Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.029A.

Section : The excellence of the duha prayer.Many hadith describe the excellence of the duha prayer.Abu Zharr reports that the Prophet sallallahu aleihi wasallam said: "Charity is required from every part of your body daily. Every saying of 'Glory be to Allah' is charity. Every saying of 'Praise be to Allah' is charity. Every saying … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.029A.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.031.

Section : Salatul duha is a prized prayer.Salatul duha is a prized prayer and whoever wishes to earn reward should pray it, while there is no blame upon the one who does not pray it.Abu Sa'id reports: "The Prophet sallallahu alehi wasallam would pray duha until we thought he would never abandon it. And he … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.031.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.031A.

Section : Recommended time for the duha prayer.The time for duha begins when the sun is about a spear's length above the horizon and it continues until the sun reaches its meridian. It is preferred to delay it until the sun has risen high and the day has become hot.Zaid ibn Arqam relates: "The Messenger … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.031A.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.031B.

Section : Number of rak'at for the duha prayer.The minimum number of rak'ah to be prayed is two, as was mentioned in the hadith of Abu Zharr. The most that the Prophet sallallahu alehi wasallam performed was eight rak'at, whereas, the most he mentioned was twelve rak'at. Some people, such as Abu Ja'far at-Tabari, al-Mulaimi, … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.031B.