7. Shortened Prayer (Qasar)

Shortened Prayer (Qasar) Who is entitled to Qasr? A traveller who travels in a distance beyond 2 marhalah (48 miles / approximately 80 kilometers) A traveller who intends to stay in the place to which he is travelling for four days or less A traveller who stays in a location but does not know when…

5. The Halal Concept

The Halal حلال Concept Halal food refers to any food that is permissible to eat according to Islamic teachings. This includes any food that does not fall under the category of Haram (or forbidden). All foods and beverages in Islam are Halal EXCEPT for those explicitly forbidden in the Qur’an and Sunnah. In the Qur’an,…

3. A Journey count as travel when

A journey counts as travel when… Travelling has been defined by some opinions to be a distance between 81 and 83 km or more. Some defined it by ‘urf (local custom) – Whatever is customarily regarded as travelling is travelling (even if it is to a place that is nearby).– Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah The…

6. Dry Ablution (Tayammum)

Dry Ablution (Tayammum) Muslims must purify themselves before performing prayers, and as a recommended or obligatory prerequisite to other acts of worship, and this is usually done with water. In the absence of water, the purification can be done with clean sand or dust (Tayammum).   “O you who have believed, when you rise to…

4. Reason to Travel

Reason to Travel To worship Perform Hajj during certain months, and umrah to the House of Allah. Narrated by Abu Umamah: A man said: Messenger of Allah, allow tourism for me. The Prophet (ﷺ) said: The tourism of my people is striving in the path of Allah, the Exalted. [Sunan Abi Dawud 2486] To seek…

2. Du’a for Travel

Du’a for Travel When Travelling:  اَللّٰهُ أَكْبَرُ (3x) سُبْحَانَ الَّذِي سَخَّرَ لَنَا هَذَا وَمَا كُنَّا لَهُ مُقْرِنِينَ، وَإِنّا إِلَى رَبِّنَا لَمُنْقَلِبونَ، اللّهُمَّ إِنّا نَسْأَلُكَ فِي سَفَرِنَا هَذَا البِرَّ وَالتَّقْوَى، وَمِنَ الْعَمَلِ مَا تَرْضَى، اللّهُمَّ هَوِّنْ عَلَيْنَا سَفَرَنَا هَذَا وَاطْوِ عَنَّا بُعْدَهُ، اللّهُمَّ أَنْتَ الصَّاحِبُ فِي السَّفَرِ، وَالْخَليفَةُ فِي الأَهْلِ، اللّهُمَّ إِنّي أَعُوذُبِكَ مِنْ وَعْثَاءِ السَّفَرِ،…

1. Introduction to Musafir

 Introduction to Musafir Musafir (مسافر) is an Arabic word which means “traveller” and refers to someone who is on a long journey. In Surah Al-An’am verse 11, Allah mentions:When Travelling: Say, The Qur’an has mentioned travel numerous times in different variations such as ‘Do travel’, ‘’Tell them to travel’, or ‘Do they not travel?’. In…