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  • Drinking water thinking that the sun had set

    Question I had to make up for a day of fasting that I missed last Ramadan and I actually did that before the advent of the current Ramadan. Here is my question: Having performed the Fajr Prayer, I slept and when I woke up, I looked at the clock and thought that the sun had already set. So, I drank a cup of water and then returned to sleep again. When.. More

  • A stomach discharge while sleeping and its impact on the validity of fasting

    Question One day in Ramadan, I woke up feeling acidity in my mouth that came from my stomach. Nevertheless, I do not know whether some of that acidity returned to my stomach or not because I was sleeping. Having woken up, I rinsed my mouth with a little water and the acidity disappeared. What should I do? Should I make up for that day? Fatwa All.. More

  • A fasting person unintentionally has something in his mouth

    Question Once, during the daytime in Ramadan, I was preparing a Licorice drink that we drink in Egypt, which consists of a powder with dust-like granules. It is as if some of it flew and I felt its sweetness in my throat. What is the Sharee’ah ruling on my fasting of that day? Taking into consideration that this unintentionally happened, should.. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Origin of Laylatul-Qadr

    Question Are the following statements regarding Laylat Al-Qadr are authentic: "Allah's Messengerlooked back at the previous communities and saw that his community lived for a much shorter period in comparison to them. He was concerned about how his community would be able to gain as many rewards as those of the previous communities. So when.. More

  • Sighting the moon to determine the start of other than Ramadan

    Question: Assalaamoualaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakaatuh, many of the Ulama have agreed that one witness is sufficient to start fasting the month of ramadan and 2 witnesses are required to end it. However i have never encountered such a hadeeth. I would like to know what is the ruling fot the other month of the iSlamic calender. I would be very grateful.. More

  • Fasting in Finland when the sun shines for 24 hours

    Question: Assalaamu alaikum I live in western coutry where the summer days are longer and even sometimes the sun shines for 24h a day . We have been fasting ramadan months the summer according to the time of Makka and then fast again the same month the winter time to make sure we won't miss any . I would like to know if that is ok also like fasting.. More

  • Validity of the fasting of a person who does not pray

    Question: assalamuallykhum is there any conclusive proof from quran or sunnah on weather fasting would be accepted or not if the muslim is not praying the obligatory prayers while 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, sallallaahu.. More

  • Types of showing off

    Question As salamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu Brother we all know about the minor shirk of showing off and how it could diminish your sins. Brother could you please identify the types of showing off? Is doing an action in secret without wanting other people to know that you are doing that action, or certain qualities that you have that you.. More

  • Dying on the day of ‘Eed or on the 15th of Sha’baan

    Question I would like to ask about certian days of the year that if someone passes away on them is there any speciality in them. For example, no punishment in the grave maybe. I have heard that friday is one of those days, so what about Eid or 15 of Sha'aban and days like that? Jazzakom Allah Kola Khier Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord.. More