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Questions tagged [prayer-timings]

Prayer times refers to times when Muslims perform prayers (salat).

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Calculating Prayer Times

I apologise for the frequent questions and if this is confusing but this one I am far too curious. So my local Masjid has a different timetable to other ones and I was struggling to find which one is ...
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Adhan and timings of prayer

I live in a place where i could barely listen to the adhan. So, i chose an alternative app for my prayer timings. I completely follow my mobile adhan like mosque. Also, I have verified the timing as ...
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Can we pray kaza (missed) prayer after 12:00 am midnight?

Can we pray multiple (missed) prayers after midnight if missed?
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Should salah be done as soon as possible?

Can it be done at any time before the next salah begins (providing it isn't during a forbidden time), or should it be done as soon as possible? Is it sunnah to pray as soon as you can, or fard/wajib?
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When does the prayer time end? (Mainly Isha)

Asalamu 'Alaykum dear brothers and sisters, When does the time for each prayer end (Mainly Isha). For Isha, people say that it's after the half of the night or subh-sadiq (true dawn). I'm confused ...
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How do very busy professionals and students find the time to pray five times a day?

Since most of the people have got much busy in their work that they couldnt manage their time to pray five times a day, so what measures should be taken to pray five time prayer a day on regular basis?...
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If an earthquake hits during prayer, can we stop prayer?

Asalam o Alikum! I try to find the answer to my question using stackexchange, Google, and another search engine, but I did not any. I have a very simple question, If during praying earthquake hit, ...
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Is it allowed to follow the imam at the same time

I see alot of people praying in the mosque in congregation, they always go into rukoo' at the same time of the imam when he is about to say Allaahu akbar, but then, they go into rukoo' when he is ...
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Is it obligatory to pray at the mosque for a baaligh?

I wanted to ask whether it is obligatory to pray at the mosque for someone who has reached the age of puberty, and if his parents disagree with him even thoufh he lives close, then in this matter what ...
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Can we offer Qadha of a prayer after Fard of Fajr and Asr? [duplicate]

Voluntary prayers are forbidden after the Fard of Fajr and Asr till the time for the respective prayers are over. But can we offer qadha of a prayer at that time?
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Can Salat-ul-Tasbeeh be prayed during Dahwa e kubra?

Can we pray Salat-ul-Tasbeeh during dahwa e kubra (time before start of zuhur prayer) ?
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What is the reasoning behind the opinion of jumaah before dhuhr?

I know there are 2 opinions regarding the starting time of jumaah: coincides with duhr and before duhr. This Fatwa on islamqa kind of discusses both but in a biased direction. I am trying to ...
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Can I pray Salat ul-Layl once Faj'r time starts?

The timing of Faj'r here starts from 4:25.The Athan in my area for Faj'r is at 4:45 The Jama'ah is currently at 5:10. I wake up at 4:00 and generally take about 15 minutes more or less (actually not ...
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Can I do prayer at this time?

So I am a Muslim, I use the Hanafi fiqh (so does the rest of my family), and I use ‘Islamic University of Sciences, Karachi’ as my calculation method (because it matches with Abu Hanifa’s opinion), ...
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Before my trip can I combine the Dhuhr with Asr?

Yeah, so tomorrow I’m going on a trip and I was wondering if I could combine my Dhuhr with Asr right before I leave because when I arrive to the other city it will be Maghrib.
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Can a traveller only combine two prayers together at max?

If one is to undertake a long plane journey which will end up covering Zuhr, Asr, Maghrib and Isha time, can one wait until landing to pray? When combining prayer, can one only combine Zuhr and Asr ...
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How many minutes before each prayer would be a suitable warning time?

Can you tell me how many minutes before each prayer ends would be suitable to warn a user of a prayer application? I would like to do this for these salats: Fajr Dhuhr Asr Magrib Isha For some of ...
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Do the prayer times change throughout the month? If so, is it bad to pray too early or late?

I'm new to praying and i'm still learning how to, and the fact that when i look up prayer times it comes up with ones for that particular date only confuses me. i just want to pray but i dont want to ...
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How do I make up for the prayers I have missed over the past few years?

Currently in my mid teens, I never used to pray regularly. I have now started to pray regularly, so how can I make up for the prayers I have missed?
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Is it forbidden to pray two rakat after Asr, or is it recommended? [duplicate]

I recently came across these two hadiths: Narrated ‘Aisha: Allah’s Messenger never missed two Rakat before the Fajr prayer and after the Asr prayer openly and secretly. Sahih Bukhari 1:10:566 ...
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Order after Salat?

After salat I do Thikr (33,33,34), Dua, and then Qur'an. I see other people in the masjid using a different order (eg. Dua, Thikr, Qur'an). Is there a 'correct' order, or are there different ...
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Time of delaying prayer

•Assalamu'Alaykuk O-Rahmatullah O-Barokatuh! Hi! haw are you brothers and sisters? When you pray Farj prayer after sun rise is that going to be delaying prayer? JazakAllahkhoir. •Os-salamu'Alaykum ...
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What to do when Isha times on mosque calendar is wrong?

2 days ago, I was going to pray Isha. The mosque timetable said Isha starts at 10:38. However, Isha starts when twilight finishes. رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم عَنْ وَقْتِ الصَّلَوَاتِ ...
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Should I follow the prayer times of an app or from the local masjid? [duplicate]

I am currently residing in Dublin, Ireland for work purpose. I have downloaded Salatuk app from Android play store and follow that for Salat as we do not hear Azaan here and the place is new to me. ...
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What happens if you don't pray 5 times a day?

When I was living on campus at uni there were a lot of Muslim international students who were living there too. They were really proud of their Muslim identity but they didn't seem to follow the rules ...
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Adhan when it causes a disturbance to local non-muslim majority [duplicate]

Currently, in the UK (and perhaps other places where non-muslims are a majority) there is a debate as to whether Adhan should be recited on a loudspeaker if it could cause aggravation to the local non-...
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Time of reading Sunnah prayer before the fard prayer

At what point can a person make the 4 sunnah salat at say the time of Zhur? For instance, if the Jammat for the 4 Furz of Zhur is at 1:30pm, and the calling of prayer is 1:16pm, when can I make the ...
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How to know when to pray?

Nearly every single mosque or prayer time table web site has different timings, that differ between each other in hours, therefore how would I know whether I am praying too early or not? Due to the ...
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Should we not pray at 12 o clock in the night?

I heard it from my mother that it is not allowed to pray at 12 o clock in the night as it is when the shaitan or Jinn pray. That it their time and we should not disturb them. And if we do so, they ...
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Is knowing the prayer timing an essential for salah?

Is knowing the prayer timings essential for prayer. For example, if someone knows the time for prayer has begun but is unsure of whether or not the time for prayer has ended will his prayer be valid ...
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Does magrib last until redness disappear (nearly 15 minutes) or until isha (nearly a hour)?

I've always heard that the time for maghrib is about 15 minutes after it start i.e the time for the red afterglow to disappear. But now i'm hearing that maghrib doesn't end until Isha' starts which is ...
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Validity of reference for hadith number 531, book 10, volume 1 of Sahih Bukhari?

I looked at the above Hadith number 531, book 10 and volume 1 of Sahih Bukhari but did not find the same Hadith which is quoted here as (summary) Salat should be offered even if one manages to pray 1 ...
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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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Praying Tahajjud in the summers. Can anyone give me some advice please

Assalamalaikum, My understanding of tahajjud is that it is the (nafal) prayer that is prayed after one sleeps and awakes for the purpose of prayer: They arise from [their] beds; they supplicate ...
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If sun rises at 7:30 then could I pray fajar at 7:25?

What is the final accurate timing for the prayer of fajar before sunrise? for example, if the sun rises at 7:30, is it permissible to pray at 7:25?
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What is the time limit for Fajr prayer?

Assalamualaykum, I actually want to know that what is the time limit for fajr prayer? When does it end? Some people says that the time is extended till 12:00 pm. So I do want to be sure about that. ...
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Do the timings of my sunnah salaat at home depend on the adhaan in the masjid?

I have a question regarding the four Sunnahs before Zuhr, especially for ladies who don't pray in the Masjid and therefore can't hear the Adhan. Do these four Rakaat need to be performed immediately ...
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Is praying in a Mosque Fard?

Asalam-o-Alaikum My dear brothers, The country I currently live in does not allow for a Call to prayers to be made, therefore according to the below hadith, is my prayer Invalid at home or is it ...
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Prayer times calculation organisations differences?

Salam Alikum brothers, I live in a small city with no mosques in it, it is 1.30 hours drive from Chicago, IL . I know there are 5 methods to calculate prayer times Muslim World League Egyptian ...
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What should be done regarding Salat on a long flight? [duplicate]

I am traveling to visit family in Turkey, and I have with enough time to pray Zuhr, but not Asr, before I leave. The flight is a 12 hour flight straight from LA to Istsanbul, and thus I won't even get ...
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Time of Asr Salah according to Safi'i and Hanafi can I follow both?

I'm confused about which Asr time I should follow. Can I pray in both of these times. If not then which has more evidence to support it, that I should follow it?
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What is the best time for optional night prayer?

Optional night prayer is a confirmed Sunnah and it is the best prayer after the obligatory ones. The Prophet (may Allah exalt his mention) said: The best prayer after the obligatory prayer is the ...
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What time does Fajr end exactly? [duplicate]

I always see daylight before the actual Sun rise time, also I'm aware that it is prohibited to pray during sun rise. So what time does end (or how many minutes before predicted sun rise times)?
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What is the maximum number of days when travelling in which one can combine prayers?

There are many different opinions on this subject, but as we know, it is permissble to combine, and shorten prayers when travelling (on vacation for example). As such, one would be allowed to pray ...
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Scientific Logic for not praying at Zawal (noon) time

I have read somewhere that at noon time when sun is exactly at up and making a right angle with earth some dangerous rays emit from earth that's why it is forbidden to pray at that time. But i could ...
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Can I join Asar with Zuhr according to Shi'ite jurisprudence?

I work in an IT firm and my duty period is usually 8-5. My office is about 50km's away from my home. I get my lunch break at 1.00 PM so I can pray Zuhr without any problems. But since I usually work ...
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Why is there a difference in prayer time between Shia and Sunni?

I live in a country in which it is possible to hear both Sunni and Shia (azan), I noticed that Sunni azan always precedes Shia azan by few minutes ( from 5 to 15 min). Why is there such a difference?
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How to overcome missed prayers of a year?

What if a person who had been missing namaz (prayer) for years (like some of us do), and eventually start praying everyday. What he/she wants to overcome the missed prayers of all the years he/she had ...
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Performing Asr salah/prayer before it's beginning time

On the Islamic calendar it is stated that the Asr salah/prayer begins at 16:49 but at the mosque it is scheduled at 16:15. So is it permissible to pray before the actual beginning time?
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Why is Dhuhr prayer time always the same 13:20 in my country?

Assalamo Alaykom. Everything is in the title, why is Dhuhr prayer time fixed in Algeria? I'm using a software that indicates prayer times, all other prayers are correct except Dhuhr. I tried all ...