Procedure for Fajr Prayer with Qunut Prayer
Fajr prayer is carried out in the morning with a smaller number of rak’ahs compared to other obligatory prayers. Where the dawn prayer only amounts to two rak’ahs. Here is the procedure for performing the morning prayer by reading the qunut prayer.
1. Reading the Intention of Fajr Prayer
Fajr prayer begins with reading the intention first. The reading of the intention is adjusted to your position when running it.
Intention to pray at dawn alone
” Ushallii fardash-shubhi rak’ataini mustaqbilal qiblati adaa’an lillahi ta’aalaa“
“I (intend) to do the fardhu dawn prayer as much as two rakaat facing the Qibla for Allah Ta’ala”.
Intention to pray at dawn as a mother
” Ushallii fardhash-shubhi rak’ataini mustaqbilal qiblati makmuuman lillaahi ta’aalaa“
“I (intend) to perform the fardhu Fajr prayer as much as two rakaat facing the Qibla, as a congregation because of Allah Ta’ala”.
Intention to pray at dawn as a priest
” Usuhallii fardash-shubhi rak’ataini mustaqbilal qiblati imaaman lillaahi ta’aalaa“
“I (intend) to do the fardhu Fajr prayer as much as two rakaat facing the Qibla, as a priest because of Allah Ta’ala”.
2. Takbiratul Ikhram
After reading the intention of the morning prayer, then the next step is takbiratul ikram, which is standing while saying takbit which reads “Allahu Akbar”. It must be noted that the eye view during takbiratul ikhram is looking at the place of prostration. Then the hand position is sedekap, where the right hand is above the left hand.
3. Iftitah Prayer
Followed by reading the iftitah prayer. Reading the iftitah prayer in carrying out the dawn prayer is not obligatory, but the law is sunnah.
4. Al Fatihah
Then read Surah Al-Fatihah. This surah is also read during the second rak’ah of the dawn prayer.
5. Surah of the Koran
After reading the letter Al-Fatihah, Dream’s friend continued by reading one of the letters in the Koran. Usually the letter that is read is a short letter in the Qur’an juz 30.
Then proceed with the movement of bowing with tuma’ninah.
Then the I’tidal movement with tuma’ninah.
Followed by prostration with tuma’ninah.
9. Sitting between the two prostrations
Then the movement of sitting between the two prostration with tuma’ninah.
10. Bow down again
Then prostrate again with the reading of prostration.
11. Stand up
Then stand up and then perform the second rak’ah. The second rak’ah is the same as the first rak’ah. But it is added with a prayer when Dream’s friends do I’tidal.
12. Reading the qunut prayer
During I’tidal, you can read the qunut prayer by raising your hands and raising your hands like a prayer position.
After reading the qunut prayer, then recite the takbir without the need to raise both hands.
After takbir, prostrate again for the last rak’ah.
And the last movement is the greeting as the closing of the dawn prayer.