Journey for which curtailment is permissible
Journey for which curtailment is permissible

Book:

The Book of Prayer - كتاب الصلاة.

Chapter:

Prayers during Journey

Section:Curtailing Prayers while Traveling
Topic/Issue:1703 - Journey for which curtailment is permissible --
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam AhmadJourney undertaken to seek nearness to Allah, like half, ?umra, and jihad.Prophet (Gods peace and blessings be upon him) did not ever curtail prayers, except during a journey undertaken to seek nearness to Allah
Imam Malik,Imam ShafiAll permissible (mubah) journeys, thus, excluding journeys undertaken for evil designThrough an enhanced application of the rule. The rule pertains to whether exemptions are permitted in the pursuit of unlawful things.
Imam Abu HanifaAny kind of journey whether for seeking nearness, permissible, or for evil designThey took into account the element of hardship or the apparent meaning of the term "journey" and so did not differentiate between one kind of journey or another.
Tags :Worship, Salah, Prayer, Travel, Curtailing, Shortening, type of journey
See Also:Curtailing Prayers while Traveling
Hukum
Length of the journey permitting curtailment of prayers
References:1[pg:188]
Last Updated:2011-01-09

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