If they are traveling there, they can use the concession of the traveler to break their fast. If they are fighting locally and they become exhausted while fasting, they can […]
What if a traveler has no legitimate reason for not being able to make up missed fasts before the next Ramadan, such as due to laziness and procrastination?
Majority of the scholars agree that this is a sinful act and that he should a) repent b) make up for the missed days c) pay kaffara ($7 to feed […]
Majority of the scholars agree that the days need to be made up before the next Ramadan. The evidence is the action of A’isha (ra) who made sure she did […]
What if the student travels back and forth during that time period from the area to his home country?
Whether or not the student is still considered a resident of his home country is flexible. He is considered a resident of both places, so the only days he can […]
If a person travels to another area with the intention of staying a very prolonged time, such as a student of knowledge traveling to the area from overseas and planning on staying several years, would he be allowed to take the concession of a traveler?
In this case, the student can only break his fast on the day of travel because he will be considered a resident of the area for the years he spends […]
According to the Hanafi and Hanbali schools, he must stop eating at that point, but the day doesn’t count as a fasting day and he needs to make up for […]
Is the majority opinion strong enough to adopt pertaining to length of time allowable as a concession to a traveler?
No, we do not adopt the majority opinion in this case because there is no evidence in the sunnah that there is a specified time limit. The scholars adopted the […]
What if he does not know ahead of time how long the trip will last? Can he break his fast the entire length of time?
The majority of the scholars say yes, he can take all the concessions of a traveler.
The majority of the scholars say that if he is intending to stay more than 4 days, then no, he cannot continue breaking his fast. He is no longer a […]
Once the man gets to his destination at the hotel where he is traveling to, is he allowed to continue breaking the fast?
The majority of the scholars say that if he is intending to stay 4 days or less on his trip, then yes, he is. He is considered a traveler for […]
According to the majority of scholars, the answer is no.According to Imam Ahmad, it is recommended to break the fast.Our class adopts the majority opinion that it is more virtuous […]
It is defined by culture and custom. For example, we wouldn’t consider travel within our city limits or to another neighboring city or town, as travel.The majority of scholars agree […]