817 fatwas

  • 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

  • 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