position of Taraweeh

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Question

What is the Shar’ee position of Taraweeh? Do women also have to perform Taraweeh?

 

Answer

Muhtaram / Muhtaramah

 

In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh.


To perform 20 Rakaats Taraweeh is Sunnat-e-Muakkadah (emphasized Sunnat) for both males and females. (Raddul Mukhtaar vol.2 pg.43; HM Saeed) 

 

And Allah knows best

Wassalam

Darul Iftaa, Madrassah In’aamiyyah


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