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of Islam Benefits of prayer Exercises major joints massages intestinal tract transmits reflex to liver regulates breath and stimulates the frontal cortex of the brain when brought to the ground ID: 375141

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Scientific Benefits of IslamSlide2

Benefits of prayer

“Exercises major joints, massages intestinal tract, transmits reflex to liver, regulates breath and stimulates the frontal cortex of the brain when brought to the ground.”

Source for all content prayer slides:

"The Physical & Mental Benefits of the Islamic Prayer (



Reflecting on the Meaning of Ramadan

. 27 Aug. 2009. Web. 13 Dec. 2014. Slide3

Niyyat-Making intention to pray


feels relieved of weight owing to even distribution on both feet. Straightening back improves posture. Mind is brought under control of intellect. Vision is sharpened by focusing upon floor, where head will prostrate. Muscles of upper and lower back are loosened. Higher and lower centers of brain are united to form singleness of purpose


Qiyam-Reading surah Fatiha and another surah

“Extends concentration, causes further relaxation of legs and back, generates feelings of humility, modesty, and piety. In the recital of the above verses, virtually all of the sounds that occur in Arabic are uttered, stimulating dispersal of all of the ninety-nine divine attributes in perfectly controlled degrees throughout the body, mind, and soul. The sound vibrations of the long vowels ā, ī, and ū stimulate the heart, thyroid, pineal gland, pituitary, adrenal glands, and lungs, purifying and uplifting them all.”Slide5

Ruku-bending down

“Fully stretches the muscles of the lower back, thighs, and calves. Blood is pumped into upper torso. Tones muscles of stomach, abdomen, and kidneys. Over time, this posture improves the personality, generating sweet kindness and inner harmony.”Slide6

Qauma-getting up from ruku


fresh blood moved up into torso in previous posture returns to its original state, carrying away toxins. Body regains relaxation and releases tension.”Slide7

Sajdah-prostrating to ground

“Knees forming a right angle allow stomach muscles to develop and prevents growth of flabbiness in midsection. Increases flow of blood into upper regions of body, especially the head (including eyes, ears, and nose) and lungs; allows mental toxins to be cleansed by blood. Maintains proper position of fetus in pregnant women. Reduces high blood pressure. Increases elasticity of joints. Annihilates egotism and vanity. Increases patience and reliance upon God. Increases spiritual stations and produces high psychic energy throughout body. This posture of supreme submission and humility is the essence of worship.”Slide8

Quud-getting up in between sajdahs


men, the heel of the right foot is curled up and the weight of the leg and part of the body rests upon it. This aids detoxification of the liver and stimulates peristaltic action of the large intestine. Women keep both feet, soles up, underneath their bodies. The body returns to even greater relaxation, and the posture assists digestion by forcing the contents of the stomach downward.”Slide9

Repetition of sajdah

“Repetition of the deep prostration within a few seconds cleanses the respiratory, circulatory, and nervous systems. Gives experience of lightness of body and emotional happiness. Oxygenation of entire body is accomplished. Balances sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems


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of source: "The Physical & Mental Benefits of the Islamic Prayer (




on the Meaning of



27 Aug. 2009. Web. 13 Dec. 2014. Slide10

Benefits of hijab

Cleanliness and purity

Protects woman from unfavorable gestures from men

Protects head from cold weather and


Prevents skin cancer, which is the most common form of cancer in us. Caused by UV rays. It affects women more harshly than men.Slide11

Benefits of beard

Prevents Skin

Cancer by less exposure to sun

Reduction of Asthma and Allergy Symptoms

Blemish-Free Skin

Natural Moisture

Makes you look younger

Decrease risk of illness

Reduce Infections from shaving





channel: health benefits of beardsSlide12

Benefits of Fasting

Allows digestive system to have a break and speeds up metabolism

Higher metabolism means you will live longer

Detoxifies body

Brings eating patterns to attention

Increases energy level

Helps weight loss by causing body to burn fat more than in a regular diet

Increases insulin sensitivitySlide13

Improves hunger, causing your body to release correct hormones

Increases production of brain-derived


factor (BDNF), a protein helps your brain cells

Improves immune system

Starves off cancer cell formation

Prevents acne and helps skin

Source for fasting facts

: "10 Benefits of Fasting That Will Surprise You."




Web. 14 Dec. 2014.