Reading Time: 2 minutes While the Muslim nation goes about praying Tarawih with extreme enthusiasm in the Month of Ramazan, it is a good idea to pause and reflect over the reality of Tarawih. The inventor of Tarawih, the […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Muslim majority has adopted the Tarawih prayers based on the whims and fancies of companions turned caliphs. The Tarawih has no basis in the Holy Quran or even the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes The recommended congregational prayers of the Month of Ramzan, better known as Tarawih, is deemed highly recommended in the Sunnah. In fact, it is labelled as Sunnah Muakkadah i.e. highly recommended to the point of […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes The prayer of Tarawih is among the recommended prayers of the Sunnis performed in congregation in the nights of month of Ramadan at an estimated twenty units daily. There exists a divergence of views between […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Regarding Tarawih, it is recorded that one day, Umar Ibn Khattaab, visited the mosque in the second year of his caliphate during the last ten days of the holy month of Ramazan. (It should be […]
Reading Time: 23 minutes There are numerous reports in the books of traditions, narrations and Sunnat quoted from the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) and the infallible Imams (a.s.) regarding the legality of the recommended prayers of the Ramazan month. Legality here means the governing laws, the number of units and the way of reciting these prayers. It can be concluded that these prayers are allowed.
The point of contention however, is, whether these prayers must be recited individually or in congregation? What is the opinion of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) on this subject? What is the opinion of the Second Caliph – Umar on this subject? Of the two, whose opinion forms the Sunnat and whose opinion leads to innovation and deviation? These and other issues have been discussed threadbare in this article. […]