Types of prayer

There are many types of prayers apart from the five obligatory ones.

The sunnah prayer which is optional to pray at any given time.

Istikhara/ decision prayer, which is specifically for making decision with the help of god.

Dhuha prayer prayed after sunrise but before dhuhur ( noon prayer).

Janaza/ funeral prayer

Journey/ safar prayer where you can mix two on one, where two prayer are cut in half to male four but are interconnected with the salaam. So you pray two and then two again.

Eid prayer

Repentance prayer

Rain prayer

Exlipse prayer

Witr prayer ( one rakat to conclude tahajjud or taraweh prayer)

Tahajud which is a long night prayer. A connection of two rakat prayer

Taraweh which is a long prayer after isha. A connect of two rakat prayer

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Cal me MJ, Sal, MJ or edy for short, born and raised in Zanzibar, Cambridge and Boston for some parts in my life. Islam and traveling are my top passions among others. Marine is my new found love. So if you ever want to visit dolphins in an ethical tour contact me

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