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Traveller

This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.

Does Qurbani become compulsory because of performing Hajj?

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Q. This year, Hajj has been cancelled for South Africans. 1. Does Qurbani still remain compulsory? 2. Is Qurbani only compulsory on a person if they performed Hajj previously? A. The performance/non-performance of Hajj does not affect the compulsion of Qurbani/Udhiyyah. Qurbani/Udhiyyah becomes compulsory (Waajib) on a person who fulfils the following criteria: a) Mature… read more »

Does a traveller (Musaafir) calculate his travel (Safr) distance from his house/doorstep or from the time he leaves his city or town?

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Q. Does a Musaafir calculate his Safr distance from his house/doorstep or from the time he leaves his city or town? A. A traveller/Musaafir will calculate the distance of travel/Safr (78 kilometres or more) from the boundary of the city i.e. where the buildings of the town ends and not from his house or doorstep…. read more »

Should a traveller lead non-travellers in Salaah?

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Q. When there are Musaafirs and non-Musaafirs together, who should lead the Salaah in Jamaat? A. If a group of Shari’ travellers (Musaafirs) and non-travellers (Muqeems) have gathered for the performance of Salaah, then it is preferred for a non-traveller amongst them to lead the others in Salaah. If however, a traveller leads them in… read more »

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