Category: Fiqh of Fasting

Does diarrhoea make it permissible for the fasting person to break his fast?

Does diarrhoea make it permissible for the fasting person to break his fast?

Praise be to Allah.Allah, may He be exalted, has granted a concession allowing the sick person for whom it is difficult to fast to break his fast and make up the days when he did not fast. Allah, may He be exalted, says (interpretation of the meaning):“and whoever is ill or on a journey, the ... Continue Reading

He masturbated during the day in Ramadan in order to provide a sample of semen for testing in the case of infertility; what are the consequences of that action?

He masturbated during the day in Ramadan in order to provide a sample of semen for testing in the case of infertility; what are the consequences of that action?

Praise be to AllahIn the answer to question no. 2571, we stated that it is prohibited to masturbate during the day in Ramadan, and if a person masturbates and emits maniy, then his fast is invalidated. You should have delayed that until nighttime – if possible – so that you would ... Continue Reading

Fasting is not accepted if one doesn’t pray

Is it permissible to fast without praying?.

Praise be to Allaah.  No good deeds will be accepted from one who does not pray, no zakaah, no fasting, no Hajj or anything else.(Al-Bukhaari [520]) narrated that Buraydah said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: «Whoever does not pray ... Continue Reading

The Muslim in Ramadaan

What should we say to the Muslims on the occasion of the beginning of Ramadaan?.

Praise be to Allaah.   Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning):  “The month of Ramadan in which was revealed the Qur’aan, a guidance for mankind and clear proofs for the guidance and the criterion (between right and wrong). So whoever of you sights (the crescent ... Continue Reading

When making up missed fasts, it is essential to form the intention the night before, as is required in the case of the original fast

I wasnt aware that ramadan fasts missed due to menstruation had to be made up before nafl ones and I started keeping some nafl ones so is it possible for me to change the intention of the previous nafl ones I have kept or to change the intention of fast during the day? Because the one I kept today for example I started off with the intention of keeping a nafl fast but can I now change this to the intention of making up the ones I missed in ramadan?

Praise be to Allah. Firstly:  It is not valid to change the intention of observing the voluntary fast that one has completed in order to make it a fast to make up for a day of Ramadan which one did not fast, because when making up missed fasts, it is essential to form the intention ... Continue Reading

Some of the Sunnahs of fasting

What are the Sunnahs of fasting?.

Praise be to Allaah.   There are many Sunnahs of fasting, including the following:  1 – It is Sunnah if someone insults you to respond in a better manner and say, “I am fasting,” because of the report narrated by al-Bukhaari and Muslim from Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah ... Continue Reading

‘Umrah is mustahabb at any time in Ramadaan

Is ‘Umrah mustahabb during the last ten days of Ramadaan?.
Praise be to Allaah.  The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) encouraged us to perform ‘Umrah in the month of Ramadaan. Al-Bukhaari (1782) and Muslim (1256) narrated that Ibn ‘Abbaas said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: ... Continue Reading

Du’aa’ of the fasting person when breaking his fast

What is the du’aa’ that we should say when breaking our fast?.
Praise be to Allaah.  ‘Umar said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to say when breaking his fast: “Dhahaba al-zama’ wa abtalat al-‘urooq wa thabata al-ajr in sha Allaah (Thirst is gone, the veins are moistened and the reward is ... Continue Reading

Is there a du’aa’ to be said at the time of sahoor?

I was thought in my school that there is dua for iftiyari only n not for sahoor. for sahoor it's the intention in heart but my husband says there is dua for sahoor too. pls guide me to what is correct.

Praise be to Allaah. Yes, there are du’aa’s that are narrated in the Sunnah which the fasting person may say at the time of breaking the fast. He may say “Dhahaba al-zama’u wa abtalat al-‘urooq wa thabat al-ajru in sha Allaah (Thirst has gone, the veins are moist, ... Continue Reading

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