Ramadaan & Fasting

Dua & Intention for Fasting

  Nasihah (Advice): A scent more pleasant than musk   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah radiyallahu anhu reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “The smell which is emitted from the mouth of a fasting person is more pleasant to Allah than the scent of musk.” [Sunan Tirmidhi] ______________________________   Question and Answer: …

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Fast of Aashurah

      Question:   Could you explain the Day of Ashura, the fast etc?   Answer:   In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.   Rasulaullah Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam encouraged fasting on the day of Ashurah. The following hadith explains the …

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Itikaaf Laws

  I’TIKAF (1) I’tikaf means to stay in the Musjid with the niyyat of I’tikaf for the sake of Allah Ta’ala. The purpose of such stay in the Musjid is ibadat and to gain proximity to Allah Ta’ala. THE TYPES OF I’TIKAF There are three types of I’tikaf: Wajib, Sunnatul …

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Itikaf FAQs

I’tikaaf Related Issues The following is a compilation of Fatawa regarding ie’tikaaf from the Fatawa of our Akabereen. The references of the various Fatawa are attached with the Fatawa. By: Moulana Ismail Dawoodjee – Student, Darul Iftaa Mufti Ebrahim Desai.(daruliftaa.net)   Virtues of Ie’tikaaf Ie’tikaaf (secluding oneself in the masjid to …

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Completing the Fasts of Ramadaan & Observing Eid in another country

  Nasihah (Advice): The importance of sighting the moon   Sayyiduna Kuraib Radhiyallaahu Anhu reported that Ummul Fadl, daughter of Harith, sent her son (Fadl) to Mu’aawiya (Radhiyallahu Anhu) in Shaam. He (Fadl) says, “I arrived in Shaam, and fulfilled her (his mother’s) needs and the month of Ramadaan commenced. I …

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When can a person pay Fidyah for missed fasts?

Nasihah (Advice):  The gate in Paradise called Ar-Rayyaan Sayyiduna Sahl Radhiyallahu Anhu narrated that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is a gate in Paradise called Ar-Rayyaan, and those who observe fasts will enter through it on the Day of Resurrection and none except them will enter through it. …

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Will using an oxygen concentrator machine break one’s fast?

  Nasihah (Advice): Etiquettes of eating and drinking   Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radhiyallahu Anhuma reported that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam forbade breathing or blowing into a vessel. (Sunan Tirmidhi) ______________________________   Question and Answer:   My doctor has prescribed that I use an Oxygen Concentrator Machine to strengthen my lungs. There …

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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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