Questions tagged [prayer-timings]

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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 can I offer prayers near the Arctic circle in Alaska? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How are praying times handled in countries with a long day light? A lot of people live near the arctic circle where the duration of daylight and night is in odd proportion. ...
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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.