810 fatwas

  • The fast of a person who only has one kidney Date: 9-5-2016

    I have a question about fasting Ramadan. I have only one kidney because I was very sick. Can I fast in Ramadan? .. More

  • Ruling on making food for an old person during the daytime in Ramadan Date: 9-5-2016

    There is a Muslim man who is 80 years old. I live with him in the same house. He is in good health. He also has a strong physique. Is it permissible for him to not fast Ramadan? I would like to inform you that he usually wakes up at noon, has a late breakfast and eats very little, meaning that he does not like eating much. Is it permissible for me to.. 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

  • Firefighting and fasting Ramadan Date: 8-5-2016

    In Britain, fire fighters need to drink huge amounts of water whenever they are put on alert for possible fire accidents. This is because while they are in places where there is a fire they may lose consciousness if they did not drink huge amounts of liquids beforehand. The authorities here are asking about the ruling of fasting in Ramadan for fire.. More

  • The ruling of fasting the days that one missed in Ramadan during the days in which fasting is prohibited Date: 8-5-2016

    My wife gave birth before the last Ramadan started. She is now fasting that she missed in Ramadan because of her delivery. She fasted during the days of Eid Al-Adh-ha, including the day of the Eid itself. What is the ruling of her fast? .. 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

  • Ignorance about the obligation of making up missed fasts in Ramadan and the valid way of performing prayer Date: 8-5-2016

    Due to my ignorance about religious matters, I did not make up for days of fasting that I missed in Ramadan due to valid excuses. I did not know the valid way of performing the prayer either. After about twenty years, I have come to know that I have to make up for the days of fasting that I missed. However, my health condition is not good enough to.. More

  • Ruling on delaying making up missed Ramadan fasts out of forgetfulness or ignorance until the next Ramadan comes over Date: 8-5-2016

    I started my menses when I was in the fifth or sixth grade of elementary school; that was between the age of nine to thirteen. I did not know back then whether or not I had to fast. Was I guilty? What can I do to correct this now? Let me also suppose that I used to fast back in the days, but I am not sure whether or not I made up for the days of.. More

  • Surgery in Ramadan Date: 8-5-2016

    The last time I had my menses was in 28/08/2004. After my period had ended, I went to see the doctor. That was a short while before the next period was supposed to start. I went to the doctor because I felt like I was pregnant, which turned out to be correct. According to the doctor, my pregnancy started on 10/9/2004. I went to see the doctor again.. More

  • What should a woman do if she knows that her menstruation has ended after Fajr Date: 8-5-2016

    There is a woman who would regularly have her menses for eight days but whose menstruation only lasted six days in Ramadan. On the seventh day, she thought that she was still going through her menses and therefore broke her fast. She is now certain that her period had ended by the seventh day. She is wondering what to do? Is she only required to make.. More

  • Solution bags and fasting Date: 8-5-2016

    Does hanging solution bags for the patient after an appendectomy during the daytime in Ramadan invalidate fasting, whether these solutions contain medicine or nourishing substances? .. 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

  • Wax for braces: Does it invalidate fasting? Date: 8-5-2016

    Does the use of wax on teeth for braces invalidate fasting? .. More

  • Experiencing sexual arousal while making istinjaa’ Date: 8-5-2016

    One time, as I was wiping my penis off after I had urinated, I felt sexually aroused. I immediately stopped wiping. I thought that I was sexually aroused because of it. However, no semen came out. I had a doubt concerning my ritual purity. Therefore, I performed Ghusl (ritual bath). Please note that I only meant to wipe my penis to make sure that I.. More

  • Ruling on making up missed fasts on Friday Date: 8-5-2016

    I fasted on Friday as I was making up for a day that I had missed. I intended to fast on Saturday as well but I had my menses on Friday evening. Was my fasting on Friday valid? I know that fasting on a Friday requires fasting on the day after; that is Saturday, otherwise the fasting would not be accepted. .. More