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Its virtues and how it is
performed.
The specific prayers dur-
ing the month of Rama-
dan, which are known as
tarawih, are sunnah for
both men and women.
These prayers are to be
performed after the obliga-
tory 'isha and before the
performance of the witr
prayer. They should be
Tarawih - The Special Prayer during the month of Rama-
prayed in sets of two
rak'at each. It is allowed to
p r a y t h e m a f t e r w i t r,
though, this is not the best
thing to do. They may be
performed until the end of
the night.

Abu Hurairah reports that
the Prophet (sa) would en-
courage people to perform
the special prayers during