How Much Time Do Muslims Waste Praying?

Repost of an article from few months ago!

The Secular Brownie

(Copied and Pasted from my previous site)

I have lived my whole life as your average American.  I would listen to music; watch movies; socialize; play video games; play sports etc. All common behaviors.  All these social activities would be hit with an interruption.

Pause. We gotta pray

Time would be wasted on prayer.  After the prayer finishes, the momentum of the basketball game, video game played, even the emotional momentum we have when watching films, would get interrupted for 5-10 minutes of bullshit where a man in front mumbles Arabic and we have to follow his lead.

n00021501-bBrief Explanation of Prayer

There are five mandated prayers a day:

Fajr: sunrise (Average length: 5 minutes)

Zuhr: noon (Average length: 15 minutes)

Asr: shortly before sunset (Average length: 5 minutes)

Maghrib: sunset (Average length: 10 Minutes)

Isha: night (Average length: 15 minutes)

Total length of prayer for day: 50 minutes/day

Most of the…

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4 thoughts on “How Much Time Do Muslims Waste Praying?

  1. how is zuhr 15 min and asr 5 min even though they are the same number of units ? lolol fake ex “muslim” .fyi in case u plan to change it i have taken a screen cap


    1. The mistake i did was not consider that there are those who don’t pray the sunnah of zuhr. So let’s take that away from the math. That’s 10 minutes away from it all. If you do the entire math it’s 708 days which is around 1.9 years. Which is close to two years. Still a long period of time not counting tarawih, jummah, and other religious activities. This is just basic 5 prayers we both know a pious Muslim does more than that.


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