Narated By Ibn Umar : Once a person asked Allah's Apostle about the night prayer. Allah's Apostle replied, "The night prayer is offered as two Rakat followed by two Rakat and so on and if anyone is afraid of the approaching dawn (Fajr prayer) he should pray one Raka and this will be a Witr … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 16, Hadith Number 105
Narated By Ibn 'Abbas : Once I passed the night in the house of Maimuna (his aunt). I slept across the bed while Allah's Apostle and his wife slept length-wise. The Prophet slept till midnight or nearly so and woke up rubbing his face and recited ten verses from Surat "Aal-Imran." Allah's Apostle went towards … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 16, Hadith Number 106
Narated By 'Abdullah bin 'UmarÂ : The Prophet said, "Night prayer is offered as two Rakat followed by two Rakat and so on, and if you want to finish it, pray only one Raka which will be Witr for all the previous Rakat." Al-Qasim said, "Since we attained the age of puberty we have seen … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 16, Hadith Number 107
Narated By 'Aisha : Allah's Apostle used to pray eleven Rakat at night and that was his night prayer and each of his prostrations lasted for a period enough for one of you to recite fifty verses before Allah's Apostle raised his head. He also used to pray two Rakat (Sunna) before the (compulsory) Fajr … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 16, Hadith Number 108
Narated By Anas bin Sirin : I asked Ibn 'Umar, "What is your opinion about the two Rakat before the Fajr (compulsory) prayer, as to prolonging the recitation in them?" He said, "The Prophet (p.b.u.h) used to pray at night two Rakat followed by two and so on, and end the prayer by one Raka … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 16, Hadith Number 109
Narated By 'Aisha : Allah's Apostle offered Witr prayer at different nights at various hours extending (from the 'Isha' prayer) up to the last hour of the night.
Narated By 'AishaÂ : The Prophet (p.b.u.h) used to offer his night prayer while I was sleeping across in his bed. Whenever he intended to offer the Witr prayer, he used to wake me up and I would offer the Witr prayer too.
Narated By 'Abdullah bin 'Umar : The Prophet (p.b.u.h) said, "Make s your last prayer at night."
Narated By Said bin Yasar : I was going to Mecca in the company of 'Abdullah bin 'Umar and when I apprehended the approaching dawn, I dismounted and offered the Witr prayer and then joined him. 'Abdullah bin 'Umar said, "Where have you been?" I replied, "I apprehended the approaching dawn so I dismounted and … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 16, Hadith Number 113
Narated By Ibn 'Umar : The Prophet used to offer (Nawafil) prayers on his Rahila (mount) facing its direction by signals, but not the compulsory prayer. He also used to pray Witr on his (mount) Rahila.
Narated By Muhammad bin Sirin : Anas was asked, "Did the Prophet recite Qunut in the Fajr prayer?" Anas replied in the affirmative. He was further asked, "Did he recite Qunut before bowing?" Anas replied, "He recited Qunut after bowing for some time (for one month)."
Narated By 'Asim : I asked Anas bin Malik about the Qunut. Anas replied, "Definitely it was (recited)". I asked, "Before bowing or after it?" Anas replied, "Before bowing." I added, "So and so has told me that you had informed him that it had been after bowing." Anas said, "He told an untruth (i.e. … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 16, Hadith Number 116
Narated By Anas bin Malik : The Prophet recited Qunut for one month (in the Fajr prayer) asking Allah to punish the tribes of Ral and Dhakwan.
Narated By Anas : The Qunut used to be recited in the Maghrib and the Fajr prayers.