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Jumu’ah salaah for a traveler

Fatwaa ID: 300

Question:
Salam Mufti Saab
Is salat ul jumaa fard for a traveler?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

Jumu’ah Salaah is not fardh upon a musaafir. However, if he is able to attend without much difficulty, then he should attend. The rewards and virtues are tremendous. He should not use travel as an excuse to miss out on these virtues. If he does not attend, then he will perform Zuhr Salaah instead.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

06/13/1444 AH – 01/06/2023 CE | AMG3-3397

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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