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  • Use of an inhaler and steam treatment while fasting

    Question: My mother is chronic asthma patient, but she keeps the fast regularly. While fasting sometimes she has to use inhalers or steam to regulate her breathing. Does this affect her fast? I would like to know which school of Fiqh do you follow when answering the questions? Do you follow Shiite scholars or otherwise? Fatwa: All perfect praise.. More

  • Sexual intercourse in the last ten nights of Ramadan

    Question Is it permissible for a man to have sexual intercourse with his wife in the last ten nights of Ramadan? Would this decrease his reward for fasting, or does it imply that one is not applying the Sunnah? Please advise. An immediate answer would be highly appreciated. May Allah reward you. Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of.. More

  • Masturbated in Ramadan without knowing that it was Haraam

    Question: Well sorry for taking so much of your time. As for my question. I of course heard masturbation is haram! YES! And I tried to stop it and in the end I got rid of the bad habit. ALHAMDULILLAH! And thanks to Allah I made it. As for the past ramadans I did not know masturbations was haram? If I had known I would never have done it when I fasted... More

  • Congregational Du'aa when breaking fast

    Question: Is congregational Du'aa after prayers and just before breaking fasting a Bid'ah? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger, may Allah exalt his mention as well as that of his family and all his companions. As.. More

  • Having the pre-dawn meal when fasting

    Question: Assalamu Alaikum. I just want to know whether it is obligatory to eat a predawn meal before fasting a non-obligatory fast?What about the Ramazan Fasts? Thank you. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger. We.. More

  • Feeling the beginning of menses does not affect fasting

    Question: What is the ruling on a fasting woman who feels that her menses started before the time of breaking the fast, about ten minutes or in a period less than two hours? Is this day considered as a fasting day or do I have to make it up? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Using pills to delay menses

    Question: 1. Can a woman take pills during the last ten days of Ramadan (after Iftar) to delay her monthly period or should she just accept Allah's decree on her as a woman. Keep in mind that she really wants to seek Laylatul Al-Qadr. 2. There is a Hadeeth that says that if one prays at night (Qiyam) sincerely for Allah during Ramadan, his past and.. More

  • Fasting of the pregnant woman who is in good health

    Question: My wife is pregnant and I am worried that she might have difficulty fasting. She is in good health other than normal throw ups, headaches, and weakness in the joints. What is right that we should do? Should she fast no matter what she is feeling or she is excused to fast and make up for it some latter time? Fatwa: All perfect praise.. More

  • Moms: Feed Your Soul This Ramadan

    For most Muslims, Ramadan is supposed to mean much more than just abstaining from food, drink and sexual intercourse. It is an opportunity to enlighten the mind and soul. With opportunities to participate in the Taraaweeh (night prayers) prayers and Iftaar (fast-breaking) meals to enjoy with family and friends, Ramadan is the highlight of the year for.. More

  • Virtuous deeds During Ramadan

    The month of Ramadan is a great opportunity for devout worshippers to utilize their days in reciting the Quran and teaching others and utilizing their nights in feeding the needy, supplicating and praying. The one whose today is exactly like his yesterday without any improvement, is truly deprived. A Muslim must utilize this blessed month to perform.. More

  • The gates of virtue during Ramadan

    The month of Ramadan is the month of virtue and righteousness. Due to the virtue of its period, the deeds performed during it are also treated differently. People are more eager to be virtuous during this month than any other month of the year. There are many righteous deeds a Muslim can perform during this blessed month, and the following are some.. More

  • Self reproach during Ramadan

    The one who ponders upon the essence of this life, will realize that its pleasure is nothing but a test and that it is continuous suffering and grief. People are always wondering what will happen to them next and thus live a life of uncertainty. The one who becomes inclined towards it will continually feel insecure and it will result in his humiliation.. More

  • Change and Ramadan

    "The believers are only those who, when Allah is mentioned, their hearts become fearful, and when His verses are recited to them, it increases them in faith; and upon their Lord they rely." [Quran 8:2] Have you ever read about the emaan (faith) of a fellow Muslim online or in a magazine? Most likely the feeling you were left with was probably.. More