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Tag: Witr Prayer الوتر

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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Hadith on Prayer: Description of the Prophet’s voluntary Sunan prayers according to Aisha

March 18, 2013

Abdullah ibn Shaqiq reported: I asked Aisha about the voluntary prayers of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him. She said, “He would pray four cycles in my house before the noon prayer, then he would go out and pray with the people, and then he would return home and pray two […]

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Ibn Abbas on Companions: Do not say anything bad about Mu’awiya ibn Abu Sufyan because he is the Prophet’s companion

September 27, 2012

Ibn Abu Mulaika reported: After the night prayer, Mu’awiya would offer only one cycle of Witr prayer. At the time, a freed slave of Ibn Abbas was present and he disagreed. He went to Ibn Abbas and he said, “Leave him, for he is a companion of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be […]

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Ibn Abbas on Understanding: Mu’awiyah ibn Abu Sufyan was a learned jurist among the companions

September 27, 2012

Ibn Abu Mulaika reported: It was said to Ibn Abbas, “Will you speak with the leader of the believers, Mu’awiya, as he does not pray but one cycle in his Witr prayer?” Ibn Abbas said, “Verily, he is a jurist.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 3554 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari حَدَّثَنِي ابْنُ أَبِي مُلَيْكَةَ قِيلَ […]

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Hadith on Prayer: The Prophet’s supplication at the end of his Witr prayer

August 29, 2012

Ubay ibn Ka’b reported:  When the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would conclude his witr prayer with invocations of peace, he would say, “Glory to the King, the Holy.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 1430 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to An-Nawawi عَنْ أُبَيِّ بْنِ كَعْبٍ قَالَ كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِذَا […]

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Hadith on Witr Prayer: The Witr prayer at the end of the night is highly recommended for every Muslim

August 5, 2012

Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The witr prayer is a duty upon every Muslim, so whoever loves to pray it with five bowings (raka’at) should do so. Whoever loves to pray it with three bowings should do so, and whoever loves to pray it with one […]

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Hadith on Destiny: O Allah, save me from the evil of the divine decree

March 4, 2012

Hasan ibn Ali reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, taught me some words to say in the witr prayer, “O Allah, guide me among those you have guided, secure me among those you have secured, protect me among those you have protected, bless me in what you have given me, […]

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