Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.109.

Section : The prayer of a traveller, shortening the prayers that consist of four rak'at.Allah says in the Qur'an: "And when you go forth in the land there is no sin upon you, if you shorten your prayer when you fear the disbelievers may attack you." This concession is not limited to situations of danger.Ya'la … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.109.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.110.

Section : The distance one must travel before shortening one's prayer.The conclusion from the Qur'anic verse is that any travelling, be it long or short, which falls within the linguistic definition of the word "travel" would suffice to shorten one's salah, to combine them and to break the fast. There is nothing in the sunnah … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.110.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.111.

Section : Whence one may shorten one's salah.The majority of the scholars are of the opinion that it is permissible to shorten one's salah when one leaves one's residence and is outside of one's city, and that is a condition, and he is not to resume his regular salah until he reaches the first houses … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.111.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.114.

Section : Nawafli during travel.The majority of the scholars are of the opinion that it is not disliked to perform nawafil during the state in which one is shortening his salah. On this point, there is no difference between regular sunnah prayers and other nawafl.Al-Bukhari and Muslim record that the Prophet made the ghusl in … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.114.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.115.

Section : Traveling on a Friday.There is no harm in travelling on a Friday if it is not during the time of the salah.'Umar heard a man say: "If today was not Friday, I would have left." 'Umar said: "Leave. Friday does not keep one from travelling."Abu 'Ubaidah travelled on Friday and he did not … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 2, Supererogatory Prayer, Fiqh 2.115.