125 fatwas

  • A girl reaches puberty in the middle of Ramadan Date: 23-7-2012

    If a girl menstruates for the first time in the second half of Ramadhaan, is she required to make up the fast for the whole month or just the days she did not fast after menstruating?.. More

  • Fasting of a psychologically disordered patient Date: 23-7-2012

    When someone with mental illness is scheduled for an important interview in Ramadhaan and thus he needs to take medication in order to be able to express himself, what is the Sharee‘ah ruling on breaking the fast in such a case?.. More

  • Effect of dialysis on fasting Date: 23-7-2012

    Someone suffering from kidney failure needs dialysis three times a week. Knowing that some solutions, such as glucose, are given to him during the dialysis session as medicine, not as food, what is the Sharee‘ah ruling on fasting in such a case?.. More

  • His college scientific expedition will coincide with Ramadan Date: 20-11-2010

    Aslamu-Alaikum. My name is Saad Qureshi and I want pursue medicine as a career but nowadays it is competitive to get a place in university. To enhance my application I decided to take part in Duke of Ediburgh. It involves walking for 10 hours through forests and living in them for 5 days and 4 nights. Unfortunately the expedition has got a set date.. More

  • A pregnant woman seeing blood during the day in Ramadan Date: 23-6-2010

    If a pregnant woman discharges blood during the day in the month of Ramadhaan, what would be the ruling on this?.. More

  • Breaking fast in fear of abortion Date: 16-9-2009

    One day in Ramadhaan, a bitter quarrel broke out between my husband and his sister-in-law which caused a great noise. I was terrified and was pregnant in my sixth month. I therefore drank some water for fear of abortion due to this fright. I then continued ‘fasting’ until sunset. What is the ruling on breaking the fast of that day? How can I make.. More

  • Breaking fasting in order to undergo a computed tomography of the fetus Date: 16-9-2009

    I am in the fifth week of my pregnancy and doctors have asked me to run a computerized tomography which requires a large quantity of water in my stomach by 10 am. So, I am obliged to drink water shortly before that time. What is the ruling on this?.. More

  • A transplanted kidney and ability to fast Date: 16-9-2009

    I suffered kidney failure and underwent kidney transplant. At the beginning, doctors advised me not to fast, but after three years, they differed whether I should fast or not. Some doctors said I would be able to fast, while others disagreed, considering that fasting might weaken the transplanted kidney. What should I do if I did not fast as some.. More

  • Breaking fasting due to unbearable difficulty or inability to work Date: 16-9-2009

    I work in Spain in the field of construction, which is one of the most difficult fields of work. We work in high temperatures and I consume about nine liters of water a day. I therefore believe that I will not be able to fast in Ramadhaan. Is it permissible for me not to fast? I want you to provide me with the answer taking the following factors into.. More

  • Is it permissible for the renal failure patient to break fasting? Date: 16-9-2009

    My brother suffers from renal failure and he must use a blood filter for the whole night as well as taking medications during the daytime. Now, he is fasting in Ramadhaan, but I want to know whether it is permissible for him to break the fast or not. May Allaah reward you... More

  • Breaking fasting because of having surgery in Ramadan Date: 16-9-2009

    I suffer from obesity and my specialist doctor may perform Lap Banding surgeryon me within few days or perhaps even during Ramadhaan. After the operation, I may have to break my fast in order to take the medications or because of repeated vomiting. Should I only make up for the missed fasting days or do I have to offer expiation too?.. More

  • Elderly people - should they fast or not? Date: 16-9-2009

    My grandmother is ninety-one years old and she is bedridden; however, she wants to fast. What is the Islamic ruling on her fasting?.. More

  • Ruling on the nursing mother who abandons fasting in Ramadan Date: 15-9-2009

    I have two questions. I am a mother of twins and cannot fast in Ramadhaan due to suckling them. When should I make up for the missed days of fasting? Are there any Hadeeth narrated on the authority of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, regarding the woman who gives birth to twins?.. More

  • Breaking fast in Ramadan because of pregnancy without making up for the days missed Date: 15-9-2009

    I was pregnant in Ramadhaan, and hence I did not fast. I fed a poor person for each day I missed. Am I required now to make up for the days I missed or is that expiation enough? .. More

  • Broke his fast intentionally some years ago and does not know if he had reached puberty then Date: 13-9-2009

    I once broke fasting during Ramadhaan, but I am not sure as to whether or not I had reached puberty then. What is incumbent upon me to do? May Allaah reward you... More