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When should one stop eating and drinking? And what is the ruling on one who has the vessel in his hand when hearing the adhaan?

When exactly must one stop eating and drinking if one is going to fast? Is it the adhaan of Fajr when the muezzin says Allaahu akbar, or what is the exact time? What should I do if the cup is at my ...
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Why is “Assalatu Khairum Minan Naum” only said in the fajr/morning azan/call for prayer?

Why is Assalatu Khairum Minan Naum i.e. prayer is better than sleep Only said in the fajr azan and not any of the other four azans? As a person could be sleeping during those azans as well. ...
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When does the time for fajr prayer end?

I want to know when does the fajr waqt end. Say if sunrise is at 7.30 AM. Then how do we calculate the last minute?
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How long to wait after sunrise before offering fajr prayer?

Assalamu'Alaikum Fellow Community members, This is my very first question to the community and it's a simple one. Is there a hadith or quranic verse which tells how long one has to wait after ...
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Is my prayer valid even though I mispronounced a word? [duplicate]

When I was reading the Fajr prayer, I was trying to say it quickly because it was late and I was reciting it out loud. When I did sajda (prostration), I think there was too much saliva in my mouth or ...
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Are Fajr & Isha the Nautical Twilights?

For those of you who don't know what it is, consider going through this page or this is good too. The main concern is with morning fajr/Dawn prayer. People say the white thread - black thread, ...
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What is dua-e-noor?

What is dua of noor and when did Prophet Mohammad (P.B.U.H) recite this dua? And what are the exact words of this dua?
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What should I do if I forgot to pray Fajr on Friday?

I didn't wake up for the Fajr of Friday as I was sick, then forgot to pray it after I woke up and prayed the Jumuaa (Friday) prayer. What should I do?
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Is it permissible to offer Sunnah prayer while Fajr congregation prayer is going on?

Is it permissible to offer the two Sunnah rakat at the Fajr while congregation prayer of the fardh is going on? Please give some clarification and references.
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The Adhan for Fajr is almost to the end of time, but dawn is half an hour before

Prayer timetable says that dawn is at 3:53am, and the sun rises at 5:45am. The Adhan for Fajr is very close to 5:45, something like 20minutes before. My question is, if I am going to fast(Dhul Hijja) ...
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Will you be punished if you not stay until sunrise after fajr

My uncle told me that if you dont wait until sunrise after fajr prayer you will be punished is this true?
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Is the sunna pre-Fajr prayer before the Fajr adhan?

From a hadith: Allah's Apostle used to offer eleven Rakat and that was his prayer. He used to prolong the prostration to such an extent that one could recite fifty verses (of the Quran) before he ...
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How did Muslims in the past wake up for fajr?

I hope this question is relevant enough for this section of StackExchange, as it's more towards history rather than Islam itself. Nowadays, people depend on alarm clocks or the loud sound of athan ...
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Is it necessary to repeat Qunut if I missed a rak'at in the Fajr prayer?

I am joining the Fajr prayer in 2nd rak'at, qunut is being performed, I join the imam and follow accordingly. After tasleem has been said, I continue for my missed rak'at. Must I repeat qunut again ...
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What should I do if I went to sleep and missed Fajr?

I got up for fajr time and I were tired so I decided to go to sleep but I put an alarm on. When I woke up it was passed fajr time. What should I do?
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How do i know when it is forbidden to pray fajr?

How do i know when the sun has started to rise and therefore know when it is impermissible to pray fajr? Is it when there is some light outside or can i still pray fajr if there is some light outside?