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How to perform Wudu' (Ablution)

The Mokallaf (that is the one who should perform Islamic rites) makes the Niyyah (the intention), which does not have to be pronounced but could be made in the heart: "I perform Wudu' seeking nearness to Allah".It is recommended to put a handful of water into your ...





Sajdah of tilawah (the recital prostration)

It is obligatory to prostrate when reciting or listening to the recital of the following sajdah verses: As-Sajdah (32): 15, Fussilat (41): 37, An-Najm (53): 62 and Al-‘alaq (96): 19. It is the same as the prostration in prayers. One does not have to say..


The obligatory Ghusl after the menses, Junaba, or else, and the other recommended or mandatory washing (Ghusl (are as follows:

How to perform the Daily prayers

First one announces his intention (Niyyat) to perform the prayer whether Subh (morning), Duhr (noon), Asr (afternoon) ,Maghrib (Evening) or Isha (Night) . The Niyyat could be made by heart; that is one does not have to say it loudly . It is enough to intend in one’s mind to perform…

Al-Khums, how to estimate its value

The Khums is a financial duty that is carried out with the intention of attaining a status closer to God-Qurbah. In comparison to zakat, it is obligatory on all possessions except the woman’s dowry and any expected inheritance. The term khums is derived from the ratio one in five (20%). In the following section, we are going to explain the conditions that make the khums obligatory and some of its general rulings in accordance to the view of His Eminence, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra), as mentioned in Islamic Rulings, a Guide of Islamic Practices

How to perform I’tikaf (Retiring for worship)

Literally, I’tikaf means dwelling on something in a place. Technically, it means retiring to the mosque with the aim of engagement in worship.