greatly wronged myself and no one forgives sins except You so forgive me with a forgiveness from You and have mercy on me. You are indeed All-Forgiving and All-Merciful. “Rubbana ‘atayna fi dunya hasanatuh, wa filakheratay hasanatuh, wa qina a'zaban nar.”Our Lord, grant us the good of this world and of theHereafter and save us from the torture of the Firequot; As-salamu 'alaykum wa rah-matul lahquot; .quot; Peace and mercy of Allah be on youquot; .<br />