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Ramadaan & Fasting

Qadha of the Aashura fast due to menses


Nasihah (Advice): Three things which do not break the fast   Sayyiduna Abu Saeed Khudri Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said,“Three things do not break the fast of the fasting person: Cupping, vomiting (unintentionally), and a wet dream.” (Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Slmz. …

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Fasting only on the day of Aashura


Nasihah (Advice): Virtue of the Fast of Aashura Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said: “The fast of Aashura wipes out the sins of a year.” (Muslim) __________________________________________     FASTING EXCLUSIVELY ON 10 MUHARRAM Fasting exclusively on 10th Muḥarram Question I understand that it is preferable to avoid fasting exclusively on …

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Status of fasting during the ten days of Zul-Hijjah


Nasihah (Advice): The fast of Arafah-Expiation for two years of sins Sayyiduna Qataadah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Fasting on the Day of Arafah, I hope from Allah, expiates for the sins of the previous year and the following year.”(Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. What …

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Sadaqatul Fitr – Q & A


Q. What is the status of Sadaqatul Fitr, Waajib, Sunnah etc.? A. Sadaqatul Fitr is Waajib (Fataawa Hindiyyah) Q. On whom is Sadaqatul Fitr Waajib (compulsory)? A. Sadaqatul Fitr is Waajib on every Muslim who has the value of Nisaab on the day of Eid after subtracting debts. Q. I …

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The Fiqh of Sadaqat al-Fitr


by Mufti Faraz ibn Adam Source: ilmgate.org     The great Hanafi faqih (jurist) Imam Ibn al-Humam mentions: “Sadaqat al-Fitr is compulsory upon every free Muslim.” (Sharh Fath al-Qadir, 2:285) The Evidence All the scholars base their opinion on the following ahadith: ‘Abd Allah Ibn ‘Umar (Allah be pleased with him) narrates, …

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Ramadaan Questions


  Is it permissible to wear a pain patch while fasting? A pain patch is used externally, hence, will not invalidate the fast. You may fast in the month of Ramadhaan while using the pain patch. [Mufti Ebrahim Desai] One of my friends has a problem with his kidneys he …

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Itikaf Q&A


I’tikaaf Related Issues The following is a compilation of Fatawa regarding ie’tikaaf from the Fatawa of our Akabereen. The references of the various Fatawa are attached with the Fatawa. By: Moulana Ismail Dawoodjee – Student, Darul Iftaa Mufti Ebrahim Desai.(daruliftaa.net)   Virtues of Ie’tikaaf Ie’tikaaf (secluding oneself in the masjid to …

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Ramadaan FAQ


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (Pertaining to fasting) 1. What is the status of Sehri in Ramadaan? A. Sehri is a Sunnah practice. Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) is reported to have said,”Partake of Sehri, for verily there is barakah (blessings) in Sehri.” (Bukhari #: 1789 and Muslim #: 1835,Narrated by Anas–RadiyallahuAnhu). However the …

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