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CLIP 3058

Salat - more information on prayer in Islam

Salah - more information on prayer in Islam
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Key Info
  • Salat - more information on prayer in Islam
  • Duration: 02:27
  • 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. A description of the Laylat-ul-Miraj - Muhammad's night journey to Jerusalem and ascent to heaven - is also given.
  • Credits: Oxford Scientific Films, Altajir Trust
  • Subject:

    Religious Education

       Topic:

    Islam

  • Keywords: Islam, Muslim, salah, prayer, adhan, Laylat-ul-Miraj, Muhammad, Mohammed, Musa, Allah, Jerusalem
Ideas for use in class
  • Use in conjunction with other clips explaining Salat. Ask students why Muslims whisper the call to prayer into a baby's ear. What might a) a Christian, b) a Sikh, c) an atheist and d) you, whisper into a baby's ear? What would be so important to them that they would want it to be the first thing a baby heard.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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