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Number of Salat


Three Salat (Prayers) Authorised in the Quran

The prayers mentioned by name in the Quran are:

1- Salat Al-Fajr (Dawn Prayer) 24.58

2- Salat Al-Isha (Night Prayer) 24.58

3- Al-Salat Al-Wusta (The Middle Prayer) 2.238

However, 99% of all Muslims in the world claim that God decreed 5 daily prayers.
Their 5 salat are: Fajr – Zhohr – Asr – Maghrib – Isha.
They changed the name of the Salat Al-Wusta (The Middle Prayer) to Salat Al-Zhohr, and they added 2 salat which are the Asr and Maghrib.

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