8 or 20 Rakat for Taraweeh?
We all agree that Taraweeh – the additional prayers after Isha during the month of Ramadan – is optional. Can we then, as a community, justify creating trouble for each other if some pray more Taraweeh, or less?
As far as Muslim controversies go, praying 8 vs. 20 rakat for Taraweeh has to be one of the most unnecessary...
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi discusses the real issue here