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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

Remuneration for leading Taraweeh Salaah

Question Over here Bengali Masaajid have a culture of collecting funds for the hifz people who lead tarawih salaat. Do we do that in Zambia. Also is it permissible or a bida’a?   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most...

Reciting the translation of the Qur’an in Salaah

Q: Is it allowed to used translated Quran and reading the translation during salah. And also, can you do the same during the tarawih and tahajjud of Ramadan?A: It is not permissible.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo...

Taraweeh four by four

Is it right to pray tarawih four by four, i.e. pray four rakats together and make salam after that? At the end we have five sets of fours. Answer In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi...

Leading the Tarawih whilst looking in to the Quran

Please clarify the issue of offering taraweeh prayer led by an imam who is not a hafiz and therefore reads from mushaf in a small community with no other masjid with a hafiz. Is it allowed? In defense people quote that Sayyidatuna ‘Aishah (radiyallahu’anha) used to...

The famous tarawih tasbih

Is the famous tasbih of tarawih mentioned in the Hadith? i.e. Subhana Dhil Mulki Wal Malakut… Answer I haven’t seen mention of this in Hadith books. Some Fuqaha (Jurists) have quoted it as a suggested form of tasbih, among other things that a person could engage in,...