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noraina
07-22-2016, 02:58 PM
Assalamu alaykum,

So as it's convenient I take my salah times off the internet, the website I use has several options.

The hanafi/shafi one I get as it is a matter of madhab, but there's another option for an angle-based rule/ one-seventh rule, so what's that about? It affects Fajr and Isha timing by around an hour, so quite significant imo. I just go with the one-seventh rule because that's what the nearest mosque does.

Can someone explain to me in a simple way :D how are the rules calculated to come up with the different timings and are they both valid, or is one more mainstream?
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AabiruSabeel
07-22-2016, 03:25 PM
:wa:

Ustadh Abu Eesa covered some points regarding this few years ago on his FB page here: https://www.facebook.com/AbuEesaPers...14223425407498

It might be of some help.

Also, please see the detailed explanation on moonsighting.com regarding Fajr and Isha prayers calculation: http://www.moonsighting.com/how-we.html
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