810 fatwas

  • Fidyah for delaying making up Ramadan fasts for over a year Date: 16-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I understoodfrom the fatwas to which you have refered methat I am allowed to extend the time period of making up my missed fasts until after Ramadan 1437. I was unaware that I had to pay a fidyah (expiation) (if I did not fast within a year), but I knew that I had to make up for them, so do I have to pay a fidyah (given that I did.. More

  • Rulings pertaining to the person suffering from amnesia Date: 29-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the ruling in Islam about amnesia? Is it possible for a person to forget everything about himself (as seen in movies)? What if a practicing Muslim forgets all about his past and then becomes a non-Muslim? Would he be considered like the insane person? .. More

  • Multiple heirs fasting on behalf of the deceased on the same day Date: 28-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. In a hadith on the authority of Ibn ‘Abbaas, may Allaah be pleased with him, he said that a man came to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and said, “My mother died and she still had to fast one month. Shall I fast on her behalf?” The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said:, “If your mother was indebted,.. 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

  • Sunset is the condition for breaking the fast, not the athaan Date: 5-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh, my question is: Is calling the azan the corect way for breaking the fast? Could you give me a hadith in which our beloved prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,use to command bilal, may Allaah be pleased with him, to call the azan for breaking the fast? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Abiding by the sighting of the new moon in one's country of residence Date: 13-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum, one of my uncle who lives as a joint family with his two brothers is fasting and celebrating ‘Eed with Saudi Arabia, claiming that he holds the opinion of universal moon sighting, and he is fasting on the day of ‘Eed in the local region, telling them that he has to differ from falsehood, and he has not fasted any voluntary fasting.. More

  • Non-fasting person committed indecent act in Ramadaan Date: 4-12-2015

    Assalam alikumI am in deep despair, I have committed a grave sin during Ramadan. I have committed sexual relations with my unmarried partner (although no intercourse). I am unable to fast due to long-term ill health so I have been feeding a person who is fasting every day instead. I want to know if I also have to pay khaafar (feed 60 poor people) for.. More

  • Accepting the iftaar invitation in Ramadaan is not obligatory Date: 2-12-2015

    Dear sir, I am writing to you seeking help and advice on the matter written below. Over the years, I have sadly seen the Indian Muslims indulging in customary exchanges of iftaar parties, at extravagant monetary costs and wastage of time, thereby defeating the very purpose of this holy month. Even before Ramadan actually started, we started receiving.. More

  • Visiting tanning salons while fasting Date: 30-11-2015

    Assalamu 'alaykum deas Shaykh. What is the ruling on visiting tanning salons while fasting? .. More

  • Fasting on behalf of a deceased person who is not a relative Date: 19-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I knew a woman who died some years ago. She was born Muslim but did not live like a Muslim. She used to eat pig, had children from zina (fornication), did not wear the hijab, did not pray, and so on. She was the mom of a sister that I know. Am I allowed to fast some Ramadans that she did not fast when she was alive in order for her.. More

  • Masturbating while fasting – flatal incontinence and ablution for prayer Date: 15-10-2015

    My question is about masturbation I just came to know a few days back that this is haram, especially while fasting. I am confused because I know that I used to have that problem, like a childhood problem, without knowing that it was some thing associated with sexual desires because I was brought up in an extremely conservative family. I have a strong.. More

  • Wearing lipstick in daytime of Ramadan—an Islamic perspective Date: 31-8-2015

    What is the ruling on wearing lipstick during the daytime in Ramadan? .. More

  • Fasting in case of interrupted discharge of blood Date: 26-8-2015

    My menstrual period lasts for about four days. So before the dawn of the fourth day I made my intention to fast because I know that my menstruation is weak, especially in Ramadan. I indeed observed fasting that day, before making Ghusl (shower taken when in a state of major ritual impurity), and there was no blood discharge throughout the day. Is my.. More

  • Fasting during menstruation out of ignorance Date: 26-8-2015

    A woman observed fasting during menstruation, out of ignorance, for more than a year and then she came to know the correct ruling. What is the sharia ruling regarding the past years, when she was observing fast during menstruation and did not make up for it? Please advise. Thank you. .. More

  • Fasting when there is bleeding because of uterine cysts Date: 26-8-2015

    My sister suffers from cysts in the uterus. She observed fasting for two days in Ramadan although there was a daily discharge of menstrual blood whenever the time of the azan (call for prayer) was due. What should she do? Should she make up for three days of fasting? .. More