Questions tagged [prayer-timings]

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

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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 are praying times handled in countries with a long day light?

Since praying times are based on the sun position, I was wondering how they are handled in countries like Finland where the days or nights are very long depending on the time of the year.
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There were no clocks 1400 years ago, why do we care so much about exact timings of Adhan and prayer, etc time today?

This has been bugging for like a lot lately. back in the day, I mean 14 centuries ago, there were no clocks, etc, people would simply look at the sky and if they felt it was morning or noon or what ...
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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?
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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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How do prayer time calculations calculate when to adjust times in persistant twilight?

In places of high latitude that experience persistent twilight, how do prayer calculations (like Islamic Finder for example) calculate when to apply the special calculation methods (whether it be the ...
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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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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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Is the time window the most important condition of salah?

I was told that if a Muslim is for example in prison, tied to a pillar, unable to make wudhu or tayammum, his / her awrah is not fully covered for salah, doesn't know the Qibla, suppose also has ...
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Is there any ideal time to complete Salah?

Is there any ideal time to complete Salah like 4 rakkat in 15 minutes or ? Or anything like that ?
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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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Is fasting invalid if not all prayers were made?

For example: if someone was fasting and they prayed fajr then slept through dhuhr prayer and asr prayer (missed both prayers) then woke up and prayed maghrib (then ate to break the fast) and then ...
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Is it permissible to skip taraweeh?

As Muslims, we have to pray fajr, dhuhr, asr, maghrib, and isha. But during Ramadan there is taraweeh prayer. If I skip taraweeh throughout the whole ramadan, is that permissible? Is it ok to skip ...
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Question about the time frame between prayers? [duplicate]

For example, if Dhuhr prayer starts at 11:30am and ends at Asr prayer 3:00pm, so the time frame for Dhuhr prayer is 3 hours and a half. Some people say that offering Dhuhr prayer earlier in this time ...
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Delaying Dhuhr prayer after its time but in the time-frame? [duplicate]

I am a single woman with no day job. Usually after Fajr prayer (3:30am) I read morning athkar and Quran, then go to bed at 5:30am and wake up at 1:30pm to pray Dhuhr (which starts at 11:30am). I pray ...
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Is prayer valid if one prays it later than the prescribed time due to ignorance of prayer timings?

I have written a question previously on how to calculate prayer times. Now I seem to have found even more methods and sthis is just confusing me. I am worrying that I may think Maghrib ends at one ...
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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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A List of all the prayers a Muslim can pray? [closed]

I want to be a better Muslim by praying more than I should. So I searched on the internet to see what ALL the Islam prayers are. Now I am confused. Can someone please tell me what these prayers are ...
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Must I leave the classroom to pray?

Salam alykum brothers and sisters, My question is at the time of prayer must I leave the classroom to go pray or is it permissible to wait until after the class to pray? Thanks in advance
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Calculating Prayer Times [duplicate]

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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Last time of Isha and Tahajjud prayer

I recently saw an answer for the last time of isha prayer and it says it's until fazr begins. It also says it is makruh(disliked act) to pray after midnight. Then i saw last time for tahajjud prayer ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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-...