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  • Travelling For 2 Days to a Non-Muslim Country in Ramadan: Can He Break The Fast Date: 9-5-2019

    Dear Respected Scholars, I will be travelling abroad (to a non-muslim country) on the last day of Sahban (05/05/2019) for a training program. I will be staying there for 2 days (1st and 2nd day of Ramadan i.e. 06-07/05/2019) and will be travelling back to Doha on 3rd day (08/05/2019). Please clarify if I have to fast during my stay there or I can avail.. More

  • Travelling to do Both Permissible and Impermissible Things Date: 30-4-2019

    Is there concession(for prayer and fasting) for someone who travel for both bad and good things but his main aim is the good thing ?. .. More

  • Traveling in Ramadhaan Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I had registered for an architectural study tour of more than a week to various countries and later discovered that Ramadan started during the journey. I took the consideration for a traveller and made up for the missed fasts of Ramadan later because of this journey. Is this correct, or should I have cancelled the journey since Ramadan.. More

  • Fasting for one who works on travelling ship Date: 5-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. I am sea man who works on a ship. I am the only Muslim on my current ship. I am from Ethiopia, but due to this job, I travel all over the world. This is my first Ramadan onboard; before I used to fast with my family at home in happiness, but now I am afraid because the job is very hard. Even without fasting, I have.. More

  • When the fast starts for travelling person Date: 15-5-2017

    I will be boarding my plane from China to Egypt on September 26th at 8:00 pm Chinese local time, which matches 2:00 pm Egyptian local time. I will be fasting that day, and I will have to break my fast at the airport because the Maghrib (sunset) prayer time starts at 6:05 pm in China. The plane arrives on September 27th, around 6:00 am Egyptian time... More

  • Breaking obligatory fast while traveling after making intention to fast Date: 29-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is that while I was traveling during the month of Ramadan, I made the intention of fasting the following day. However, due to the hot weather, I broke my fast as I convinced myself and my wife that since we were traveling, our intention could be broken. Now I am confused, was I right although I made the intention and broke.. More

  • The mere intention of travelling does not make it permissible to break the fast Date: 31-5-2015

    What is the ruling on a person not fasting on a day of Ramadan on account of traveling, but then he does not travel that day. Is he required to observe an expiation or just make up for the day? .. More

  • Concession granted to travelers is not cancelled on account of the journey's convenience Date: 15-6-2014

    What is the ruling concerning someone who travels by plane for long distances (in Ramadan); should he fast or should he break the fast and make up for it later on? .. More

  • Breaking a fast in case of intending to stay for a month in one's journey Date: 16-7-2013

    I want to travel to Russia in the middle of the month of Ramadhaan. I will remain there for a month, that is to say, for fifteen days of Ramadhaan. Is it permissible for me to break my fast for all fifteen days as the sun there sets at about half past ten?.. More

  • Traveling In Order To Avoid Fast In Ramadan Date: 26-7-2012

    My son lives in Canada. His exams will be held in Ramadhaan. Two exams are dated two hours before the Maghrib (sunset) prayer, which is the time he feels most tired while fasting and suffers headache. Does he have a concession not to fast? If not, can he travel in the morning of the day of the exam for more than 80 kilometers in order to utilize the.. More

  • Intended to fast then travelled during the day Date: 24-7-2012

    He intended to fast in Ramadhaan while he was in his place of residence but then he travelled during the day. What is the juristic ruling?.. More

  • His college scientific expedition will coincide with Ramadan Date: 20-11-2010

    Aslamu-Alaikum. My name is Saad Qureshi and I want pursue medicine as a career but nowadays it is competitive to get a place in university. To enhance my application I decided to take part in Duke of Ediburgh. It involves walking for 10 hours through forests and living in them for 5 days and 4 nights. Unfortunately the expedition has got a set date.. More

  • Preconditions of breaking the fast during travel Date: 10-8-2009

    You know that Ramadhaan will be in September and that there are (educational) tests during that month, and my university and university housing are about 130 kilometers away from my house. The university housing restaurant does not open during this period, and I have to stay there for some days. What should I do? May Allaah reward you... More

  • How to fast when travelling to Japan Date: 25-10-2005

    I have to travel to Japan to attend training in Ramadhaan. The questions are: 1) During traveling to Japan (which usually takes 30 hours of traveling) should I not fast or must I fast? If I fast, when do I have Iftar, same timing as the country where I will be at that time or what? 2) I will stay about 7 days in Japan. Must I fast there.. More

  • Performing 'Umrah during Ramadan Date: 25-10-2004

    A person intends to perform 'Umrah during Ramadan. And because of traveling a long distance to Makkah, he is planning to use the relaxation of postponing the fasting during travel. My question is, is it correct to postpone an obligation for doing a Mustahib act (Umrah in Ramadan)?.. More