Tamam and Qasr Prayer (in and out of Makka)
person stayed ten days at Mekka, having the intent to stay for the period. He
then left for Arafat, assuming the distance between the two is less than four
farsakh(a unit of distance equivalent to eleven kilometres). What is the ruling
on the form of prayer, i.e. tamam or qasr, at Arafat, Mashar and Mina?
If the distance is as suggested by the question, prayer should be
13. What is the ruling on him who left Mekka for
Arafat before completing ten days, for a valid reason that required him to abort
his stay, and after he performed a fourrukaa (bowing) prayer at Mekka with the
niyyah of being resident [for ten days or more]?
On the assumption
that the distance between Mekka and Arafat is less than four farsakh, he should
perform tamam prayer.
14. On the day of Eid, a pilgrim returned from
Mina to Mekka, then went back to Mina. What form his prayer should take, tamam
or qasr, noting that he had previously stayed in Mekka for ten days?
If the distance from the periphery of Mekka to Arafat, Muzdalifa, Mina,
and back was forty four kilometres or more, qasr prayer should be performed at
these locations, and at Mekka on return, should he decide not stay there for ten
days. Conversely, prayer should be performed tamam at all the said