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  • Keeping Hijri date in mind when fasting Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykhs, is it a condition to keep the date from the Islamic calendar in mind when fasting? For example, if I plan to fast on the 19th of Shawwaal, do I need to keep the date for my fastin mind for it to be valid? I have the same question regarding the month of Ramadhan. If not, I do do that during.. More

  • Combining two obligatory fasts or obligatory and voluntary fasts Date: 15-5-2017

    Both a compensatory fast and the fasting of oath expiation are due on me. At the same time, I have the power to fast, and I wish to fast like the fasting of Prophet Dawood (David), may Allah exalt his mention. In the days that I fast, I like to combine the rewards of the compensatory and expiatory fasts in addition to the reward of the fast of Prophet.. More

  • When fasting person breaks fast in mountainous areas Date: 15-5-2017

    How do residents of mountainous areas fast and pray? What is the fatwa of Sheikh Ibn Baz? .. More

  • Suspecting end of menses before fajr in Ramadan Date: 9-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu Shaykh. This Ramadhan, I checked on the 14th day of my menses, a few mins before Fajr, and I strongly felt that was pure and decided to fast. Then, after the Fajr, I decided to make sure by rechecking the purity and found impurity so I broke my intention. Did I do wrong? I had to take a decision and.. More

  • Having the predawn meal for the purpose of fasting is considered a valid intention Date: 10-5-2016

    Is waking up to have the predawn meal considered a valid intention for fasting? .. More

  • Rulings concerning a disbeliever who comes to embrace Islam in Ramadan Date: 5-5-2016

    There is a person whom Allah has guided to revert to Islam on the 26th of Ramadan. Is he required to fast? How should I explain this matter to him? Please advise! .. More

  • Doubts about having intended to fast Date: 25-7-2015

    Asalamu alikum, When I was young I fasted but i was not very much practicing back then and had little knowledge but now I have more knowledge about intention, I am do not know what my intention was, I am confused about what my intent was , so should I make it up and also I do not know when I reached puberty. .. More

  • Breaking the fast when the azan for the Maghrib is called but redness remains from the sun Date: 4-6-2015

    If the azan for the Maghrib (sunset) prayer is called but redness remains from the sun, is it permissible to break my fast? .. More

  • One is clear from liability unless proven otherwise Date: 26-5-2015

    As far as I remember, I used to fast in Ramadan and would sometimes break it for some days. But I am not sure whether I was already an adult when I did so or not. .. More

  • Holding the intention before dawn is necessary for the validity of obligatory fast Date: 23-6-2014

    Assalamu alaikom, I have some days to make up from last ramadan and on one day I thought of fasting but with the condition that I wake up for suhoor,because I work in a childcare and tend to get really weak if I don't have suhoor.But what happened is I fell asleep and then woke up about an hour before fajr.I looked at the clock and said to myself I.. More

  • Ruling on the fasting of someone who consumes riba (interest) Date: 15-6-2014

    Committing a major sin such as zina (unlawful sexual intercourse) or drinking alcohol during daytime in Ramadan surely invalidates the fasting, but what is the ruling concerning someone who commits a major sin such as riba and shaving the beard during Ramadan daytime?.. More

  • Fasting in Ramadan with the intention of fulfilling a vow Date: 16-7-2013

    Is it permissible to fast in Ramadan with the intention of fulfilling a specific vow?.. More

  • Intention for obligatory fasting must be made before dawn Date: 20-2-2013

    Assalamalikum,my doubt is regarding the missed fasts.I wanted to keep my missed fasts so i made intention that i will fast five days continuously,but due to some reason i cudnt fast 2 days in between nd for my fast next day,my niyah was something like this "if i am able to wake up for fajr than i will fast" but with Allah's grace i woke up for fajr.. More

  • Purity from menstruation - a pre-condition for fasting Date: 24-7-2012

    Before dawn, at the end of my menstrual period in the month of Ramadhaan, I expected the bleeding to end during the day - knowing that it was the last day of it – so I made the intention to fast. No blood appeared throughout the day and I performed Ghusl (i.e. ritual bath) half an hour before Maghrib. Is my fasting of this day counted or.. More

  • Making the fasting intention whilst praying Date: 23-7-2012

    A man stood up to pray the ‘Ishaa’ shortly before the break of dawn in Ramadhaan. Then he remembered that he did not make his intention to fast. The time was so limited that if he broke the prayer to make his intention to fast, the fixed time of the prayer would expire by the break of dawn. On the other hand, if he completed the prayer first,.. More

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