80 fatwas

  • Ruling on breaking a voluntary fast Date: 14-1-2023

    As'Salaam alaikum waramotullah wabarakatuh!Please I wanted to know if it's permissible for a husband to break his break his fast (None Obligatory) for his wife sex desires at a particular time, even when she was being satisfied sexually some hours earlier before the fast is commenced. .. More

  • Fasting Six Days of Shawwaal and Combining Intention for Missed Days of Ramadan Date: 26-3-2020

    In one of the previous Ramadans I did my "qadaa" with " ستة شوال" and I combined my niyah, that was BEFORE I KNEW THAT IT IS HARAM. I already did my " qadaa" for this year. And if I need to do qadaa (which I doubt), I am not sure for how many Ramadans I did it since as I have stated before I didnt know it is haram and what I heard is that it.. More

  • Minimum Days to Fast Optionally Date: 4-8-2019

    How often may a person fast? Is there a limit? .. More

  • Fasting 15 Days Monthly is Like the Fast of Dawwod Date: 13-3-2019

    Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatu,Alhamdu'lillah ALLAH sub'hanahu wa ta'aala has made me to manage 15 saum a month,generally termed as saum-e-dawoodi (peace be upon him) but as I'm female due to periods they aren't alternate days but are 15 a month,since 3.5years.as i'm 23 .. More

  • Missing fast on 10 days of Thul-Hijjah because of menstruation Date: 18-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu! I had the intention to fast the 10 days of Thul Hijjah, but after my first day of fasting, it was interrupted by my period, what shall I do now? I am now fasting the remaining days, but should I give expiation for those missed days? Please advise. .. More

  • Intending fasting from night before not required in voluntary fast Date: 15-5-2017

    I intended to fast the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth days, and thinking that they will start from Saturday, I took a bite of food on Friday morning, and before completing it, I came to know that it was the thirteenth of the month. Upon that, I took out what was in my mouth. Should I or should I not complete the fast of that day? .. More

  • Conditions of permissibility of singling out saturday for fasting Date: 15-5-2017

    Concerning fasting the white days, the 13th, 14th, and 15th, of the Hijri month, may the Muslim fast one or two days of these days, or should he fast them all, especially if the 15th, for example, is a Friday or any other day which is disliked to be fasted by itself. Is it permissible to fast it as one of the white days? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Fasting day of ‘Arafah without having fasted first ten days of Thul-Hijjah Date: 15-5-2017

    I have made the intention to fast the first ten days of Thul-Hijjah. I work ten hours a day, and I may not be able to keep up with what I have intended. Can I fast the day of ‘Arafah only? .. More

  • One cannot fast voluntarily in case he ate after Fajr Date: 8-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If I take a meal when the sun has come up, can I still participate in the voluntary fast? I look forward to your response. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Giving up voluntary fasting to avoid negligence in one’s job Date: 9-5-2016

    I am really keen on observing voluntary fasting. Allaah is quite aware of my strong wish for this. However, when I fast, I suffer a headache that is so painful that I am not able to perform well at my job. Is it permissible to fast even though I will have to obviously neglect my job? Or may I pay money in charity instead of fasting Mondays and Thursdays.. More

  • Supplication of someone observing voluntary fasting, and his eating or drinking while fasting forgetfully Date: 8-5-2016

    Are the rulings pertaining to obligatory fasting applicable to voluntary fasting insofar as the two following points are concerned: 1- if the person observing a voluntary fast forgetfully eats or drinks, should he continue fasting, and 2- will the supplication made before iftar (the time for fast-breaking) during voluntary fasting be answered just like.. More

  • The Muslim attains the reward of fasting three days of a month if he fasts any three days thereof Date: 5-5-2016

    May I fast the white days (the 13th, 14th, and 15th of every lunar month) separately? For example, can I fast the 1st, 15th, and 30th of every month instead? Or do I have to fast the three days as the 13th, 14th, and 15th of every lunar month? .. More

  • Why fasting is forbidden on the day of 'Eed Date: 25-1-2016

    Some people say that fasting is forbiddenon the day of Eid becausesatan used to fast on the day of Eid. Is this true according to Islam? .. More

  • Intending to fast one of the three ‘white days’ and the six days of Shawwaal simultaneously Date: 4-6-2015

    Is it permissible to simultaneously fast one of the six days of the month of Shawwaal and one of the three white days of the same month (13th, 14th, and 15th)? .. More

  • Fasts made up on tashreeq days do not count Date: 2-6-2015

    What is the ruling on fasting on the days of tashreeq (the 11th, 12th, and 13th of Thul-Hijjah)? I made up for missed fasts from Ramadan on the days of tashreeq, but when I did so, I was not aware that fasting on these days is prohibited as I believed that the prohibition was specific to the day of eid Al-Fitr and the day of eid Al-Adh-ha only. Should.. More