Prayers for each night of Ramadhan

For every night during Ramadhan there is a prayer. These prayers are to be done in sets of 2 rakats, like the morning prayer. So, for example, the first night's prayer is 4 rakats so you would perform 2 two-rakat prayers.

Night 1

The prayer is 4 rakats (2 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 15 times.

Night 2

The prayer is 4 rakats (2 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Qadr 20 times.

Night 3

The prayer is 10 rakats (5 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 50 times.

Night 4

The prayer is 8 rakats (4 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Qadr 20 times.

Night 5

The prayer is 2 rakats. In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 50 times. After finishing the prayer, you should recite "Allahoma Sale Alaa Mohammaden wa A'le Mohammad" (Oh Allah, send blessings upon Mohammad and the Family of Mohammad) 100 times.

Night 6

The prayer is 4 rakats (2 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite any surah and then recite Ayah Al-Molk.

Night 7

The prayer is 4 rakats (2 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Qadr 13 times.

Night 8

The prayer is 2 rakats. In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 10 times. After finishing the prayer, you should say "Subhanallah" (Praise be to Allah) 1000 times.

Night 9

The prayer is 6 rakats (3 x two-rakat). This prayer should be done between the Maghrib and Isha prayers. In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Ayat Al-Kursi 7 times. After finishing the prayer, you should recite "Allahoma Sale Alaa Mohammaden wa A'le Mohammad" (Oh Allah, send blessings upon Mohammad and the Family of Mohammad) 50 times.

Night 10

The prayer is 20 rakats (10 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 30 times.

Night 11

The prayer is 2 rakats. In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Kawthar 20 times.

Night 12

The prayer is 8 rakats (4 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Qadr 30 times.

Night 13

The prayer is 4 rakats (2 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 25 times.

Night 14

The prayer is 6 rakats (3 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Az-Zelzaal 30 times.

Night 15

The prayer is 4 rakats (2 x two-rakat). In the first 2 rakat prayer, in each rakat after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 100 times. In the second 2 rakat prayer, in each rakat after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 50 times.

Night 16

The prayer is 12 rakats (6 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah At-Takaathor 12 times.

Night 17

The prayer is 2 rakats. In the first rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite any surah, and in the second rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 100 times. After finishing the prayer, you should say "Laa ilaaha ilallah" (There is no God but Allah) 100 times.

Night 18

The prayer is 4 rakats (2 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Kawthar 25 times.

Night 19

The prayer is 50 rakats (25 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Az-Zelzaal 50 times.

Nights 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24

On these nights, the prayer is 8 rakats (4 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you may recite a surah of your choice.

Night 25

The prayer is 8 rakats (4 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 10 times.

Night 26

The prayer is 8 rakats (4 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 100 times.

Night 27

The prayer is 4 rakats (2 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 25 times.

Night 28

The prayer is 6 rakats (3 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Ayat Al-Kursi 10 times, then Surah Al-Ikhlas 10 times, then Surah Al-Kawthar 10 times. After finishing the prayer, you should recite "Allahoma Sale Alaa Mohammaden wa A'le Mohammad" (Oh Allah, send blessings upon Mohammad and the Family of Mohammad) 100 times.

Night 29

The prayer is 2 rakats. In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 20 times.

Night 30

The prayer is 12 rakats (6 x two-rakat). In each rakat, after Surah Al-Fatiha you should recite Surah Al-Ikhlas 20 times. After finishing the prayer, you should recite "Allahoma Sale Alaa Mohammaden wa A'le Mohammad" (Oh Allah, send blessings upon Mohammad and the Family of Mohammad) 100 times.