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6 Types of Salat in the Quran
By:Imran Awan, UK
Date: Friday, 1 March 2019, 3:49 pm

Salam to all.
Six Types Of Salat In The Quran

1- Salat from God & Angels to Human 33:43
2- Salat from God to Human 2:157
3- Salat from God to messenger also Salat from Believers to Messenger 33:56
4- Salat from Messenger to Believers 9:103, 9:99
5- Salat of everything in the heavens and the earth 24:41
6- Salat from Human to God 2:3

*1- SALAT FROM GOD & ANGELS TO HUMAN 33:43*
[Chapter 33. The Confederates, Al-Ahzaab, الْأَحْزَاب : Verse 43]
هُوَ الَّذِي يُصَلِّي عَلَيْكُمْ وَمَلَائِكَتُهُ لِيُخْرِجَكُم مِّنَ الظُّلُمَاتِ إِلَى النُّورِ وَكَانَ بِالْمُؤْمِنِينَ رَحِيمًا
“He is the One who remain يُصَلِّي(Yusalli) Over to you (Alaikum), along with His angels, to bring you out of darkness and into the light. And He is ever Merciful towards the believers.” [33:43]

*2- SALAT FROM GOD TO HUMAN 2:157*
[Chapter 2. The Cow, Al-Baqara, الْبَقَرَة : Verse 156-157]
الَّذِينَ إِذَا أَصَابَتْهُم مُّصِيبَةٌ قَالُوا إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ
أُولَٰئِكَ عَلَيْهِمْ صَلَوَاتٌ مِّن رَّبِّهِمْ وَرَحْمَةٌ وَأُولَٰئِكَ هُمُ الْمُهْتَدُونَ
[2:156] The ones who, when afflicted with adversity, they say: “We are to God and to Him we will return.”
[2:157] “For those there will be Closeness/Attachment (Salawaat) from their lord and a mercy, they are the guided ones.”

*3- SALAT FROM GOD TO MESSENGER ALSO SALAT FROM BELIEVERS TO MESSENGER 33:56*
[Chapter 33. The Confederates, Al-Ahzaab, الْأَحْزَاب : Verse 56]
إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَمَلَائِكَتَهُ يُصَلُّونَ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا صَلُّوا عَلَيْهِ وَسَلِّمُوا تَسْلِيمًا
[33:56] “Indeed God and His angels remain attach/follow closely (Yusaloona) Over to (Allan) the Prophet (Nabi). O you who believe, you shall remain attach/follow closely (Saloo Alaihi), and greet him with compliance.”

*4- SALAT FROM MESSENGER TO BELIEVERS 9:103, 9:99*
[Chapter 9. The Repentance, At-Tawba, التَّوْبَة : Verse 103]
خُذْ مِنْ أَمْوَالِهِمْ صَدَقَةً تُطَهِّرُهُمْ وَتُزَكِّيهِم بِهَا وَصَلِّ عَلَيْهِمْ إِنَّ صَلَاتَكَ سَكَنٌ لَّهُمْ وَاللَّهُ سَمِيعٌ عَلِيمٌ
[9:103] “Take from their money a charity (Sadaqatan) to purify them and develop them with it, and you remain attach/follow closely (Salli) over to them (Alaihim) Your closeness/Attachment (Salataka) is a tranquility for them; and God is Hearer, Knowledgeable.”

[Chapter 9. The Repentance, At-Tawba, التَّوْبَة : Verse 99]
[9:99] وَمِنَ الْأَعْرَابِ مَن يُؤْمِنُ بِاللَّهِ وَالْيَوْمِ الْآخِرِ وَيَتَّخِذُ مَا يُنفِقُ قُرُبَاتٍ عِندَ اللَّهِ وَصَلَوَاتِ الرَّسُولِ أَلَا إِنَّهَا قُرْبَةٌ لَّهُمْ سَيُدْخِلُهُمُ اللَّهُ فِي رَحْمَتِهِ إِنَّ اللَّهَ غَفُورٌ رَّحِيمٌ
9:99 “And from the Arabs are those who believe in God and the Last Day, and he looks upon what he spends to make him closer to God, and closeness/Attachment (Salawaati) of the Messenger (Ar Rasool). It indeed makes them closer. God will admit them in His mercy; God is Forgiving, Merciful.”

*5- SALAT OF EVERYTHING IN THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH*
[Chapter 24. The Light, An-Noor, النُّوْر : Verse 41]
أَلَمْ تَرَ أَنَّ اللَّهَ يُسَبِّحُ لَهُ مَن فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَالطَّيْرُ صَافَّاتٍ كُلٌّ قَدْ عَلِمَ صَلَاتَهُ وَتَسْبِيحَهُ وَاللَّهُ عَلِيمٌ بِمَا يَفْعَلُونَ
[24:41] Do you not see that to God everything in the heavens and the earth glorify (Yusabbihu) for him? Even the birds in formation, All knows its closeness/attachment (Salat) and its glorification (Tasbeeh). And God is fully aware of everything they do.

*6- SALAT OF HUMAN TO GOD*
الَّذِينَ يُؤْمِنُونَ بِالْغَيْبِ وَيُقِيمُونَ الصَّلَاةَ وَمِمَّا رَزَقْنَاهُمْ يُنفِقُونَ
Those who believe in the unseen, and establish the closeness/attachment (Salat) , and out of what We have provided them they spend. (2:3)

According to these verses we have to show closeness/attachment to the remembrance (Zikr) of God in our life. So the objective of human to God Salat is the remembrance (Zikr) of God (29:45, 20:14, 62:9).

29:45 Recite (O Muhammad) what is inspired to you of the Book and Establish (Aqimi) the following closely (Salat), for the following closely (Salat) prohibits immorality (Fahshai) and unacceptable deeds (Munkari); but certainly the remembrance of God is greater (Akbaru). God knows everything you do.

20:14 “I am God, there is no god except Me, so serve Me (O Moses) and establish the following closely (Salat) for My remembrance.”

62:9 “O you who believe, when the call/announcement is made (Nudiya) for following closely (Salat), in/during the time of gathering, hasten earnestly to the remembrance of God and leave off the trade, that is better for you if you have the knowledge.”

are you sure salat = ritual prayer/worship ?
would you like to see more evidence ?

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