عنوان مقاله [English]
In authoritative books of traditions there is a text from Imam Reza explaining principles and foundations or articles of Islamic faith. This text just like a comprehensive treatise introduces rules of God and doctrines of shia. Even though this treatise was written in response to the request of ma’moon the Abbasid but in its own right has a great doctrinal importance for Shiite Muslims.
Content Analysis of this treatise indicates the high status of prayer and its related laws and virtues. The treatments can be classified as follows: prerequisites, integral parts, virtues, precepts of prayer and mentioning their roots presenting some prayer patterns.
In fact the purpose of this paper is finding out the status of prayer in the treatise of Imam Reza through the content Analysis.