At-Tahiyat

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AT-TAHIYAT التحيات
Lit. “the greetings.” A part of the stated prayers, recited after the Takbiru ‘l-Qurud, after every two rak’ahs. It is recited whilst the worshipper kneels upon the ground. His left foot bent under him, he sits upon it and places his hands upon his knees and says: – “The adorations (i.e. at-tahiyatu of the tongue are for God, and also of the body and of alms giving. Peace be on thee, O Prophet, with the mercy of God and His blessing. Peace be upon us, and upon God’s righteous servants.” (Mishkat, iv., c. xvi) [PRAYER.]

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam