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Does the status of being a mussafir have any non-ritual significance?

Worship and safar/travelling First note that this applies only for two out of three kinds of travel: travel for obedience (like hajj, Jihad, visiting relatives or a sick person etc.) and an allowed ...
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Can a traveller only combine two prayers together at max?

It is not allowed to combine more than two prayers together, and the prayers combined can only be: Dhuhr and 'asr, either during the time of dhuhr (taqdīm) or 'asr (ta'khīr), or Maghrib and 'ishā', ...
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Can Muslim women become astronauts and go to space?

It is widely acknowledged within Islamic jurisprudence that it is generally forbidden for a woman to embark on a journey lasting more than three days without the presence of her husband or a mahram, ...
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Can I eat Kosher meal according to Islam?

Yes, it is permissible for Muslims to eat Kosher meat. Allah says in the Quran (interpretation of the meaning): Made lawful to you this day are At-Tayyibat [all kinds of Halal (lawful) foods, which ...
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Does a woman need to always travel with a Mahram?

Asalaam Alaikum a woman is allowed to go out in islam.(please keep in mind that we are not talking about travelling). among the kinds of going out that are prescribed are her going to visit her family,...
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Is is permissible to pass through a disinfection tunnel that sprays alcohol?

There are new arguments by few scholars. Ahadith recall Muhammad performing ablution with nabidh (alcohol). Some argue that alcohols may have been used as medicines, disinfectants or santisiers in his ...
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How can I pray the full salah when stuck at a small airport for an extended period of time?

If there's no prayer room available, I just find the quietest spot available and pray. I use a large handkerchief to pray on (placing it diagonally), which is not too cumbersome to carry around. I ...
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How do you do wudhu when praying in a car?

I am not sure I understand your question. You would do wudu the same way you normally do it. You would find a place to stop the car, take some water and do wudu. You may carry water bottles with you ...
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In Shia Islam, how is the ruling forbidding fasting while travelling arrived at?

Based on my research, presumably there does seem to be the necessity of much/diverse illustrations (from different aspects) in order to present a complete/adequate response, but I strive to answer (at ...
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If one shortens prayer for travel during Ramadan, must they also not fast?

According to what I perceived about the question (correct me please, if I am wrong), the answer briefly can be so: The significant remarkable point (at least based on Shia-Islam's view, but I am not ...
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What rules apply when fasting for Ramadan while traveling through different time zones?

The wording of the Quran is to start the fast at dawn and to break it at sunset, so scholars derive that the actual duration in hours is irrelevant and one should act according to what one observes in ...
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How can a non-Muslim who believes in Allah and the prophet Mohammed visit Mecca and Madina?

Travelling to Makkah/Madina needs an international passport and a valid visa for 'Umrah'. Travelling to any other city is just like an ordinary international city. Once you apply for the Umrah visa, ...
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Are women converts an exception to the rule of travelling alone?

Yes. However it is not an unconditional and perpetual exception for every journey she ever undertakes. Rather it refers only to the journey which is her migration from Dar al-Harb to Dar al-Islam. She ...
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