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Tahajjud without sleeping

Fatwaa ID: 1140

Can we pray tahajjud without sleeping after 12 am ?
Or do we have to take a nap ???

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

Tahajjud Salaah may be performed anytime after ‘Ishaa Salaah. However, it is best to perform it in the last portion of the night, preferably after sleeping. This is more rewarding. If one performs Tahajjud Salaah without sleeping or napping before it, that will still count as Tahajjud and one will be rewarded.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


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