140 fatwas

  • Muezzin pronounced Azan before sunset so some people broke their fast Date: 15-5-2017

    The muezzin of the area in which I live pronounced the azan six minutes before sunset by mistake. A number of Muslims who were in their houses and did not see that the sun had not yet set broke their fast. One of the fasting persons hastened and informed the muezzin, so he interrupted the azan. However, those who had broken their fast continued eating.. More

  • One’s fast was invalidated by ejaculation so he had intercourse with his wife Date: 15-5-2017

    A man had foreplay with his wife during the daytime in Ramadan, without penetration, but ejaculation unintentionally took place for both. Since their fasting was broken by ejaculation, they had intercourse. What is the ruling? .. More

  • Whether woman receives reward of fasting if menses start during it Date: 15-5-2017

    A woman was fasting voluntarily one day. When she was going to pray the ‘Asr, she found the blood of menses. Does she attain the reward of fasting given that it came at the end of the day, or not? .. More

  • Fasting person experienced sexual desire but ignores whether ejaculation took place Date: 15-5-2017

    I read in a fatwa of yours that sexual desire does not invalidate fasting if it is not deliberate. I was very ignorant of my religion, but praise be to Allah, Allah guided me. When I used to fast, I did matters that aroused my desire, and I did not know whether I discharged any secretions or not. If the expiation of what I used to do out of ignorance.. More

  • Did something believing that it invalidates fast while it does not Date: 15-5-2017

    If someone does something during the daytime in Ramadan thinking that it invalidates the fast while it actually does not, is he considered to have broken his fast based on the fact that he intended that? He had this wrong belief that it invalidates the fast and that it is forbidden in Ramadan, and he did it in spite of that and even said that if it.. More

  • Broke her fast thinking that she was still menstruating then discovered her period had ended Date: 15-5-2017

    There is a girl whose menstrual period usually covers 5 days. During Ramadan, she was breaking her fast on the fifth day of her normal period, thinking that her period had not yet expired. However, she realized that she had become pure of menses during the daytime of the fifth day. She is not certain whether her period expired before or after the Fajr.. More

  • Fasting while experiencing bleeding caused by contraceptive pills Date: 15-5-2017

    Shortly before Ramadan, I changed the kind of contraceptive pills that I take. This caused a light bleeding that kept on during most of Ramadan. I wanted to fast the six days of Shawwal. I first observed the number of the normal days that regularly make up my menstrual period and then observed the six days of Shawwal. Is this enough? .. More

  • Vomit that invalidates fasting Date: 15-5-2017

    She was pregnant. Her first trimester was in Ramadan. She used to throw up. She gave birth and went through her postpartum bleeding. She wanted to make up for the days that she missed in Ramadan. Some people told her that she did not have to make up for those days particularly because she was breastfeeding the child. People also told her that she could.. More

  • Forgetfully Broke Fast In Ramadan and Did Not Resume It After Remembering Date: 15-5-2017

    Someone forgetfully broke his fast in Ramadan. Even though he remembered he was fasting, he did not continue his fast the rest of the day. He thought that since he had broken his fast, even if forgetfully, then he did not have to resume it for the rest of the day after remembering it. He was ignorant about that. What is the ruling? .. More

  • She broke her fast because she doubted whether she became free of menses before or after Fajr Date: 9-5-2016

    There is a girl whose menstrual period usually lasts for ten days. In the previous Ramadan, she started her period as usual. In the ninth day of the period, she did not fast, assuming that she was still menstruating. However, she noticed during the daytime that the bleeding had stopped and that she became pure of menses. She is not certain whether she.. More

  • Spit-up like vomit in terms of causing fast-breaking Date: 9-5-2016

    On the fifth day of Ramadan, I had a spit-up; it went out and then back in. Should I make up for that day later, after Ramadan? .. More

  • Her menses started after ‘Asr while she was fasting Date: 9-5-2016

    If a woman starts getting her menses after ‘Asr time in Ramadan, should she continue to fast the rest of the day, or can she break her fast and make up the day later after Ramadan? .. More

  • Cursing the religion during the daytime in Ramadan Date: 9-5-2016

    What is the ruling concerning someone who curses the religion while fasting during the daytime in Ramadan? Will his fasting be invalidated? If so, what are the consequences? .. More

  • When someone doubts that he ate the predawn meal after Fajr Date: 9-5-2016

    My wife was required to fast 12 days that she missed from last Ramadan because she was giving birth. She managed to observe all of them. However, she suspects that she twice ate her pre-dawn meals after the time of Fajr had already started. She cannot remember whether it had already started or not. Is her fasting for the two days that she has doubt.. More

  • She made the intention to fast the Day of ‘Arafah, but she came to menstruate during the day Date: 8-5-2016

    I pray that Allah, the Exalted, helps me observe the fasting of the ten days of Thul-Hijjah. However, I may not be able to fast the Day of ‘Arafah (the ninth day of Thul-Hijjah) because I will have started my menstrual period by that time. I know that the fasting of the Day of ‘Arafah washes away the sins of the preceding and the following year... More