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  • Bleeding and fasting during Ramadan

    Question: salam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa Barakatu I had an abortion one week ago; by the begining of Ramadan I will be in my second week. Now I have little drops of blood, but I am praying. Shall I fast or not? Please explain, if I only have drops every now and then, not flowing blood. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds... More

  • 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

  • Travelling in a Muslim country during Ramadan

    Question: I am Catholic, but I like to respect Muslim traditions if I travel in a Muslim country. I plan to travel in Iran and Dubai at the beginning of Ramadan beginning I think on October 4th. Do you think it is not respectful or at your point of view it is no problem travelling during that period? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord.. More

  • Looking at women on the day of Ramadan and having a wet dream

    Question: A man did not lower his gaze from prohibited sights on one of the days of Ramadan, then slept and had a wet dream. Is such ejaculation considered a deliberate act that breaks his 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

  • Making up a missed fast on Friday alone

    Question: salam. its forbiden to fast on friday(only) but can we fast if we are keeping obligatory missed fasts ? jazakAllahukhairan. 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. It is.. More

  • Ruling on making the expiation for delaying before making up for missed fasting

    Question: I had six days of fasting to make up for in the Ramadan before the last one and I have not made up for them yet. People told me that I have to make expiation by feeding one needy person for each day. Is it obligatory to make the expiation on the same day of fasting or should I make expiation in full, then make up for these days? Fatwa: All.. 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

  • Vaginal discharges due to foreplay with husband while fasting

    Question: Assalamu alaikum, I got married one month before Ramadan two years ago. During ramadan, my husband used to kiss, hug and play with me, even though we never had sexual intercourse during the day time. Afterwards I used to notice vaginal discharge (colourless, clear fluid, slimy), he never had any discharge. I could not stop him from playing.. More

  • Ejaculation without intercourse during Ramadan

    Question: While I was fasting in Ramadan, I was making foreplay with my wife. My penis touched her vagina and I immediately ejaculated. My penis, however, did not enter her vagina. Am I required to make up for that day and offer the expiation or am I required only to make up for the day? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds... More

  • Sexual intercourse after hearing the Athaan of Maghrib but before sunset

    Question: What is the expiation for having sexual intercourse deliberately thinking that time of breaking the fast was due after hearing the Athaan of Maghrib from a remote Masjid (Mosque)? 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 ‘alay.. 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

  • A woman with vaginal bleeding outside the menstrual period making up for fasting

    Question: I have been suffering from vaginal bleeding outside the menstrual period for a long time now, and I have some days to make up for from last Ramadan. Can I make up for these days while I am in this state? Will my fasting be valid? Please advise. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy.. 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

  • A menstruating woman eating and drinking during the day in Ramadan

    Question: Can a woman who has menstruation or post-partum bleeding eat and drink during the day 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 'alyhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger. Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen,.. More