1. That Allaah the Exalted wipes away sins by the five
2. That the five prayers are an expiation for what occurs
between them, if major sins are avoided.
3. That sins burn and destroy a person and thus it is necessary
to extinguish that with the prayers.
4. That the muslim reaches the level of the truthful and the
martyrs on account of his prayers, charity and fasting.
5. The superiority of prayer over other actions.
6. That Allaah the Exalted bestowed a favour upon that
companion by entering himinto Paradise before his brother who died as a martyr
because he prayed more than him.
7. That the prayer is light which illuminates the path of the
servant in this world and the herafter.
8. That an abundance of prostrations and prayers is the way to
accompany the Messenger (sallallaahu ‘alaihi wasallam) in
9. That a two rakah prayer is more loved by the dead person
than the world and what is in it.
10. That emptying the heart for Allaah in the prayer
puts a person in the same condition as the day when his mother gave birth to
11. That should a person enter the Fire - refuge is sought from that - the
angels will remove him from it and will recognise him by the marks of
12. That the prayer participates in undoing the knots which
Shaytaan places at the top of ones head.
13. That the night prayer is the most excellent prayer after
the obligatory prayers.
14. That the one who prays at night obtains a reward which most
of mankind do not.
15. Gratitude is shown to Allaah with the (obligatory)
prayer and night prayer.
16. That the prayer most loved by Allaah is the prayer
of Daawood (as) which is to pray for a third of the night and to sleep for two
thirds of the night.
17. That has Allaah has bestowed a favour upon His
servant by the hour during the night in which the supplication is answered. It
is befitting for the muslim that he aspires for it and seeks to find it so that
he is given the good of this world and the Hereafter.
18. That the night prayer is an evidence for righteousness and
taqwaa and it expiates the sins and prevents one from falling into them.
19. That Allaah Azzawajall covers the husband and wife
who help each other in performing the night prayer with His mercy. If one of
them refuses the other sprinkles water on his or her face.
20. That two rakahs of prayer at night makes a person amongst
the men who remember Allaah often or the women who remember Allaah
21. That Allaah is amazed by the man who gets up from
his sleep, leaving his bedsheet, his wife and his love for her in order to
perform prayer. Allaah laughs at him and informs the angels about
22. That there is no jealousy or competition except with regard
to two men, one of whom prays at night reciting the Qur’an which
Allaah has bestowed upon him.
23. That whoever recited ten verses in the night (in prayer)
will not be written amongst the heedless, a Qintaar of reward will be written
for him and Allaah the Exalted will say to him: "Recite and rise by
one degree with every verse", until he comes to the last verse he knows.
Allaah favours him by giving him eternity.
24. That whoever prays at night with a hundred verses is
written amongst the devout worshippers and whoever prays with a thousand verses
is written amongst the Muqantareen and whoever prays with two-hundred verses is
written amongst the devout worshippers and sincere ones.
25. That the one who walks to the prayer (in the mosque) is
raised in ranks and has his sins removed, both while he goes to the mosque and
when he returns from it.
26. That for every step he takes he receives ten good
27. That the muslim is written amongst the worshippers from the
time he leaves the house till he returns to it.
28. That the one receiving the greatest reward for the prayer
is the one who walks the furthest towards it and and then the one further than
him (from the mosque).
29. That one step which a servant takes to the prayer in
congregation is counted as an act of charity for him.
30. That taking many steps towards the mosque is from ar-Ribaat
(gurading the frontiers)
31. That every time a servant leaves for the mosque in the
morning or the evening Allaah prepares for him a feast in Paradise.
32. That Allaah makes the light of those who walk
throught the darkness to the mosques complete and perfect on the Day of
33. That the reward for the one who leaves his house in a state
of purity for the obligatory prayer is like the reward of the pilgrim in the
state of ihraam.
34. That the one who leaves for the mosque has a guarantee from
Allaah in that he should provide for him sustenance and suffice him (in