Questions tagged [prayer-timings]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a hadith about Friday prayer (Jumu'ah) being centralized and grouped in one place?

I'm not sure whether it's culture or if it has roots in hadith, but I feel the Jumu'ah (Friday prayer) should be a centralized event, by which I mean that if in one region there are several mosques, ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the definition of nearest country for prayer timing where day length is very long?

This question asks about how to handle prayer times in countries where days length is very long, the accepted answer says They should estimate their times based on the nearest country in which ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...