Questions tagged [prayer-timings]

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

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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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How does one pray during an airplane flight?

Assalam 'alaikum Consider that my flight takes off at 6:00 PM which is normal time for Jama'at of Asr (عصر) prayer in my city these days, and the flight is supposed to take 4 hours. This means that ...
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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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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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Does Tartib apply to delayed fardh salats?

'Tartib' means 'order'. Is it wrong to pray the Fardh (compulsory salah prayers) that was Qadha (delayed) in the wrong order? For example, I may have Dhur and Asr due and it is Magrib Prayer time ...
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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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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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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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What are the Salat times? [closed]

I would like to know what the Salat start and end times for each of the Fard Salats(Fajr, Zuhr, Asr, Magrib and Isha) are. And also the other ones i.e. Tahajjud, Ishraq, Chast and Awabbein.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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When is the correct time to start my fast?

What is the correct time to begin my fast? I recently received an email with a time table given. In short it claimed that the only true time for the start of fasting is when the sun is 18 degrees ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...