Question of Namaaz

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Question of Namaaz

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Unread post by Guest » Mon Apr 02, 2001 11:07 pm

Salaams to all<p>I have a simply question, which is related to Namaaz, or Salat which ever you prefer. I have heard that the orthodox Bohra's have been asked to read two rakaats of Namaaz on the 51st Dai, and 2 rakaats on the 52nd Dai. <p>1) Does anyone know what the Niyaat is?? <br>2) I assume there is nothing wrong with offering prayers on someones who is dead, but what about on a person that is still alive?<p>One of the reason I would be against offering such prayers, I would rather offer prayers on all the Dai's and the Imams rather than just the last two!<p>Any answers/thoughts?<p>Allah Hafeez.<br>London Bohra



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Unread post by Guest » Thu Apr 05, 2001 2:43 pm

Salaamu alaikum,<p>I don't think you should offer prayers to any human being. Our obligation for prayers is to Allah alone. I do not know of any instance where the Prophet (S) asked us to offer prayers to or for him. Correct me if I am wrong.<p>We make dua to Allah to bless the Prophet (S) and his household, but thats still a dua to Allah, and the Imams (AS) are included in that dua.<br>



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Unread post by Guest » Fri Apr 06, 2001 1:58 pm

Prayers are offered to Allah (swt) for Salawaat on the Dai's and Imaams of the past and prayers are offered (again to Allah) as a prelude to DOA and TAWASSUL to keep our Dai amongst us till the day of Qiyamat (ameen). Look for the Niyats in your Behori hafti. <br>