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Howdy howdy Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was Sharon Morimoto

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la vida tiempo, la la la la la la, la. All praise and thanks belong to Allah, the Most High, the Most Merciful. We thank him, and we seek His help and aid. And we ask Him to forgive us for the evils of ourselves and protect us from the evil of ourselves and the sins that we commit. Indeed, who several guides, no one can lead astray. And whosoever Allah leads astray, no one can guide and I bear witness that there is no one worthy of worship except Allah alone. And then mensal Allahu alayhi wa sallam is a slave and messenger, the best of speeches of book of Allah. And the best of guidance is the guidance of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and the words of religious matters

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are those that are innovated, and every religious innovation is a bid on every bit as misguidance and every misguidance will be in hellfire.

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This is the travel season.

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And travel is a common and increasingly frequent human activity.

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And for that reason,

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it is important that we understand how Allah subhana wa tada looks at travel.

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And how the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to travel

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and what are some of the manners that we should keep and remember when we're traveling

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because if you think about it, travel is a number from Allah subhanho wa Taala we don't pay attention to this. But really, you're not confined. Now more than ever, you're not confined to your location, to your city to your neighborhood. You can embark on a journey and then you can see and experience different things and come back.

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There is an animal from Allah subhana wa tada

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you can secure food is travel a lot of your needs and bring many benefits to you and to your family and the people around you. And that is Allah subhanho wa Taala and now modern travel. You could reach distances in Tanzania where there was not imaginable before.

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So travel has become increasingly easy.

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And that is an AMA from Allah subhanho wa Taala. And any ama from Allah needs to be thanked and appreciated, needs to be appreciated on the inside that we have to realize, yes, this is a blessing from Allah, verbally to thank Allah for it. And also importantly to do with this number what Allah loves, and to avoid what Allah hates, so that the number could be preserved and can bring us the benefit that Allah intended from it, and we can be protected from the harm that is deposited in it.

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That's why we need to understand how does Allah subhana wa Taala. One is to view travel, what do we get from it? What should we avoid when we set on on a journey?

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You will find in the Quran that Allah subhanho wa Taala encourages the believers to travel and the land on this earth for a reason.

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Allah azza wa jal says,

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Come soon unforseeable fill out the form De Luca karateka to get ready. Allah says, indeed, previous to you soon, the laws of Allah subhana wa Taala the rewards or punishments of Allah already had happened to nations before you for zero so walk this earth, observe walk in the land and observe what happened to the disbelievers before you.

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It also says in the Quran.

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Allah azza wa jal says walk this earth and observe and understand how Allah has started this creation.

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Because when you travel, you will see evidence of what Allah has said in the Quran and what His Prophet sallallahu wasallam has said, you will see evidence of nations that were destroyed and others that were blessed nations have evidence of nations living today there are blessed or condemned because of how they stand in relation to Allah subhanho wa Taala you will travel and you will see evidence of Allah's power.

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How many different people Allah had created different colors in different languages in different cultures, the different topographies in the land, the sea, the mountains.

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And how all of this points to Allah subhanho wa Taala so when you observe all of this, it goes back to confirm

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that Allah subhanho wa Taala has spoken the truth and you will come back with Avon a bra. A loss of joy also says in the Quran. What didn't they travel in this land, with hearts that can comprehend and ears they can hear for the Kunal hongkou Yaki Runa.

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When they will travel, traveling, then they have hearts that could see the lessons around them, and learn from them. And ears that could hear the wisdom of Allah subhanho wa Taala that can learn from all of this. Then Allah says, indeed, it's not the eyes that go blind, but the hearts inside the chest that goes blind. So Allah subhanho wa Taala he condemns people who go and travel but learn nothing from their travel.

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So Allah has talks about traveling the Koran, but there is this lofty noble goal behind it. To come back with increased taqwa an Amen and love for Allah and feel for him. subhanho wa Taala

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travel like any human activity, any human activity can be done to please Allah subhanho wa Taala or could be done to displeasing

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the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in the Hadith that you'll find in Muslim Ummah hola and this is about travel but also any departure from your home. He says Maharaja Hari to mean Beatty in that way.

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It says no person was going to leave his home, except that at that and we arrived at the door, there will be two flags or banners. One is in the hands of an angel and the other is in the hand of a shade.

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So if he leaves to obey Allah or in things that Allah loves, who follows him,

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the Angel of Allah subhana wa tada with that banner and flag and he will continue to be with him until he comes back. And if he leaves his home, to disobey Allah and something that displeases Allah who follows him the shavon with that banner, and he does not leave him until he comes back to his home. So a person who's about to travel, or just leave his house has to ask himself, I'm either gonna be in the company of an angel of angels

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Have a lower the shape.

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And if you're in the company of the shape, you can expect to be deprived or Rama and Baraka Have mercy of ease and to be condemned because of that decision until you come back home. So a person who wants to travel has to ask himself is this something that Allah loves, or at least allows or something that Allah subhanho wa Taala hates, because this will have consequences for you and for your family and your property and in the next life.

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So there are examples of travel, there are laws though just loves. Some of it is an obligation some of it is recommended, some of it is permissible, but can turn into a burden with your intention.

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Going for hygiene, memorize travel that Allah loves, going specifically to pray in Mecca and Medina is a travel that Allah subhana wa tada loves. Traveling to seek knowledge is a travel that Allah loves, traveling for Dawa. And the way that allies prophets are written about this as perhaps a scribe is a travel that Allah loves. Travel for a proper wisdom, as Allah mentioned in the eye that we call it is a travel that Allah loves to learn, to increase your Eman to increase your knowledge is a travel that Allah loves. As you're traveling and you're noticing this diversity of humanity as you're traveling and you're understanding the history of different nations have their living today,

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learning from them and their history and increasing your email. This is a travel that allows them to loves traveling to observe this universe. And it's a marveling at what Allah had created as a travel that allows them to love us.

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So this is a an odd, obligatory or recommended type of travel, but also traveling for Scylla to rahem. To visit your family to visit friends for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala. To Be kind to them is a travel that Allah loves and rewards you for even though you may like it. But with your intention, Allah will reward you for it because it's also a better. There's also recreational travel, I'm going to be talking about the Hidalgo one, because there is one part to it. Recreational travel is permissible

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as long as there is no harm associated with that journey. But now with an intention, you can make it a recommended travel. If your intention for yourself is to recharge, to read, be re energized to chase away boredom and monotony from your life so that you can come back to your work. Do your duties that Allah loves to your I better than Allah loves. If you undertake that journey that traveled with that intention, your journey is a better if you say I want my family, my children, my spouse to enjoy the holidays so that they stay away from the Heron. That's the travel reward you for.

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So Subhanallah pay attention to your intention, because it makes a difference. But there's also travel that Allah hates. And here we're not going to go into details of what Allah hates about travel, you know what it is, if you're taking yourself or your family to places to people to locations, that will tell them that they are closer to the Heron, then you have to understand that first of all, Allah will ask you why you did this? Why did you waste that money on that journey? And Allah will ask you about their hearts when they get tempted because of what they see and will ask you about that harm that you bring to them. Even after that journey is over. So avoid the head on

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because Allah subhanho wa Taala had created so much hatred for us and restrict your entertainment to recreation to Allah God loves.

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Now what's insha Allah briefly briefly, the whole but can never be comprehensive about this topic. Let's briefly talk about some of the manners of travel.

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First of all, your intention. Why are you are you doing this? Exactly what we just talked about? Is this for Allah, is this for myself? Is this for the shavon? If it's for myself, can I also make it for Allah? Can I also learn something from it? Can it increase my Eman and increase my knowledge etc. So ask about your intention First of all, second of all is secara and it's the place to call up for your travel so that you be traveling on the right time in the right way. So the law will be your aid and help

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and then consult people if there is a need, what is the best way to do this what is the best time to travel etc, etc. so that your journey will be inshallah the safest and the most rewarding. So your intention then istikhara and st Shara. Second, third of all, as much as you can don't travel alone.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said

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Rocky, Rocky Burnie shavon and

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he sets a low audio syllables he said that

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the one who travels.

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He said a single person traveling is a shakedown

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to people traveling are to say fonts, three is a company, meaning that the greater number you travel in the less of the chiffon will be able to tempt you.

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It's not that you become a shaper, when you travel alone, is that the shaytan is closer to you when you're alone.

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He said in another Hadith sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, Ala Moana sumati masala Ki Moon

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This is a people know what is in fact in solitude, no person will travel alone at night.

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So as much as you can, don't travel alone, and if you're traveling in a company, the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is that they would appoint a leader and a meal for travel amuro suffer. So you also do that even in law.

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Now before when you get to set out to travel, there are certain things in Sharla that you can do to bless this. The first thing is trained to rock as before you leave, before you leave your house in general, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in the authentic hadith, it hurts them in by Allah.

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for somebody

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to come in.

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Oh, come on. It says if you want to leave your whole pray to like as meaning before you leave. And that will prevent the evil consequences of your departure.

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And when you're coming, entering your home, free to rock house because that will save you from the evil consequences of your entry. So this is general in any exit and entry to your house and also in travel.

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And the profits of the lottery you it was Sallam also part of his snore habit

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is that he would often travel on a Thursday. He would often travel on a Thursday so this is possible, try to do it but it's not a must. And also the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said Boudicca

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by oma had been blessed in the early morning and what it does it it's early morning, so also if this is possible for you try to start your travel early in the morning. It is possible for you

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now, also the Prophet Sall Allahu Allah you it was seldom

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wait when he comes back. We're also free to record so when you leaving your home, you pray to record his video before you leave your home.

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When you're coming back before he goes to his house, a lot of you it was

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he'll head first to the masjid. So whenever possible and Charlotte tried to do that he puts hold before he goes to his home he goes to the masjid prays to like as when he has to his house. So you starting to see in 11 to travel from its beginning to end is surrounded with the vicar of Allah subhanho wa Taala

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saying farewell to people before you leave.

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Part of the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he used to say to people, I still do alladhina Karnataka, Mahatma Malik, I interest a loss of piano with data to protect your religion, your Eman and the conclusion of your deeds.

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Because Allah subhanho wa Taala he's interested to keep something alive that keeps it alive that it saves it because you do not know are you going to see them or not? Are they going to be alive later or not? So what do you say, the alive and trusting you I want you to keep and save their religion and their Amana and the conclusion of their deeds. Also you can say I still do que la la de la COVID over there or this could be your reply to the person who says that to you. I interest a lie and trust you

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and put you in the safety the law zildjian has the molars of death is not neglect whatever he is interested.

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And a person comes to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam

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and he says yo profitable I'm going to travel.

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advise me, give me

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said the word of Allah.

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May Allah give you and grant you taqwa and forgive you your sins, and make goodness higher EGT wherever you may be, and that is another day that you came to the person before they leave before

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before they leave,

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there's also that you that you say you say before you travel

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and this is something inshallah that you can go after the whole band memorize if you have not memorized it or at least keep it with you in the book of doing so that you will remember to save before you travel and see what here what the profits a lot of them is. See? See how he remembers a lot what is he asking for before he leaves? He said that when the profit is always in amounts his right. This could be your aeroplane could be your car, he mounts that right?

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He says a lot like about three times. Then he says to panelists a heroine una mcweeny. We're in a lot of Bina caribou. He says praise and glory be to Allah has given us power over this and we have no power over it meaning we have would not have had power over it without a lasota and indeed we're going to be returning back to a loss of Hannah with Allah. Allahu manana De Luca be suffering a hurdle below a taco Amina Emily Moto E Allah we're asking you in this travel bill and taqwa virtue and piety and of these those deeds that you like

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yellow make this travel easy for us and shrink that distance.

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Allow my Nana Oh to become in water is in Mombasa will mon Cala de la jolla manual wallet. The Allah We seek refuge in You protect us from the difficulty and hardship and travel

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and unhappy appearance.

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And then the unhappy return. When we come back to family, meet our families meet our property, meet our spouses, meaning meaning your love, protect us protect us in our travel. And then when we come back, we come back prosperous, and we do not encounter any loss. When we come back. You're

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also part of that elemental Sahaja.

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Yoga, you're the companion in our travel in my travel as I'm going, who's your companion? So you're like you're my companion in here. You're asking Allah for help and support. You're my companion in it. But now me You may have left people behind or halifa

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and you're the Guardian

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over people that I've left behind over my family.

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When he says he sits alone he was seldom alone was a nerve is the conclusion of that lahoma zeyneb is in a dilemma, or Jana who Dr. Moody adorn us with a man and make us those who guide others and who are guided. And then when he comes back so a lot of us he was telling me he says all of this and then he adds to it a boon a boon I'll be doing any rabina hammy doing we're coming back We're repentant. We are worshipping Allah azza wa jal and praising him exclusively subhanho wa Taala a photo kolyada was the law

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Alhamdulillah hear here on Ivanova confy Alhamdulillah, WA Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallam.

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The ease that Allah has given the traveler is that they can shorten their Salah. And they can also combine it. And we're not going to go into great detail of what is the distance for the travel that allows you to shorten your Salah. And how long do you stay a traveler after you arrive at your destination developer have a lot of opinions about it. And that is not the place for it. But we just want to point out for instance, few things that people ask about.

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First of all, inshallah, when you're traveling,

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of course, whenever you have the opportunity to stand and face the fact that you should stand and face the Qibla. But for airplane travel that may not always be a possibility. And if that's not the possibility, then Allah Subhana Allah and Allah knows best. If the airline does not provide and does not allow this, especially in current circumstances, then you have done your best and you can tell us sit down and you can pray.

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Definitely with that voluntary prayer This is allowed. But whenever it is possible, if you can pray, or you can delay your Salah as long as it is within the time.

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What do you pray before you board the plane or you pray after you arrive at your destination or while you're transiting if you can delay yourself so that you can fulfill all the conditions then

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do so,

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especially that Allah has the gel allows you to combine both and also together. So from the time of zoa, when the sun moves from its zenith highest point, till the time of mercury that becomes the time for God and that may give you plenty of time to pray them both combined and shortened. Same thing comes from the time of Maverick and Asia from a time of hope to the middle of the night or according to some opinion till time.

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So, that gives you plenty of time to pray them both together method is not shortened, but Asia is shortened and can be created to and that is the son of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam by the way to shorten the Salah don't say I'm strong or I have time is the son of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam to shorten the Salah the four become too

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so it's not as much as you can pray them, right when you're standing and facing the Qibla but when if you travel is extended on their plane and you cannot then allows them to ask Allah to forgive us all.

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One other thing in Sharla to keep in mind because people ask this question often when I'm traveling what timezone do I follow? Do I follow Toronto? Do I follow the city where I came from? A What do I call What do I pray for Hadassah method ratio? When does that happen? If you don't follow your original city, original country, you have to follow the signs wherever you are. So if you're traveling and you notice that the sun has set, that is the time for Mercury, if you notice that the sun is about you see the signs for dawn, that is the time for the ledger.

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So you follow the signs wherever you are, if it is difficult to you to observe, and it's possible for you to estimate or find out what is the time underneath the country the city that you're upon right now, what is the time right now? then that will give you a good estimation of Explorer or man liberation, he may need to add a few more minutes. Right few more minutes just to be sure. And then it is easy inshallah to combine these solids it shouldn't be hard by the law to combine these solids for an answer together in Asia together and then ledger by itself.

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And that may require that you ask questions about where I am ask questions about time zones. But inshallah Allah Zilla will make it easy for you and allies are generally accepted from you, but you have to put an effort. Also notice and this is the last thing inshallah that we're going to see. If you're traveling from west to east.

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or traveling in ways that you will find that your days are going to shrink, Your days are going to shrink, they're not going to be 24 hours. I'll give you an example in sha Allah. Suppose that you're traveling on the first of August, your destination is way over, right at the other side of the world, you're arriving on the third of August, your problem is really should be a 24 hours or 22 hours or so. But because you're crossing time zones, you don't is that the second of August is going to shrink significantly. You have to keep in mind that you have to pray the five daily prayers for the first of August and the five daily prayers for the second of August, and the five daily prayers

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for the third of August. Even though the day is shorter as you're traveling.

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you're noticing that if you're traveling in the opposite direction, your day will stretch. And that actually is easier. As you do stretches there'll be a long time before launches of heinola

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many hours between maybe federal Bora Bora and acid and so on. So that is easier. But the thing to pay attention to is that when the day is short, and it's actually not 24 hours because what is happening is that you're crossing many time zones. Remember that you still have to pray the five daily prayers where does this come from? From the Hadith of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam, when he told him about it the jet and how long he will stay on this earth and that in one day he will stay one day but that day will feel and actually will be like an entire year. And they asked the prophets a lot easier said than done should we pay only five

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five select for that day that is like a year he says no estimate for it. Estimate so if your day is very long, or your day is very short you have to estimate for it and me I know that you are praying five daily prayers for that particular day.

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And there is more inshallah to be said about this. So if you are planning to travel, know first of all that this is something that is an AMA from Allah use it well. Praise Allah horrid. Know what Allah wants from you to do it no this innovia Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in it, make the dude that is required and follow his manners and allows him to bless your travels who has a lot of Joel or hamara him he teaches our religion and to make it to help us to follow with you

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alami and that we are traveling traveling to bless the travel and make it for ivories see Yaro bellami makers of those who travel on this earth and observe your science and learn from them er hammer Rahimi, Allah make us of those who use the numbers that you give to them for your see. Now the numbers that you give to them to upset you and to take them away from you, he Allah bless whatever you give us and make it plentiful and put Baraka in it. Bless our religion, bless our bless our deeds was no Mohammed Salah honey you send them, bless our spouses, bless our children, bless our money, our hammer Rahimi will Allah we ask you for all the good in this life in the Hereafter,

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