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M., 20th-century Egyptian surgeon. See: Salah sternal puncture needle.
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Islamic researcher Dr Mohammed Al Ashmawy told Khaleej Times that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) had urged Muslims to pray Salaat Al Istisqaa during drought.
The menstruating women stayed out of actual Salaat but participated in good deeds and Dua (supplication).
They set up Salaat Committees, registered as NGOs, to round up people into mosques at prayer times, with attendance registers outside mosques.
They observed the celebration's Salaat prayers and distributed food, focusing on women in the rear of the mosque.
The second pillar is Salaat or performing the ritual prayers.
The individual may also perform salaat al-tawbah (the prayer of repentance), which involves offering two rak'ahs of prayer followed by seeking Allah's forgiveness for the sin (Al-Munajjid, n.
The CD-ROM, which requires Windows 9x/ME/2000/NT/XP, features a slide show for all prayer steps, a video for the entire Salaat and Wuduu, audio for all supplications, a complete practice evaluation, and other features.
The book begins with a collection of sermons, each explicating one of the foundations of Islam--shahadah (declaration of faith), tauheed (the Oneness and uniqueness of God), salaat (prayer and worship), zakaat (the redemptive value of charity) and saum (purification by fasting and abstinence)--and the expression of them in the hajj, or prescribed pilgrimage.
Dr Mohammad Mattar Al Kaabi, Chairman of the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments, said that the authority has coordinated with Dubai's Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities, Sharjah's Department of Islamic Affairs and the directors of authorities in various emirates to ensure that they take the necessary measures for performing Salaat Al Istisqaa at mosques.
In a broader sense, even daily religious practices are considered prayer; the servant ascends to the presence of God by salaat (daily prayer) because the moment of prostration in it is described as the Miraj (ascendance into the heavens) of a Muslim.