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Twenty rak’ahs Tarawih during the time of ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

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Are there any sound/authentic narrations which confirm that even during the Caliphate of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) the number of rak’ahs in Tarawih were twenty?   Answer ‘Allamah ‘Ayni (rahimahullah) has stated that Imam Bayhaqi (rahimahullah) has recorded the following authentic narration: Sayyiduna Saib ibn Yazid (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says: “The Sahabah had performed twenty rak’ahs during… read more »

The number of rak’ahs in Tarawih

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What is the correct opinion with regards to the number of rak’ats of Tarawih? Is it eight or twenty? Answer The practice of performing Tarawih in eight rak’ats is in total contrast to the practice of the Ummah throughout the ages. Tarawih should be performed in twenty rak’ahs. This is based on numerous proofs.  … read more »

Tarawih Salah Time

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Someone recently told me that in the opinion of some Ḥanafī scholars it is permissible to perform the Tarāwīḥ prayer before the time of ʿIshāʾ begins. Is this true? بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Answer According to the majority of Ḥanafī jurists, the time of Ṭarāwīḥ Ṣalāh is after performing ʿIshāʾ Ṣalāh. (See Hidāyah and Bināyah,… read more »