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Tahajjud Prayer

How Many Rakaahs Is the Tahajjud Prayer?

Short answer: Tahajjud does not entail a specific number of rakaahs, and there is no maximum limit. Just one witr is enough. …………. Salam Sister,   Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Tahajjud (Arabic for: optional late night prayer) does not entail a specific number of rakaahs (units of prayer) that must be performed. Nor is there any maximum …

How to Enter Paradise (A Companion Asks)

Tell Me How to Enter Paradise (A Companion Asks)

How to enter Paradise? Have you ever thought about this Question? Imagine you are accompanying the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) in a journey and you have the precious opportunity to chat with him, what would you ask the Prophet about? What topics would you love to talk about  with such a special person …

Night Prayers Two Times

Ramadan's Night Prayers, Why Two Times?

Short Answer:  The best time for Tahajjud is to delay it to the last third portion of the night, according to Sunnah. Tahajjud kindles the divine flame within us to receive true illumination in the darkness of the night. It opens the window to the heart for light to enter its dark crevices where problems are waiting to be solved. _____________________________________ …

10 Hadiths on Ramadan Last Blessed Nights

10+ Hadiths on Ramadan Last Blessed Nights

The most blessed part of Ramadan is approaching; the showers of mercy and blessings are heaped on the believers during the last ten nights of Ramadan. It is time to put more effort and be more dedicated. It is a golden chance for those who were careless in the past days of Ramadan to make up …

10 Things You Should Know About Taraweeh

10 Things You Should Know About Taraweeh

Taraweeh prayer is one of the remarkable specialties of Ramadan nights; for the whole month, Muslims line up at night to observe a number of optional rak`at and listen to and reflect on the recitation of the Qur’an. It is a very blessed and highly spiritual experience. Below, Sheikh Sharif Faizullah highlights, in 10 points, valuable information about …

15+ Hadiths on Optional Night Prayer (Qiyam)

15 Hadiths on Optional Night Prayer (Qiyam)

As the month of Ramadan are approaching, it is smart to plan to maximize your gains in the blessed month. Qiyam-ul-Layl or optional night prayer, also known as taraweeh and tahjjud, is one of the best ways to achieve this goal. The merits of this special worship are numerous. It is praised in various Quranic verses and …

What Is the Importance of Qiyam-ul-Layl

What Is the Importance of Qiyam-ul-Layl?

Short Answer: Qiyam Al-Layl is an act of worship that connects the heart to Allah and enables it to overcome the temptations of life and to strive against one’s own self, at the time when voices are stilled, eyes are closed in sleep, and sleepers are tossing and turning in their beds. _____________________________________ Salam Kareema, Thank you for …

What Is the Best Time for Tahajjud?

What Is the Best Time for Tahajjud? (Video)

With Ramadan right around the corner, tahajjud is a voluntary prayer that many perform during Ramadan. What is the best time for it? What about before Ramadan? What is the best time? What is considered tahajjud?

cant pray tahajjud

Can't Pray Tahajjud: How Else Can I Draw Near to God?

Short Answer: Basically, tahajjud is voluntary, so it’s not required of you. Moreover, if your doctor has advised you against it, know that harming your body for the sake of worship robs you of the benefits of that extra worship. We must care for our body, and this is also an act of worship. Maybe try one of …

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