The following is a table showing number of rak’ats:
Name of Prayer’s Time
Number of Rak’ats
THE FIVE ENJOINED OR OBLIGATORY PRAYERS
From dawn till sunrise
Fajr or morning
Remarks Before the Fard
From inclination of the sun to the west; and close.
Zuhr or noon
Before the Fard
When the shadow of a person shall be in the length of his own stature.
After the Fard
From that time till the sun assumes a yellow appearance.
‘Asr or afternoon
From sunset till the above appearance in the horizon disappears.
Maghirb or sunset
From that time till some moment before dawn
‘Isha or night
THE THREE VOLUNTARY PERIODS
When the sun has well arisen.
Shrooq or sunrise
From that time till about midday
Douha or sunshine
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