Compiled & translated
Abbas Abu Yahya
In the Hadeeth from Ibn Abbas –RadhiAllaahu anhu- who said that the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- made Qunoot for a month continuously in the Dhuhr, Asr, Maghrib, Isha and morning prayer and at the…
A Brief Summary of the Issue of
Raising the hands for the Qunoot in theWitr
Taken from the
’Original Sifat as-Salah’
Muhammad Nasir- Deen Al-Albaani
Abbas Abu Yahya
And ‘the Messenger - sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam – used to raise his hands.’
Ibn al Qayyim said:
"If the Night of Decree was some night during the entire year, I’d stand in night prayer the entire year to get it. So what do you suppose should be done for merely ten nights?"
(Badaa’i Al Fawaaid 1/55)
The Prophet (صلى الله عليه) said;
Interpretation of meaning in English
1. Behold, We revealed this (Qur’an) on the Night of Power.
2. And what do you know what the Night of Power is?
3. The Night of Power is better than a thousand months.
Narrated Abu Huraira (radhiAllaahu ‘anhu):
Allah’s Apostle (ﷺ) said, “Fasting is a shield (or a screen or a shelter). So, the person observing fasting should avoid sexual relation with his wife and should not behave foolishly and impudently, and if somebody fights with him or abuses him, he should tell him twice, ‘I am fasting.” The Prophet (ﷺ) added, “By Him in Whose Hands my soul is, the smell coming out from the mouth of a fasting person is better in the sight of Allah than the smell of musk. (Allah says about the fasting person), ‘He has left his food, drink and desires for My sake. The fast is for Me. So I will reward (the fasting person) for it and the reward of good deeds is multiplied ten times.”
اللَّهُمَّ إنَّكَ عَفُوٌّ تُحِبُّ العَفْوَ فَاعْفُ عَنِّي
Allaahumma innaka afuwwun tuhibbu al’afwa fa’fu ‘annee
“O Allaah You are One who forgives and You love forgiveness so forgive me.”
This was the du’aa the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) taught Aisha (radhiAllahu…