How many Rakats are there in WITR?
According to Imam Abu Haneefah, Witr is prayed as three rak’ah with two tashahhud and one tasleem; the Qunoot is prayed before the ruku in the final rak’ah. The other scholars say that it should be read as two rak’ah, then tasleem, and then one rak’ah.
Can WITR be 1 Rakat?
Witr has an odd number of raka’at prayed in pairs, with the final raka’ah prayed separately. Therefore, as little as one raka’ah can be prayed, and eleven at most.
What is the DUA for Witr?
Dua Qunoot (or sometimes referred to as dua-e-qunoot or qunut dua) is a special supplication which is mentioned in the hadith. It is often recited and known for it’s association with the Witr salah. However, people from the Shafi’i school may know the qunoot dua to be recited regularly in Salatul Fajr prayer.
Is Witr and Tahajjud the same?
The Witr prayer is the last prayer of the night. It can be offered any time after Isha and before Fajr. hence why if you plan on praying Tahajjud you will wait to pray your Witr prayer after finishing your Tahajjud salah.
How do you pray Witr at home?
The Witr Salah is done by praying two rak’ahs and then praying one single ra’kah. You can pray up to eight rak’ah, and then end it with one single rak’ah. Praying 3, 5, 7, and 9 ra’kah for witr salat is permissible.
How to pray the rakat of Witr prayer?
In the third Rakat of Witr prayer recite Surah Fatihah followed by a few verses from the Qur’an, then say the takbir “allahu akbar”. Instead of going down for Ruku raise your hands to your ear lobes and bring them back down to your naval.
How to perform the odd-numbered (witr) prayer?
Firstly, we state our intention (niyyah) in our hearts or audibly that we are going to perform the three rakats of The Odd-Numbered (witr) prayer by saying “I intend to perform the three rakats of the Salat Al-Witr for the consent of Allah”. While raising your hands in the manner stated above, we say takbir “Allahu Akbar”
How many rakats should be prayed in one salat?
 It is the sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (blessings and peace be upon him) to pray two by two and finish Witr with one rakah so an odd numbered of rakats is completed.  In another hadith it was mentioned that the Prophet prayed five, seven, and even nine rakats in one salat and did not separate them with taslim.
Is witr salat obligatory?
There is a difference of opinion as to whether Witr Salat is obligatory. Wajib – Mandatory prayer, in missing the prayer you are blameworthy. But it is not as bad as missing a Fardh prayer. Sunnah – Referred to as the Prophet’s practice.