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Ramadaan & Fasting

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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The (quick) fiqh of Fasting

by Shaykh Mansur Ali Source: Ilmgate Posted by: MV Media     Definition: Fasting is to refrain from eating, drinking, smoking, and having sexual intercourse from dawn till dusk with the intention of worship.   Types of fasting: 1. Fard: Fixed Fard: 1) Ramadan fast. 2) To vow to fast …

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Fasting without Intention

  Question: I did not have an intention to fast the Ramadaan fast today so I did not wake up for sehri but I did not eat anything for the day. During the course of the day my intention is to fast. Can I still fast or not? Answer: If …

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What Nullifies The Fast and What does Not?

To download the information below in a poster format, please click on the following link: What nullifies the fast and what does not What nullifies the fast and what does not? Summary of frequently asked questions The following do not invalidate and nullify the fast: Eating or drinking forgetfully (whilst …

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Fasting while pregnant

Laqit Bin Sabirah Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates: “I asked: “O Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam)! Tell me about ablution.” He said: “Perform a complete ablution, pass water between the fingers, and be particular in sniffing water into the nose, unless you are fasting.” (Tirmidhi)   The above Hadith cautions a fasting person …

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The fast of 15th Sha’ban

Question What is the status of the fasting on the day of the 15th of Sha’ban. I have read conflicting rulings regarding this. Could you kindly shed some light and clarify this in the light of Hadith? Jazakallah. Answer Although it’s not a proven sunnah, one may observe this nafl …

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Muharram

Virtues of Muharram Question:   I want to ask that is there any special virtues or is it sunnat to fast and observe extra ibadat in month of muharram?     Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.       …

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Keeping Nafl Fasts when Qadha Fasts are due

Nasihah (Advice): Kindness to animals:   Sayyidatuna Aa’ishah (Radiyallahu Anha) reports:The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to lower the utensil for the cat so that it could drink water and he would thereafter make Wudhu from the left over water. (Tabrani, Hadith #: 7949)   ____________________________________________________   Question and Answer: …

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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 only …

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Ramadan Q&A

Q: If whilst fasting, water goes down the throat when gargling the mouth or rinsing the nose in Wudhu or Ghusl will the fast break? A: If one was aware that he was fasting at the time the water seeped down the throat or nostril the fast will break. If …

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