Why perform the prostration of recital

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

As salaamualaikum, I know when and how to perform Sajda Tilawat, but I do not know WHY we perform it. Please advise

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah,

Every verse of prostration contains a command to prostrate or severe censure of those who refuse to–thus, believers rush to fulfill this command and to distinguish themselves as those who submit to Allah. The basis of a Divine command is that it establishes an firm duty.

And Allah alone gives success.

Faraz Rabbani

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