Prayer in Islam

– formal prayer (words
and actions).
Performed 5 times a day at
fixed times.
Remove shoes.
 Perform wudu: hands, feet and
neck are washed to become
pure for Allah.
 A prayer mat must be used if not
praying in a mosque.
 Pray in the direction of Mecca.
A person:
 Stands – listening to Allah.
 Bows – showing respect to
 Touches the forehead to
the ground – showing
obedience to Allah.
Watch the sample video of a Muslim
praying in the Mosque.
 Write one full copy page on the words
and actions that make up this prayer.
 What similarities and differences do you
notice between the Muslim and Christian
ways of praying?

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