Chapter 40. Salaatut Duha (Chaast Prayers)

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 40, Hadith Number 1 (272).

Mu’aadhah Radiyallahu ‘Anha says: “I asked ‘Aayeshah, ‘Did Rasulullah Sallallahu’Alayhi Wasallam perform the salaatut duha (chaast prayers) ?” She replied: “Yes, he performed four rak’ahs (the least), and added to it the amount Allah Ta’aala willed”. CommentarySalaatut duha is a…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 40, Hadith Number 2 (273).

Anas Radiyallahu ‘Anhu reports: “Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam performed six rak’ahs of the salaatut duha”. CommentaryDue to different times, different number of rak’ahs have been narrated regarding the salaatut duha of Sayyidina Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam. Therefore there will be…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 40, Hadith Number 4 (275).

‘Abdullah bin Shaqeeq Radiyallahu ‘Anhu relates: “I enquired from ‘Aayeshah, that did Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam perform the salaatut duha?”. She replied: “No he did not regularly perform it, but when he returned from a journey he performed it”. CommentaryIt…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 40, Hadith Number 6 (277).

Abu Ayyub Ansaari Radiyallahu’Anhu says. “Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam always performed four rak’ahs after the time of za’waal. I said: ‘O Messenger of Allah. You give much importance to these four rak’ahs after the zawaal of the sun?’ Rasulullah Sallallahu…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 40, Hadith Number 8 (279).

‘Ali Radiyallahu ‘Anhu used to perform four rak’ahs before zuhr and used to say: “Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam also performed these four rak’ahs after zawaal, and recited long verses therein”. CommentaryImaam Ghazaali has stated in his Ihya ‘Ulumid Deen, that…

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