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  • Praying Taraaweeh after combining Maghrib and ‘Ishaa’ at time of Maghrib Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykhs, can I start praying the Taraaweeh (voluntary night prayer during Ramadan) prayer before the time of the ʻIshaa’ startsif I combine the Maghrib and theʻIshaa’ prayers at the Maghrib time? Or must I wait for the azan of theʻIshaa’ in order to pray the Taraaweeh? May Allah.. More

  • Missing Taraaweeh prayer not sin Date: 31-10-2016

    Do you know of any scholar who would have said that not praying Taraweeh (night prayers in the month of Ramadan) at all is a sin? .. More

  • Authenticity of hadeeth about number of rak’ahs in Taraweeh prayer Date: 18-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read a narration in Musnad Abu Ya’la Al-Musli, hadith no. 4788, in which ‘Aa’ishah, may Allaah be pleased with her,said that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,led them three nights in the Taraweeh prayer with 11 rak’ahs. Is this particular narration sound? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Number of rak'ahs in Taraweeh in Hanafi School Date: 15-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum shaykh. I am a new follower of ahle-hadith from India. Some hanafi people here argue that only the 20 rak'ah taraweeh is from the Sunnah. I know that there are other hadiths in Al-Bukhaari where the prophet prayed 11 and 13 rakah's Taraweeh/Tahajjud. I also know that here are some hadiths in Muwatta Imam Maalik where Umar, may Allaah.. More

  • No authentic narration states that Taraaweeh is eight rak'ahs Date: 26-10-2015

    Assalamu alaykum. I read a hadith and would like to know the authenticity of the hadith and narrators. Saaib bin Yazeed (may Allaah be pleased with him) narrated, “During the Caliphate of Umar (may Allaah be pleased with him), we used to pray 8 rak’aahs (units of prayer) (of Taraweeh).” [Sunan Sa’eed bin Mansoor with reference from Al-Haawi.. More

  • Performing Taraweeh in congregation with the intention of Performing Tahajjud Afterwards Date: 24-8-2015

    What is the optimal way to perform the Witr prayer for a person who intends to perform Tahajjud? Should he perform Ash-shaf‘ (two-unit prayer) with the Taraweeh prayers and delay the Witr after Tahajjud or delay both Ash-shaf‘ and al-Witr (single-unit prayer)? .. More

  • Ruling on raising funds for donations in between Taraaweeh Date: 24-8-2014

    we are praying taraweeh in Ramadan. Can the imam of the masjid collect donations in the middle of the salat? or he should wait till the end of salat. .. More

  • Some practices done in India after Taraaweeh prayer Date: 1-9-2013

    AsSalamu Alaykkum My question is related to some practices seen in the month of Ramadan. I hope that you can save many people from corrupted practice in the coming month of Ramadan. In many Mosques in India soon after the Taraweeh prayer a preacher comes and sits on the Minber and explains the gatherings about the importance of the verses that they.. More

  • Repeating certain Surahs during the Taraaweeh prayer- A religious view Date: 7-5-2013

    We often offer the Taraaweeh prayer according to the following form: twenty Rak‘as, in each two Rak‘as the Imaam recites from Surah At-Takaathur until Surah Al-Masad. Then, in the second one he recites Surah Al-Ikhlaas. This form is being quickly repeated every night. Is it considered an aspect of a prohibited specification?.. More

  • Virtues of performing the Taraaweeh prayers Date: 10-11-2012

    assalam alaikm,, if a person pray tharaweeh heard his all sins will be forgiven,heard if pray 2nd day his parents sins be forgiven,if the parents already passed away will the sins of them forgiven?if the sins forgiven really are they without sins in the grave? if a muslim not practiced religion but a believer at his last moment if others make.. More

  • Women going to the mosque during the nights of Ramadan Date: 24-6-2010

    During the nights of Ramadhaan, which is better for the woman: to pray in the mosque or at home, especially if there are lectures and admonitions in the mosque? What would you tell the women who pray in the mosque?.. More

  • Reciting a special Du'aa' after every four Rak'ahs of Taraaweeh Date: 15-9-2009

    I would like to know is there any special dua to be recited after every 4 rakhas of taraweeh.The people usuallly follow it where i live.I tried find the refrence or hadiths quoting this special Dua but did not find one.Can you please help me? the dua people read starts like this 'Subhana zil mulki wal malakoot, Subhana zil izzti wal azmati, Wal haibati,.. More

  • Listening to the Quran through a headset in Taraaweeh prayer Date: 13-7-2009

    Assalamu Alaikkum, Can we pray Tharaweeh prayer by hearing quran from laptop(after fatiha playing audio quran in headset). Coz I would like to complete the quran in coming ramadan. Pls explain me with an with a base... More

  • Two Taraaweeh congregation at the same time in the same mosque Date: 28-10-2007

    As salam alaikum, I have come to know about a novel practice of conducting Taraweeh prayers back home in India, for instance Taraweeh prayers are being held in two different congregations, one at the first floor and the other at ground floor of the same mosque. The Imam at first floor is asked to recite 3 chapters of the Holy Quran, whereas one chapter.. More

  • Female students praying Taraaweeh in a hall in the university dorm Date: 10-10-2006

    aslm akm.i stay in a room the females university ramadhan they(females) perform taraweh in jamaa in a hall in the university it okay if i perform taraweh on my own in the room,or if i do it in jamaa,out of my room in the hall?i would like to know which would yield me a higher ajr ,because i learnt that the prophet SAW said the.. More