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  • Applying soap, cream and ointment to the skin of the fasting person Date: 16-9-2009

    Is it permissible for the Muslim to wash his face with water and soap and shave his beard with shaving creams and foam while fasting in Ramadhaan? May Allaah reward you... More

  • Does killing insects diminish the reward for fasting? Date: 16-9-2009

    What is the ruling on killing the insects that I find in my wardrobe during the days of Ramadhaan? Does this decrease the reward for my fast? .. More

  • Fasting and watching obscene images Date: 16-9-2009

    A man on the days of fasting in Ramadhaan surfs the internet in order to relieve the boredom and tries his best to avoid looking at obscene pictures, but he sometimes comes across pictures of women on the homepages of websites. He immediately turns away his gaze and regrets it. He dislikes seeing these pictures and does not look at them on purpose... More

  • Drinking coffee before dawn in Ramadan Date: 16-9-2009

    What is the ruling on drinking coffee before dawn in Ramadhaan knowing that it is a stimulant?.. More

  • Chat does not invalidate the fast Date: 16-9-2009

    Does voice chat on the internet invalidate the fast?.. More

  • A fasting person inattentively drinks water Date: 14-9-2009

    One day, during the daytime in Ramadhaan, an argument broke out between myself and another person at work. I felt the dryness of my saliva because I had spoken a lot, and so I asked someone to bring me aglass of water to rinse my mouth. While I was talking, someone brought a bottle of water and I inattentively drank two sips. Immediately thereafter.. More

  • Ghusl is not a prerequisite for valid fasting Date: 14-9-2009

    After the Iftaar in Ramadhaan, there was foreplay between me and my husband. What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on our fasting the next day? What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on the action itself? .. More

  • Intending to do an act unaware that it would break one’s fast Date: 13-9-2009

    A fasting person was about to do an act that breaks fasting during the day in Ramadhaan, while being ignorant or uncertain about the fact that it breaksfasting. However, when he was about to do it, he became more suspicious that it may break his fast and therefore he abstained from doing it. Is making up for this fast or the expiation due on him?.. More

  • Unintentional swallowing of toothpaste during fasting Date: 13-9-2009

    What is the ruling on unintentional swallowing of a little toothpastewhile making up for a missed fast, even if that happened during or at the beginning of the Athaan of Fajr? .. More

  • Sleeping with food in the mouth but spitting it out upon awakening Date: 13-9-2009

    Someone intended to observe voluntary fasting. Before the Fajr Athaan (call to prayer), he put some food in his mouth then fell asleep. When he woke up, after the Athaan, the food was still in his mouth, and so he spat it out immediately and continued fasting. Was his fasting valid?.. More

  • Woke up in Ramadan with dates between his teeth and found their taste in his palate Date: 30-8-2009

    During the month of Ramadhaan, I ate dates a few minutes before the Athaan (call to prayer) of Fajr and then fell asleep. I woke up when the Iqaamah (immediate call to prayer) was being pronounced with a relatively large piece of date in my mouth. Its taste mixed strongly with my saliva and I felt it in my palate. Was my fasting valid on that day.. More

  • A fasting person unintentionally has something in his mouth Date: 27-8-2009

    Once, during the daytime in Ramadhaan, I was preparing a Licorice drink that we drink in Egypt, which consists of a powder with dust-like granules. It is as if some of it flew and I felt its sweetness in my throat. What is the Sharee’ah ruling on my fasting of that day? Taking into consideration that this unintentionally happened, should I make.. More

  • A stomach discharge while sleeping and its impact on the validity of fasting Date: 27-8-2009

    One day in Ramadhaan, I woke up feeling acidity in my mouth that came from my stomach. Nevertheless, I do not know whether some of that acidity returned to my stomach or not because I was sleeping. Having woken up, I rinsed my mouth with a little water and the acidity disappeared. What should I do? Should I make up for that day?.. More

  • Validity of fasting of a woman who delayed Ghusl for menses until after Maghrib Date: 27-8-2009

    Last Ramadhaan, I was menstruating, and on the last day of my menstruation, I had my Sahoor (pre-dawn meal) and had the intention of fasting. No blood discharge occurred during the day and I completed my fasting until sunset. However, I did not perform Ghusl except at the time of the Maghrib prayer. What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on this? Is my.. More

  • Is fasting annulled by the fluid discharged when thinking about sexual desire? Date: 27-8-2009

    My husband is away. Sometimes I imagine that we have sexual intercourse with each other, and that makes me feel something. This happens to me even during Ramadhaan. Taking into consideration that my marriage has not yet been consummated, I cannot differentiate between the fluid which necessitates Ghusl (ritual bathing) and that which necessitates.. More