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  • Menses began while she is fasting

    Question: On behalf of my sister, I ask you concerning her period and fasting. Women are supposed to stop fasting during period. What about one who fasts on the same day and finds out just one hour or two away from breaking fast her period has already started on that day? I very much appreciate your response. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah,.. More

  • Wife asking husband's permission to make up fasting

    Question: Salam Alaykom. I am currently in the process alhamdouillah of fasting for the last year's Ramadan I wasn't able to fast due to my period. I also have 60 days to fast due to being pregnant twice. My question is: I know I have to ask my husband if I want to fast and then he tells me ok, is he allowed to tell me not to fast a particular day,.. More

  • Relying on calculations to determine the beginning of Ramadan

    Question: Dear i have been in india for two months. so i do not know that much about that country. when i asked about Ramadan, i have been told it is on the 12th of Sep, it is alreadt determined, so my question is: do i have to follow that? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Saying a specific Thikr to expiate for having intercourse during the day of Ramadan

    Question: Assalamualaikum, When a person who is fasting in Ramadan breaks his fast through having sexual relationship with his wife, both of them have to free a slave or .... There is prophetic saying which say that one who read 100 times 'Laa Ilaaha IllAllah wahdahu laa shariikala lahul mulku wa lahul hamdu wa huwa alaa kulli shaiin qadir' will get.. More

  • Intended to perform a voluntary fast but failed to do so

    Question: If I had a Neyah to fast one of the 6th days of Shawal, and for no crucial reason i didn't, what do I ahve to do? keeping in mind that i don't have any outstanding days from 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.. More

  • Using smoking patches during Ramadan

    Question: I would like to ask about the patchs that are used for people who want to stop smoking. Are those ok to use during Ramdan or will they break the fast? 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.. More

  • People breaking fast in front of fasting people

    Question: Assalam alaykum I would like to know the opinion regarding the consumption of food in front of a fasting person during Ramadan. If a non-muslim, or a muslim who is not fasting due to illness or any other valid reason, wants to eat or drink, is it unreasonable to request them to have it in private or away from those who are fasting? Awaiting.. More

  • Two Taraaweeh congregation at the same time in the same

    Question: As salam alaikum, I have come to know about a novel practice of conducting Taraweeh prayers back home in India, for instance Taraweeh prayers are being held in two different congregations, one at the first floor and the other at ground floor of the same mosque. The Imam at first floor is asked to recite 3 chapters of the Holy Quran, whereas.. More

  • Rectal bleeding and fasting

    Question: I got ulcerative colitis, and I bleed some times from my back in Ramadan. Does that break my fasting? 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 ask Allah to exalt his mention as well as that of his family and.. More

  • Making up for fast on behalf of a living person

    Question I wish that you answer my question. My mother is afflicted with a chronic illness and a Muslim physician has advised her not to fast. Is it permissible for me, her daughter, to observe the missed Ramadan fasts that must be made up on behalf of her on other days or is it necessary to expiate by giving food to indigent people? And how much should.. More

  • Fasting of diabetic pregnant wife

    Question: As-salam, As per your fatwa no. 81573 about Pregnant Woman Fasting in Ramadan, it is stated that..."If the pregnant woman fears for her life or for the life of her foetus when she fasts, it is lawful for her to break the fast and make up later the same number of days she had missed to fast during Ramadan". It is understood that,.. More

  • Wants to adjust fasting hours for medical reasons

    Question: I am a 26-years-old female, living in New Zealand. I have currently been told by the doctors that I have Anemia (low iron in my blood)-and that I have a stone in my kidney and would require surgery (though during fasting my kidney doesn't hurt). My question is, we fast in New Zealand for around 15 hours (Imsak 4.45am, and Iftaar is nearing.. More

  • When to begin fasting after menses in Ramadan

    Question: Insha' Allah, you can answer this question about fasting during Ramadan. I was not fasting Ramadan today because I had my menses. Today, around 12 noon I discovered that the menses were finished. I had already eaten breakfast. I know that I should make Ghusl and pray, but should I fast the remainder of the day or start the next day? Fatwa: Al.. More

  • Had sexual intercourse while fasting, unknowing it is Haraam

    Question: Assalam alaikum, about 9 years ago when i got married i didn't know alot ,so in Ramadan i slept with my husband about 3 to 4 times. i didn't know how bad it was to sleep together during Ramadan . please help me in telling me what should i do about it ? Thank you so much. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I.. More

  • Validity of fasting of a woman who delayed Ghusl for menses until after Maghrib

    Question Last Ramadan, I was menstruating, and on the last day of my menstruation, I had my Sahoor (pre-dawn meal) and had the intention of fasting. No blood discharge occurred during the day and I completed my fasting until sunset. However, I did not perform Ghusl except at the time of the Maghrib prayer. What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on this?.. More