Question What is the tatbiq (reconciliation) between the following two narrations: One indicates that the last Salah should be Witr while the other indicates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) read two rak’ahs after the Witr. عن عبدالله بن عمر: اجْعَلُوا آخِرَ صَلاتِكُمْ باللَّيْلِ وِتْرًا صحيح مسلم ٧٥١ عن عائشة أم المؤمنين: سَأَلْتُ عائِشَةَ، عن صَلاةِ رَسولِ اللهِ ﷺ، فَقالَتْ: كانَ …
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Question In the following Hadith, what is meant? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) read witr in the beginning and middle of the night and then further it is mentioned that Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) ended his witr just before dawn? عن عائشة أم المؤمنين: مِنْ كُلِّ اللَّيْلِ قدْ أَوْتَرَ رَسولُ اللهِ ﷺ مِن أَوَّلِ اللَّيْلِ، وَأَوْسَطِهِ، وَآخِرِهِ، فانْتَهى وِتْرُهُ إلى …
Question What’s the proof of reading Witr Salah in congregation during Ramadan?
Question Could you mention the reference for this please? Sayyiduna Kharijah Ibn Hudhafah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that one day Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) came to us and said: “Allah has granted you an additional Salah, which is better for you than red camels; this Salah is Witr. Allah has appointed its time between ‘Isha Salah and the break of …
Question There is a Hadith in Musnad Ahmad that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to recite Surah Zilzal and Surah Kafirun in two rak’ahs after Witr. Is this Hadith authentic?
Question There is a Hadith in Sahih ibn Hibban that Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: This journey is strenuous and exhausting. If you pray Witr, offer two rak’ahs afterwards if you wake up, otherwise they will be written for you. How authentic is this Hadith? Please provide the reference.
Question Is there any authentic Hadith regarding the permissibility of performing the two rak’ah Sunnah/Nafl after Witr, while sitting as many ‘Ulama in my area do?
Question In Sharh Ma’anil Aasathar Hadith فَإِذَا فَإِذَا صَالِحُ بْنُ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ الأَنْصَارِيُّ قَدْ حَدَّثَنَا ، قَالَ : حَدَّثَنَا سَعِيدُ بْنُ مَنْصُورٍ ، قَالَ : حَدَّثَنَا هُشَيْمٌ ، قَالَ : أَنْبَأَنَا ابْنُ أَبِي لَيْلَى ، عَنْ عَطَاءٍ ، عَنْ عُبَيْدِ بْنِ عُمَيْرٍ ، قَالَ : ” صَلَّيْتُ خَلْفَ عُمَرَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ صَلاةَ الْغَدَاةِ ، فَقَنَتَ فِيهَا بَعْدَ الرُّكُوعِ ، …
Question What is the meaning of this part of the Hadith (Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 1720) regarding witr: Yutiru min zalika bikhamsin.
Question The version (of the qunoot witr) which the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) taught to al-Hasan ibn ‘Ali (may Allah be pleased with him), is different to the one we normally recite. Is this authentic, and are we allowed to recite it?
Question What is meant by the following Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Don’t make witr 3 rak’ats, and do not let it resemble maghrib. Read witr with 5 or 7 rak’ats’ (Narrated by Daraqutni and Hakim 1138 authenticated by Imam Dhahabi in Talkis)
Question The famous Du’a recited in Witr ‘Allahumma Inna Nastaeenuka wa nastaghfiruka’ Is this mentioned in the Hadith? Also, are there variations in the wordings?
Question I have heard that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would also recite Surah Zilzal (Surah 99) in Witr Salah, is this correct?