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First to inform people about Ramadan – Fabricated Hadith

   Question: The following Hadith is widespread over the internet and I would like to know whether these are the words of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam): “If one informs another about Ramadan first, then hell fire will become forbidden for that individual” I couldn’t find the reference. Is this Hadith …

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How many Kaffarahs for multiple broken fasts?

QUESTION AoA, I have tried finding this question on the website but couldn’t. I have 2 separate natured questions. 1) if there were multiple Ramadhans where one has intentionally broken their fast, how many kaffarah are due? (If 3 years in a row one intentionally broke their fast one day …

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Fasting only on the day of Aashura – 10th Muharram

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: …

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Shawwal – Fasting on the days of Eid

    Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Do not fast in these days (Eid) for they are days of eating and drinking.”(Tirmidhi)   __________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Assalamualaikum Just a quick question, a lot of people say that we cannot keep the shawwal fasts from the 2nd …

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Sadaqatul Fitr FAQ’s

  Sayyiduna Abdullah Ibn Abbas Radhiyallahu Anhuma narrates, “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam made compulsory the Zakaat (Sadaqah) of Fitr to cleanse the fast from improper actions and as a means of feeding the poor.” (Abu Dawood)   Kindly note that the Jamiatul Ulama KZN will be collecting Sadaqatul Fitr …

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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 on …

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Leading Taraweeh Salaah on a chair

Nasihah (Advice): Standing and sitting during optional prayers   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Amr Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallamsaid: “The prayer of one who sits down (without a valid reason) is equivalent to half of the prayer of one who stands.” (Musnad Ahmad) ________________________________________________   Question and Answer: …

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