While the Muslim nation goes about praying Tarawih with extreme enthusiasm in the Month of Ramazan, it is a good idea to pause and reflect over the reality of Tarawih. The inventor of Tarawih, the […]
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 […]
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. […]
One of the objections of the opponents against the Shias is they have innovated in religious practices such as making permissible temporary marriage (mut’ah). One of their objections against mut’ah is that it is not […]
Many Shias from both classes – the common folks and the scholars – consider the slogan ‘Every day is Ashoora, every land is Karbala’ as Hadith Qudsi or authentic tradition from the Ahle Bait (a.s.) […]
Love and mastership (Wilayat) and expression of displeasure (Baraâat) are the cornerstones of Islamic teachings. We understand the meaning of empowering goodness and prohibiting evil from them. These were the aims of Imam Husainâs (a.s.) […]