Home | *Islamic Rulings | Fasting without Intention

Fasting without Intention

 

Question:

I did not have an intention to
fast the Ramadaan fast today so I did not wake up for sehri but I did not eat anything for the day. During the course of the day my intention is to fast. Can I still fast or not?

Answer:

If you had not eaten anything since sehri time, then you are allowed to make an intention and start fasting. However, the intention must be made at one hour before zawaal. Furthermore, when making the intention, intend that you are fasting from subuh saadiq (i.e. dawn) Find out from your local musjid what time is zawaal in your area. If you had made the intention one hour before, your fast will be valid.

Allah knows best
-Mufti Siraj Desai

Check Also

Authenticity Of The Rajab Du’a

http://hadithanswers.com/authenticity-of-the-rajab-dua/ Question The following du’a is commonly recited at the beginning of Rajab, Is it …

Alleged Origin of Tashahhud

Question: Did Tashahhud really originate on the night of Miʿrāj during a conversation between Allāh ﷻ, the Prophet ﷺ and Jibrīl? Answer: …