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  • Invalidators of Fasting

    Question: What invalidates fasting? Answer: The invalidators of fasting are as follows: 1- Sexual intercourse 2- Eating 3- Drinking 4- Ejaculation of semen with desire 5- What may be regarded as (a substitute for) food and drink 6- Intentional vomiting 7- Blood coming out (of the body) by means of cupping 8- Blood coming out during menstrual.. More

  • He broke his fast thinking that wet dreams invalidate fasting

    Question: I had a wet dream one day in Ramadan so I broke my fast out of ignorance of Fiqh (jurisprudential) rulings. Later, I found out that wet dreams do not invalidate fasting. What is the ruling on this? 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,.. More

  • Eating and drinking forgetfully whilst fasting a vowed fast

    Question: If I eat due to forgetfulness in a fast that was intended upon a vow, is it permissible for me to complete the fasting of the day as in the month of Ramadan? 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, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,.. More

  • Benefits of abstention from sex while fasting

    Question: Why is sexual intercourse prohibited during the daytime of Ramadan? 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, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger. Ramadan is a season of goodness which Allah has bestowed on His servants.. More

  • Taking medication during Ramadan

    Question: Due to health reason, my father needs to consume medicine in the form of tablet 3 xs per day. Failing to do so will 'most definitely' (per medical advice) lead to high blood pressure which put his health condition in danger. My question is: can he consume the 2nd tablet while fasting since ideally, it should be taken during lunch time. Currently,.. More

  • Ruling on fasting optional days before making up the obligatory fast

    Question: i have outstanding days from remmadan that i didn't fast and i made an intention to fast ashoura, but while i was fasting i found out that it is not permissible to fast ashoura while you have outstanding days to fast from remmedan. can i make my current fasting from intention of ashura to intention of remmendan on half day. Fatwa: All perfect.. More

  • Remembering the exact date when making up for a missed day of Ramadan

    Question: dear brothers, i have missed a few fasts this ramadan and I want to make it up. But I don't exactly remember which day of ramadan was it. For example, I remember I have missed 3 fasts, but whether they were the 4th of ramzan or 14th of ramzan or 21 of ramzan etc, I do not remember. So my question is when i make them up do i just normally.. More

  • Seeing a fasting person eating forgetfully

    Question: If I see a fasting person eating or drinking forgetfully during the daytime of Ramadan, and I am certain that he is doing that forgetfully since he is a righteous person, should I remind him or let him eat or drink, since Allah has fed him and quenched his thirst? Does the same ruling apply to the voluntary fasting? Fatwa: All perfect praise.. More

  • Residents of non-Islamic countries- when to fast?

    Question: I am a young man who lives in a non-Muslim country. The people of this country do not depend on sighting the moon in determining the beginning of Ramadan as the government commits them to determine a certain day at the beginning of the calendar year. Last year, it so happened that we observed fast two days after Saudi Arabia. My question.. More

  • Missed unknown number of fasts due to a chronic disease

    Question: Asalam Aleykum. I do hope my question will be answered before Ramadan. Firstly, what can someone do who has chronic illness and could not fast some of the previous saum for the past 10 years. The number of days is not known. Secondly, what can someone do if she is forced to live with a person who is a family member but is very envious, very.. More

  • Intention for obligatory fasting must be made before dawn

    Question: Assalamalikum,my doubt is regarding the missed fasts.I wanted to keep my missed fasts so i made intention that i will fast five days continuously,but due to some reason i cudnt fast 2 days in between nd for my fast next day,my niyah was something like this "if i am able to wake up for fajr than i will fast" but with Allah's grace.. More

  • Missed two days of Ramadan deliberately

    Question: 3 years ago, I missed 2 fasts of Ramadan with no reasonable excuse. I attempted to fast 60 consecutive days in order to expiate my sin, but after 14 days of fasting, I broke my fast (with no reasonable excuse) on the 15th day. Can I make up the remaining 46 fasts or do i have to start again and do all 60 consecutively? Fatwa: All perfect.. More

  • Your daughter is obliged to fast since she has reached puberty

    Question: I have a daughter who will be 11 years-old at the end of this month and she had a menstruation abut 6 months ago. So, now it is a must for her to fast and she is Al-Hamdulillaah. My question is: Is there any Fatwa which will allow her to rest, if she is really tired and if this is starting to affect her concentration at school following the.. More

  • Taking vital medication during Ramadan

    Question: I have a heart disease which is Mitral Valve prolapsed, and I take Metoprolol (beta-blocker) every 12 hours to regulate the heart beats.. I try my best to wake for Suhoor during Ramadan and take the medicine, but when I sleep until after Fajr, I don't fast that day to take the medicine.. Is what I do right? And should I eat normally all day.. More

  • Did not fast four Ramadans due to severe acidity

    Question: assalam alaikum, my doubt is when i was doing my engineering i couldnot fast during ramadan as i have severe acidity and also i was staying in hostel so i had to take food in night itself and keep it till sehri and eat. sometimes it used to get spoiled and i couldn't eat too. so i did not fast for 4 ramadan's due to this two reasons. now.. More