Introduction to Prayer


The Beginner’s Book of Salah

This clearly written little book contains everything about performing the Muslim’s five daily prayers (salah: one of the Five Pillars of Islam) and the act of cleansing oneself (wudu) prior to prayer.

  • Written by Ghulam Sarwar.
  • Published by The Muslim Educational Trust.
  • First published in1984 as The Children’s Book of Salah.
  • Clear diagrams support the written text.
  • Arabic words have the English translation and transliteration along side.
  • Especially useful for learning the eleven short surahs (chapters of the Qur’an) recited in the prayer.

The book comprises:

  • Introduction to prayer, its meaning and importance.
  • Preparing for prayer.
  • How to perform the prayer.
  • Prayer on special occasions.
  • Eleven short surahs (chapters), including the ‘Throne verse’ ( Ayat al Kursi).
  • Perfect for those new to Islam and children.
  • An invaluable teaching aid for schools.

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