Number of Rakaats in Esha

Q: How many rakaats are there in esha salaah. Please give details about the number of rakaats as well as their status (farz, sunnah muakiddah or not, nafils, witr etc.)

A: Four Sunnah Ghayr Mu'akkadah
Four Fardh
Two Sunnah Mu'akkadah
Two Nafl
Three Witr (Waajib)
Two Nafl.

Moulana Yusuf Laher
Checked and approved by: Mufti Siraj Desai