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Sujod at-Tilaawah – Prostration for Recitation (Part 2)

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There are fifteen verses (aayaat: sing, aayah) in the Quran which require us to perform a prostration when we read or hear them. In them it is mentioned that Allah’s servants and creation prostrate before their Lord. They are:

Surah Verse Surah Verse Surah Verse
7
13
16
17
19
206
15
49-59
109
58
22
22
25
27
32
18
77
60
25-26
15
38
41
53
84
96
24
38
62
20-21
19

When one of these verses is read (for example 32: 15 or 25: 60), readers and listeners alike perform sujood, either directly from the sitting position, if one is sitting, or from the standing position if, for example, the passage is recited during the prayer. The prayer is then resumed in the normal order.

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Sujod at-Tilaawah – Prostration for Recitation (Part 1)

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The Quran is the Word of Allah

The Glorious Quran is the Word of Allah. It is addressed to us. It is the Book of eternal guidance given to us by the Ever-living Allah. It is as relevant for us today just as it was over fourteen centuries ago and will remain so forever. The Quran is the Speech of Allah – as if Allah were speaking to us through it now and today.

Words of the Prophet (pbuh) about the Quran

Allah’s Messenger (pbuh) said, «The superiority of the Speech of Allah over all other speech is like the superiority of Allah over His creation» (At-Tirmidhee and ad-Daarimee)

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