139 fatwas

  • As a youth, he masturbated during Ramadan Date: 25-9-2001

    I'm a young man who when I was 14 year old I used to masturbate. I have stopped this. In the first Ramadhan I fasted, I did it in four days in all the month. I didn't know that such doings break the fast. What should I do to correct this mistake? .. More

  • Meaning of Rafath Date: 17-12-2000

    What is the meaning of RAFATH which is forbiden (Haram) in Ramadan? What things can break my fast (Saum) from sexual side - touch wife, kiss, hug ...etc. because I am a newly married young man? .. More

  • Physical contact while fasting Date: 11-12-1999

    Exactly what physical contact is forbidden when fasting? Can my husband kiss me and hug me? We love each other very much but don't want to do anything wrong... More

  • Chewing gum while fasting Date: 21-8-1999

    I am an Engyptian doctor practicing in the U.K. In fasting (Ramadan or optional), my tongue becomes dry. This makes tongue movements during conversation rather sluggish. In turn this makes my accent more difficult to understand by my English speaking patients. Would chewing tasteless gum break my fast (including swallowing saliva; is not acceptable.. More