Sujud is Arabic (Islamic) word, wich technically mean prostration to God in the direction of the Kaaba at Mecca. Which involves five members of bodies that decentralized to the earth: forehead, nose, both hands, knees, and all toes. And spiritually humbling the mind and heart (soul), while saying dzikr. This made sujud as typical muslim term, which can not be changed or translated.
But it was not Allah who get benefit from this kind of prostration (sujud), but ourselves. Dr. Fidelma O ''Leary for instance, Phd (Neuroscience). From St. Edward''s University, has converted to Islam because finding important facts about the benefits of sujud to human health.
As a neurological (nerve specialist), this Irish women found that there are certain nerves in the human brain, which only occasionally entering by the blood. If blood does not enter at all, it will cause serious harm to human health, such as stroke and paralysis. Because that, routin activity that entering the nerrves with the blood is required. And That rutine activity is sujud like what Muslim do in their daily shalat.
Like what Prof. Hembing Said, Our heart, is only capable supplying 20% of blood to brain. To fullfill it, then thuman need sujud routinely.
Besides sujud is also a ''grounding activity'', which neutralize the absorbed radiation from electrical devices around us. Dr. Dhiyaa''uddin Hamid said the radiation would be very harmful to the human body, especially for the brain, if not neutralized regularly.
In addition, according to Prof. HA Saboe reseearch (German scinetist) , sujud also useful to establish and reproduce glands in the breast of pregnant women, so that milk production will multiply and smoothly. And regular sujud is also very helpful to improve the position of a breech (mal presentation). Where according to Dr. Karno Suprapto, Sp.OG, from Pondok Indah hospital, South Jakarta, "The possibilities to back to it normal position, ranged around 92%. And sujud is not dangerous at all, because naturally gives room for the baby to rotate back to its normal position."
That''s why now, many hospitals recommend sujud therapy for pregnant women.
Finally, sujud is like a vitamins. But the child doesnt know the benefits of it, Then, leave the childish, grow up with sujud to Allah.***
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