Praying the night prayer

praying-the-night-prayer

Reference: http://www.alfawzan.af.org.sa/node/16085

Question: Before [praying] the Witr [prayer], he prays two rak’ahs and recites what he is able to of the Qur.aan; [so] is this considered [to be] the night prayer?

Response: Yes, it is considered [to be] the night prayer if he prayed before the Witr [prayer]; even if [he prayed] two rak’ahs then followed it with the Witr [prayer] – then in this case it is considered [to be] from the night prayer as long as this is [done] before [the time of] Fajr has entered.

Abu 'Abdullaah, Mohammed Akhtar Chaudhry

About Abu 'Abdullaah, Mohammed Akhtar Chaudhry

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.