Characteristics Of Prayer: Completion of the Prayers

Posted on July 13, 2009

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Volume 001 :: Book 012 (Characteristics Of Prayer) :: Hadith 800
Narated By ‘Itban bin Malik :
We prayed with the Prophet and used to finish our prayer with the Taslim along with him.
Volume 001 :: Book 012 (Characteristics Of Prayer) :: Hadith 802
Narated By Abu Ma’bad : (The freed slave of Ibn ‘Abbas)
Ibn ‘Abbas told me, “In the lifetime of the Prophet it was the custom to celebrate Allah’s praises aloud after the compulsory congregational prayers.” Ibn ‘Abbas further said, “When I heard the Dhikr, I would learn that the compulsory congregational prayer had ended.”
Volume 001 :: Book 012 (Characteristics Of Prayer) :: Hadith 803
Narated By Ibn ‘Abbas :
I used to recognize the completion of the prayer of the Prophet by hearing Takbir.
Volume 001 :: Book 012 (Characteristics Of Prayer) :: Hadith 804
Narated By Abu Huraira :
Some poor people came to the Prophet and said, “The wealthy people will get higher grades and will have permanent enjoyment and they pray like us and fast as we do. They have more money by which they perform the Hajj, and ‘Umra; fight and struggle in Allah’s Cause and give in charity.” The Prophet said, “Shall I not tell you a thing upon which if you acted you would catch up with those who have surpassed you? Nobody would overtake you and you would be better than the people amongst whom you live except those who would do the same. Say “Sub-han-al-lah”, “Alhamdu-lillah” and “Allahu Akbar” thirty three times each after every (compulsory) prayer.” We differed and some of us said that we should say, “Subhan-al-lah” thirty three times and “Alhamdu lillah” thirty three times and “Allahu Akbar” thirty four times. I went to the Prophet who said, “Say, “Subhan-al-lah” and “Alhamdu lillah” and “Allahu Akbar” all together for thirty three times.”
Volume 001 :: Book 012 (Characteristics Of Prayer) :: Hadith 805
Narated By Warrad : (The clerk of Al-Mughira bin Shu’ba)
Once Al-Mughira dictated to me in a letter addressed to Mu’awiya that the Prophet used to say after every compulsory prayer, “La ilaha ilallah wahdahu la sharika lahu, lahul-mulku wa-lahul-hamdu, wahuwa ala kulli shai in qadir. Allahumma la mani ‘a lima a’taita, wa la mu’tiya lima mana’ta, wa la yanfa’u dhal-jaddi minka-l-jadd. (None has the right to be worshipped but Allah and He has no partner in Lordship or in worship or in the Names and the Qualities, and for Him is the Kingdom and all the praises are for Him and He is omnipotent. O Allah! Nobody can hold back what you give and nobody can give what You hold back. Hard (efforts by anyone for anything cannot benefit one against Your Will).” And Al-Hasan said, “Al-jadd’ means prosperity.”
Volume 001 :: Book 012 (Characteristics Of Prayer) :: Hadith 806
Narated By Samura bin Jundab :
The Prophet used to face us on completion of the prayer.
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