Fruits for the Week


1. The person must first return to the rightful owners anything he has taken wrongfully from anyone or anything he has taken wrongfully from anyone or anything that has been left with him as a trust. This is because travelling is accompanied by the possibility of death.

A Muslim views travelling as a necessary part of his life that he cannot do without. The Hajj, Umrah, Jihad, seeking knowledge, trade, visiting his brothers are either mandatory or obligatory parts of his life. Therefore, he is bound to travel. For this reason, the Shari’ah has covered the aspects of travelling and its etiquette. Such concern cannot be denied. A pious Muslim must learn these etiquette and apply them in his life.

1. That which has been prohibited by an evidence of the Qur’an:

a) The food of someone else who does not own it in any manner of ownership that would make it permissible for him to it. This is due to Allah the Almighty’s statement:” And eat up not one another’s property unjustly.” (Al-Baqarah: 188) and the statement of the Messenger:” And no one should milk the cow of anyone else, except with his permission.” (Bukhari and Muslim)