Rakat

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Image depicting various prescribed movements of a Muslim prayer

Rak'ah ( ركعة‎‎ rak'ah, plural: ركعات rakaʿāt), consists of the prescribed movements while offering prayers to God (Allah). It refers to a single unit of Islamic prayers.

The number of rak'ahs in the obligatory prayer[change | change source]

On Friday, the Friday prayer, the noon prayer, the prayer is not obligatory two rakaata.