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Description

A look at why Muslims pray five times a day, how the adhan is whispered into a baby's ear and how prayer can take place at home. Also includes a description of the Laylat-ul-Miraj - Muhammad's night journey to Jerusalem and ascent to heaven.
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First broadcast:
15 March 1996

Classroom Ideas

This clip can be used to discuss the meaning of Salat and devise possible exam questions to be asked with a mark scheme. They can swap their questions with other pupils and peer mark them. Students can focus on Salat as one of the five pillars, to give regular contact with Allah, to show unity within the Ummah and to give them purity. Students can contrast Salat with Du'a and evaluate their relative importance.