30 Beautiful Hadith About Salah In Islam – Besthadith

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30 Beautiful Hadith About Salah. In Islam, prayer is a HUGE deal! We call it salah. It’s one of the most important things we do. It’s like talking to Allah – for help, for strength, all of that. Praying every day keeps you close to Allah, and reminds you to be a good Muslim.

Hadith About 5 times Prayer in Islam

The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said:

If there was a river at the door of any of you and he took a bath in it five times a day would you notice any dirt on him?” They said, “Not a trace of dirt would be left.” The Prophet (ﷺ) added, “That is the example of the five prayers with which Allah blots out (annuls) evil deeds.

(Sahih al-Bukhari 528)

The Prophet (ﷺ) said: “Between disbelief and faith is abandoning the Salat.”
(Jami at-Tirmidhi 2618)

Narrated `Abdullah: I asked the Prophet (ﷺ) “Which deed is the dearest to Allah?” He replied, “To offer the prayers at their early stated fixed times.” (Sahih al-Bukhari 527)

Narrated Talha bin ‘Ubaidullah:
A bedouin with unkempt hair came to Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) and said, “O Allah’s Messenger! Inform me what Allah has made compulsory for me as regards the prayers.” He replied: “You have to offer perfectly the five compulsory prayers in a day and night (24 hours), unless you want to pray Nawafil.”

The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: “Prayer is a light.” (Sahih Muslim)

Hadith About Prayer Times

The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) also said: “When you pray Fajr, its time is until the first part of the sun appears. When you pray Zuhr, its time is until ‘Asr comes. When you pray ‘Asr, its time until the sun turns yellow. When you pray Maghrib, it’s time is until the twilight has disappeared. When you pray ‘Isha, its time is until half of the night has passed.” (Sahih Muslim 612 a)

Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “If anyone of you can get one rak`a of the `Asr prayer before sunset, he should complete his prayer. If any of you can get one rak`a of the Fajr prayer before sunrise, he should complete his prayer.” (Sahih al-Bukhari 556)

Hadith about Fajr Prayer

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The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: “Whoever prays the Fajr prayer is under the protection of Allah.” (Sahih Bukhari)

The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: Whoever goes to the Morning prayer first thing in the morning, he goes out with the banner of faith but whoever goes out to the marketplace first thing in the morning, he goes out under the banner of Iblis (Satan).’ (Sunan Ibn Majah 2234)

Aishah narrated that, Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said: “The two Rak’ah of Fajr are better than the world and what is in it.” (Jami at-Tirmidhi 416)

Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said: “When Fajr begins, then every Salat of the night and Al-Witr have gone, so perform Al-Witr before Fajr begins.” (Jami at-Tirmidhi 419)

Hadith about obligatory prayer

Narrated Abu Hurairah: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) as saying: When the iqamah is pronounced for prayer, no prayer is valid except the obligatory prayer. (Sunan Abi Dawud 1266)

The Prophet also (ﷺ) said: “The most virtuous prayer of yours is in your homes, except for the obligatory.” (Jami at-Tirmidhi 450)

It was narrated that ‘Ali (Radi Allahu Anhu) was asked about Witr and whether it was obligatory. He said: “It is not like the obligatory prayer, but it is,a Sunnah that was done by the Messenger of Allah and his Companions, and they continued doing it until the end of their lives.” (Musnad Ahmad 969)

Hadith about zuhr Prayer

Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said: “Whoever observes the practice of performing four Rak’ah before Zuhr prayer and four after the Zuhr prayer, Allah will shield him against the Fire (of Hell).[Abu Dawud and At-Tirmidhi]. (Riyad as-Salihin 1116) 

Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said: “If it is very hot, then pray the Zuhr prayer when it becomes (a bit) cooler, as the severity of the heat is from the raging of the Hell-fire.” (Sahih al-Bukhari 533, 534)

Hadith about Asr Prayer

Narrated Abu Al-Mahh: We were with Buraida in a battle on a cloudy day and he said, “Offer the `Asr prayer early as The Prophet said (ﷺ), “Whoever leaves the `Asr prayer, all his (good) deeds will be annulled.” (Sahih al-Bukhari 553)

The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: “May Allah have mercy on the one who prays four rak’ahs before the Asr prayer.” (Sunan Tirmidhi)

Hadith about Missing Asr Prayer:

The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: “Whoever misses the Asr prayer, it is as if he lost his family and property.” (Sahih Bukhari)

Hadith about Isha Prayer:

The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: “The most burdensome prayers for the hypocrites (Munafiq) are the Isha and Fajr prayers.” (Sahih Bukhari)

The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: “Whoever attends Isha (prayer) in a congregation, then he has (the reward as if he had) stood half of the night. And whoever prays Isha and Fajr in a congregation, then he has (the reward as if he had) spend the entire night standing (in prayer).” (Jami` at-Tirmidhi 221)

Hadith about Missing Jummah Prayer

The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: “Whoever leaves three Jumu’ah prayers without an excuse, Allah will put a seal on his heart.” (Sunan an-Nasa’i 1369)

Hadith about Combining Prayers

The Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) combined Dhuhr and Asr prayers and Maghrib and Isha prayers during times of travel or heavy rain. Several hadiths mention this practice, such as the one in Sahih Bukhari (Sahih Muslim 705 g).

Hadith about missing prayers 

man praying in masjid

The Prophet (ﷺ) was asked about a man who forgets prayer or sleeps and misses it. He said: ‘he performs it when he remembers it.'” (Sunan Ibn Majah 695)

Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: “If the prayer is started do not run for it but just walk for it calmly and pray whatever you get, and complete whatever is missed.”
(Sahih al-Bukhari 908)

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) saw a man performing ablution and he missed a spot the size of a fingernail on his foot. He commanded him to repeat the ablution and his prayer, so he did.” (Sunan Ibn Majah 666)

Hadith about tahajjud prayer

Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said: “The most excellent prayer after that which is obligatory is the (voluntary) late-night prayer.” [Reported by Muslim].

Narrated Hudhaifa: Whenever the Prophet (ﷺ) got up for Tahajjud prayer he used to clean his mouth (and teeth) with Siwak. (Sahih al-Bukhari 1136)

Hadith about missing fajr prayer

It was narrated that Abdullah said: “A man said: ‘O Messenger of Allah (ﷺ). So-and-so slept and missed the prayer yesterday until morning came.’ He said: ‘The Shaitan has urinated in that one’s ears.'”


Prayer is serious business in Islam. Hadiths say to pray five times a day, on time, no excuses. It makes you a better person. Skipping prayers? That’s a BIG problem. The Prophet (peace be upon him) taught us that prayer is like a must-do for a true Muslim.

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: “Whoever knows that prayer is an obligatory duty, will enter Paradise.

(Musnad Ahmad 423)

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