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[Sunnah Series] Performing Voluntary Prayers at Home

Regarding the excellence of praying at home, the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said, “Verily, the best prayer of a person is in his house, except for the obligatory prayer.” Also, from the hadeeth where the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said, “The voluntary prayer of a man (in a place) where no person can… Continue reading [Sunnah Series] Performing Voluntary Prayers at Home

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[Sunnah Series] Drinking

From the Sunan of drinking is: 1. Pronounce the Tasmiyah:   2. Drink with the right hand: “O young man! Mention the Name of Allah, eat with your right…” *This hadeeth does not explicitly mention drinking with the right hand. However, there is a narration of Muslim, on the authority of Ibn ‘Umar radhiAllahu ‘anhu,… Continue reading [Sunnah Series] Drinking

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[Sunnah Series] Adhkaar of the Morning and Evening (Part 1)

Some adhkaar to be said in the morning and evening: Ayat Al-Kursi: [From its benefits is: Whoever says it in the morning will be protected from the Jinn until evening, and whoever says it in the evening will be protected from them until the morning. (Sufficient for him in everything means the person will be… Continue reading [Sunnah Series] Adhkaar of the Morning and Evening (Part 1)

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[Sunnah Series] After the Obligatory Prayers

There are many adkhaar that can be said after the obligatory prayers. From among them is: To say: Followed by, To say:   On completion of this, then say: [Whoever does the above: his sins will be forgiven, even if they were as much as the sea foam (as promised by the messenger of Allah… Continue reading [Sunnah Series] After the Obligatory Prayers

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[Sunnah Series] Actions performed in the Prayer

From the Sunan actions of the prayer are: Raise the Hands at the following Times: When saying Takbeer When going into Rukuh When rising from Rukuh When standing up for the third Rak’ah The Manner of raising the Hands: When raising and lowering the hands, the fingers should be close together, stretched out and with… Continue reading [Sunnah Series] Actions performed in the Prayer

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[Sunnah Series] What is said during the Prayer?

From the Sunan of what should be said during the prayer is: 1. Reciting the Opening Supplication after the first Takbeer: Alternatively, you may say: 2. Seeking Refuge in Allah before reciting the Ayaat: “I seek refuge in Allah from Shaytan – the accursed.” 3. Then reciting Al-Basmala: “In the Name of Allah – the… Continue reading [Sunnah Series] What is said during the Prayer?

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[Sunnah Series] The Fajr Prayer

Salat Al-Fajr has specific sunan, from among them are: Shorten the Length of Sunnah Prayer: On the authority of ‘Aishah radhiAllahu ‘anha: “The Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam prayed two short Ra’kah between the Athaan and Iqamah of Fajr prayer.” Recommended Ayaat to recite in the Sunnah Prayer: In the first ra’kah recite Surah Al-Baqarah… Continue reading [Sunnah Series] The Fajr Prayer

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[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): [How to offer the Witr Prayer] In another narration, collected by Ad-Daaraqutni, after… Continue reading [Sunnah Series] The Witr Prayer

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[Sunnah Series] The Night Prayer

Regarding qiyaam al-layl, the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said, “The most excellent fast after the month of Ramadan is fasting in the month of Allah, Muharram. And the most excellent prayer after the obligatory prayer is the night prayer.” The preferred number of Ra’kat for the night prayer is eleven or thirteen with prolonged… Continue reading [Sunnah Series] The Night Prayer