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Can Muslim women become astronauts and go to space?

According to Islamic teachings, is it permissible for Muslim women to pursue a career as astronauts and participate in space exploration missions while observing hijab like Nora AlMatrooshi? Are there ...
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is this act of worship actually Rewarded?

a Man from my country justa a couple of days ago, he began his 218 day journey to Makkah from India (kerala) BY FOOT, without using any mode of transportation. He thinks by doing so , he'll get ...
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Does a woman need to always travel with a Mahram?

Does a woman need to go out with a Mahram all the time? I understand traveling to other cities or countries with a Mahram but sometimes going out with a Mahram is just not possible. For example all ...
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Can two women travel with non mahram?

A woman can't travel with a non mahram (alone), but can two women (together) travel with a non mahram?
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Can i travel without a mahram?

Just like most females, I don't have a wali or a male mahram that I can travel with. Is it permissible to travel by myself or with a female mahram?
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Is is permissible to pass through a disinfection tunnel that sprays alcohol?

Disinfection tunnels that spray chemicals on people in an attempt to kill bacteria and viruses are an increasingly common COVID countermeasure: However, many of these spray ethyl alcohol (ethanol), ...
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What if a person on a journey broke the fast of Ramadan?

This: Traveling During Ramadan: Should I Still Fast? made me think about the following question: What if a person -like somebody who is on a journey during Ramadan- who had the choice not to fast, ...
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Traveling During Ramadan: Should I Still Fast?

This Thursday, Ramadan 8, 1439, I will be leaving for Jamaica from Miami, I am only 15 and it was my intention to fast my first full Ramadan this year, however the 9th of Ramadan is my Mother’s ...
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Does the status of being a mussafir have any non-ritual significance?

Being a mussafir (traveller) has significance for ritual purposes, in particular: I think all schools of law allow shortening prayers and some allow praying prayers during different times than usual, ...
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Can a traveller only combine two prayers together at max?

If one is to undertake a long plane journey which will end up covering Zuhr, Asr, Maghrib and Isha time, can one wait until landing to pray? When combining prayer, can one only combine Zuhr and Asr ...
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How should one make up salah they missed while on a plane journey?

I have heard that one should pray salah on the plane. However, sometimes people forget to pray salah. If they were on a plane journey, and they missed some salah, and when they land and remember salah,...
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Is chicken of a foreign restaurent halal?

I am living in a foreign country and some times for industrial tour I have to travel here. In that case I have to take food from a foreign restaurant where they might not take the name of Allah while ...
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Is one allowed to shorten prayers if he is travelling for more than four days but not staying in one place for more than that?

If one embarks on a journey in which he will stay in different cities, each city being more than 120 miles apart and are more than 200 miles away from his home town, is he allowed to shorten prayers ...
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How can I determine when to break my fast while traveling?

I am fasting and I have to go to another city, so my iftar will be during the journey. My question is how can I break my fast while traveling because I know timing of iftar in my city but I don't know ...
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In Shia Islam, how is the ruling forbidding fasting while travelling arrived at?

From Should we keep fasting while traveling?, we find that the Shia view is that it's forbidden to fast while travelling. Al-Islam writes: The Imamis say: If the conditions required for praying ...
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When is a travelling person allowed to break his/her fast

Lets say my flight or start for the travel would be in the late morning in Ramadan and I'm willing to break my fast for the duration of my trip as it would be a kind of hardship. What are the views ...
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If one shortens prayer for travel during Ramadan, must they also not fast?

Someone travelling during Ramadan does not have to fast that day (but catch it up later); Qur'an 2:184. Someone travelling can also shorten their prayer; Qur'an 4:101. Question: If one shortens ...
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What rules apply when fasting for Ramadan while traveling through different time zones?

I've read this question about whether one should fast in case of long distance travelling. Nevertheless a case that is not mentioned in the answer is what happens if one is travelling between ...
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How can a non-Muslim who believes in Allah and the prophet Mohammed visit Mecca and Madina?

I am a non Muslim but believe that there is only one God and I also believe that prophet Mohammed is a messenger of God. I heard in a lecture of Dr Zakir Nair that any body who believes in one God ...
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Shortening of prayers when working in a different city [duplicate]

Salam. I live in Lahore, Pakistan where I have my house and family but I work in Islamabad, which is approximately 400 KM away. My routine is that I travel to Islamabad every Monday and return to ...
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Are women converts an exception to the rule of travelling alone?

From sunnah.org: Other than what is stated from the Hanafi madhhab in the Reliance, the only dispensations I have seen for a woman to travel alone are: ... - If she is a non-Muslim who became ...
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Is travelling to persue a career haram for a female Muslim? [closed]

I am a Muslim female and I live my life (well, I try to) according to the Quran and sunnah of the prophet (may pbuh). I want to teach abroad in other countries as my career. Is this haraam? I know ...
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How do the rules for men travelling alone and women travelling alone differ?

Throughout Islam, there is a lot of attention on women travelling alone, with attitudes varying significantly. Indeed, there's several questions on this site relating to women travelling alone: Can ...
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Which mainstream Shia scholars say it's permissible for a woman to travel alone?

From Mohammad Sakib Arifin's answer to Why are women not allowed to go out alone even in today's society?: Shia view: According to mainstream Shia scholars, it is permissible for a woman to ...
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Can I eat Kosher meal according to Islam? [duplicate]

I will fly on January to hometown. The flight is from Spain. For the meal in the flight, they didn't show Halal Food, but my friend suggested me to take Kosher meal. Should I take it?
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How can I pray the full salah when stuck at a small airport for an extended period of time?

I will be travelling very soon. I know the ruling whilst you are in flight where you can do a 2 rakat whilst sitting on the plane. There will be 1 full day where I will be travelling in between ...
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How does one perform Salah on a plane? [duplicate]

Suppose you have two days worth of travelling with very little time to perform Salah with connecting flights. How does one perform Salah on a plane? Bearing in mind the following: you cannot get ...
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Can someone join a group of people to travel to a tourist site while fasting? [duplicate]

Please do help me to know if someone can join a group of people to travel to a tourist site while fasting?
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How can one care for the Quran when travelling?

I frequently travel and take a hard copy of the Quran with me. When ever I pack, I pack it in a nice piece of cloth and keep it on top of other books and clothes. But my bag is kind of loose and once ...
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How do you do wudhu when praying in a car?

Sometimes I find myself on the road at prayer time and would love nothing more to be able to pray on time and therefore not wanting to delay the prayer. However If you are praying in the car how would ...
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Is it allowed to perform full صلاة(salat) instead of قصر (Qasr)?

We often perform صلاة القصر (salatul qasr) while travelling. But sometimes, while returning from the tour, it becomes confusing that am I still مسافر (musafir) or not. So, it seems to me to seek a ...
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Is it permissible to break a fast if I am travelling?

I used to fast daily and I have kept all fasts except one. I had left a fast because I was travelling about 150km away from my hometown. A relative of mine used to ask me that how many fasts have I ...
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Do I have to fast if I will be staying at a travel destination for 15 days or more?

I will be traveling to India with my mother for her treatment during this Ramadan. From What I have read, one is no more considered a traveler if he stays in the destination city for 15 days or more. ...
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Who can we call a musafir (Traveller)?

There are cases where the Rasul (the Messenger) p.b.u.h did not spell out specific criteria for a certain condition/situation. For example the minimum distance traveled to qualify as a musafir (...
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If I stay 6 months abroad, do I pray qasr salat?

I am visiting the UK and am proposed to stay for 6 months. Is praying the qasr salat permissible in my case, or do I have to perform the full prayer?
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Praying while driving?

Some times i travel for long journeys where i am not able to stop and pray, would my salat be accepted if i pray while driving on high speed highways? or shall i pray and repeat the prayer at home or ...
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Should we keep fasting while traveling?

I recently had to travel for work. That time I had to travel 100+ miles in non AC car during hot weather (+100 F) while fasting hour itself is long here (17 hour). I had to sweat quite a lot during my ...
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Can we recite the holy Qur'an while travelling, in the office, etc., while wearing footwear?

What I've been advised/known from the past is that without ablution we cannot touch a Qur'an but a Kithaab (correct me if this thought is wrong). If so, what my question is; Can we recite the holy ...
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What should be done regarding Salat on a long flight? [duplicate]

I am traveling to visit family in Turkey, and I have with enough time to pray Zuhr, but not Asr, before I leave. The flight is a 12 hour flight straight from LA to Istsanbul, and thus I won't even get ...
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What is the maximum number of days when travelling in which one can combine prayers?

There are many different opinions on this subject, but as we know, it is permissble to combine, and shorten prayers when travelling (on vacation for example). As such, one would be allowed to pray ...
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Does a woman have to travel to where her husband live for the divorce to happen?

He is in Morocco and I am in the U.S. If he wants to divorce me, will I have to travel to Morocco for the divorce to happen? Does it have to be face to face?
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Consequences of International date line on Jum'ah (friday) prayer

When flying across the international date line, it is possible to experience Jum'ah twice a week. For example, using JQ3, one can leave Sydney on Friday 6pm and arrive in Honolulu on Friday 7am. So ...
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I travel around the city for 5 hours, am I exempted from fasting?

My job comprises of me having to travel in a car, drop at a location and walk for some minutes distributing flyers and then the car comes and drops me at another location I keep doing this for 5 hours ...
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Can I be mahram to my sister whom I am attracted to?

When my sister travels, I know that she can't travel without a mahram. But if I act as a mahram for her so she can travel, I am sexually attracted to her and the temptation is very high when we are ...
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Traveler's Salat: When the reduction should be started?

Suppose I am on a journey to more than the minimum distance (three manzils or 77 km) to be considered as Musafir (Traveler) with a intention of staying less than 15 days. When does the Qasr Salah ...
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Does the concession for skipping a Ramadan fast apply only to people who are travelling or to someone who is temporarily not at his residence?

Does the concession for skipping a Ramadan fast and making it up later apply only to people who are actually in the act of travelling or does it also apply to someone who is temporarily not at his ...
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How does one pray during an airplane flight?

Assalam 'alaikum Consider that my flight takes off at 6:00 PM which is normal time for Jama'at of Asr (عصر) prayer in my city these days, and the flight is supposed to take 4 hours. This means that ...
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