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Ramadaan & Fasting

The fast of 15th Sha’ban

Question What is the status of the fasting on the day of the 15th of Sha’ban. I have read conflicting rulings regarding this. Could you kindly shed some light and clarify this in the light of Hadith? Jazakallah. Answer Although it’s not a proven sunnah, one may observe this nafl …

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Keeping Nafl Fasts when Qadha Fasts are due

  Nasihah (Advice): Kindness to animals:   Sayyidatuna Aa’ishah (Radiyallahu Anha) reports:The Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to lower the utensil for the cat so that it could drink water and he would thereafter make Wudhu from the left over water. (Tabrani, Hadith #: 7949)   ____________________________________________________   …

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Being unable to fast due to pregnancy

Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Mas’oud (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “A believer does not find fault in others, he does not curse, he is not obscene and he does not use vulgar language” (Bukhari) ____________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q. my daughter is in …

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Eyedrops while fasting

  Nasihah (Advice): Be careful of where you obtain your Islamic knowledge:   It is a famous quote of Imam Abdullah bin Mubarak (Rahimahullah): “Isnaad (reliable transmission of Islamic content) is part of religion itself. Had there been no such concept, anyone would have said anything (regarding religion)” (Sahih Muslim, …

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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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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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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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Permissibility of laser treatment while fasting

Q. I just have a quoestion, is it possible for a woman to do electrolysis or laser hair removal while she is fasting. (There may be grammatical and spelling errors in the above question. Questions are published as received) A. Electrolysis or laser hair removal does not invalidate the fast. …

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Taraweeh in units of four

Question:  I would like to know if Taraaweeh Salaah can be read with 5 salaams (four rakaats together)at a time. Answer:  Although permissible, it is against the Sunnah method to pray Taraweeh in units of four (four Rakaats with one Salaam). The Sunnah method is to pray Taraweeh in units …

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