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Hadith on Salat: The Prophet prays sitting down

Umm Salamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, did not pass away until most of his prayers were performed sitting down, except for the obligatory […]

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Hadith on Tahajjud: Allah slowly comes close during the night

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah Almighty slowly draws near until the first half of the night has passed.

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Hadith on Dreams: Three types of vision during sleep

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The most truthful of you are those with the truest dreams. There are three kinds of

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Hadith on Tahajjud: Allah descends in last third of night

Ibn Mas’ud reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When a third of the night remains, Allah Almighty descends to the lowest heavens, then the gates of

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Hadith on Tahajjud: Allah descends to accept our night prayers

Jubayr ibn Mut’im reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty descends every night to the lowest heaven, and He says: Are there any

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Hadith on Tahajjud: Allah descends for those praying at night

Rifa’ah ibn ‘Arabah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When a half or third of the night has passed, Allah descends to the lowest heaven, and

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Hadith on Deen: The Prophet describes Islam, faith, and virtues

‘Amr ibn ‘Abasah reported: I came to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and I said, “O Messenger of Allah, who is with you in this

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Hadith on Tahajjud: Night prayer is practice of the righteous

Abu Umamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “You must perform the night prayer for it is the habit of the righteous who came

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Hadith on Tahajjud: Awf witnesses the Prophet’s night prayer

Awf ibn Malik reported: I stood with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, to pray at night. The Prophet began to recite Surat al-Baqarah and he

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Hadith on Honor: Nobility in night prayer, honor in independence

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The nobility of a believer is in his prayer at night, and his honor is in

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Urwah on Patience: ‘Urwah’s leg is amputated, he praises Allah

Al-Zuhri reported: When ‘Urwah ibn al-Zubayr, may Allah have mercy on him, was afflicted with gangrene in his leg, it was said, “Shall we not call a doctor for you?”

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Hadith on Prayer: The Prophet spends all night reciting one verse

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, prayed at night reciting a single verse until morning, by which he would bow and prostrate, “If

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Hadith on Salat: Alternate opening supplications for prayer

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: When the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, performed prayer at night, he would exalt Allah and then say, “Glory be to You,

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Hadith on Badr: The Prophet prays and weeps under a tree

Ali reported: None among us was upon a horse on the day of Badr other than Al-Miqdad. We saw, although everyone else was sleeping, the Messenger of Allah, peace and

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Hadith on Witr: Separating raka’at of Witr from previous prayers

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not perform Witr prayer with three cycles, rather perform it with five or seven. Do

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Hadith on Tahajjud: Reciting in moderate voice in night prayer

Abu Qatadah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, came out at night and he saw Abu Bakr who was praying with a low voice, and he passed

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Hadith on Tahajjud: Last third of night best for prayer

Uthman ibn al-‘As reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A heavenly caller announces every night: Who is supplicating that he may be answered? Who

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Hadith on Quran: Revelation of last verses of Ali ‘Imran

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon, said to me on one of my nights, “O Aisha, leave me to worship my Lord tonight.” I said,

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Hadith on Quran: Ten verses at night, not among heedless

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever recites ten verses in the night will never be recorded among the negligent.” Source: Shu’ab

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Ali on Ramadan: Sermon given at the arrival of Ramadan

Al-Sha’bi reported: Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, would deliver a sermon when the month of Ramadan arrived, saying, “This is the blessed month in which Allah has obligated

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