Will a person qualify as a musaafir if he travels weekly to a place 130km from his home town?

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Q: Will I be regarded as a musaafir and hence perform qasar salaah if I stay for just 4 days at most in a place 130km from home. Also note that I will be travelling for a duration of a whole year. I leave home on a Monday morning and return Friday afternoon.


A: Yes you will be a musaafir.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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