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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 – 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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FAQ’s pertaining to Fasting 

  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 …

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Taraweeh,“Eight or Twenty?”

  The Truth In The Light of Ahadeeth   The following article, Taraweeh 8 or 20 is written by Moulana Zakariyya Memon as thesis for his Iftaa course. This article makes useful read to understand the issue clearly. The format is well laid out and well substantiated. May Allah accept …

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The Status of the Tarāwīh Supplication (Tasbīh)

سُبْحانَ ذِي الْمُلْكِ وَالْمَلَكُوتِ سُبْحانَ ذِي الْعِزَّةِ وَالْعَظمَةِ وَالْهَيْبَةِ وَالْقُدْرَةِ وَالْكِبْرِياءِ وَالْجَبَرُوْتِ سُبْحانَ الْمَلِكِ الْحَيِّ الَّذِيْ لا يَنامُ وَلا يَمُوتُ سُبُّوْحٌ قُدُّوْسٌ رَبُّنا وَرَبُّ المْلائِكَةِ وَالرُّوْحِ اللَّهُمَّ أَجِرْنا مِنَ النّارِ يا مُجيرُ يا مُجيرُ يا مُجيرُ Question:Is it sunnah to read the above dua in between the 4 rakats of …

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The Fasting Person & Nabi Musa (alayhis salaam)- Hadith Authentic?

http://hadithanswers.com 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 …

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Using an inhaler while fasting

  Asslamo Allaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh,I had searched this matter for many years and failed to understand as to how using an inhaler breaks the fast. Modern day inhalers can be used with or without the spacers so there is very little chance that the medicine actually goes inside …

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Fasting FAQs Part 1

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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Status Of The Famous Dua For Ramadan

Question How authentic is the following du’a to be recited at the approach of Ramadan? اَللّٰهُمَّ سَلّمْنِيْ لِرَمَضانَ وَسَلّمْ رَمَضانَ لِيْ وَسَلّمْه لِي مُتَقَبَّلا Allahumma sallimni li Ramadana, wa sallim Ramadana li, wa sallimhu li mutaqabbala. Answer Sayyiduna ‘Ubadah ibn Samit (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam) use to …

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