Making sense of islam with tarek Elgawhary

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Episode 23: Fasting and Praying while Traveling

I get a lot of questions related to fasting and praying while traveling. I discuss both the fiqh issues related to both of these and some practical advice that I hope helps.

Episode Notes

Quran Mentioned
And that you fast is better, 2:184

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40 Acts of Paradise
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40 Acts of Paradise

‘Abdallah Bin ‘Amr Bin ‘Āṣ said that he heard the Messenger of God (God bless him and give him peace) say, “There are forty acts, the best of which is giving food, if any are done seeking their reward and believing in their promise, God will grant them Paradise by this act.” (Bukhari). Shaykh ‘Abdullah Bin Siddīq al-Ghumārī (d. 1993) wrote a small book enumerating these forty acts and finding all the supporting hadith for them. I took the liberty of distilling this book in the following list, finding the appropriate modern English equivalent of the Prophetic expressions so as to make these acts easy to do and incorporate in our day-to-day life.


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