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  • Praying Taraweeh Prayer at Home Date: 15-12-2002

    Can I perform Taraweeh alone at home as I cannot go to the mosque? .. More

  • Women excluded from Taraweeh prayer Date: 16-11-2002

    Imam in our Masjid completes the Qur'an during Taraweeh prayer. Because of that he says that it is Makrooh for women to attend Taraweeh prayer. Does not this contradict the Hadith of our Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) which say that although for women the best place to pray is her home, don't try to stop her if she insists on coming to the Masjid?.. More

  • Holding Qur'an during Taraweeh prayer Date: 13-12-2001

    I have seen many people holding Qur'an while praying Taraweeh. I want to know if it is a allowable or not?.. More

  • Praying Taraweeh and Witr with the Imam Date: 9-12-2001

    I've heard that praying Taraweeh behind the imam and the Witr also is like praying the whole night, could you please be kind enough to verify this for me? .. More

  • Completing 20 Rakahs of Taraweeh with the Imaam Date: 28-11-2001

    If the Imam is praying 20 (Twenty) Rakah in Taraweeh prayer, can I leave Jamaath after completing 8 (eight) Rakah or do I have to complete 20 (twenty) Rakah with Imam. Could you answer my question as soon as possible, please? .. More

  • Special prayers during Ramadan Date: 25-9-2001

    1- What is the difference between the Salat at-Taraweeh, Salat al-Qiyam, Salat al-Lail and Salat al-Tahajjud? Explain me also these Salat in light of Ramadhan. 2- According to Sunnah of the Prophet, What is the actual Rakahs for the Taraweeh prayer? Usually, 90% of people including me praying 20 Rakahs, but 10% pray 8 Rakahs only, what's this? And.. More

  • Is Taraweeh prayer obligatory? Date: 20-12-2000

    In Ramadan many people do not attend Tarawih. I think every one should perform Tarawih. Do we have to do perform it or not and how many Rakah? .. More

  • Number of rakahs of Taraweeh prayer Date: 20-12-2000

    My question is regarding Taraweeh prayers in the month of Ramadan: Why do Muslims of Middle Eastern origin pray 8 rakah and Muslims from India/Pakistan pray 20 Rakahs? Our Prophet (pbuh) prayed only 8, while Umar (ra) established 20 rakahs. Who should we to follow? Please explain in detail... More