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Tag Archives: Congregational Prayer

April, 2020

  • 29 April

    Why Do the Shi’a Avoid Tarawih Congregations

    The Ahl al-Sunnah generally consider it a sunnah to offer specific evening prayers – the Tarawih – in congregation during the holy month of Ramadan. The Shi’ah, while being commended to offer similar nawafil (recommended prayers), are not allowed to offer them in...

July, 2019

December, 2018

July, 2018

May, 2018

  • 12 May

    Shia Ruling on Congregational Prayer Behind a Sunni Imam

    The verdict regarding congregational prayers behind an Ahl al-Sunnah Imām was consistently discussed by Shī’a jurists. While it was for many centuries a discussion that would take place within the context of practicing dissimulation due to fear, after the 20th century most jurists began discussing it through the...

July, 2016