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When A Person Will Be Classified As A Musaafir

Question

Does a person become a Musaafir by merely leaving the boundaries of وطن اقامت or does he have to intend a Shar’ee Safar in order to become a Musaafir?

Answer

A person who leaves the boundaries of his city (even if it be وطن اقامة (intending to travel the distance of Shar’ee Safar (78 km) or more will be classified as a Musaafir.

It is necessary for one to make an intention of Safar, just merely leaving the city boundary without intending Safar will not classify a person as a Musaafir.)

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

References

[في شرح الكتاب) ج١ صه ١٠ (باب صلاة المسافر)

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