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The Intention to Travel Safr Distance

Q: If I leave my hometown Benoni to sandton (my workplace) which is 40 km away with the intention of going to klerksdorp which is 140km distance from my home town. Should I make Qasr at my workplace?

The Intention to Travel Safr Distance

A: At the time you left home (Benoni), if you intended travelling to Klerksdorp, you will be a Musaafir. Hence you should make Qasr at your work place.

من خرج من عمارة موضع إقامته قاصدا مسيرة ثلاثة أيام ولياليها بالسير الوسط مع الإستراحات المعتادة صلى الفرض الرباعي ركعتين (رد المحتار على الدر المختار 2/121)

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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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