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Ramadaan & Fasting

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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Covid-19 and guidelines for Ramadan and Eid

  بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم   Fasting (Ṣawm) Fasting in the month of Ramadan is obligatory and therefore healthy individuals are required to fast between dawn and sunset. If a fasting person struggles to continue their fast due to contracting Covid-19 symptoms, it is permissible to break the fast and …

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Covid 19 – Taraweeh Guidelines

    How should Taraweeh Salaah be performed in Ramadaan with the lockdown restrictions in South Africa?   The performance of 20 Rakaats Taraweeh Salaah is an emphasised Sunnah (Sunnah Muakkadah) for both males and females during the month of Ramadaan. Given the current circumstance of the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions …

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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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Qadha Fasts or Muharram Fasts

Nasihah (Advice): Fasting in Muharram Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said,“The best of fasting after Ramadan is fasting in Allah’s month of Muharram.” (Muslim) __________________________________________ Question and Answer: I have qadaah fasts am I allowed to keep the Muharram fast or do I …

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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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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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