From which point should one begin calculating the safar distance?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: How do we calculate safar distance in the following cases: 

1. From the boundry of the town to the boundry of the next town or to the suburb we intend going?

2. If travlling from Pietermaritzburg to Virginia what boundry will I use, Virginia or Durban boundry?



1. You should calculate from the boundary of the area you are departing from to the boundary of the suburb you are travelling to.

2. Virginia.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)


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