• He used to pray 2 rakah before the obligatory Fajr prayers, 4 rakahs before Dhuhr, 2 rakahs after Dhuhr, 2 rakahs after Magrib, and 2 rakahs after Isha prayers; these voluntary prayers of the Prophet (saws) are known as the Sunnah Muakkedah prayers for us.
  • The Messenger of Allah (saws) used to pray the late-night prayers which Allah Subhanah has made ‘fard’ for him, but ‘nafl’ or voluntary for the believers.
  • The Messenger of Allah (saws) always made the last prayers of his night as the ‘witr’ prayers.
  • At times, the Messenger of Allah (saws) used to pray the Salaat-ud-Duhaa, which is a 2 rakah prayer about half an hour after the rising of the sun in the morning.