Suara.com – Witr prayer is one of the sunnah prayers which is usually performed as the closing of the night prayer services such as tarawih prayers, hajat prayers, midnight prayers, and others. As for the reading of the intention of the witr prayer and the procedure for this, they are as follows.
It is known, the number of cycles of the witir prayer consists of odd numbers starting from one cycle to 11 cycles. The recommendation for witir prayer is contained in the hadith of Rasulullah SAW as follows:
“The witr is the right of every Muslim, whoever prefers the witr of five rak’ahs, then do it, and whoever prefers the witr of one rak’ah, then do it,” (HR Imam Abu Daud and Imam Al Nasa’i)
Witr Prayer Time
Also Read: Witr Prayer Intentions 1 Rakaat Alone and In Congregation With Its Preference
The witir prayer is performed after performing other sunnah prayers. For the time of implementation, it can be in the early evening (after evening prayer), mid-night, or before dawn. This is stated in the hadith of Rasulullah SAW which reads as follows:
From Aisyah RA said: “From every night, the Prophet Muhammad SAW used to pray witr at the beginning of the night, at midnight, at the end of the night, and ended at dawn,” (HR Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim).
So, what is the intention of reading the Witr prayer and what are the procedures? For completeness, the following is information on reading the intention to pray the witr prayer and the procedures for it, which are reported from various sources.
1. Intention of Witr Prayer One Rakaat
The sunnah practice of minal witr rak’ah lillaahhi ta’ala
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Meaning: “I intend to pray sunnat witr one rak’ah because Allah ta’ala.”
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