Tag: Night Prayer تهجد‎

Hadith on Prayer: Aisha finds the Prophet praying at night

February 19, 2017

Aisha reported: One night I missed the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and I imagined that he had gone to some of his other wives. I search for him and returned only to find him bowing and prostrating in prayer and saying, “Glory be to you and your praise, there is no God […]

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Qasim on Religion: Piety, night worship, and a pure heart are the best virtues

December 14, 2016

Al-Khateeb reported: Qasim Al-Juwai’, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The religion is based upon devotion. The best worship is undergone in the night, and the best of paths to Paradise is to have a pure heart.” Source: Al-Zuhd wal Raqa’iq 32 عن الخطيب عن قاسم الجوعي رحمه الله قال أَصْلُ الدِّينِ الْوَرَعُ وَأَفْضَلُ […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Those who pray with the Quran are recorded among the righteous

June 14, 2016

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever stands to pray with ten verses will never be recorded among the negligent. Whoever stands with a hundred verses will recorded among those obedient to Allah. Whoever stands with a thousand verses will be recorded among those with tremendous […]

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Abu Darda on Reflection: Spiritual contemplation for an hour is better than night prayer

May 10, 2016

Umm Darda reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with them both, said, “True reflection for an hour is better than prayer at night.” Source: al-Tāsi’ min Fawā’id 5 Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “No poverty is worse than ignorance, no wealth is better than reason, no worship is like contemplation, […]

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Abu Darda on Character: A Muslim has good character until he enters Paradise with it

May 9, 2016

Umm Darda reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with them both, stood praying and weeping and saying, “O Allah, you made my form excellent, so make my character excellent.” He continued until the morning and I said, “O Abu Darda, you did not supplicate for anything but good character!” Abu Darda said, “O Umm […]

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Hadith on Gabriel: The angel gives advice to the Prophet to be independent of the world

January 23, 2016

Sahl ibn Sa’d reported: The Angel Gabriel came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Muhammad, live as you wish, for you will die. Work as you wish, for you will be repaid accordingly. Love whomever you wish, for you will be separated. Know that the nobility of the believer is […]

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Hadith on Moderation: Do not worship to the neglect of your body and family

January 2, 2016

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to me, “O Abdullah, I am told you fast all day and pray all night.” I said, “Of course, O Messenger of Allah.” The Prophet said, “Do not do so. Fast and break your fast, pray in the night and […]

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Hadith on Rights: Your own body has rights over you, so take care of it

July 6, 2015

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, sent for Uthman ibn Mazh’un and he came. The Prophet said, “O Uthman, do you not desire my practice?” Uthman said, “O Messenger of Allah, no by Allah. I seek your practice.” The Prophet said, “Verily, I sleep and I pray, I fast and I […]

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Hadith on Fasting: Some people are not rewarded for their insincere worship

July 15, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A person might fast and he gets nothing from his fast but hunger. A person might pray at night but he gets nothing from his prayer but sleeplessness.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 1690 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Qiyam Al-Layl: Night prayer is performed two raka’at after two raka’at

June 29, 2014

Ibn Umar reported: A man asked the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, about the night prayer. The Prophet said, “The night prayer is performed two by two. If you worry that dawn is approaching, then pray a single bowing as that will be your witr prayer.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 946, Sahih […]

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