I have been reviewing the laws of what to do if one loses track of the days and doesn't know what day is shabbat. The laws are summarized here. Is there any repercussion in terms of his life after he returns to civilization and discovers what day is actually shabbat? Has he elevated a wrong day in its kedusha to a point where he cannot lower the sanctity of it?

  • I don't get it. You think he might need to keep two shabbatot every week?? – Double AA May 12 '17 at 0:32
  • I don't know -- or make some change to the one day in acknowledgement that he elevated its status to some degree and lowering it would be wrong. This is why I ask. – rosends May 12 '17 at 0:34
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    As with most is X, questions, if the answer is no, one ends up needing to prove the negative which is very difficult... – mevaqesh May 12 '17 at 0:37
  • shut harivash.... – kouty May 12 '17 at 4:05
  • I think one can assume that in the case of an ones, one performs unusual actions in unusual circumstances. He has little or no other choice. That doesn't detract from his personal or spiritual status from failing to do the correct thing, which is what he should be doing once he returns to the normal situation. I'm not sure I follow the main concern of your question. Are you concerned that he may be punished for having sinned or done something incorrectly? – DanF May 12 '17 at 19:31

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