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Witr, How many raka’at of witr prayer can a person offer

Witr is an arabic word which means odd number,

Because the number of reka’t in this prayer is odd number therefore it is known as witra or witr Prayer

Do you know how many rekat of witra Prayer?Do you know how many rekat of witr Prayer is?
What is the teaching of Prophet Muhammadﷺ how many reka’t of witra he used to pray?
Assalam alaikum warahmatullahe wabarkatohu,
Dear brothers and sisters, we daily offers witra Prayer (those who offer daily obligatory prayer) but do we know that how many rekat of witra Prayer we can offer and what is Sunnah of Prophet Muhammadﷺ regarding that ?

 Reka’t of witr Prayer

Duwaid bin Nafi’ said:
 
Ibn Shihab informed me, saying: ‘Ata bin Yazid narrated to me from Abu Ayyub: That
 
the Prophet (Muhammad pbuh) said: ‘Witr is a duty, and
 
  1. whoever wants to pray witr with seven  (rak’ahs), let him do so;
  2.  whoever wants to pray witra with five, let him do so, 
  3. whoever wants to pray witra with three, let him do so; and
  4. whoever wants to pray witra  with one, let him do so.
Grade

Sahih

 
Darussalam
Sunan nasai
1711
 
Book 20.      H   =  113
 

 


 Conclusion 👇

*  It is permissible to perform witra by 7 or 5 or 3 or 1 , all are permissible but prophet Muhammad pbuh generally perform witra by  3, which is 2+1
Two reka’t at once and then one reka’t individually
 

 Irrespective of how many reka’t you have to pray you should say as 2 + 2 and lastly and lastly you have to pray an odd reka’t which make complete Prayer odd that is wira


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