I will like to ask a question about the salaat time that increased if we travel by the sun.
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I will like to ask a question about the salaat time that
increased if we travel by the sun. What I mean is if I flew from
So is there any guidance from Quran or Sunnah or any Fatwa on this situation. Should we only pray Zhur during this journey?
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Prayer when traveling east can-pak
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The prayer times in Islam are indeed determined by the movement of the sun. If one flies on a long journey from east-to-west (eg. Pakistan to Canada) and finds that the valid time for ‘dhuhr’ has increased from the customary 2-3 hours to (lets say) 14 hours….there is absolutely no harm and one would be liable to offer only their one obligatory ‘dhuhr’ prayer during this journey.
Alternatively, if one flies on a long journey from
If one starts their flight in
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Your brother and well wisher in Islam,