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LESSON 24 | Summary of Fiqh | The Taraweeh and Rawaatib Prayers

A Summary of Islamic Fiqh – The Book of the Prayer (18/2/17)
Lesson 24 The Taraweeh And Rawaatib Prayers

Chapter: The Taraweeh and Rawaatib Prayers

• It is Sunnah Mu’akkadah – a highly stressed Sunnah
• Why is it called the taraweeh prayer?
• How did the Prophet and his companions used to perform the taraweeh prayer?
• It is better to pray it in congregation or alone?
o What is the proof for this?
o Why did the prophet, peace be upon him, stop leading the taraweeh prayers?
• What are the virtues of praying the taraweeh prayer?
• How many rak’aat (units of prayer) should the taraweeh prayer be?
o What is the proof for this?
o How many did the prophet, peace be upon him, pray?

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Lesson 23 | Summary of Fiqh | Dhikr after Prayer, and the Optional Prayers

A Summary of Islamic Fiqh – The Book of the Prayer – Lesson 23 (11/02/17)

Chapter:  Dhikr following the Prayer & the Optional prayers

  • Dhikr is specified as a time for remembrance after the Prayer
  • Dhikr is also made after other acts of worship such as Fasting and Hajj
  • Dhikr helps a person realise that worship does NOT end just because the act of worship itself has ended, but that it is continuous
  • What is the Sunnah way of doing dhikr after the prayer?
  • Is it permissible to perform dhikr in congregation?
  • What are some of the most important dhikr to make after Salaah?
  • What order is preferred for the dhikr to be made in?

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