What is the literal translation of
عليكم بهذه الصلاة في البيوت
The literal translation is as follows:
‘Upon you is this Salah in the homes’ i.e. You should offer this Salah at home
Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once offered Maghrib Salah at the Masjid of the Banu ‘Abdul Ash-hal. [After Salah], People started to perform the Sunnah/Nafl Salah. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “You should offer this [optional] Salah at home.”
(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 604)
See other Hadiths on this topic here.
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Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar