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A Ramadan Reader: A Comprehensive Answers Guide to Getting the Most Out of Ramadan

  Preparing for Ramadan The Complete Guide to Fasting Imam Tahir’s 5 Simple Steps to Prepare for Ramadan Preparing For Ramadan Advice from Habib Umar bin Hafiz Ramadan Detox‬‏ for a Healthy Ramadan 40 Hadiths on Ramadan Tarawih Can I Pray 8 Rakats for Tarawih? Should We Stop Praying Tarawih Once the Qur’an is Completed? […]

Is Tarawih 8 or 20 Rakats? – Shaykh Rami Nsour

In this video, Shaykh Rami Nsour explains about the Sunnah behind the Tarawih prayers, and advises us how to best pray them. Unity of the community is important, but so is fulfilling the Sunna. In Ramadan, we are sometimes torn between how to pray the Tarawih prayers. Some say that the prayer is 20 rakats, […]

Is It Valid to Pray Make-Ups Behind Tarawih Prayers?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I have been making up my missed Fajr prayers in Tarawih congregations at a mosque. I make the intention that I am making up Fajr every two rak’as with the Imam and followed him. Is what I did sound? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. Thank you for your question. […]

Do I Have to Pray Tarawih When Travelling?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Do I have to pray Tarawih when travelling? Answer:  Walaikum assalam, I hope you’re doing well, insha’Allah. When travelling, emphasized sunnas (sunna mu’akkada), including tarawih, become recommended. You are rewarded for performing such sunnas, but leaving them isn’t blameworthy. [Tahtawi/Shurunbulali, Hashiyat Maraqi al-Falah] And Allah is the […]

How Was the Tarawih Prayed During the Time of the Prophet and His Successors?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum How was the Tarawih prayed during the time of the Prophet (peace be upon him) and his successors (may Allah be pleased with them)? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. Jazakum Allah khayr for your question. May Allah increase in you in knowledge and guidance. The Tarawih prayer during the […]

Is It Sinful If My Husband Misses Tarawih Prayers at the Mosque to Help at Home?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum. My husband attends tarawih every night but I stay at home with our small children. If I am not well, would it be sinful on both my husband and I if I ask him to miss tarawih prayer in the mosque to help me with the children?  […]

Should I Pray Tarawih Alone When It Is Performed Too Fast in My Mosque?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Is it better to pray Tarawih at the mosque quickly (as it is the habit of many mosques in India) or is it better to pray Tarawih alone but slowly and calmly? Answer: Assalam alaykum I pray you are well. Reciting “quickly” does not necessarily entail the invalidity or […]

Life Knocking The Wind Out of You This Ramadan? Don’t Despair

Do you work long hours and find yourself too exhausted to do much by way of extra worship in Ramadan? Don’t despair. You’re not alone. Ustadh Salman Younas has some advice on what to do. This is a situation that many people find themselves in, and it is understandable to feel disheartened about spending most […]

Can I Pray the Witr Prayer Before Finishing the Tarawih?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: My sister can become very tired in Tarawih. She takes regular breaks. This has meant that she has had to pray the Witr just before dawn, meaning she has fasted on an empty stomach. Can such a person pray some Tarawih, then the Witr and then see if they […]

Are Tarawih and Tahajjud Prayers Different or the Same? Are they both from the sunna of the Prophet?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Asalamo alykum The Imam at the mosque where I go for tarawih prayer also prays witr jamaat. Does this mean that the taraweeh count as the tahajjud? If not then should I leave the mosque after offering the tarawih and pray the witr at home with tahajjud? Answer: Wa […]