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The fajr time will last long till the sun-rises. It was narrated from Abdullah bin Amr (RA) that the Prophet (PBUH) said, “The time for Zuhr is so long as Asr has not come. The time for Asr is so long as the sun has not turned yellow. The time for Maghrib is so long as the twilight has not disappeared. The time for Isha is so long as half of the ...


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Zuhr's time starts after the sun has declined from its zenith (Zawal), and Asr's time naturally starts after Zuhr. The issue is that the length of the shadow cast by an object varies with location (longitude\latitude) and the seasons (summer\winter). There are places and times where the minimum length of an object's shadow (at the Sun's Zenith) is equal ...


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You can't do Hajj at ANYTIME except its specified due time in the 12th month of Dhu al-Hijjah. Umrah, on the other hand, is open ended; you can do it absolutely anytime. The best time for Umrah (the time when the Prophet (PBUH) did all of his 4 Umrahs) is the 11th Arabic month of Dhu al-Qa'dah.


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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 of time or the sun, you're still trying to get the exact times and pray on time. Prayer outside of its time frame is rejected. Qur'an 4:103 فإذا قضيتم ...


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From a Sunni point of view, there is nothing special about Rajab 27th (or Sha'ban 15th for that matter). One should not observe these occasions with any special additional acts (prayers, fasting, etc.). Additional acts of worship are always good to perform, but one should not single out a specific time or place as being special without a form of endorsement ...


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I am not aware of any country that syncs clocks with the time for maghrib. Apart from the immense confusion that such a practice would create, it would also require specialized clocks or periodic resetting since the time from one Maghrib to the next Maghrib is not 24 hours, but usually something like 23 hours 58 minutes or 24 hours 2 minutes, it constantly ...


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The answer is simple... Initiating a Nafl prayer in the times you mentioned is impermissible(I will not go into details since it is out of your question's scope). Obligatory (FARD) prayer is not included in that because of other Hadith: He who forgets the prayer should perform it when he remembers it, there is no penance for it, except this. Qatada ...


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The Muslim tradition says that the ancient Arabs did practice intercalation (nasīʼ), but this was abolished by the Prophet at the time of the “Farewell Pilgrimage” in the year 10 of the Hijra. This is eluded to in Qur’an 9:37: “nasīʼ is merely an increase in disbelief; those who disbelieved have been misled in (or: by) it, in that they permit it one year ...


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Do you mean performing the missed fajr prayer? If yes, then you can perform it anytime after sunrise or during the day, no need to wait. Except that if you want to perform it along with your zohr/asr/maghrib prayer then make sure u first perform zohr/asr/maghrib and then fajr salah because the time of zohr has entered.


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It sounds like you knew you were going to be fasting, and you did not realize the fast had started. This sounds like it is squarely in the category of forgetful breaking of the fast and therefore your fast is not invalidated by that action. There's a pretty solid breakdown of the rules here at The Fiqh of Fasting and here it is related that The Prophet (...


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I'm not sure if the following links would help, but they are source code for what seem to be similar projects: Code Project: Convert bet3. ween Hijri Calendar and Gregorian Calendar PHP based Open Source Hijri Calendar A Stack-Overflow question that links to Hijri Calendar source Note that several apps and utilities exist on pretty much all the major ...


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One should break one's fast once one confirms (through listening to adhān, or through other means) that the time for maghrib has started. Delaying it by 1-2 minutes, or any other arbitrary number of minutes for that matter, is a custom that was not followed by the Prophet ﷺ. In fact, he commanded us to do the opposite: عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ سَعْدٍ أَنَّ ...


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Pretty much every ancient and religious civilization used the lunar calendar, except those who worshiped the Sun. They were the only ones to use a solar calendar. Even the original Christians used a lunar calendar until the Romans introduced polytheism into Christianity and changed the calculations. So it's not really a matter of religion, it's what ...


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Alsalam You have to wait for 20 minutes after sunrise. You can easily find the sunrise time each day on any website. The reason why prayer at these times is not allowed is so as to avoid any resemblance to the kuffaar who prostrate to the sun when it rises as a greeting to it and to express their joy. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) ...


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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 on the sixth أذان السدس) and go on praying until the adhan of sobh (true fajr: which is referred to as the redness of the dawn or when the white shades moves ...


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Extracted from this link: It is mustahabb to stay in the mosque after Fajr prayer until the sun rises, because this is what the Prophet (SAW) and his companions did, and because there is great reward in that. Muslim (670) narrated from Jaabir ibn Samurah that when the Prophet (SAW) had prayed Fajr, he would sit in his prayer place until the sun had ...


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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 clock down to minutes, and even seconds. More over, at nights(and dawn etc), there was no means to know what time it was, as it is also noted in Quran in one ...


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In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, Most Merciful All praise and thanks are due to Allah, the Lord of the worlds. We cannot find words to praise Him, as He only sees fit how laudation should be addressed to Him. We seek refuge in Allah from the evils within ourselves and the evils of our bad deeds. Whosoever Allah guides will never be led astray, and ...


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“Wasting time cuts you off from Allah and the hereafter, whereas death cuts you off from worldly life and its people.” - Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim If the video games or movies don't boost your spirituality but include inappropriate scenes and language then this can affect your spirituality and perhaps take away focus in prayer.


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Yes, we should. I am not sure what the Sunni schools of thought recommend to do on this special night which leads to the proclamation of prophet hood of the final messenger Muhammad and several years later his ascension to the heavens on the 27th of Rajab. The Shia school of thought recommends for example to perform Ghusl and a 12 rakat prayer to be ...


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ad-Dahr is one of Allah's names that we know through Hadith Qudsi, and it's not a creation of Allah. ad-Dahr is something that is infinite, i.e. it has not beginning or end. It cannot be measured. Sort of like an eon, but not exactly. ad-Dahr is different from what we call as the measurement of time - waqt/zaman So the issue is in the interpretation of ...


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Quran specifically warns against those adding extra days/months to lunar calendar, which is commonly done to mirror solar year.


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As Salaamu alaikum Brother, The Islamic months are calculated based on the cycle of the moon. That is how Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) has taught us to calculate the months. The cycle of moon is 29 or 30 days for every month. We have no right to calculate differently other than what our Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) has taught us. The cycle of the moon also does not ...


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Thinking more about it, lunar calendar is more easy to follow than the solar calendar. People of all places/ways/styles/advances/etc can easily count days just by looking at varying shapes of the moon. As sun does not changes its appearance, dates cannot be counted just by looking at the sun and needs external astronomical means for this. This is one of the ...


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In al-asr god is talking about the time. he said we are in loss and he's right we lose most of our time. There's no limitation but any time you are doing something just Not for god you are in loss even if you are doing something studying working or even fighting in a war unless is for Allah. everything you do for your self is a loss. why? Because you just ...


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At first pay attention that "Day" means "a period", whether that period is a year or a hundred years or a million years or billions of years, and there is evidence to prove this,for example: Qur'an repeatedly used the word "Day" for the long term, such as "Yom Alqyamh" which takes at least fifty thousand years. Then God's power is infinite. Whatever He ...


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For your first question: Yes. For the second question: By view point of Sunnah, Zakat have to be paid exactly at the end of the financial year of a person. But please mention that the condition for paying zakat is that your property must be to the extent at the end of the year, and if your property got reduced from the extent, you are not obliged to pay ...


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The first quote in Allah in his attribute of Al-Hakam (judge) and the second in his attribute of Al-Rahim. That Allah is closer to us than we can know (jugular vein), yet also beyond us in space and time (nearest heaven) is only an inconsistency seen from our only too human aspect. Though the Quran is uncreated; that is itself divine; we are created beings ...


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