Worship of the Night.. Description: A typical night in the life of a Muslim in Ramadan
Taraaweeh literally means ?rest pauses.? This name was given in later generations to the night prayer during Ramadaan because of the pause observed after every four rak?ahs (units of prayer).
“Commentary on the Forty Hadith of al-Nawawi” - Jamaal al-Din M. Zarabozo, pp. 1100, 1101
A great act of worship that is associated with the nights of Ramadan,...
Verily, praying at night is one of the best acts of obedience and the most exalted worship after the obligatory prayers
Nigh prayer...Importance, facilitating steps to it and the ranks of the righteous forefathers in it.