Narated By Ibn Abbas : When the Prophet got up at night to offer the Tahajjud prayer, he used to say: Allahumma lakal-hamd. Anta qaiyimus-samawati wal-ard wa man fihinna. Walakal-hamd, Laka mulkus-samawati wal-ard wa man fihinna. Walakal-hamd, anta nurus-samawati wal-ard. Walakalhamd, anta-l-haq wa wa'duka-l-haq, wa liqa'uka Haq, wa qualuka Haq, wal-jannatu Han wan-naru Haq wannabiyuna … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 21, Hadith Number 221.
Narated By Salim's father : In the life-time of the Prophet whosoever saw a dream would narrate it to Allah's Apostle. I had a wish of seeing a dream to narrate it to Allah's Apostle (p.b.u.h) I was a grown up boy and used to sleep in the Mosque in the life-time of the Prophet. … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 21, Hadith Number 222.
Narated By 'Aisha : Allah's Apostle used to offer eleven Rakat and that was his prayer. He used to prolong the prostration to such an extent that one could recite fifty verses (of the Quran) before he would lift his head. He used to pray two Rakat (Sunna) before the Fajr prayer and then used … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 21, Hadith Number 223.
Narated By Jundab : The Prophet became sick and did not get up (for Tahajjud prayer) for a night or two.
Narated By Jundab bin 'AbdullahÂ : Gabriel did not come to the Prophet (for some time) and so one of the Quraish women said, "His Satan has deserted him." So came the Divine Revelation: "By the forenoon And by the night When it is still! Your Lord (O Muhammad) has neither Forsaken you Nor hated … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 21, Hadith Number 225.
Narated By Um Salama : One night the Prophet got up and said, "Subhan Allah! How many afflictions Allah has revealed tonight and how many treasures have been sent down (disclosed). Go and wake the sleeping lady occupants of these dwellings up (for prayers), perhaps a well-dressed in this world may be naked in the … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 21, Hadith Number 226.
Narated By 'Ali bin Abi Talib : One night Allah's Apostle came to me and Fatima, the daughter of the Prophet and asked, "Won't you pray (at night)?" I said, "O Allah's Apostle! Our souls are in the hands of Allah and if He wants us to get up He will make us get up." … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 21, Hadith Number 227.
Narated By 'Aisha : Allah's Apostle used to give up a good deed, although he loved to do it, for fear that people might act on it and it might be made compulsory for them. The Prophet never prayed the Duha prayer, but I offer it.
Narated By 'Aisha : (The mother of the faithful believers) One night Allah's Apostle offered the prayer in the Mosque and the people followed him. The next night he also offered the prayer and too many people gathered. On the third and the fourth nights more people gathered, but Allah's Apostle did not come out … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 21, Hadith Number 229.
Narated By Al-Mughira : The Prophet used to stand (in the prayer) or pray till both his feet or legs swelled. He was asked why (he offered such an unbearable prayer) and he said, "should I not be a thankful slave."
Narated By Abdullah bin 'Amr bin Al-'As : Allah's Apostle told me, "The most beloved prayer to Allah is that of David and the most beloved fasts to Allah are those of David. He used to sleep for half of the night and then pray for one third of the night and again sleep for … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 21, Hadith Number 231.
Narated By Masruq : I asked 'Aisha which deed was most loved by the Prophet. She said, "A deed done continuously." I further asked, "When did he used to get up (in the night for the prayer)." She said, "He used to get up on hearing the crowing of a cock."
Narated By Al-Ashath : He (the Prophet (p.b.u.h)) used to get up for the prayer on hearing the crowing of a cock.
Narated By 'Aisha : In my house he (Prophet (p.b.u.h)) never passed the last hours of the night but sleeping.
Narated By Qatada : Anas bin Malik said, "The Prophet (p.b.u.h) and Zaid bin Thabit took their Suhur together. When they finished it, the Prophet stood for the (Fajr) prayer and offered it." We asked Anas, "What was the interval between their finishing the Suhur and the starting of the morning prayer?" Anas replied, "It … Continue reading Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 21, Hadith Number 235.