Praying Taraweeh in Ramadan

MV: Aselamulaikum! I hope everyone is having a good Ramadan this year inshAllah. I just wanted to emphasize an aspect of Ramadan, Taraweeh Prayer. When the month of Ramadan begins, Muslims enter into a period of discipline and worship:  fasting during the day, and praying throughout the day and night.  During Ramadan, special evening prayers are conducted during which long portions of the Qur’an are recited.  These special prayers are known as taraweeh. The word taraweeh comes from an Arabic word which means to rest and relax.  The prayer can be very long (well over an hour), during which one stands upright to read … Continue reading Praying Taraweeh in Ramadan

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What are those Muslims doing over this Thanksgiving holiday?

MV: Uhffff…yes! School is over….for 4 days atleast, thank Allah! But seriously what do we Muslims have to look forward for the following days? Well…Tomorrow is a special day for both Americans and Muslims. For Americans there’s Thanksgiving which is … Continue reading What are those Muslims doing over this Thanksgiving holiday?

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About Sunnah

MV: The word Sunnah means a system, a path or an example. In Islam it refers to the practisce of the Prophet (PBUH), his life example. It is embodied in the Ahadith (plural of hadith) which are the Prophet’s sayings, actions and the actions done with his approval. Ahadith have been very carefully collected and compiled since the death of the prophet (PBUH). Six collections of Hadith are regarded as the most authentic. They are: 1. Sahih al Bukhari ( Collected and compiled by Mahammad bin Ismailas Imam Bukhari, born 194AH died 256 AH/ 870 CE) 2. Sahih Muslim ( … Continue reading About Sunnah

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