126 fatwas

  • Exceptions in Islam for the insane person Date: 15-3-2004

    Thank you for Islam's view of insanity. What I want to know is what are the leniencies or exceptions an insane person has in Islam. Recently I read an article that if a person is insane during Ramadhaan he does not have to make up for his missed days of fasting. What are other exceptions for him? .. More

  • A Woman Breastfeeding Her Baby While Fasting Date: 26-1-2004

    Can a woman feed her baby while fasting? .. More

  • Expiation for the missed fast of the pregnant woman Date: 25-1-2004

    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

  • Commuting and fasting during Ramadan Date: 4-1-2004

    I commute everyday more than 100 miles to go to my university. In Ramadan can I break my fast as a result of travelling? .. More

  • Fasting for a Diabetic Patient Date: 1-1-2004

    I am a diabetic patient and I take insulin and tablet. Is it compulsory for me to fast? .. More

  • Compelled to take pills during Ramadan daytime Date: 16-12-2003

    I have witnessed brothers who are mostly refugees from Ethiopia and Somalia resettling in USA being made to break their fast so that they can swallow preventive malarial tablets. What is the ruling regarding this disturbing deed?.. More

  • Stomach ulcer and fasting Date: 13-11-2003

    My mum had stomach ulcer last Ramadan and she was hospitalized. The doctor said "it is better that she doesn't fast anymore". What about this year can she fast? She is very confused and cannot decide?.. More

  • If fasting is harmful feed a needy daily Date: 21-9-2003

    Now is ok for a pregnant sister who is diabetes to fast during Ramadan, as long as she is told that she needs 3 to 4 meals a day... More

  • Not allowed to break the fast when staying for more than 4 days Date: 11-12-2002

    I am traveling on the first day of Ramadan to a city 450 km far from where I live. I will stay there for 4 days, then I will come back. My question is: Can I break fasting during those 5 days or just while traveling?.. More

  • Fasting for a Sick Person Date: 30-11-2002

    If you are sick, is it allowed not to fast? And if you decide to fast is it a sin? And what is supposed to be done by a person who is sick not able to fast? .. More

  • When fasting aggravates the condition of a sick person Date: 30-11-2002

    I was suffering from dilatation and estinosis in the urethra which let to ballooning and pain in both kidney. I've undergone a major surgery on one urethra to remove the estinosis, but after the surgery IVP image revealed than surgery has improved the situation by only 50 percent. Since I first discovered the case during fasting in Ramadan, I'm worried.. More

  • Breast-feeding and fasting Date: 30-11-2002

    Can a woman who is breastfeeding fast or not?.. More

  • Physician forbids fasting Date: 10-11-2002

    I take psychiatric medicines and the doctor forbade me to fast. I live in Switzerland and the doctor is Swiss. The medicines gives a lot hunger and thirst. Must I fast Ramadan even I'm sick?.. More

  • Stomach Ulcer Prevented Fasting Date: 27-10-2002

    I had a stomach ulcer 2 years ago and I couldn't fast last Ramadan (2001). The ulcer is not yet cured. Do I have to re-fast the days I've eaten or do I have to give Fidya? If so, how much is it per day? .. More

  • Fasting while in Germany for two weeks of training Date: 26-10-2002

    I am an engineer traveling to Germany for training for two weeks in Ramadan. Must I fast there? If so, how?.. More