813 fatwas

  • 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

  • Did something believing that it invalidates fast while it does not Date: 15-5-2017

    If someone does something during the daytime in Ramadan thinking that it invalidates the fast while it actually does not, is he considered to have broken his fast based on the fact that he intended that? He had this wrong belief that it invalidates the fast and that it is forbidden in Ramadan, and he did it in spite of that and even said that if it.. More

  • When fasting person breaks fast in mountainous areas Date: 15-5-2017

    How do residents of mountainous areas fast and pray? What is the fatwa of Sheikh Ibn Baz? .. More

  • Broke her fast thinking that she was still menstruating then discovered her period had ended Date: 15-5-2017

    There is a girl whose menstrual period usually covers 5 days. During Ramadan, she was breaking her fast on the fifth day of her normal period, thinking that her period had not yet expired. However, she realized that she had become pure of menses during the daytime of the fifth day. She is not certain whether her period expired before or after the Fajr.. More

  • Giving expiation to orphan or Mujahid Date: 15-5-2017

    I owe the expiation that is prescribed for the delay of missed fasts. Can I pay this expiation for the sponsorship of orphans? Can I give it to the same people but at intervals? Can I pay it to those who perform jihad? .. More

  • Fasting while experiencing bleeding caused by contraceptive pills Date: 15-5-2017

    Shortly before Ramadan, I changed the kind of contraceptive pills that I take. This caused a light bleeding that kept on during most of Ramadan. I wanted to fast the six days of Shawwal. I first observed the number of the normal days that regularly make up my menstrual period and then observed the six days of Shawwal. Is this enough? .. More

  • Vomit that invalidates fasting Date: 15-5-2017

    She was pregnant. Her first trimester was in Ramadan. She used to throw up. She gave birth and went through her postpartum bleeding. She wanted to make up for the days that she missed in Ramadan. Some people told her that she did not have to make up for those days particularly because she was breastfeeding the child. People also told her that she could.. 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

  • Making up for Missed Fasts Does Not Have To Be Consecutive Date: 15-5-2017

    My sister was pregnant in the Ramadan before the last one. She could not fast back then. She gave birth, praise be to Allah. She could still not fast thereafter because she was breastfeeding the child and was sick. The following Ramadan came, and she was okay. Thanks to Allah, she was able to fast. My question is about the Ramadan that she missed and.. More

  • Nature of sickness for which missed fasts are dropped Date: 15-5-2017

    I am a 50-year-old woman. I did not make up the days of fasting which I had missed in Ramadan during my menses. Now I fast Ramadan and six days of Shawwal. I am not able to fast the days that I missed because I am sick. Please advise me! .. More

  • Whether one can give monetary value of expiation to somebody who then feeds poor on their behalf Date: 15-5-2017

    I live in France. I have to feed sixty poor people. Frankly, I do not know poor people here. Can I give the monetary value of the food to a mosque around here? Would it be permissible to send the money to another country or donate it to a charitable organization that supports Palestine? .. More

  • Ruling on breaking fast because of military training Date: 15-5-2017

    I am a military aviation student. One day, during last Ramadan, I was supposed to undertake pilot training in the morning. Therefore, I did not fast that day. What happened was that the weather changed and caused the training sortie to be cancelled, and I did not take my flight. What is the ruling? Shall I offer an expiation? I would like to inform.. More

  • Ruling on eating during daytime in Ramadan while sleepwalking Date: 15-5-2017

    I have a son who is 13 years old. He sometimes sleepwalks. He usually wakes up after the Fajr prayer time and unconsciously drinks water. What makes me sad is that he does this in Ramadan too. When I ask him in the morning whether he woke up and drank, he replies in the negative and swears that he is not aware of such a thing. I only find out that he.. More