In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, Ever Merciful
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
HomeIntroductionMuslim TelevisionLibraryOnline Store


The Online Salät Guide

Learning Salät: Qiyäm (5)

Standing upright in Prayer. Arms are folded preferably in the Qiyäm before ruku and the arms are free falling in the Qiyäm after the ruku.

Qiyäm (Takbir, Thanä, Ta'awwudh, Surah Al-Fatiha, Surah Al-Ikhläs)



allähu akbar
Allah is the Greatest.


subhänakallähumma wa bi hamdika wa tabärakasmuka wa ta‘äla jadduka wa lä iläha ghairuka.
Glory to Thee, O Allah, praiseworthy and blessed is Thy name and exalted is Thy majesty and there is no worthy of worship except Thee alone.


a‘üdhu billähi minash-shaitänir-rajïm.
I seek refuge with Allah from Satan, the accursed.

Surah Al-Fätiha

In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful.

lhamdulillähi rabbil-‘älamïn.
All praise belongs to Allah, Lord of all the worlds.

arrahmänir-rahïm mäliki yaumiddïn.
The Gracious, the Merciful. Master of the Day of Judgement.

iyyäka na‘budu wa iyyäka nasta‘ïn
Thee alone do we worship, and Thee alone do we implore for help.

Guide us on the right path.

irätalladhïna ana‘mta ‘alaihim.
he path of those upon whom Thou hast bestowed Thy blessings.

ghairil-maghdübi ‘alaihim waladdällïn.
Not of those who have incurred thy displeasure, nor of those who have gone astray.


Surah Al-Ikhläs

In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful.

ul huwallähu ahad.
Say, He is Allah, the One.

Allah, the Independent and Besought by all.

lam yalid wa lam yülad
He begets not, nor is He begotten.

wa lam yakullahü kufuwan ahad
And there is none like unto Him.




Salat Guide

___ Full Page
01. Definitions
02. Adhän
03. Iqämah
04. Niyyah
05. Qiyäm
06. Rukü

07. Sajdah
08. Qa'dah
09. Taslïm
10. Post-Prayer Dhikr
11. Du'ä Qunüt



Buy the Chart


The text to be recited in the Prayer and its transliteration are given in red.
Translation follows in blue.

Instructions and explanations are in black.


Copyright © by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community 1995-2001. All rights reserved.
15000 Good Hope Road, Silver Spring MD 20905
If you have questions, comments or suggestions, email at
or call 1-800-WHY ISLAM  between 8AM and 5PM USA PST