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Taraweeh

Second taraweeh jamaat.

I know a mosque in my area which performs two taraweeh jamaat at different times with different imam in different floors i.e first jamaat in ground floor from 8 pm to 9:15pm and second jamat starts from 9:30pm to 11:30pm in first floor. The second jamat is for those...

Women Leading Men in Prayer (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: Is it permissible for a woman to lead another man or other men in prayer?A: The authoritative ruling of the school is that it is not valid for a woman (or a hermaphrodite) to lead a man in any prayer be it obligatory, recommended, or voluntary.If a man were to...

When should I pray tarawih? (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: When should I pray tarawih?A: The time for Tarawih is between the emphasized routine prayer of ʿIshāʾ and Witr in the masjid; the beginning of the night is preferred. Subsequently, Witr is made in congregation. Source: Bidayat al-AbidOriginal Source Link

Performing Taraweeh Salaah in units of 4 Rakaats

Q. What is the ruling on performing Taraweeh Salaah in units of 4 Rakaats? A. The Sunnah practice of performing Taraweeh Salaah is in units of 2 Rakaats. It is Makrooh-e-Tanzihi (reprehensible) to perform Taraweeh Salaah in units of 4 Rakaats as it is contrary to the...