The deeper meaning of terawih prayers

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  • Sunday, 05 Aug 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: With Ramadan, Muslims enter a period of discipline and worship: fasting from dawn to dusk and attending special congregational prayers at night called the terawih prayers, among other practices.

Variedly spelt as terawikh, tarawih and teraweeh, among others, it is an obligatory deed of worship that is done after the late evening isya' prayers and before the subuh dawn prayers.

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