Questions tagged [sajda]

Sajda or السجدة means prostration and is an act of worship.

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How many sajdas are in Qur'an?

I would like to know the number of sajdas in Qur'an, and the exact verse numbers where performing a Sajda is required. Just mentioning the verses' numbers would be sufficient instead of referencing ...
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Why Do Shia Muslims use a stone for saying prayers but Sunni Muslims don't?

I have noted that the Shia Muslims use a stone (or soil) called Turbah/Muhr for saying prayers, but the Sunni Muslims don't use that and also consider it something taboo. Why there is such ...
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Number of Prostrations in Quran in every Juz (1/30th part of Quran)? [closed]

How are there 14 sajdas (prostrations) distributed among the 30 Juz. Which Juz has how many sajdas? How many are up to Juz 13? is it 15 or 14? some places show they are 15.
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Can I perform sujud shukr without wudu/ablution?

Assalamu alaikum, Can I perform sujud shukr without wudu/ablution? At any state, and at any time? Jazakallah Khaaier
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Is Allah negotiating with Iblis (Satan) in Quran 15:34-44?

Surah 15, ayah 26-44 of the Holy Quran describes the angel Iblis (Satan) refusing to prostrate before the Prophet Adam. Allah, responds by cursing Iblis (15:34-44): The Lord said: "Then get out ...
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What counts as bowing and is therefore a sin?

I know bowing to a human being is a sin, but what counts as bowing? All types, or just ones in Islam, like ruku and sujud?
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Is bowing in martial arts forbidden?

I, before converting to Islam used to take part in weekly Tae Kwon do classes. These kept me fit, taught be discipline as well as focus. I would be interested in taking up another martial art, but I'm ...
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What are the things we have to perform while reading Quran?

While reading Quran, I know that there are ayahs (verses) for sujood (prostration). How is this performed? I'm a lady, so if I was reading the Quran without wearing hijab (scarf) and then reached a ...
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Quran ayat of sajdah or sujūd during salat

We know that there are fourteen places in the Holy Quran (also mentioned fifteen) where we need to perform sajdah or sujūd. Whenever we are reciting the Holy Quran, it is obligatory/recommended upon ...
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Ruling regarding closing eyes in sujood [duplicate]

I've heard that we should not close our eyes while offering Salah or in sujood. Is it true?