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1

How many times do Muslims pray a day?

Five times a day

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Why is prayer important to Muslims?

Prayer is important for Muslims as it strengthens their relationship with Allah. It’s also one of their daily duties.

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Fajr

Fajr - just before sunrise

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Dhuhr

Dhuhr - just after midday

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Asr

Asr - afternoon

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Maghrib

Maghrib - just after sunset

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Isha

Isha - night

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Shi'a Muslims combine Dhuhr and Asr, as well as Maghrib and Isha, thereby reducing the overall number of daily prayers to three.

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Times of prayer...

Sunni Muslims pray 5 times a day whilst Shia Muslims pray three times a day.

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Features of Muslim prayer

Muslims always wash before they pray and pray in the direction of Mecca.

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Features of Muslim prayer

In Mosques, men and women pray separately and this prayer is led by the Imam.

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Features of Muslim prayer

The daily prayers are composed of set recitations and action sequences known as Rak’ah.

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Features of Muslim prayer

Jummah prayer happens on Friday at midday and is a special time.

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community

Prayer brings the Muslim community together in unified worship. Wherever a Muslim goes he/she will recognise the prayers and will feel part of the community.