Discover the significance, procedure, and variations of the 12 Sunnah of Salat, highlighting its spiritual rewards according to Islamic traditions. Explore detailed insights about different Sunnah prayers.
What are the 12 Sunnah of Salat?
“Allah will build a house in Heaven for whoever is diligent in observing 12 Sunnah Rak’at (as follows): 4 Rak’at before and 2 after the Zhuhr (Midday) Prayer, 2 after the Maghrib (Sunset Prayer), 2 after the ‘Isha (Evening) Prayer and 2 before the Fajr (Dawn) Prayer.” (Hadith sahih narrated by at-Tirmidhi No.
How to perform the 12 Sunnah prayers?
12 Sunan Rawatib “Allaah will build a house in Heaven for whoever is diligent in observing 12 Sunnah Rak’aat (as follows): 4 Rak’aat before and 2 after the Dhuhr (Midday) Prayer, 2 after the Maghrib (Sunset Prayer), 2 after the Ishaa (Evening) Prayer and 2 before the Fajr (Dawn) Prayer.”
What are all the Sunnah prayers?
The Sunnah prayers are as follows: Fajr 2 Rak’ahs before Fard. Dhuhr 4 Rak’ahs before Fard and 2 Rak’ahs after. Asr 4 Rak’ahs (less recommended) before Fard. Maghrib 2 Rak’ahs after Fard.
How many Sunnah prayers are there?
Each daily prayer has a different number of rakats per prayer: Fajr: 2 Rakat Sunnah, then 2 Rakat Fardh. Dhuhr: 4 Rakat Sunnah, then 4 Rakat Fardh, then 2 Rakat Sunnah, then 2 Rakat Nafl. Asr: 4 Rakat Sunnah, then 4 Rakat Fardh.
Which is the most important sunnah prayer?
The most important Sunnah prayers are Witr and the Sunnah before Fajr. Witr is compulsory according to the Hanafi School and some of the Companions and Hanafi scholars were of the opinion that the Sunnah of Fajr is also compulsory.
Which sunnah prayer is highly recommended?
It is sunnah to pray two rak’at after maghrib. Earlier we mentioned that Ibn ‘Umar narrated that the Prophet would not miss them. As to their content, it is preferred to recite, after al-Fatihah: “Say: O Disbelievers,” and “Say: He is Allah, the One,” in the sunnah prayer after salatul maghrib.