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  • The best righteous deeds

    Question Assalamu alaikum. I would like to know what deeds are considered the most rewarding in the sight of Allah, for e.g. I know that Jihad and seeking knowledge are some. I would like to know what the deeds are in order or rewards, something similar to what is in "Al-Kabair" by Imam Dhahabi, where he lists sins in order of seriousness... More

  • Supplicating while reading from a supplication book

    Question Assalamualikum.. While making dua is it allowed to have a dua book n look from that and ask dua because i have not by hearted allthe duas.. Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger. It is permissible for you to.. More

  • Wants to break fasting to maintain her looks

    Question I will get married on the second day of ‘Eed Al-Fitr. I have a thin body, and I work all day. Is it therefore permissible for me not to fast Ramadan? Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His Slave and Messenger. We advise you.. More

  • Claims he can't fast and hates it

    Question: I cannot fast I hate fasting Ramadan I have ulcer, and if I don't eat a bite every hour or so I feel sick and if I don't smoke and have coffee I feel bad terribly bad but I do all this secretly in order not to disturb other fasting Muslims and since the last 5 years or so I am paying about 10 Saudi Riyals to charity office for every day.. More

  • Expiation for the missed fast of the pregnant woman

    Question: If a sister was pregnant and her fasting in the month of Ramadan was limited due to her state and she was unable to make up the fast before the next Ramadan, she would have to provide food to one needy person. My question: Is it provided from her money (she doesn’t work for a living but has some money in a personal account) as it was.. More

  • A pregnant wants to fast but is worried about her baby

    Question: I am seven months pregnant and its Ramadan, and I would like to fast Ramadan but everyone tells me to ask first if I should or if I'm even allowed. Please tell me if this would harm my baby or if in Islam it is required for me to fast or not to fast....and is it the same for those who breastfeed? Please let me know because I did fast Ramadan.. More

  • Use of an inhaler and steam treatment while fasting

    Question: My mother is chronic asthma patient, but she keeps the fast regularly. While fasting sometimes she has to use inhalers or steam to regulate her breathing. Does this affect her fast? I would like to know which school of Fiqh do you follow when answering the questions? Do you follow Shiite scholars or otherwise? Fatwa: All perfect praise.. More

  • Sexual intercourse in the last ten nights of Ramadan

    Question Is it permissible for a man to have sexual intercourse with his wife in the last ten nights of Ramadan? Would this decrease his reward for fasting, or does it imply that one is not applying the Sunnah? Please advise. An immediate answer would be highly appreciated. May Allah reward you. Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of.. More

  • Masturbated in Ramadan without knowing that it was Haraam

    Question: Well sorry for taking so much of your time. As for my question. I of course heard masturbation is haram! YES! And I tried to stop it and in the end I got rid of the bad habit. ALHAMDULILLAH! And thanks to Allah I made it. As for the past ramadans I did not know masturbations was haram? If I had known I would never have done it when I fasted... More

  • Congregational Du'aa when breaking fast

    Question: Is congregational Du'aa after prayers and just before breaking fasting a Bid'ah? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger, may Allah exalt his mention as well as that of his family and all his companions. As.. More

  • Having the pre-dawn meal when fasting

    Question: Assalamu Alaikum. I just want to know whether it is obligatory to eat a predawn meal before fasting a non-obligatory fast?What about the Ramazan Fasts? Thank you. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger. We.. More

  • Feeling the beginning of menses does not affect fasting

    Question: What is the ruling on a fasting woman who feels that her menses started before the time of breaking the fast, about ten minutes or in a period less than two hours? Is this day considered as a fasting day or do I have to make it up? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Using pills to delay menses

    Question: 1. Can a woman take pills during the last ten days of Ramadan (after Iftar) to delay her monthly period or should she just accept Allah's decree on her as a woman. Keep in mind that she really wants to seek Laylatul Al-Qadr. 2. There is a Hadeeth that says that if one prays at night (Qiyam) sincerely for Allah during Ramadan, his past and.. More

  • Fasting of the pregnant woman who is in good health

    Question: My wife is pregnant and I am worried that she might have difficulty fasting. She is in good health other than normal throw ups, headaches, and weakness in the joints. What is right that we should do? Should she fast no matter what she is feeling or she is excused to fast and make up for it some latter time? Fatwa: All perfect praise.. More

  • Moms: Feed Your Soul This Ramadan

    For most Muslims, Ramadan is supposed to mean much more than just abstaining from food, drink and sexual intercourse. It is an opportunity to enlighten the mind and soul. With opportunities to participate in the Taraaweeh (night prayers) prayers and Iftaar (fast-breaking) meals to enjoy with family and friends, Ramadan is the highlight of the year for.. More