The reason was the Command of Allah. Actually, all the Sunnah prayers are optional ( Nafl ). They were offered by Holy Prophet PBUH on regular basis so are called Sunnah . Tahajjud is also Nafl and offering it fetch reward.
Tahajjud prayer is known as the Night Prayer that is offered after you have slept for some part of the night. But that does not mean you can ‘t offer Night Prayers without having slept . Ofcourse you can pray and you will have your rewards but that will be called as Qiyam al layl, not tahajjud .
Q Asalam aleikumWe have been promised that whoever wakes up in the middle of the night and make dua ( tahajjud time) will be accepted and whoever catch that one hour on friday the dua will be accepted .
Therefore, he or she who performs tahajjud (night prayer ) regularly should perform witr after tahajjud . Witr .
|Significance||A Muslim prayer offered to God after Isha prayer .|
|Observances||Sunnah prayers , Salah times|
|Ends||Fajr nafl prayer|
The cut-off point for praying Tahajjud is when the exact the time for Fajr begins. However, its preferred time ends 10 or 15 minutes earlier . Having said this, I must rush to add that there is nothing wrong for anyone who awakened to catch up on a few rak`ahs as long as he does so before the time for Fajr starts.
Recommended time To perform tahajjud signifies the act of rising from sleep during the night and then praying. Tahajjud may be performed in the early part of the night, the middle part of the night, or the later part of the night, but after the obligatory Isha prayer.
Tahajjud prayer is an optional/supererogatory prayer performed during the night after waking up from sleep , because the meaning of tahajjud is to give up hujud which means sleep , that is, to give up or leave off sleep .
Tahajjud can be prayed any time after Isha until before Fajr.
1) Supplicate for others. 2) Make duas mentioned in Qur’an & Sunnah. 3) Ask during the accepted times. 6) Give up a sin and do good instead. 8) Show gratitude. 10) Be proactive and remember Allah in the times of ease as well.
10 proven tips to get your duas answered . Make Dua for others. Ask people to make dua for you. Make lot of duas and many times during the day. Ask Allah first. Do a good deed. Give up a sin. Give thanks. If you want increase in rizq, recite authentic duas before and after every meal.
Dua must be devoid of sin: If one asked Allah, “O Allah, make me a Prophet”, then this not permitted and is transgressing beyond bounds and is not accepted by Allah. If a person was to supplicate against the one he has oppressed, it will not be accepted .
The following steps are used to calculate the Tahajjud starting time : Calculate the exact time difference ( ) between Maghrib ( ) and next day Fajr ( ). Calculate the time interval ( ) for one-third by dividing by 3. Either add twice the to or subtract from . This result will be the Tahajjud starting time ( ).
Dua Qunoot (or sometimes referred to as dua -e- qunoot or qunut dua ) is a special supplication which is mentioned in the hadith. It is often recited and known for it’s association with the Witr salah. But it is the Sunnah or mustahabb (recommended) to recite the Qunoot during Witr based off the hadith.
According to Imam Abu Haneefah, Witr is prayed as three rak’ah with two tashahhud and one tasleem; the Qunoot is prayed before the ruku in the final rak’ah. The other scholars say that it should be read as two rak’ah, then tasleem, and then one rak’ah.
1- It is highly recommended to perform witr , as it was practiced by the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and he encouraged Muslims to practice it. 2- However, it is not compulsory to offer witr prayer according to the majority of scholars.