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Women’s Taraaweeh Salaah

Fatwaa ID: 991

Assalamualikum, is it more rewarding for women to pray taraweeh at home or in the masjid?

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

The salaah of a woman in the confines of her home is far better than her salaah in the masjid, as expressly stated by Nabi ﷺ. Consider the following:

قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ﷺ: لاَ تَمْنَعُوا نِسَاءَكُمُ الْمَسَاجِدَ وَبُيُوتُهُنَّ خَيْرٌ لَهُنَّ
“Do not prevent your women from the masjids; but their houses are better for them. [Abu Dawood 567]

This includes Taraaweeh Salaah.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


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