The Meanings of the Salat (Prayer

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It is vital to keep the meaning of the Salat in mind while praying. Think about what each of the meanings signify,
and the inner importance of each word, and realize that this is just a superficial translation; there are layers and layers
upon meanings for each Du’a/Surah/phrase. Surah meanings are omitted here.

Arabic Transliteration

English Translation

"Subhana Kal-lah hum-ma wabi hamdika
wata-bara kasmuka wata'ala jad-duka
wala ilaha ghyruka.”
“A'udhu bil-lahi minash Shayta-nir-rajeem”
"Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Raheem”
"Alhamdul lil-lahi rab-bil 'alameen
Ar rahma nir-raheem
Maliki yawmid-deen
Iyyaka na'budu wa iyyaka nasta'een
Ihdinas siratal mustaqeem
Siratal Ladheena an'amta 'alayhim
Ghai-ril maghdubi 'alayhim
Walad dal-leen. (Ameen)"
"Sub-hana Rabbi-al 'azeem"
"Sami 'allah hu liman hamida.
"Rab-bana lakal hamd"
"Allah u Akbar"
“Sub-hana Rabbi yal a'la”
"At-tahiy-yatu lil-lahi was sala-watu wat-tay
yibatu. As-salamu 'alayka ay-yuhan-nabiy-yu
wa rahma tullahi wa bara-katuhu
As-salamu 'alayna wa'ala 'ibadil-la his-sali-heen”
“Ash hadu al-la ilaha il-lal lahu
wa ash hadu an-na Muhammadan
'ab-duhu wa rasuluh.”
"Allah humma sal-li 'ala Muhammadin
wa 'ala ali Muhammadin,
Kama sal-layta 'ala Ibraheema
Wa'ala ahli Ibraheema
innaka Hameedum Majeed

"Glory be to you oh Allah, and Praise.
Blessed be Your name and exalted be Your majesty. There
is no god but You"
"I seek Allah's shelter from Satan, the condemned"
"In the Name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful."
"Praise be to Allah, the Sustainer of the Worlds;
Most Gracious, Most Merciful;
Master of the Day of Judgment.
Only you do we worship, and only your help we seek
Show us the straight way
The way of those whom you bestowed your Grace,
Those whose (portion) is not wrath
And who go not astray."
“Glorified is my Lord, the Almighty”
"Allah listens to him who praises Him"
"Our Lord, praise be for you only”
"Allah is the greatest"
“Glory to Allah, the Exalted"
"All our salutations are for Allah, and prayers, and good
deeds. Peace, mercy and blessing of Allah be on you, O
Prophet. May peace be upon us and on the devout slaves
of Allah.”
“I testify that there is no god but Allah
and I testify that Muhammad
is His slave and messenger".
"Oh Allah send your Mercy on Muhammad
and his posterity
as you sent Your mercy on Abraham
and his posterity.
You are the Most Praised, The Most Glorious.

Allah humma barik 'ala Muhammadin
wa 'ala ali Muhammadin,
Kama barakta 'ala Ibraheema
Wa 'ala ahli Ibraheema
innaka Hameedum Majeed.”
“Rubbana ‘atayna fi dunya hasanatuh, wa fil
akheratay hasanatuh, wa qina a'zaban nar.”
"As-salamu 'alaykum wa rah-matul lah".

Oh Allah, send your Blessings on Muhammad
and his posterity
as you have blessed Abraham
and his posterity.
You are the Most praised, The Most Glorious".
Our Lord, grant us the good of this world and of the
Hereafter and save us from the torture of the Fire
"Peace and mercy of Allah be on you".

Check Quranexplorer.com for translations and recitation.
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