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Prostration on Earth

Islamic Law considers the daily ritual prayer as an important pillar of Islam. A specific form has been legislated for the ritual prayer which constitutes elements as well as specific conditions which further augment it, so that the ritual prayer may be valid and correct in the eyes of the Legislator, the Glorified and Exalted. […]

  • Sayyid ‘Abd al-Hadi al-Sharifi
  • Iffat Shah
  • 978-964-529-710-5
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Prostration on Earth
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    Islamic Law considers the daily ritual prayer as an important pillar of Islam. A specific form has been legislated for the ritual prayer which constitutes elements as well as specific conditions which further augment it, so that the ritual prayer may be valid and correct in the eyes of the Legislator, the Glorified and Exalted. Prostration, without any doubt, is an important part of the obligatory [wājib] and supererogatory [nāfilah] prayers. In fact, it is the highest degree of humbleness and sincerity in the ritual prayer as it is the clearest manifestation of servitude, obedience and selfabasement on the part of the creature towards his Creator. Indeed, by the act of prostration, a believer reiterates his absolute worship and obedience of Allah, the Exalted ...

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    • Sayyid ‘Abd al-Hadi al-Sharifi
    • Iffat Shah
    • 978-964-529-710-5
    • ABWA Publishing and Printing Cente
    • 2011
    • First
    • Qum, Iran
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