Tahajjud (تهجد), also known as the “night prayer” is a voluntary prayer. It is not one of the five obligatory prayers required of all Muslims, although Muhammad (PBUH) performed the tahajjud prayer regularly himself and encouraging his companions too.
Here are some common Questions and Answers regarding this topic:
What is the difference between Qiyamul Lail and tahajjud Salat?
Is it preferable to perform tahajjud salat in sets of two rakats, four rakats, or to perform it all together in eight rakats?
Is it recommended to wake up other family members for tahajjud?
What is the reward for waking up other family members for tahajjud?
During which part of the night did Rasul Allah ( ) usually pray tahajjud?
Is it permissible to repeat one verse while praying tahajjud?
What are the benefits for praying tahajjud?