810 fatwas

  • Made intention for fast night before but forgot and broke fast Date: 15-5-2017

    Before I went to bed, I made the intention to fast a day that I missed in Ramadan. The following day, I almost forgot I was fasting as I ate and drank normally. Moreover, my husband had sexual intercourse with me. About one hour before Maghrib, I remembered. So I abstained from whatever breaks fasting until the Maghrib. Is my fast valid? .. More

  • Expiation not dropped by repentance Date: 15-5-2017

    I owe an expiation because of debts that I have not paid off. Now I have repented. Shall I still observe the expiation, or is repentance sufficient? .. More

  • Does not know exactly how many days she missed Date: 15-5-2017

    I am a woman in my forties and am married with children. I observe the prayer and other acts of worship, praise to Allah. I used to suffer from a chronic headache 24 years ago; that was before I got married. That was migraine. This caused me to break my fast each Ramadan for a few days, in addition to the days of my menstrual period. I have failed to.. More

  • Was told day was first day of Ramadan but did not fast rest of day Date: 15-5-2017

    Dear Shaykh, I am looking for a comprehensive answer for my question. Years ago, it happened that we were informed the very morning that Ramadan had actually started. We were not fasting that day (we had already eaten our breakfast) since we received the announcement late morning. Having been informed of the start of the month, all people except for.. More

  • Whether yelling at kids or beating them invalidates fasting Date: 15-5-2017

    Does it invalidate my fasting that I yell at or beat my kids as a form of discipline? Please advise me? .. More

  • Whether one who masturbates while fasting outside Ramadan makes up for that Date: 15-5-2017

    What is the ruling on masturbation while fasting outside Ramadan? Shall one make up for such fasting? .. More

  • Whether to fast when seeing yellowish discharge before end of menses Date: 15-5-2017

    I appreciate you reading my question very carefully. I usually break my fast for five days in Ramadan; these days make up my menstrual period. I usually resume fasting on the sixth day though I doubt whether or not the period expires by then. Anyhow, I always observe the fasting of six days after Ramadan in place of the days that I miss. This year,.. 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

  • Muezzin pronounced Azan before sunset so some people broke their fast Date: 15-5-2017

    The muezzin of the area in which I live pronounced the azan six minutes before sunset by mistake. A number of Muslims who were in their houses and did not see that the sun had not yet set broke their fast. One of the fasting persons hastened and informed the muezzin, so he interrupted the azan. However, those who had broken their fast continued eating.. More

  • One’s fast was invalidated by ejaculation so he had intercourse with his wife Date: 15-5-2017

    A man had foreplay with his wife during the daytime in Ramadan, without penetration, but ejaculation unintentionally took place for both. Since their fasting was broken by ejaculation, they had intercourse. What is the ruling? .. More

  • Had a curable illness but broke fast and offered expiation and did not make up for it Date: 15-5-2017

    Three years ago, I underwent surgery to change a valve in my heart. In that year, the doctor who conducted the surgery said to me, “Do not fast, and feed a needy person for every day.” I, praise be to Allah, gave food to brake the fast to a fasting person for each day. I, praise be to Allah, did fast the following years. Should I make up for that.. More

  • Fast of one who had wet dream and ejaculated after waking up Date: 15-5-2017

    I was fasting and slept after the Fajr prayer. This caused me to have a wet dream, but ejaculation occurred after I fully woke up. So I broke my fast and made up for the day. My question is: does ejaculation after full wakefulness invalidate fasting? .. More

  • Whether woman receives reward of fasting if menses start during it Date: 15-5-2017

    A woman was fasting voluntarily one day. When she was going to pray the ‘Asr, she found the blood of menses. Does she attain the reward of fasting given that it came at the end of the day, or not? .. More

  • Fatwa of Yahya ibn Yahya Al-Laythi for prince who had sexual intercourse in Ramadan Date: 15-5-2017

    It is reported that one of the rulers broke his oath. Al-Munthir ibn Sa‘id Al-Balluti, the famous Andalusi scholar, gave him a fatwa to fast instead of feeding the needy. The people blamed Al-Munthir that he gave a fatwa that contradicts the Sharee’ah! He said what means that the ruler could easily feed the needy and that this did not constitute.. More

  • Fasting person experienced sexual desire but ignores whether ejaculation took place Date: 15-5-2017

    I read in a fatwa of yours that sexual desire does not invalidate fasting if it is not deliberate. I was very ignorant of my religion, but praise be to Allah, Allah guided me. When I used to fast, I did matters that aroused my desire, and I did not know whether I discharged any secretions or not. If the expiation of what I used to do out of ignorance.. More