What is the meaning of Allahu Akbar during the prayer?

Question 34: What is the meaning of Takbeerat [1] Al-Ihram during the prayer, and what is the significance of the Takbeerat of Ali bin Abi Talib?

Answer: The Takbeerat* for ihram in prayer are actually seven and not one, although ihram with one is permissible, if what is intended by that is the seven Takbeerat which are referring to the seven skies