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  • 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

  • Why fasting is forbidden on the day of 'Eed Date: 25-1-2016

    Some people say that fasting is forbiddenon the day of Eid becausesatan used to fast on the day of Eid. Is this true according to Islam? .. More

  • Fasts made up on tashreeq days do not count Date: 2-6-2015

    What is the ruling on fasting on the days of tashreeq (the 11th, 12th, and 13th of Thul-Hijjah)? I made up for missed fasts from Ramadan on the days of tashreeq, but when I did so, I was not aware that fasting on these days is prohibited as I believed that the prohibition was specific to the day of eid Al-Fitr and the day of eid Al-Adh-ha only. Should.. More

  • The Two-Month Expiation Fast Is Not Interrupted By Breaking Fast on Days of Eid and Tashreeq Date: 31-5-2015

    Some time ago, I sent a question about a woman who deliberately broke her fast in Ramadan without a valid excuse. She repented from her sin and atoned for it by fasting two consecutive months. However, her last day of fasting coincided with the day of eid Al-Adh-ha. Did she do the right thing? Last time, you answered that, in Islam, no major expiation.. More

  • When it is not disliked to fast on Friday, Saturday or Sunday alone Date: 28-8-2011

    As-Salam aliakum, Dear Sheikh; I have a question about Siyam Dawood. It is narrated by the Prophet (saw) that it is to fast one day and not fast the next. But my doubt is about Friday, Saturday and Sunday where one cannot keep a fast on that single day and it has to be followed by a fast. Based on this, the possible days are Monday, Wednesday, Friday.. More

  • Fasting on Saturday Date: 24-10-2004

    What is therulingregarding fasting on Saturday other than during Ramadan?.. More

  • Fasting Saturday or Sunday Date: 24-10-2004

    Is it permissible to fast Saturday or Sunday?.. More

  • Forbidden fasting, and purification after menses Date: 5-9-2004

    1) What period of the Islaamic calendar that Muslims are not allowed to fast? 2) Is it permissible for is Muslim woman to sleep with her husband before purifying herself on completion on her period?.. More

  • Fasting in Shawwaal before missed days in Ramadan Date: 16-6-2004

    I was told that I can fast 6 days in Shawwaal, and later fast the days I missed in Ramadhaan. Is this permissible?.. More

  • Fasting on Friday Date: 13-3-2004

    Can I fast on Friday?.. More