Book Name:Musafir ki Namaz
violating those laws) amounts to presenting oneself to be punished and disgraced, which is impermissible. (Derived from: Fatāwā Razawiyyaĥ, vol. 17, pp. 370)
Therefore, staying in any country or for Hajj without a visa is not permissible. To declare this illegal stay for Hajj as a bounty of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ and benevolence of His Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم is a sheer folly.
Qaṣr [shortening Ṣalāĥ] is Wājib
It is Wājib for a traveller to do Qaṣr in Ṣalāĥ [offer shortened Ṣalāĥ]. That is, the four Rak’āt Farḍ Ṣalāĥ [like Ẓuĥr, ‘Aṣr and ‘Ishā] must be reduced to two Rak’āt. For a traveller, these two Rak’āt are complete Ṣalāĥ. If he offered four Rak’āt intentionally and sat for Qa’daĥ after the second Rak’at, then his Farḍ would get offered and the last two Rak’āt would be considered as Nafl but he would be a sinner, deserving hellfire because a Wājib would get missed. Therefore, he must repent of it.
If he did not sit for Qa’daĥ after the second Rak’at, then his Farḍ would not get offered and all four Rak’āt would be deemed as Nafl. However, if he made the intention of residing [for the next fifteen days] before he performed the Sajdaĥ of the third Rak’at, his Farḍ would be valid, but he would have to repeat the Qiyām and Rukū’ of the third Rak’at. And if he made this intention during the Sajdaĥ of the third Rak’at, then