How to Pray

The daily prayers
There are five sets of daily obligatory prayers or s}alawa>t (plural for s}ala>t) that are performed in three time slots. The s}ala>t of the various times are not necessarily the same. A s}ala>t may be of 2, 3, or 4 rak‘ah or cycle. The three time slots in which the s}ala>t needs to be performed are: Daily Prayers