Intention before the Prayer

After performing Wudu, stand towards the Qibla and make the following intention: "For the sake of Allah, I intend to pray 2 rakaats of the sunnah Dhuhr prayer"

Takbeer (Starting the prayer)

Raise your hands to ear level, palms facing towards the Qibla

"Allahu Akbar"

"Allah is the Greatest"

Recite Surah Al-Fatiha (Silently)

Raise your hands to ear level, palms facing towards the Qibla

Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem

In the Name of God, There Beneficent, The Merciful

Alhamdu lillaahi Rabbil’aalameen

Praise is due only for god, the lord of the worlds

Ar-Rahmaanir-Raheem

The beneficent, The merciful

Maaliki Yawmid-Deen

The Master of the Day of Judgment

Iyyaaka na’budu wa lyyaaka nasta’een

You alone do we serve and (From) you alone do we seek help

Indians-Siraatal-Mustaqeen

Guide us to the straight path

Siraatal-lazeena an’amta ‘alaihim ghayril-maghdoobi ‘alaihim wa lad-daaalleen

The path of those, on whole you have bestowed favours, not (The path of those), upon whom is your anger, nor of those who are astray

Aameen

Accept our supplication.

Recite Surah Al-Falaq (Silently) (You can recite from any Surah, but this Surah is recommended)

Qul aaoodhu birabbil-falaq

Say: I seek refuge with the Lord of the Dawn

Min sharri maa khalaq

from the mischeif of created things,

Wa min sharri ghaasiqin idhaa waqab

translation: "and from the mischief of Darkness as it overspreads

Wa min sharrin-naffaathaati fil-aauqad

from the mischeif of those who practise secret arts

Wa min sharri haasidin idhaa hasad

and from the mischief of the envious one as he practises envy.

Bowing (rukoo') - Bow Down

Subhaana rabbiyal-aadheen

Glory be to my Lord, the Almighty

Subhaana rabbiyal-aadheen

Glory be to my Lord, the Almighty

Subhaana rabbiyal-aadheen

Glory be to my Lord, the Almighty

Stand up straight - Stand Up

SemiaAllaahu liman hamidah

Allah hears those who praise Him.

Rabbanaa wa lakal-hamd

Our Lord, to You alone belongs all the praise

First Prostration - Prostrate

Subhanna rabbiyal Aalaa

Glory be to my Lord, the Most High

Subhanna rabbiyal Aalaa

Glory be to my Lord, the Most High

Subhanna rabbiyal Aalaa

Glory be to my Lord, the Most High

Sit up

Rabbighfirlee

Oh Allah, Forgive Me

Rabbighfirlee

Oh Allah, Forgive Me

Rabbighfirlee

Oh Allah, Forgive Me

Second Prostration - Prostrate

Subhanna rabbiyal Aalaa

Glory be to my Lord, the Most High

Subhanna rabbiyal Aalaa

Glory be to my Lord, the Most High

Subhanna rabbiyal Aalaa

Glory be to my Lord, the Most High

2nd rak'a - Stand Up

"Allahu Akbar"

"Allah is the Greatest"

Recite Surah Al-Fatiha (Silently)

Raise your hands to ear level, palms facing towards the Qibla

Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem

In the Name of God, There Beneficent, The Merciful

Alhamdu lillaahi Rabbil’aalameen

Praise is due only for god, the lord of the worlds

Ar-Rahmaanir-Raheem

The beneficent, The merciful

Maaliki Yawmid-Deen

The Master of the Day of Judgment

Iyyaaka na’budu wa lyyaaka nasta’een

You alone do we serve and (From) you alone do we seek help

Indians-Siraatal-Mustaqeen

Guide us to the straight path

Siraatal-lazeena an’amta ‘alaihim ghayril-maghdoobi ‘alaihim wa lad-daaalleen

The path of those, on whole you have bestowed favours, not (The path of those), upon whom is your anger, nor of those who are astray

Aameen

Accept our supplication.

Recite Surah Al-Nas (Silently) (You can recite from any Surah, but this surah is recommended)

Qul aaodhu birabbin-nass

Say: I seek refuge with the Master of mankind,

Malikin-nass

the King of mankind,

ilaahin-nass

the God of mankind.

Min sharril-waswaasil-khannass

From the evil of the sneaky whisperer,

Al-ladhee yuwaswisu fee sudoorin-nass

who whispers into the hearts of mankind,

Minal-jinnati was-nass

from among that jinn and mankind.

Bowing (rukoo') - Bow Down

Subhaana rabbiyal-aadheen

Glory be to my Lord, the Almighty

Subhaana rabbiyal-aadheen

Glory be to my Lord, the Almighty

Subhaana rabbiyal-aadheen

Glory be to my Lord, the Almighty

Stand up straight - Stand Up

SemiaAllaahu liman hamidah

Allah hears those who praise Him.

Rabbanaa wa lakal-hamd

Our Lord, to You alone belongs all the praise

First Prostration - Prostrate

Subhanna rabbiyal Aalaa

Glory be to my Lord, the Most High

Subhanna rabbiyal Aalaa

Glory be to my Lord, the Most High

Subhanna rabbiyal Aalaa

Glory be to my Lord, the Most High

Sit up

Rabbighfirlee

Oh Allah, Forgive Me

Rabbighfirlee

Oh Allah, Forgive Me

Rabbighfirlee

Oh Allah, Forgive Me

Second Prostration - Prostrate

Subhanna rabbiyal Aalaa

Glory be to my Lord, the Most High

Subhanna rabbiyal Aalaa

Glory be to my Lord, the Most High

Subhanna rabbiyal Aalaa

Glory be to my Lord, the Most High

Tashahhud - Lift index finger while saying

Al-tahiyyaatu lillahi was-salawaatu wat-tayyibaat

All greetings, prayers and beautiful expressions are for Allah

As-salaamu aalaika ayyuhan-nabiyyu wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh

Peace be upon us and upon all righteous servants of Allah

Ash-hadu al-laa ilaaha il-IAllaah

I bear witness that there is no god except Allah

wa ash-hadu anna Muhammadan aabduhoo wa rasooluh

And I bear witness that Mihammad is His servant and messenger

"Salawat - Lift index finger while saying

Allaahumma salli aalaa Muhammad, wa aalaa aalee Muhammad

Oh Allah, honor Muhammad and the family of Muhammad

kamaa sallayta aalaa Ibraheem wa aalaa aalee Ibraheem

as you honored Ibrahim and the family of Ibrahim

innaka Hameedum-Majeed

Verily, You are the Praiseworthy, the Glorious

Allaahumma baarik aalaa Muhammad, wa aalaa aalee Muhammad

Oh Allah, bless Muhammad and the family of Muhammad

kamaa baarakta aalaa Ibraheem wa aalaa aalee Ibraheem

as you blessed Ibrahim and the family of Ibrahim

innaka Hameedum-Majeed

Verily, You are the Praiseworthy, the Glorious

Salam to the right - Turn your head right

As-salaamu aalaykum wa rahmatullah

Peace be upon you and Allah's mercy

Salam to the left - Turn your head left

As-salaamu aalaykum wa rahmatullah

Peace be upon you and Allah's mercy