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Ramadaan & Fasting

Fasting FAQs

Q: Does a minor child have to fast? A: fasting is not obligatory on a child. Q: Does a pregnant woman have to fast? A: By default, a pregnant woman has to fast. However, if illness or harm is genuinely feared upon herself or the foetus, she is then exempted …

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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 …

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Ramadan Q&A

Ramadan Masaail 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 …

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Completing Fasts missed due to Breastfeeding?

Nasihah (Advice): The remedy to calming one’s anger It is advisable to do Wudhu when one becomes angry. This will take a person’s mind off the matter which has angered him and the use of water will also bring some relief. Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Anger is from Shaitaan …

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Preference to Qadha fast or the fast of Ashuraa

JAMIATUL ULAMA KZN DAILY Q&A Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Husain bin Ali (Radiyallahu) Anhu reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “The beggar has a right even if he comes to you on a conveyance” (Musnad Ahmed) The Hadith indicates that if someone has to ask you for something and you …

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Mustahab Fasts

Nasihah (Advice): Fast of Al-Ayyam-ul-Beed: Jareer ibn ‘Abdullaah Radhiyallahu Anhu narrated that the Prophet Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Fasting three days of each month is fasting for a lifetime, and ayyam al-beed are the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth.” (Nasaa’i) Abu Dharr Radhiyallahu Anhu said: The Messenger of Allaah Sallallaahu …

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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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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). …

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Ramadaan Questions(updated)

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 Masaail

Masaail 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. …

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