Prostration


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Prostration

 

an obsolete, vague medical concept denoting extreme exhaustion, debilitation, and a decline in mental activity. It appears with severe infectious diseases, poisonings, and extreme fatigue and after sudden nervous shocks.

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Prostration or Sujud is a posture similar to a child's pose,1 and flexion occurs at the thoracic and lumbar spine accompanied with hip flexion.
The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, 'Gabriel came to me and gave me the glad tiding that Allah, the Praised and Exalted, says: 'He who sends salat on you, I will send salat on him, and he who greets you I will greet him', so I made a long prostration out of gratitude to Allah.
This was not prostration, it was done in respect of Baba Fareed who was a great Sufi saint...I have read a lot about him,' Imran said in the interview on Dunya News.
In comparison with the control group, mice poisoned with diethylparaoxon exhibited prostration, fasciculation, salivation and urination occurring 10 min post-injection.
During days 1-3 after symptom onset, more severe symptoms developed: persistent fever (temperature 39.5[degrees]C-40[degrees]C), headache, body pain, prostration, vomiting, dizziness, anorexia, dark stools, dark yellow urine, and bitterness in the mouth.
When we kneel, we also do prostration, with our heads even touching the floor, which is a total nullification of self, something you'd do in the ancient world before a great king.
machines make us unable to feign heartache or holy prostration, but
The main part of each chapter contains sections of texts explaining the principles of repentance interspersed with bowing in full prostration (head, hands and knees to the ground) to various Buddhas and Bodhisattvas.
This is why he pays particular (though not exclusive) attention to those liturgical phenomena by way of which redemption can be "seen" to have been anticipated and made "present." Among the phenomena he chose for special mention and extended description in the Star are the full prostration of all the congregants during the Alenu prayer (uniquely placed within the Amidah of Musaf for both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur), the sounding of the shofar and the appearance of the congregants in white robes (the kittel).
The thing about gongs is people can sneer at them, condemn them, even campaign against them, but the minute THEY get offered one all bets are off and it's down to the shops for an outfit that can take a bit of prostration at the Queen's feet.
"He was performing the last prostration of evening prayers when he was targeted in the mosque."
Nagising sa pagka-gupiling (woke up from a state of prostration), and in the end we shafted and deep-sixed the insensitive and far-from-contrite Bongbong so dismissive of gross human rights violations and in denial about Marcosian kleptocracy.