What is shurooq time.
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Can you please tell me what is shuruq time. Is it the time till which fajar can be prayed or the time after which fajar khaza can be prayed. Please advise.
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What is shurooq time
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The time taken by the sun to actually start its rise from the eastern horizon until it has completely risen is known in Islamic Jurisprudence as the time of Shurooq.
In light of the guidance of the Messenger of Allah (saws), the time for the fajr prayer starts at the first break of dawn and ends when the sun is seen beginning its rise from the eastern horizon or the beginning of shurooq time.
A fajr prayer offered between the time when dawn breaks and just before the sun is actually seen rising from the eastern horizon (or shurooq), it would be considered valid and ada; but if one offers the fajr prayer after the sun is seen rising (shurooq), it will be considered delayed or qada.
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