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Prayer is very important in a muslim's life, and is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.

The mandatory prayers are called Salat, and must be performed five times a day at dawn, noon, mid-afternoon, sunset and nightfall.

There are no priests in Islam, so prayers are led by a learned person chosen by the congregation or they are done alone. Prayers are spoken from the Quran in Arabic, but small personal prayers can be said in any language.

Every organized prayer begins with the Call to Prayer in Arabic, which translates to:

God is most great. God is most great.

God is most great. God is most great.

I testify that there is no god except God.

I testify that there is no god except God.

I testify that Muhammad is the messenger of God.

I testify that Muhammad is the messenger of God.

Come to prayer! Come to prayer!

Come to success (in this life and the Hereafter)!

Come to success!

God is most great. God is most great.

There is no god except God.