Taraweeh Prayer

Taraweeh Prayer With Taraweeh Dua

Written by EquranekareemJun 28, 2024
Taraweeh Prayer With Taraweeh Dua

Curious to learn about taraweeh dua and taraweeh prayer? Want to perform this obligatory Sunnah in the month of Ramadan?

Here, is the complete guide for these queries. “Tarawih prayer” is of great significance in Islam and is usually practiced in the Holy month of Ramadan. Though it’s not mandatory.
You can offer this prayer in any month and any time.

Get complete information about the meanings, origin, historical references, and benefits of Taraweeh prayer in this blog. Let’s just dive into it!

What Is Taraweeh?

What is taraweeh? Well, Taraweeh is one of the night prayers also known as “Qiyaam-ul-Layl”. This is the Sunnah of Beloved Prophet Muhammad(SAW) and is called “Sunnat-e-Mo’aqqidah” – The Sunnah that is near to obligation and is very rewarding if offered, if skipped there is no retribution for it.

Muslims offer tarawih prayer in the sacred month of Ramazan as it reflects the whole message of “Al-Quran”. It is offered between “Isha” and “Witr” prayers. It can be offered in the “Masjid” or at home also. But, offering it in a Masjid is much more rewarding and practiced Sunnah also.

Taraweeh Meaning & Its Origin

The word “Taraweeh” is an Arabic word that means “To do rest or to relax”. It meant so because of the forefathers who used to rest after every tarawih rakat while offering this prayer. The “meaning of taraweeh explains that these prayers can be offered till midnight. There is no pact limitation from Almighty Allah about its offering time.

The origin of “Tarawih prayer” shows that it was first performed by the Prophet Muhammad(S.A.W) in the last year of His life. It has been narrated by Hazrat Ayesha(R.A) that;

“The Messenger of Allah, may Allah’s prayers and peace be upon him, went out on the night of the middle of the night, He prayed in the Masjid, and the men joined him, so the people got up and started talking, so more of them gathered together and started talking with him. On the third night, the Messenger of Allah, may Allah’s prayers and peace be upon him, went out for the first time in his prayers. But on the fourth night, the Masjid was unable to be used by its people, until he went out for the Fajr prayer. But I am afraid that it will be imposed on you and you will not be able to do it. Then the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, died and the command was on that.”
(Sahih Al-Bukhari, Number of Hadith: 2012. Vol: 3, P: 45, I: Dartuq al-NajatAfter this, “Tarawih” was practiced again in congregations in the Masajids under the command of Hazrat Umar ibn al-Khattab(R.A) – One of the companions of Hazrat Muhammad(SAW) and the one who knows about Islam and implemented Islam in a way like no one other did before!

Taraweeh Dua Transliteration And Translation

You need to learn “Taraweeh dua transliteration” if you want to offer this prayer with a beautiful recitation. We are here to teach you about its pronunciation and translation with the help of our experienced online Quran teachers. Here is the dua of Taraweeh and its details

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سُبْحَانَ ذِي الْمُلْكِ وَالْمَلَكُوتِ، سُبْحَانَ ذِي الْعِزَّةِ وَالْعَظَمَةِ وَالْقُدْرَةِ وَالْكِبْرِيَاءِ وَالْجَبَرُوتِ، سُبْحَانَ الْمَلِكِ الْحَيِّ الَّذِي لَايَمُوتُ، سُبُّوحٌ قُدُّوسٌ رَبُّ الْمَلَائِكَةِ وَالرُّوحِ، لَا إلَهَ إلَّا اللَّهُ نَسْتَغْفِرُ اللَّهَ، نَسْأَلُك الْجَنَّةَ وَنَعُوذُ بِك مِنْ النَّارِ Subhana Zil Mulki Wal Malakoot. Subhana Zil Izzati Wal Aazamati Wal Haeebati Wal Qudrati Wal Kibriya’ee Wal Jabaroot. Subhanal Malikil Hayyil Lazee La Yanaamu Wala Yamoot, Subboohun Quddoosun Rabbuna Wa Rabbul Mala’ikati War Rooh, Allahumma Ajirnا Minan Naari Ya Mujeeru Ya Mujeeru Ya Mujeer. Exalted is the Possessor of the hidden and the manifest dominion. Exalted is the Possessor of Might, Greatness, Reverence, Power, Pride, and Majesty. Exalted is the Master, the Living, the one who neither sleeps nor dies. All-perfect, All-holy, Our Lord, and the Lord of the angels and the souls. O Allah, grant us refuge from the Hellfire. O Granter of refuge, O Granter of refuge, O Granter of refuge اک ہے (وہ اﷲ) زمین و آسمان کی بادشاہی والا۔ پاک ہے (وہ اﷲ) عزت و بزرگی، ہیبت و قدرت اور عظمت و رُعب والا۔ پاک ہے بادشاہ (حقیقی، جو) زندہ ہے، سوتا نہیں اور نہ مرے گا۔ بہت ہی پاک (اور) بہت ہی مقدس ہے ہمارا پروردگار اور فرشتوں اور روح کا پروردگار۔ اِلٰہی ہم کو دوزخ سے پناہ دے۔ اے پناہ دینے والے! اے پناہ دینے والے! اے پناہ دینے والے! उसकी जय हो, आकाश और पृथ्वी का राजा। उसकी जय हो! वह शानदार है, राजसी है, राजसी है, राजसी है। पवित्र राजा है (वास्तविक, जो) जीवित है, न सोता है और न ही मरता है। हमारे प्रभु और स्वर्गदूतों और आत्मा के परमेश्वर की जय हो। भगवान हमें नर्क से बचाएं। हे शरण! हे शरण! हे शरण!

How To Perform Taraweeh?

Many Muslims have this query “How to perform taraweeh”. They keep fasting from dawn to dusk in the month of Ramadan and offer this prayer at night after the breaking of the fast and prayer of Maghrib. All factors related to praying Taraweeh are explained below;

Taraweeh Niyat

  • Making Taraweeh niyat is important when you are going to offer it. “Niyah” is all about confirming the intention of offering prayer in front of Allah(SWT).
  • It is necessary for the one who is offering this prayer alone at home. They have to say;“I intend to pray the Sunnah rakats of taraweh prayer for Allah(SWT)”
  • The person who leads the prayer(Imam) in the Masajids should say; “I intend to pray the Sunnah prayer of tarawih as the Imam for(no.of rakats) for Allah(SWT).”
  • Whereas the men who offer this prayer in congregation behind the Imam will say; “I intend to pray the Sunnah prayer rakats of Tarawih as the Makmum for(no.of rakats) for Allah Almighty”.

Rakats In Taraweeh

  • There is an open choice for rakats in Taraweeh. You can either go for 2/2 each Rakats in Taraweeh or 4/4 Rakats.
  • Both are acceptable in front of Allah Almighty. Muslims offer 20 rakat taraweeh prayers as the Sunnah of Rasool Allah(صَلَّى ٱللَّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ وَسَلَّمَ).

Tarawih Prayer for Men & Women

  • Women offer the taraweh prayer at home while men usually offer it in Masjid. It is not a compulsion for men to offer it in a congregation but it is referred though. Because it is more rewarding and also the practiced Sunnah of our beloved Prophet Hazrat Muhammad( صَلَّى ٱللَّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ وَسَلَّمَ).

Taraweeh Prayer Benefits

Taraweeh Prayer Benefits Improved Physical Health

Offering the taraweh prayer brings spiritual and physical benefits to human health. The detailed Taraweeh prayer benefits are described below;

Improved Physical Health

Fasting the whole day and then praying taraweh enhances the muscles’ strength and movement. This long prayer improves blood regulation and fastens the metabolism rate in the human body, which increases the digestion and flexibility of joints. It is pretty good for old people as their movements are slowed down due to different reasons.

Nurturing Mental Peace

The tasbeeh of taraweeh inculcates peace and relaxation in minds. It is a soulful recitation practice that removes all the negative thoughts from one’s mind and brings in positive ones. In Quran, Allah Has mentioned that
“No doubt, The calmness & serenity of hearts lies in My(Allah) Zikr”
[Surah: Ar R’ad, Verse:no: 28, Para:no: 13-Al-Quran]

Promoting The Quran Recitation & Memorization

When the Muslims practice the congregational prayer “Taraweeh” in the Ramazan, then they came across the revision of Quran on daily basis. This prayer truly reflects the Quran in each Rak’ah. This enhances the zeal for “Quran Memorization” and recitation among everyone. This is one of the great benefits of taraweeh.

Practicing Sunnah

Offering the tarawih prayers is a Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad(SAW). Whenever an individual offers this prayer, he/she gets huge benefits. The reward for practicing the Sunnah of the Prophet(صَلَّى ٱللَّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِهِ وَسَلَّمَ) and the reward for offering the prayer itself would be added to their records.

Increased Number Of Virtues

The number of noble deeds is increased when someone recites the dua taraweh or offers the Taarweh salah. Praying in Ramadan is very beneficial as it is much rewarded by Allah Almighty. Tarawih is one of the Ramadan prayers and it is much rewarded prayer. Allah blesses with so many virtues to the one who offered it.

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Closing Words

Concluding the blog about prayer taraweeh through its every aspect, it delivers the whole significance and meanings in Muslim’s lives. This prayer inculcates the strong connection of one’s soul by Allah Ta’aala. It fosters a sense of brotherhood when offered in the congregation.

Performing the “Tarawih” which is one of the night prayers in Ramadan is highly beneficial for all of us. You should understand the meaning of tasbeeh taraweeh so that you can recite it in your prayers to get the blessings of Allah(SWT).

Therefore, Muslims should learn and practice this sunnah to achieve more spiritual, religious, and worldly benefits by the grace of Allah.

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