813 fatwas

  • Delaying making up missed fasting until next Ramadhaan starts Date: 21-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding not making up fasts from one Ramadan before the next Ramadan. Is this a major sin, a minor sin, or does it even make you a disbeliever? .. More

  • Fasting for one who works on travelling ship Date: 5-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. I am sea man who works on a ship. I am the only Muslim on my current ship. I am from Ethiopia, but due to this job, I travel all over the world. This is my first Ramadan onboard; before I used to fast with my family at home in happiness, but now I am afraid because the job is very hard. Even without fasting, I have.. More

  • Making up missed fasting for pregnant and breastfeeding woman Date: 18-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have some fasts to make up. Actually, they are two kinds of fasts, so I will ask about both: 1. I missed 2-3 years of fasting due to pregnancy and breastfeeding about a decade ago. My husband paid expiation for those years, and we were not really aware that it is required to make up those fasts. It is only a few years back that.. More

  • Ruling on acid reflux reaching mouth of fasting person Date: 15-5-2017

    Does acid reflux invalidate fasting? .. More

  • Applying cocoa butter to lips during fasting Date: 15-5-2017

    What is the ruling on applying cocoa butter to the lips while fasting? Note: it is not lipstick. .. More

  • No relation between observing Ramadan’s compensatory fast and removing hair one is commanded to remove from body Date: 15-5-2017

    Some compensatory fasts of Ramadan are due on me. I would like to fast them but, out of laziness, I have not removed the hair which should be removed from my body. I tried to remove it many times, but I feel lazy and find it difficult. Will my fast be invalid if I do it without removing this hair? .. More

  • Combining two obligatory fasts or obligatory and voluntary fasts Date: 15-5-2017

    Both a compensatory fast and the fasting of oath expiation are due on me. At the same time, I have the power to fast, and I wish to fast like the fasting of Prophet Dawood (David), may Allah exalt his mention. In the days that I fast, I like to combine the rewards of the compensatory and expiatory fasts in addition to the reward of the fast of Prophet.. More

  • Took contraceptive pill thinking it would not break her fast Date: 15-5-2017

    In the morning of the first day of Ramadan, a woman took a contraceptive pill without water thinking it would not break her fast. What is the opinion of the Sharee’ah on this? .. More

  • Engaged in foreplay with wife and discharged semen during daytime in Ramadan Date: 15-5-2017

    During the daytime of Ramadan, I engaged in foreplay with my wife by kissing her and having my genitals touch hers without penetration; unfortunately, I discharged semen as I could no longer control myself. When I saw that semen had been discharged, I continued the foreplay till I fulfilled my desire. Please help me expiate my sin before the advent.. More

  • Whether fasting erases forbidden words which displease Allah Almighty Date: 15-5-2017

    It is narrated on the authority of Abu Sa‘eed Al-Khudri, may Allah be pleased with him, that he said, “I heard the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, say, ‘He who fasts a day in the cause of Allah, Allah moves his face away from the Fire as far as seventy autumns.’” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim; and that is the wording of Al-Bukhari. It is.. More

  • Poor person who cannot pay expiation of fast Date: 15-5-2017

    My female relative suffers from diabetes and hypertension, and she is living with only one kidney. So the physician advised her not to fast Ramadan because fasting puts her health at risk. When she asked her husband to give her the money therewith to feed the poor for the days she does not fast, he refused, and she has no money to do so. Now she does.. 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

  • Effect of discharging semen on fasting Date: 15-5-2017

    When I wake up during Ramadan and find out that I had a wet dream, what should I do? If semen comes out because of doing something although I know that it arouses my sexual desire, what should I do? Should I perform ghusl (ritual bath) once the semen comes out, or should I complete my fasting and there is no harm on me? Please give a clear response.. More

  • Drinking wine during daytime in Ramadan Date: 15-5-2017

    Five years ago, my husband drank wine during the daytime of Ramadan and did not make up for that day. What should he do? How should he expiate for his sin? He did so only on one day after which he completed his fasts. However, he does drink wine outside the month of Ramadan. Please supplicate Allah to guide him and make him give up this sin. .. More

  • Whether consuming unlawful money nullifies fasting Date: 15-5-2017

    I work in general computer processing. Sometimes I use the company’s computer (for private purposes) although I know well that I am not permitted by the administration to do so. In my view, this is betrayal of trust or theft. No one but Allah knows what I do. I ask Allah to guide me to the right way, and forgive me for what I have done; He is the.. More