The prayer in Ramadan that prayed after Isha' Prayer. The Prophet used to make 8 rakahs, but it is common today for 20 rakahs to be done, and in some countries they make 35.

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women's taraweeh is sunnat or nafil

The taraweeh salah for women is sunnat or nafil? Just want to clear it more that when a girl is performing the taraweeh salah then we wilk the girl will perform it as sunnat salah or nafil salah
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Is it okay to perform Tahajjud after Witir?

Salat Witr is prayed after Salat Taraweeh and Salat Isha in mosque. This the routine followed in the month of Ramadan in my country. If I wake up early and then pray for Tahajjud, Is it okay? I hear ...
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Is reciting the Qur'an while standing (as is commonly done in Taraweeh) halal or haram?

I have a question: My friend said we should not offer Taraweeh because reading reciting the Qur'an while standing is haram, but is reading Qur'an while standing actually haram? And if it is haram ...
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Can one pray Tahajjud later in the night after they have prayed 20 rakah Taraweeh

In almost all of the mosques here, Witr is prayed in congregation after the 20 rakah Taraweeh prayer. But as far as I know, Witr is to be prayed after Tahajjud if someone wishes to pray Tahajjud. So I ...
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Not being able to maintain Wudu during Ramadan for Taraweeh prayer

When I don't eat, my body builds up a lot of gas. During Ramadan, I have this problem where I'm not able to maintain my Wudu for Taraweeh later at night. Trying to maintain it is actually bad for my ...
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Does Taraweeh replace Tahajjud prayer in the Month of Ramadan?

As per my reading I do not find any occurance of the word "Tarawih" in hadith literature , was such a word known at the time of Prophet pbuh or is it that Taraweeh is just a special name given to the ...
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Difference between Taraweeh and Qiyaam al-layl

I can see both the prayers are prayed in my Masjid(mosque). Taraweeh time 8:45 to 10:00 pm Qiyaam al-layl time 2:30 to 3:30 am What is the difference between Taraweeh prayer and Qiyaam al-layl ...
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What is the reason for praying 20 rakaats in taraweeh?

It is clear that our prophet(PBUH) prayed 8 rakaats for taraweeh. But, I saw most of the masjids having 20 rakaats for taraweeh. since, Umar(R.A) made the taraweeh to 20 rakaats. What is the reason ...
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it permissible for to join first 2 rakath of Esha Salat with the Taraweh Jamat and then continue on his own?

If one misses his Esha Salat, is it permissible for him to perform the first two rakats of his Esha Salat with the Taraweh Jamat and then continue on his own?
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Is it necessary to complete recitation of entire Qur'an in taraweeh?

A few queries that I have in my mind about taraweeh prayers during Ramadan. Is it necessary to complete recitation of the entire Qur'an during the night prayers? How about if I complete the ...
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Taraweeh prayers at home

This question is about the taraweeh prayers during Ramadan. My question is not about 8 or 20 rak'ahs; rather I wanted to know if it is ok to pray taraweeh prayers at home. Is it ok if I pray the ...
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How many rakats are there for Taraweeh Prayer?

In my nearby masjid they used to pray 20 rakats for taraweeh in ramadan. But one of my friend said that it is bid'ah, the actual no.of rakats for taraweeh prayer is 8. So my question is, what ...
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Why Hz. Umar changed 8 rakah taraweeh to 20 rakah?

Apparently there are no recordings anywhere that the prophet (pbuh) prayed 20 rakah taraweeh. That the prophet (pbuh) prayed 8 rakah taraweeh. I understand that Umar (may allah be pleased with him) ...
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Ruling on Salaat ul Taraaweeh for Women

Is taraaweeh prayer required for women? Which is better for women, to perform Taraaweeh at home or in a mosque?
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Recorded Salaah for women and disabled

Most of the Muslim women and a considerable number of old and disabled slaves of Allah cannot leave home or go to the mosque for reasons relevant to them. It is of course rational for them to pray ...
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5 to 10 days Taraweeh Namaaz (Prayer)

In my locality (might also be elsewhere but im not sure) there are taraweeh prayer that are finished off within 5 to 10 days. The whole quran is finished in those few days. The prayers are very long ...