Surat al-Fatihah سورة الفاتحة

Hadith on Quran: Al-Fatihah and al-Baqarah descend from heaven

Ibn Abbas reported: While the Angel Gabriel was sitting with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, he heard a creaking noise above him. Gabriel raised his head and […]

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Hadith on Quran: Surat al-Fatihah unlike any revealed scripture

Ubayy ibn Ka’b reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to him, “How do you recite in prayer?” Ubayy said, “I recite the foundation of

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Hadith on Salat: Aisha describes the Prophet’s prayer

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would begin his prayer by exalting Allah and reciting the verses, “All praise is due to Allah, the

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Hadith on Bismillah: Reciting name of Allah to begin prayer

Anas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, as well as Abu Bakr and Umar, may Allah be pleased with them, would open the prayer by reciting, “All

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Hadith on Recitation: Surat al-Fatihah is enough, more is better

Ata’ reported: Abu Huraira, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “In every prayer is a recitation. Prayers that were recited aloud by the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon

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Hadith on Ameen: Saying ameen with the Imam and the angels

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the Imam says ameen, then say ameen as the angels say ameen. Whoever says ameen when the angels

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Hadith on Salat: Saying ameen aloud after Surat al-Fatihah

Wa’il ibn Hujr reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would recite the verse, “Not those who have earned anger, nor who go astray,” (1:7) and he would

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Hadith on Fajr: The Prophet would sometimes pray lightly

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would sometimes perform two cycles of prayer before the dawn prayer so lightly that I would say to myself, “Did

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Hadith on Quran: Surat al-Fatihah is greatest chapter of Quran

Abu Sa’id ibn al-Mu’alla reported: I was praying in the mosque when the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, called out to me but I did not

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Hadith on Prayer: Allah responds to Surat al-Fatihah

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty said: I have divided prayer between Myself and My servant into two halves, and My servant

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Hadith on Salat: Recitation of Surat al-Fatihah in every prayer

‘Ubadah ibn al-Samit reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is no prayer for one who does not recite the opening of the Book,

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