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How many times a day does a muslim pray?

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Muslims pray five times a day.

This is called Salat.

Salat times refers to times when Muslims perform prayers (salat). The term is primarily used for the five daily prayers plus the Friday prayer. According to Muslim beliefs, the salat times were taught by Allah through Gabriel to Muhammad.

Prayer times are standard for Muslims in the world, especially the fard prayer times. It used by the condition of Sun and geography. There are varying opinions regarding the exact salat times, the schools of Islamic thought differing in minor details. All schools agree that any given prayer cannot be performed before its stipulated time.

Five daily prayers
  • Fajr (dawn)
  • Dhuhr (midday)
  • Asr (afternoon)
  • Maghrib (sunset)
  • Isha'a (night)
  • Friday prayer

You can read more about salat times on Wikipedia

Includes CC-BY-SA content from Wikipedia's Salat_times article (authors)


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