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Tarawih (تراويح) also spelled Taraweeh, are Bid'ah prayers which Muslims read at night in the month of Ramadan.[1] The details of how the Tarawih are to be said is different between the different branches of Islam.[2] Tarawih prayers are made up of a number of prayer phrases and actions, rakahs.[1] Hanafis and Shafi'i say there are 20 rakahs,[3] some Hanabalis say it is only eight,[4] while others say 20. Malikis say there are 36, and the Ahl al-Hadeeth say it is 8.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Tarawih Prayer". albalagh.net. Retrieved 15 August 2010.
  2. "Irfani-Islam - इस्लाम की पूरी मालूमात हिन्दी". Irfani-Islam - इस्लाम की पूरी मालूमात हिन्दी. Retrieved 2022-02-25.
  3. "Rakahs of Salaat al-Taraweeh". masud.co.uk. Retrieved 15 August 2010.
  4. "Al-Albani Unveiled - Taraweeh 8 or 20?". masud.co.uk. Retrieved 15 August 2010.