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The Importance of Salat

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kawthar mahdi

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Transcript of The Importance of Salat

2.) Self-Improvement
What is Salat?
Why is Salat so Important?
1.) Purpose
Does Allah need our Salat?
5: Definition
The Importance of Salat
By: Kawthar
So basically...
If Islam was a tree...
Islam
Usool al-deen would be the roots...
Furoo al-deen would be the branches...
And
salat
would
be the trunk!
It is one of Islam's main forms of worship. It is wajib, and Muslims have to preform it 5 times a day.
Here are a few reasons why we Muslims value salat so much:
The message of this ayah is very clear; we only have one purpose. We are living here, in Dunya, for the sole purpose of worshipping our Lord (SWT). This puts salat as one of our top priorities, as it is the best forms of worship.
Surat Al-Dhariyat: Ayah 56
Salat is also an opportunity for self-improvement. For example, salat can help a person become humble. It tears away at arrogance and pride, reminding you; you are a mere human. We are nothing in the face of Allah (SWT). Therefore, it is an opportunity to improve ourselves. It's a chance to look at yourself and say, "I'm plenty great already, but how can I improve?"
I'm pretty sure some of you are thinking, "if Allah ordered us to pray to him, that means he needs worshippers, right?" Hmmm... That may sound logical, but it's actually the opposite. You are forgetting something. Salat is not for Allah, it is for YOU! Allah (SWT) doesn't need our worship. But guess who does?... YOU! Allah has no need for worship, but we do. Allah doesn't need us, but we need him! Why, you might be wondering? Because us worshipping him will not make him any greater! It will not make him richer! This clearly shows that salat is solely for our sake, not for Allah's sake.
3.) Purity
Here, let me tell you a story; one of Prophet Muhammad's companions asked him; "how does someone erase their sins?" Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) replied with
another question; "if a person had a stream outside his door and he bathed in it five times a day, do you think he would have any dirt left on him?” The companions answered, “No dirt would remain on him at all.” The Prophet (PBUH) then said, “That is like the five daily prayers: Allah wipes away the sins by them.”
From the story above, it is showing that doing salat is like purifying yourself. It erases your sins. So salat is also a way to purify your soul. But salat not only purifies you, it also keeps your sins away from you. In this sense, salat is like a barrier, to keep you from going astray.
4: Unity
Surat Imran Ayah: 103
Unity is a big part of Islam. As said in the aya above, Allah (SWT) wants us to be united. But nobody is paying much attention to this big problem. Thankfully we have salat! If you think about it, Muslims all around the world, doing salat at the same time, facing the same direction, praying to the same god, it's like we are already connected by salat.
Salat is also a way to define ourselves as Muslims. In fact, salat is what defines us! Some people know about us simply because of salat. Since salat is such an important aspect of our religion, it has become a way to define us from the rest. It is what makes Muslims unique. It is what makes our religion so different from Christianity or the Jewish. So, salat is what makes us special.
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