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  • Her mother prevents her from fasting after reaching puberty Date: 24-7-2012

    The daughter of one of my relatives started menstruating at the beginning of Ramadhaan. However, her mother prohibited her from fasting under the pretext that she is still young as she is less than nine years old. I tried to draw the attention of the mother to the seriousness of this matter but she did not care. What is your opinion?.. More

  • Impact of Fasting on the Solidarity of a Society Date: 24-7-2012

    I am wondering about the impact of fasting on achieving the solidarity of a society. .. More

  • The Prophet fasted Ramadan nine times Date: 23-7-2012

    How many times did the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, fast the month of Ramadhaan?.. More

  • A woman taking contraceptive pills to fast the whole Ramadan Date: 24-6-2010

    What do you think of taking contraceptive pills in order to fast at the same time with everyone else?.. More

  • Breaking the fast before sunset in countries where the daytime is very long Date: 15-9-2009

    In Britain, we fast more than seventeen hours a day. Is it permissible to fast for twelve hours only?.. More

  • The ruling on abandoning fasting in Ramadan deliberately Date: 14-9-2009

    I have a thirty-three-year-old friend who has a brother and a sister. He supports his very sick mother. During the month of Ramadhaan, his mother's sickness increased. He was with her and he felt great psychological pressure. He, therefore, deliberately abandoned fasting for five days. What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on this? What should he do? Is.. More

  • Wants to break fasting to maintain her looks Date: 27-8-2009

    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 Ramadhaan?.. More

  • Validity of the fasting of a person who does not pray Date: 21-10-2007

    Assalamuallykhum. Is there any conclusive proof from Quran or Sunnah on weather fasting would be accepted or not if the muslim is not praying the obligatory prayers while fasting? .. More

  • People breaking fast in front of fasting people Date: 26-9-2007

    Assalam alaykum I would like to know the opinion regarding the consumption of food in front of a fasting person during Ramadan. If a non-muslim, or a muslim who is not fasting due to illness or any other valid reason, wants to eat or drink, is it unreasonable to request them to have it in private or away from those who are fasting? Awaiting your response... More

  • Fasting in Finland where the sun shines for 24 hours Date: 25-9-2007

    Assalaamu alaikum I live in a western coutry where the summer days are longer and even sometimes the sun shines for 24h a day. We have been fasting Ramadhaan months in the summer according to the time of Makkah and then fast again the same month in the winter time to make sure we won't miss any. I would like to know if that is ok. Also like fasting.. More

  • Your daughter is obliged to fast since she has reached puberty Date: 1-11-2005

    I have a daughter who will be 11 years-old at the end of this month and she had a menstruation abut 6 months ago. So, now it is a must for her to fast and she is Al-Hamdulillaah. My question is: Is there any Fatwa which will allow her to rest, if she is really tired and if this is starting to affect her concentration at school following the.. More

  • New Muslim wants to know what she should do in Ramadan Date: 15-10-2005

    This is the first time I will fast for Ramadhaan and I am bear learning Surah and I would like to know if you can help me in telling me if there is something I should do on the first day of Ramadhaan I don't know everything. I want to fast and gain Allaah's love and forgiveness. I live in a part of Texas where Muslims are a rare thing and if.. More

  • Fasting and making Du'aa Date: 29-8-2004

    Does Fasting got to do with thanking Allah? e.g. hard good news decided to fast. Some Du'aa comes with numbers (e.g. read this Du'aa x7 or x40 or x100 times then you will see miracle). What if you don't say it that many times as required? .. More

  • Benefits of Fasting Ramadan Date: 13-3-2004

    Please tell me about all the benefits of fasting Ramadhan mentioned in the Quran and Hadeeth. .. More

  • Age for Fasting Date: 17-2-2004

    I started observing Ramadhaan at age of 18 years. What can I do about all these years before? In what age Muslim must start fasting? .. More