Reading salah when travelling?

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It is advised once the traveller has settled that he should pray the Sunnah and Nafl prayers. Some scholars are under the opinion that Fajr sunnah and Witr prayer should be prayed even during the stay or travel as it's strongly emphasized. There is no shortening of the Nafl, Maghrib or Fajr Salat.

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If you read the ayat in Surah An-Nisa you may believe that it made reference to shortening the salat only when travelling and there is a threat or danger to your life which is why it would be permissible for you to curtail your worship. But what if you travel and there’s no danger?

The Imamis observe: The salat of one who intentionally performs complete salat while travelling is batil, and he is supposed to repeat it ada’ if its time has not elapsed, and qada’ if it has elapsed. But if a person who is ignorant about qasr being wajib does so, he will not repeat the salat, irrespective of whether its time has elapsed or not.

Number of Rakats While Travelling: Fajr – 2 Fardh Zuhr – 2 Fardh Asr – 2 Fardh Maghrib – 3 Fardh Isha – 2 Fardh. With regards to the Sunnah and Nafl salat, the travellers had the choice as to whether or not this will be offered. It is advised once the traveller has settled that he should pray the Sunnah and Nafl prayers.

I have a question to ask about reading salah while traveling. I understand that if you are in a plane or taking any means of travel (train / bus / plane) that you can read salah- but what if you are in a car? Like often my friend tells me that when she is running late for work she reads salah quickly in the car while her sibling or parent is ...

How do you perform Salah when Travelling? Number of Rakats While Travelling: It is advised once the traveller has settled that he should pray the Sunnah and Nafl prayers. Some scholars are under the opinion that Fajr sunnah and Witr prayer should be prayed even during the stay or travel as it’s strongly emphasized.

Every productive Muslim is aware of the importance of salah and how we have no excuse for neglecting our prayers. We also know that salah is something we need to plan for — especially if we’re living in a minority community or due to modern lifestyle set up such as night-shift work.

There is no prayer after its time unless you are in a state of unconciousness/unintentional sleep or travelling. Even while travelling you have to make intention of joining the prayers during the time of prayer. Travelling has a minimum distance of above 89 kms.

Salat-ul-Qasr or The Traveller’s Prayer. Salat-ul-Qasr means the shortening of prayers usually offered when on a journey. The Quran says, “And if you travel in the land, there is no sin on you that you shorten your prayers (taqṣurū min al-ṣalāt) if you fear that the unbelievers may harm you.” [An-Nisa’ 4:101].

A 4-rakat wajib salat will become a 2-rakat wajib salat for a traveler only if all the following conditions are met. (1) Traveling Distance: The distance to be travelled during journey must be 44 km or more (one way journey or round trip journey) counted from the city boundary or the last house of the city.

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