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Should we not pray at 12 o clock in the night?

Times when praying is foribidden Times when praying (an optional prayer) is forbidden are defined by this two ahadith (based on this Arabic fatwa): Uqba b. 'Amir said: There were three times at which ...
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Does weather effect prayer time?

Prayer times are traditionally calculated according to the position of the sun, regardless of the weather. There is typically a 90 minute window (varies by season and location) for praying maghrib for ...
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How many minutes before each prayer would be a suitable warning time?

The criteria for the times (start and end) of each prayer is defined by the following hadith in Sahih Muslim: وعَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَمْرٍو، أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ: وَقْتُ ...
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Can a traveller only combine two prayers together at max?

It is not allowed to combine more than two prayers together, and the prayers combined can only be: Dhuhr and 'asr, either during the time of dhuhr (taqdīm) or 'asr (ta'khīr), or Maghrib and 'ishā', ...
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Is the time window the most important condition of salah?

Allah (ﷻ) said, إن الصلاة كانت على المؤمنين كتابا موقوتا (Indeed, prayer has been decreed upon the believers a decree of specified times) - Qur'an 4:103. Just from being mentioned in the Qur'an ...
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Do the prayer times change throughout the month? If so, is it bad to pray too early or late?

Muslim prayer times in fact change every day, although by a small amount (maybe a minute, or less). Over the course of a month, these increments add up. The salah times are described on Wikipedia, ...
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Prayer times calculation organisations differences?

All these calculation methods have some error ratio and the value of this ratio increases if you use the wrong method for the wrong location, as each method works best with a specific location. Which ...
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Last time of Isha and Tahajjud prayer

I don't know anything that claims that it is makruh to pray after midnight in general; to the best of my knowledge, the ruling you're referring to is specifically for the Isha prayer itself, and that ...
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Is prayer valid if one prays it later than the prescribed time due to ignorance of prayer timings?

The validity of a prayer in first place depends on your niyyah. And whether you performed it in a valid manner or not (taharah, correct act of prayer). You may pray a prayer on time or later, the ...
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Is fasting invalid if not all prayers were made?

Fasting and Prayer are independent acts missing one does not invalidate another. Fasting is only invalidated by intercourse, masturbation, menstruation, post-childbirth bleeding and deliberately ...
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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?

Allah (ﷻ) specifically pointed out that prayer has specified, fixed times (see verse below). That is where the great focus and emphasis on exact times comes from. Whether you use a clock to keep track ...
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Are Fajr & Isha the Nautical Twilights?

its a Hadith by Hazrat Ayesha RA that when Prophet Muhammad SAW used to finish fajr prayers and women used to walk home you could not see them properly due to the darkness. So I think its Astronomical ...
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What happens if you don't pray 5 times a day?

For a lot of Muslims, especially those living in non-Muslim majority countries, prayer tends to be quite inconvenient, because it can disrupt your daily activities or routine. For many, praying in ...
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Do the prayer times change throughout the month? If so, is it bad to pray too early or late?

I'd like to add that the prayer times are quoted in the Qur'an and they are clearly related to special times of the day such as sunrise, sunset, noon etc. see also Does the idea of praying 5 times a ...
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Is there any ideal time to complete Salah?

There is no specified time for prayer. However, the prayer should take as much time is needed to be performed in a way that doesn't make the performer in a rush or haste. Meaning: one should take his ...
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Is it allowed to follow the imam at the same time

According to this and other similar hadith: Imams has to be followed: Narrated Anas bin Malik: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) (p.b.u.h) fell down from a horse and his right side was either injured or ...
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Can Salat-ul-Tasbeeh be prayed during Dahwa e kubra?

As the hadith on which this prayer is based is very doubtful (See for example: Must Salatul Tasbih be performed at least once in a lifetime? and Is it valid to offer salat ul tasbeeh after jummah ...
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What is the reasoning behind the opinion of jumaah before dhuhr?

Well as for the maximum time before dhuhr juma'ah can be prayed. Another fatwa on islamqa reveals that the beginning time for jumu'ah is the beginning time for the 'Id prayer: Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal ...
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Can I pray Salat ul-Layl once Faj'r time starts?

According to this Arabic fatwa on islamweb #36821 it is permissible to continue praying the night prayer (salat al-Lail) after the adhan of fajr (the first adhan if performed at your place or the call ...
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Adhan and timings of prayer

If you are able to listen or hear the adhan you should follow it. Calculation methods have some inaccuracies (and the more you are far away from the "reference location" of the calculation the more ...
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Should salah be done as soon as possible?

Salah may be performed at anytime within its time limits, without incurring any sin. As for the recommended (mustahab) time, there is some difference of opinion among the schools. In general, many ...
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Should salah be done as soon as possible?

Narrated/Authority of Ibn Umar said that Allah's Messenger,(SAW) said, "There lies in earliest time of Salah pleasure of Allah while the concluding time is His grant". Sunan at-Tirmidhi (Jami-al-...
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Is it permissible to skip taraweeh?

Taraweeh is a night prayer (qiyam al-Lail) that is performed after 'Isha' during Ramadan. It is called taraweeh as it refers to tarweehah a (small) pause between sets of raka'at, this is the origin of ...
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Is fasting invalid if not all prayers were made?

Fasting and prayer are basically and from a fiqh perspective two independent acts of worship. Each of them has special conditions for validity/invalidity (one may say technical conditions as fiqh is ...
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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?

some indicated some methods to get a better idea of time, but even with everything you say, looking at shadows, etc, you get a relative time period and nothing remotely close to precise timing with a ...
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Timing of prayer

Wa'alaikum assalam brother, As per islam, as soon as time of prayer starts, say at 2:00pm, then you can pray. its a big mis-conception that start of prayer starts from Adhan. its not like that, ...
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What is the ending time for Isha prayers?

There are different madhabs on when the time for Isha ends: It ends at dawn. This means that it ends with the start of the time for Fajr. This is the view of the Hanafis, Shafi'is, Hanbalis and some ...
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Can I do prayer at this time?

First of all the differences in prayer timings between abu Hanifa and any other school of fiqh are applied -as an option- in each calculation method, the main distinction is the 'Asr prayer time and ...
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Can I do prayer at this time?

I am not clear what the connection is between Karachi's Islamic University of Sciences calculation method and Abu Hanifa's opinion. None of the jurisprudence schools differ on the calculation ...
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Before my trip can I combine the Dhuhr with Asr?

Islamqa has answer for you: ... it is permissible for you to bring ‘Asr forward and pray it with Zuhr in your home city, if you think it most likely that you will not be able to pray it on time ...
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