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Chapter no: 3, Book of Witr (Witr Prayer)

20 Hadiths In This Chapter. Page: 1 of 2

Hadith no: 447   Report Mistake   Permalink
Narrated / Authority of: Kharijah ibn Huzafah
that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) came their way. He said, "Surely, Allah has helped you with a salah that is better for you than red camels: the witr! Allah has assigned it for you between the salah of isha and the rise of dawn.” [Abu Dawud 1418, Ibn e Majah 1168]

Hadith no: 448   Report Mistake   Permalink
Narrated / Authority of: Ali
said, “The witr is not fard like your prescribed prayers. But, it is the sunnah of Allah’s Messenger (SAW) who said: Surely Allah is witr (one). He loves witr, so offer the witr, “O people of the Quran!.” [Ahmed 652, Abu Dawud 1416, Muslim 1674, Ibn e Majah 1169]

Hadith no: 449   Report Mistake   Permalink
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Sufyan Thawri and others report from Abu Ishaq from Aasim ibn Damrah and he from Sayyidina Ali (RA) that witr is not like the fard salah, but is sunnah. The Prophet (SAW) made it a sunnah.

Hadith no: 450   Report Mistake   Permalink
Narrated / Authority of: Abu Huraira
that Allah’s Messenger (saw) commanded him to offer the witr before going to sleep. [Muslim 6085]

Hadith no: 451   Report Mistake   Permalink
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Masruq asked Sayyidah Aishah (RA) about the Prophet’s (SAW) witr. She said, “He offered the witr in the night, the first of it, the middle of it and the last of it. So, he ended his witr about the time of his death towards the last of the night (at the time of suhr, before dawn before his death).” [Ahmed 24745, Bukhari 996, Muslim 745, Abu Dawud 1435, Muslim 1677, Ibn e Majah 1186]

Hadith no: 452   Report Mistake   Permalink
Narrated / Authority of: Um Salama
that the Prophet used to offer thirteen rakah witr. When he grew old and weak, he offered seven. [Ahmed 26800, Nisai 1704]

Hadith no: 453   Report Mistake   Permalink
Narrated / Authority of: Aisha
said, “The Prophet’s (SAW) salah of the night comprised of thirteen rakah of which five were witr during which he did not sit down a while, except at the end. Then when the mu’adhdhin called the adhan, he stood up and prayed two light rakat.” [Ahmed 24294, Muslim 737, Abu Dawud 1360, Ibn e Majah 1359]

Hadith no: 454   Report Mistake   Permalink
Narrated / Authority of: Aisha
Allah’s Messenger (SAW) used to offer three rakah witr. He recited therein nine surah from the mufassal, reciting in each raka’ah three surah, the last being al-lkhlas. [Ahmed 678]

Hadith no: 455   Report Mistake   Permalink
Narrated / Authority of: Anas bin Sirin
that he asked Sayyidina Ibn Umar (RA) if he may lengthen the two rakat of fajr. He said, ‘The Prophet prayed in the night in two’s and (finally) one rakah of witr. And offered the two rakat (of fajr) with the adhan in his ears.” [Bukhari 995, Muslim 749, Ibn e Majah 1174]

Hadith no: 456   Report Mistake   Permalink
Narrated / Authority of: Ibn Abbas
that Allah’s Messenger used to recite in witr the surah al-Aala, al-Kafirun and al-Ikhlas, rakah by rakah. [Ahmed 2720, Nisai 1698, Ibn e Majah 1172]

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Daily Hadith: 30th April 2017

Narrated: Samura bin Jundab
that Allah's Messenger (SAW) commanded them that when they are three men, one of them must lead the others, stepping ahead.
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Selected Hadith Commentary

Narrated: Abu Huraira
that a man said to the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam: "Advise me! "The Prophet said, "Do not become angry and furious." The man asked (the same) again and again, and the Prophet said in each case, "Do not become angry and furious." [Al-Bukhari; Vol. 8 No. 137]
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Fortress of the Muslim

Supplication at the start of the prayer (after takbeer)
اللهُ أَكْبَـرُ كَبـيرا ، اللهُ أَكْبَـرُ كَبـيرا ، اللهُ أَكْبَـرُ كَبـيرا ، وَالْحَـمْدُ للهِ كَثـيرا ، وَالْحَـمْدُ للهِ كَثـيرا ، وَالْحَـمْدُ للهِ كَثـيرا ، وَسُبْـحانَ اللهِ بكْـرَةً وَأَصيـلا . ( ثَلاثاً ) أَعـوذُ بِاللهِ مِنَ الشَّـيْطانِ مِنْ نَفْخِـهِ وَنَفْـثِهِ وَهَمْـزِه

Allah is Most Great, Allah is Most Great, Allah is Most Great, much praise is for Allah, much praise is for Allah, much praise is for Allah, and I declare the perfection of Allah in the early morning and in the late afternoon. (three times) 'I take refuge with Allah from the devil, from his pride, his poetry and his madness.'
Supplication at the start of the prayer (after takbeer)
Fortress of the Muslim

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