Knowing the Prophet · More Than 1000 Sunnan · Sunnah

[Sunnah Series] The Witr Prayer

Whoever performs three rak’aat of Witr should read the following after Fatihah:

In the first ra’kah, recite Surah Al-‘Ala, in the second ra’kah recite, Surah Al-Kafiroon and in the third recite Surah Al-Ikhlas.

Say after Tasleem (at the end of the prayer):

witr prayer

[How to offer the Witr Prayer]

In another narration, collected by Ad-Daaraqutni, after the final saying of

…he (salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) raised and prolonged his voice and said,

‏‏سبوح قدوس رب الملائكة والروح

Subbuhun Quddoosun Rabbul-mala’ikati war-Rooh

“You are the Most Glorious, the Most Holy, You the Rabb of the angels and Ar-Rooh [Jibreel alayhi salaam].” [Muslim]

[Book: More than 1000 Sunan Every Day and Night (Adhkar Min Alf Sunnah Fee Al-Yawm Wa Al-Laylah, Dar-us-Salaam Publications)]

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