1. To recite takbÐr after standing up completely from rukÙ, for one who is offering the prayer standing, and after sitting up completely, prior to proceeding for sujÙd, for one who is offering the prayer sitting.
2. While proceeding for sujÙd, a man should first place his hands on the ground, whereas a woman should first place her knees on the ground.
3. To place the nose on the turbah or anything else on which sujÙd is valid.
4. To join one’s fingers together, place them adjacent to the ear during sujÙd in a manner that their tips point towards qiblah.
5. To supplicate during sujÙd, seeking ones need and to recite the following supplication:
يا خَيْرَ الْمَسْؤُلِينَ وَ يا خَيْرَ الْمُعْطِينَ اُرْزُقْنِي وَ ارْزُقْ عِيالِي مِنْ فَضْلِكَ الْواسعِ فَاِنَّكَ ذُو الْفَضْلِ الْعَظِيمِ
Ya khayral mas uleena wa ya khayral mu'teen arzuqni warzuq 'iyaali min fadhlikal wasi' fa innaka dhul fadhlil 'adheem
O best of those who are asked and O best of those who give. Grant me and grant my family from Your expansive bounty. For you are the possessor of a supreme bounty.
6. To sit on one’s left thigh after sujÙd, and place the right foot on the sole of the left foot.
7. To recite takbÐr after sitting up from every sujÙd, once the body is composed.
8. To recite the following once the body is composed after completing the first sujÙd:
اَسْتَغْفِرُ اللّهَ رَبِّي وَ اَتُوبُ اِلَيْهِ
Astaghfirullaaha rabbi wa atubu ilaih
9. To prolong one’s sujÙd, and to place the hands on the thighs while sitting.
10. To recite takbÐr for the second sujÙd while maintaining bodily composure.
11. To recite ÒalawÁt in sujÙd.
12. To lift one’s hands after lifting the knees from the ground when standing.
13. Men should abstain from placing their elbows and abdomen on the ground, and separate their arms from their sides. Women should place their elbows and abdomen on the ground and should join their body parts together.
Other recommended acts for sujÙd have been elaborated in more detailed books.