- a prayer, charitable act, etc., that goes beyond the requirements of one's religion.
Origin of Nafl
Examples from the Web for nafl
Historical Examples of nafl
All other kinds of fasts are nafl, a term already explained (p. 199).
A Namz of some nafl rak'ats is said and sometimes a Du' is added.
Nafl are voluntary prayers the performance of which is considered mustahab, or meritorious, but they are not of divine obligation.
He may omit the sunnat and nafl rak'ats if he chooses; but the three witr rak'ats he must recite at the Salt-ul-'Ish.
According to Bukhr, a woman may not make a nafl fast without the consent of her husband.