The World Federation One Stop Fiqh

Ruling 1035

When one has the option to, it is better that in sajdah he says:36

subḥānal lāh   سُبْحَانَ اللهِ   ×3



subḥāna rabbiyal aʿlā wa biḥamdih   سُبْحَانَ رَبِّيَ الْأَعْلَىٰ وَبِحَمْدِهِ   ×1


…and these words must be said consecutively and in correct Arabic. Saying any dhikr suffices, but it must be of this length based on obligatory precaution. And it is recommended that one say subḥāna rabbiyal aʿlā wa biḥamdih three, five, seven, or even more times.

36 For the translation of these phrases, see the third section of ‘Translation of prayers’ after Ruling 1107.