20+ Quotes on Tahajjud Prayer

Tahajjud  is a is a voluntary Islamic prayer performed by muslims (mainly) after sleeping at night but before the fajr azaan and after isha prayer, it’s considered the most possibly answered prayer as you leave your sleep to worship Allah.

If you ask, Is sleeping compulsory between Isha and Tahajjud, or merely recommended? Then I tell you that may scholars say you don’t have to sleep before, but some scholars say it is better to pray after sleeping but not mandatory. Some scholars say any prayer offered between isha and fajr is tahajjud whether it is offered at10 pm or at 4 am. Some people offer it after isha but it is best in the last 3rd of the night. try to wake up 30 minutes before fajr and pray tahajjud then.

Thajjud prayer is known with different names in different countries for example In Indonesia it is called sholat/solat tahajjud or solat sunat tahajjud. In India, Pakistan and Bangladesh most often it is called as tahajjud ki namaz while in Arabic language it is known as Salah tahajjud / shalat tahajjud.

Some Tahajjud quotes are as follows:

“Tahajjud is the time when Allah comes down to the lowest part of heaven by his knowledge and asks if someone is calling on Him and wants something.” SubhanAllah

“The best time to perform Tahajjud is the last third portion of the night.”

“Ya Allah grant me the strength to battle laziness and sleep, so that I may wake up for Tahajjud and Fajr prayer everyday.”

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“Recommended time for Tahajjud is on 15 mins before fajr so if you are a heavy sleeper you should try waking up at least 30 mins before fajr and offer tahajjud.”

Allah says in quran: “ And from [part of] the night, pray with it as additional [worship] for you; it is expected that your Lord will resurrect you to a praised station.”- [Quran, 17:79]

Narrated Abu Huraira (Radiallahu anhu): Allah’s Apostle (Peace be upon him) said, “Our Lord, the Blessed, the Superior, comes every night down on the nearest Heaven to us when the last third of the night remains, saying: “Is there anyone to invoke Me, so that I may respond to invocation? Is there anyone to ask Me, so that I may grant him his request? Is there anyone seeking My forgiveness, so that I may forgive him ?” [Bukhari :: Book 2 :: Volume 21 :: Hadith 246]

“Try to pray tahajjud at least once a week and see the difference in your life…”

“When you cannot sleep through worry you should get up, make wudu & pray Tahajjud. Allah is waiting to hear you.”

“Wish to have a private conversation with Allah? Wake up an hour before Fajr and lower your head to the ground in tahajjud…” – Yasir Qadhi

“Whoever stands the night in prayer, Allah will make easy for him standing on the day of judgment.” – Imam al-Awzaai (May Allah be pleased with him)

“If there is something you want to ask Allah, start praying tahajjud.”

“How many of us spend sleepless nights feeling hopeless about our problems? Remember what the Almighty says”Call on Me, I will respond” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“If there is something you want in life and you are not praying tahajjud for it you don’t really want it.” — Shaykh Yasir Qadhi

“The Dua made at tahajjud is like an arrow that does not miss its target.” — Imam ash Shafi (rahimullah)

”Do You want to be a Scholar? Are you facing financial crisis and want Money? Are you looking to seek forgiveness from Allah? Do You want Jannah? Do You want to pass your exams?, Do You want Kids?, Do You want to memorize Quran?, Do You want good health?, Do You want an amazing spouse? If yes then Raise your hands in Dua in tahajjud , Allah loves hearing our duas.”

“The most beloved salah after the Fardh prayers is Tahajjud.”

“When you find yourself wide awake in the middle of the night. Pray Tahajjud. Your sudden sleeplessness is a blessing from the creator (Allah).” – Dr Bilal Philips

“Pray Tahajjud, tell your wishes to Allah and get everything.”

“Get up to pray Tahajjud in the dark when all are asleep and see how your path is lit and your life begins to shine.”

“You cannot claim you tried everything if you never got up in the last third of the night to ask Allah for it.”

“Pray Tahajjud pour your heart out and don’t forget to include your loved ones including muslim ummah in your dua because that is the least you could do for all those who are affected.. Pray for every one.. Allah listen, Allah cares; Allah knows your all intentions.”

“If there is something you want to ask Allah, start praying tahajjud.”

“Many people talk about Allah but very few people talk to Allah. Bring tahajjud and Dua into your life and talk to Allah.”

“Try to pray Tahajjud[Voluntary night prayer] at least once a week and you will find very big differences in your life.” – Mufti menk

“Don’t wait for the last 10 nights of Ramadan only to pray Tahajjud. Get into the practice of indulging in private conversations with Allah right away. There is nothing as peaceful as that.” – Dr. Bilal Philips

“The enjoyment of walking up for Tahajjud is much more then sleeping, yet we only know the enjoyment of Sleeping.” – Sanaullah Mojaddedi

“Wish to have a private conversation with Allah? Wake up an hour before Fajr and lower your head to the ground in tahajjud…”

“If you really want something from Allah, pray Tahajjud. It’s a truly blessed time to make duas.”

“Try to pray .Tahajjud (Night Prayer) as your inability to sleep may just be your soul craving to speak with Lord(Allah).”

“Praying Tahajjud is the best start you can give to your day because you start it off by remembering Allah. Your day will be full of Barakah.The serenity I feel in salātul Tahajjud is priceless. nothing compares.”

“The only real rest comes when you are alone with God.” – Rumi

“If there is something you want in life and you are not praying tahajjud for it you don’t really want it.” — Shaykh Yasir Qadhi

“Tahajjud is the prayer of those who seek success.”

“Ask Allah for what you want in last third of every night. Allah is nearest at that time and responds to duas.”

“Spend quiet time before Shalat al-Fajr with tahajjud, reciting Quran, Dhikr and shalawat.”

“The key to sincerity is Tahajjud, because only the sincere wake and stand when others are lying asleep.” – Imam al-Haddad rahimahullah

“Whenever The Prophet Muhmmad(Peace Be Upon him) got up for tahajjud prayer. He used to clean his mouth (and teeth) with siwaak.” – Sahih Al-Bukhari, vol no-2, hadith no-1136

“Did you realize that .. Ramadan has already trained you for Thajjud? Just keep getting up at the same time you did for suhoor, make udhu then … Pray Tahajjud.”

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