Did Imam Ali allow Taraweeh prayers?

Question: A video has been circulating around recently of a public speaker claiming that ‘Taraweeh’ was an innovation that Imam Ali (as) had initially forbade, but that once some of his people insisted, the Imam allowed them to practice it. Is this correct? Answer: ‘Innovation’ البدعة  (as opposed to ‘Prophetic tradition’السُّنة) in the religious context means:

What is the meaning of Laylatul Qadr?

Question: What is the meaning of Laylatul Qadr? Answer: In order to answer this question, we must consider Surat al-Qadr, chapter 97 of the Holy Quran. إِنَّا أَنْزَلْنَاهُ فِي لَيْلَةِ الْقَدْرِ ‘We revealed it in the Night of Qadr’ (97:1) In this Surah Allah (swt) does not disclose what He revealed. ‘إِنَّا أَنْزَلْنَاهُ’, the ‘hu’