Explore the etiquettes of praying based on Islamic teachings, from the permissible hours to the significance of various prayer timings such as Fajr, Zawal, and midnight prayers.
Can I pray Fajr at 10am?
The time period within which the Fajr daily prayer must be offered (with loud recitation of the quran) is from the beginning of dawn to sunrise.
Can you pray at any time?
Yes, it’s good to set aside a specific time during the day to pray and also read the Bible when we’re alert, and I encourage you to do this. But we can pray in our hearts as we drive or walk down the street or talk with a friend.
Is it forbidden to pray at midnight?
There is no harm in praying Salāh during or after midnight. In fact, praying Tahajjud is the best prayer after the obligatory prayers.
Why is prayer forbidden at Zawal time?
The reason the Messenger of Allah (saws) forbade the believers to pray at zawaal or near exact mid-point of the sun, is that at this very time, the Hell Fire is fed with fuel.
What is the meaning of Zawal in prayer?
In the Islamic perspective, the zawal time is one of the forbidden times to pray. It is a term used to describe the time when the sun reaches its Zenith or meridian. It happens one time a day in the middle of the day.
What does zawal mean?
In the name of Allah the Inspirer of truth. In actual fact, the word “zawal” literally means the time when the sun moves away from its central meridian and not time it is at its meridian as commonly mistaken. Zawal is the time when Zuhr begins and not the forbidden time (see Radd al-Muhtar).