How to perform Prayer (Namaz)

Prayer is a Muslim’s  best source of communication with Allah. Prayer purifies and cleans your mind five times a day, and serves to bring peace to your life. Prayer is a man’s way of thanking Allah and reminds him that Allah is watching over his life, giving him the courage to face even the toughest of times. Following below is the step by step chart that explains How to perform Prayer (Namaz).

Before learning How to perform Prayer (Namaz), one must know:

Amounts of rakats for each time are:

Fajr = First two rakat Sunnat Mokadda then two rakat Fard;
Zuhr =First four rakat Sunnat Mokadda then four rakat Fard then two rakat sunnat Mokadda; (two rakat nafils at the end are optional)
Asr =First four rakat sunnat ghair mokadda then Four rakat Fard; (four rakat Sunnat-e-Ghair mokadda before this is optional)
Maghrib = First three rakat Fard then two rakat Sunnat Mokadda; (Two nafils after sunnat are optional)
Isha = First Four rakat Fard then two rakat sunnat mokkada then three rakats Wajib; (four rakat sunnat e ghair mokadda before farz, two nafil before and two after Wajib are optional)

Takbeer / Takberaat Qayyam / Sana’ Qayyam / Tauz / Tasmiyah
Takbeer / Takberaat Qayyam / Sana’ Qayyam / Tauz / Tasmiyah
Recitation / Surh Al Fatiha Recitation / Any other Surah Ruku
Recitation / Surh Al Fatiha Recitation / Any other Surah Ruku
Qayyam after Ruku Sajjdah Tashahhud Between Sajjdah
Qayyam after Ruku Sajjdah Tashahhud Between Sajjdah
Sajjdah Quood / Tashahhud / At-tahiyyatu Quood / Darood
Sajjdah Quood / Tashahhud / At-tahiyyatu Quood / Darood
Quood / Darood Quood / Recitation of Dua Salaam
Quood / Darood Quood / Recitation of Dua Salaam