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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 FAQs

Q: Does applying eye drops invalidate the fast as eye drops can be tasted in the mouth? A: No, even though the eye drops may be tasted in the mouth.   Q: Does swallowing one’s own saliva whilst fasting break the fast? A: No, irrespective of the amount swallowed. However, …

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When should Fidyah be given and to whom?

Nasihah (Advice): Honouring the elderly   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu says that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said: “If a young man honours an older person on account of his age, Allah appoints someone to show honour to him in his old age.” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer: …

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Fasting three days of every Month

  Nasihah (Advice):    Abdullah Bin Masood Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam used to fast three days in the middle of every month. (Nasaai) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Some people fast three days of every Month. Is there any virtue for it?   A.It is …

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Qadha Fasts or Muharram Fasts

Nasihah (Advice): Fasting in Muharram Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said,“The best of fasting after Ramadan is fasting in Allah’s month of Muharram.” (Muslim) __________________________________________ Question and Answer: I have qadaah fasts am I allowed to keep the Muharram fast or do I …

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Qadha for breaking a Qadha Fast

Nasihah (Advice): Fasting every Monday and Thursday   Hadhrat Abu Hurayrah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said: “The deeds (of mankind) are presented (to Allah) every Monday and Thursday, and I like that my deeds be presented (to Allah) while I am fasting.” (Tirmidhi)   __________________________________________   …

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Keeping Shawwaal fasts when Qadha fasts are Due

  Question and Answer:   Q. I have some Qadha fasts to keep for the previous Ramadaan due to previous pregnancies. I wanted to know if its ok to keep Shawwaal Nafl fasts. Will it be valid even though I have outstanding qaza fasts?   (Query published as received)   A. Due …

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Sadaqatul Fitr

  Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) has stated,   “The fast remains suspended between the heavens and the earth until fitrah is discharged.” (Targheeb)     SADAQATUL FITR – Frequently Asked Questions   Q.What is the amount of Sadaqatul Fitr for this year, Ramadhaan/Shawwaal 1436 (2015)?   The recommended …

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Dua at Iftaar

Question Please verify the following: Once Moosa (‘alayhis salam) asked Allah (Subhanahu wa ‘Ta’ala) O  Allah! You have granted me the honour and privilege of talking to you directly, Have you given this privilege to any other person? Allah Ta’ala replied, O Moosa! during the last period I am going …

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