Fans of the Prophet’s (s.a.w.a.) wives will not settle for anything less than absolute infallibility for the wives. For them, the ‘pure’ wives of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) can do no wrong and must be […]
The recommended congregational prayers of the Month of Ramzan, better known as Tarawih, is deemed highly recommended in the Sunnah. In fact, it is labelled as Sunnah Muakkadah i.e. highly recommended to the point of […]
When the merits of the Prophet’s (s.a.w.a.) wives are discussed, there can be no competition for Ummul Momineen Hazrat Khadijah (s.a.). She has innumerable merits to her name with priority in accepting Islam being the […]
The prayer of Tarawih is among the recommended prayers of the Sunnis performed in congregation in the nights of month of Ramadan at an estimated twenty units daily. There exists a divergence of views between […]
There are numerous reports in the books of traditions, narrations and Sunnat quoted from the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) and the infallible Imams (a.s.) regarding the legality of the recommended prayers of the Ramazan month. Legality here means the governing laws, the number of units and the way of reciting these prayers. It can be concluded that these prayers are allowed.
The point of contention however, is, whether these prayers must be recited individually or in congregation? What is the opinion of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.) on this subject? What is the opinion of the Second Caliph – Umar on this subject? Of the two, whose opinion forms the Sunnat and whose opinion leads to innovation and deviation? These and other issues have been discussed threadbare in this article. […]
The Muslim majority advance some arguments for taking Abu Bakr as the successor of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.). The arguments revolve around four main points, which have been the subject of much debate over the […]