When does the time of fajr set in?

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Q: What is the degree for Fajr and isha salat according to shafii school because there a several application like adhan pro and islamic finder and I am in trouble because i don’t know which is more correct according to Shafii madhaab? 19.5°(fajr)-17.5°(isha):EGAS, 15°-15°:ISNA, 18°-17°:MWL, 18.5°-90mn:UQU, 12°-12°:UOIF, 20°-18°:MUIS


A: The times of namaaz are determined with the movement of the sun. The fajr salaah starts of at subuh saadiq and subuh saadiq is the break of dawn.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


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Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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