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  • Died with many unoffered types of expiation Date: 15-5-2017

    If someone has to observe types of expiation that are prescribed for breaking the fast, abandoning the prayer, or mistaken murder, and he then dies before observing such obligations, would he be exempted and forgiven by merely seeking Allah's forgiveness or by repentance? .. 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

  • Fasting on behalf of a deceased person who is not a relative Date: 20-11-2015

    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

  • Died before fulfilling a vow of fasting Date: 10-8-2015

    I vowed to fast three days but fasted only one day. Is it permissible for me to give money instead, given that I am unable to fast? What is the amount of money that should be paid for these two days? I intend to fast these two days after giving birth. However, I am afraid that I might die before fulfilling the vow. .. More

  • Close relative observing expiatory fast on behalf of the deceased Date: 16-1-2014

    Are there any conditions for clearing the liability of the deceased who died before expiating for his broken oath? In other words, when the oath-taker breaks his oath and expiation becomes due on him; are there any conditions or excuses that exempt him from offering the expiation or clear his liability? What is the ruling on a person who fasted one.. More

  • Fasting on behalf of the dead parents Date: 9-5-2010

    Assalamualaikum warahmatullah wabarakatuhu My question is that how do i make up for the obligatory fasts that were not kept by my deceased parents? They have missed very many years and not due to any illness etc. It is going to be hard for me to keep them on their behalf. Can I pay a fidya instead? Jazak Allah Khairan.. More

  • Fasting on behalf of a dead friend Date: 16-9-2009

    Is it permissible for the Muslim to make up for the missed days of fasting on behalf of his dead friend which is not a specific number of days because he is not sure of the number?.. More

  • Expiating fasts on behalf of a deceased person who died before completing Ramadan Date: 30-8-2009

    My father died on 18th Ramadhaan while he was fasting and with 12 days remaining from the month. Is it incumbent upon me to make up for those 12 days on behalf of him? And in the case of it being so, then could I combine the intention of observing the six fasts of Shawwaal and the intention of making up for those days which my father did not fast,.. More

  • Her father died without making up for his missed days of fasting Date: 10-8-2009

    A few days ago, I saw in a dream that the Day of Judgment had come and my family members including me were sitting inside our house. Each one of us started saying that the Day of Judgment had come and we started stating our sins or debts. However, my father was saying, “I missed two days of Ramadhaan.” I was saying, “I made a vow, but did not.. More

  • Vowed to make up for the missed fast of her deceased aunt Date: 29-1-2009

    salam, my question is: i made a vow to fast 66 days for my dead aunt because she did not fast ramadon because she was sick. i want to know was my sawm right. i did not eat and i prayed alot but i watch tv (cartoons) and other shows including islamic .. More

  • Expiation for Missed Days Due to Illness Date: 1-9-2003

    My dad was sick for many years and he couldn't fast Ramadan and we were paying for every day he was not fasting after that he passed away some people said we must fast for him the months he didn't fast so please tell us what to do. .. More

  • Dead father failed to fast two months of Ramadan Date: 24-9-2001

    My father died and he did not fast for two months of Ramadan. What can we do? .. More