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How many sunnah do you do after each prayer and do you do sunnah for every prayer before and after?

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reverted Jul 28 '12 at 17:21 Al Ummat ♦ 131878 Al%20Ummat's gravatar image
  • Fajr: 2 rakat sunnah , 2 rakat fard

Dhuhr: 4 rakat Sunnah, 4 rakat fard, 2 rakat sunnah and 2 rakat nafl

Asr: 4 rakat sunnah, 4 rakat fard

Maghrib: 3 rakat fard, 2 rakat sunnah, 2 rakat nafl

Esha: 4 rakat sunnah, 4 rakat fard, 2 rakat sunnah, 2 rakat nafl, 3 rakat witr

reading sunnah prayer is highly recommended for all namaz

answered 404 usmanahmed's gravatar image
edited Jul 28 '12 at 14:49

Is fard the actually prayer? And what is nafil and namaz

(Aug 03 '12 at 14:08) IAmAMuslim IAmAMuslim's gravatar image

And what is witr

(Aug 03 '12 at 14:09) IAmAMuslim IAmAMuslim's gravatar image

Fard are actual obligatory Salah,

(Aug 03 '12 at 14:28) TeenMuslim ♦ TeenMuslim's gravatar image

The Witr (odd number) prayer is extra prayers that the Prophet practiced and highly encouraged Muslims to practice as well.

You can offer Witr prayers anytime after ‘Isha’ until the time for Fajr prayer. You may choose to pray one, three, five, seven, or nine Rak’ahs.

And Witr are performed at night after Isha`s Salah, night time prayer or before Fajr dawn Prayer

(Aug 03 '12 at 14:30) TeenMuslim ♦ TeenMuslim's gravatar image

Namaz means Salat.

(Aug 03 '12 at 17:08) Al Ummat ♦ Al%20Ummat's gravatar image


                                             Fard are Obligatory

For Fajr,: 2 Rakahs Sunnah (can be performed after the fard) 2 Rakahs Fard,(Obligatory)

Dhuhr: 4 Rakahs Sunnah, 2 Rakahs Sunnah, 4 Rakahs Fard, 2 Rakahs Nawafil( Nawafil are Voluntary)

Asr:4 Rakahs Sunnah, 4 Rakahs Fard

Maghrib: 2 Rakahs Sunnah, 3 Rakahs Fard, 2 Rakah`s Nawafil

Isha: 4 Rakahs Sunnah, 2 Rakahs Sunnah, 4 Rakahs Fard, 3 Rakahs Witr


And in Midnight, The Tahajjud Salah, its Voluntary,but Prophet Muhammed performed it regularly, and Prophet Muhammed S.A.W encouraged also his companions to offer it,

Surah Al Israa, 17:79

And from [part of] the night, pray with it as additional [worship] for you; it is expected that your Lord will resurrect you to a praised station.

answered 97218 TeenMuslim's gravatar image

Praise be to Allaah.
The regular Sunnah prayers fall into two categories:

Sunnahs which are done before the fard prayer – two rak’ahs before Fajr and four before Zuhr.

Sunnahs which are done after the fard prayer – two rak’ahs after Zuhr, two rak’ahs after Maghrib and two rak’ahs after ‘Isha’.

Concerning their virtue, it was narrated that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Whoever prays twelve rak’ahs during the night and day, a house will be built for him in Paradise: four before Zuhr and two after, two rak’ahs after Maghrib, two rak’ahs after ‘Isha’ and two rak’ahs before Fajr prayer.”

Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, no. 380; classed as saheeh by al-Albaani in Saheeh al-Jaami’, 6362.

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