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 […]
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 the scholars, he has to have the intention of fasting that day and start fasting the same as everyone else. Once he gets on the […]
What is the evidence that travel is a legitimate reason that allows a person to break his/her fast during Ramadan or an obligatory fast?
The evidence is: “…so whoever sights (the new moon of) the month, let him fast it; and whoever is ill or on a journey – then an equal number of […]
If they are traveling then they do not have to offer expiation. If a husband and wife are traveling, they are allowed to have intercourse, just as they are both […]
The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) shortened his prayers on all his journeys, which indicates that the Sunnah for the traveler is to shorten his prayers. […]
The basic principle is that the traveler who is actually traveling is the one who is granted a concession allowing him to shorten the four-rak’ah prayers, because Allah says (interpretation […]
For the resident, a day and night (24 hours)For the traveler, 3 days and nights (72 hours)