Answering The Claim That Imam Abu Hanifa Advocated 8 Rak'ats Taraweeh

The following treatise is a response to two bloggers known as Abu Khuzaimah Ansaari (alias – Imran Masoom[1]) and his colleague, Abu Hibban (alias – Kamran Malik), from Birmingham, England.[2]The duo put out a calamitous claim in the name of the great and truly accepted Salafi Imam of his…

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Salat al-Tarawih from I'la al Sunan of Sh. Zafar Ahmed Uthmani

The following is an English translation of the chapter regarding Salatul Tarawih as found in the 18 volume work known as I’la al-Sunan by Shaykh Zafar Ahmed al-Uthmani (d. 1974 CE).  It was translated by Shaykh Muntasir Zaman from the USA and uploaded here with his permission…

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Is Salatul Taraweeh 8 or 20 rak'ats in Ramadan?

The following treatise by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed is probably the most in-depth research and defence in English of the major proofs to establish the view that in the time of the Companions (Sahaba) they prayed 20 rak’ats of Salatul Taraweeh in congregation.  Hence, this is what…

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Perfecting the Proofs that the Prophet (صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم) Performed 20 Rak'ats of Tarāwīh Prayer

In this special treatise by Dr. Abul Hasan Hussain Ahmed, a newly discovered Hadith from the well known Sahabi, Jabir ibn Abdullah (ra) has been mentioned with a systematic and detailed analysis of its authenticity probably for the first time in the English language.  The narration in question being as…

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The Four Rak'ats before the Isha prayer: An assessment of its legitimacy

In some of the books of Islamic jurisprudence (Fiqh) there is a mention of the performance of four rak’ats of Salah before the actual obligatory (Fard) four rak’ats of the Isha Salah. This specific number of rak’ats of Salah before the Isha has been designated as being…

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