Questions tagged [tashahhud]

Tashahhud التشهد is the portion of prayer where a Muslim kneels making a recitation.

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What does “السلام عليكم أيها النبي” actually mean?

When I first learnt how to pray salat, I was taught as part of the tashahud to recite the phrase "السلام عليكم أيها النبي." I am hardly fluent in Arabic, but my translation of the above is basically "...
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Is there a sect-neutral tashahhud?

Re-reading the answer to my question Going from "never prayed in my life" to my first prayer?, I encounter the importance of tashahhud. I'm embarrassed to admit it, but I haven't been doing ...