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Islamic Prayer Times
Published September 15, 2014
What time is Maghrib? A question often followed by reaching for your smartphone. Muslims generally rely on an app on their smartphone or computer to know when it is time to pray. Most prayer time apps require the user to choose various settings in order to obtain the correct prayer times, specifically madhab and calculation method. Guidance will automatically choose defaults it thinks are correct for your location, but still contains these settings in case the defaults are not correct. So what are these settings and how do they affect prayer times? To better understand them, let’s take a look at where prayer times come from. Continue reading →