Had sex with wife before traveling in Ramadan

Question: I decided to travel in Ramadan and intended not to fast on that day. As I was sick at the time, on the morning of that day I took the medicine that the doctor prescribed for me and had sex with my wife moments before traveling. What is the Sharee‘ah ruling, taking into consideration that I indeed traveled on that day? Is there a Kaffaarah (expiation) due? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there...

Conditions for the validity of I‘tikaaf

I shall mention the conditions upon which the scholars agree, preponderant conditions and outweighed conditions. First: There is only one pillar for I‘tikaaf (seclusion in the mosque). Some scholars have stated there are four or five, but the sound opinion is that it is one single pillar, which is staying in the mosque and abiding therein for the sake of obeying and worshipping Allah The Almighty. This pillar is an important rule that tells us that...

Pursue Good Deeds in What Remains

Ramadan is like age; it is short and passes by quickly. A wise person spends Ramadan engaged in doing what benefits him in the Hereafter -- not in being preoccupied with something else until it ends, and then regretting his inaction when regret will not bring about...

Normal Blood Sugar Levels While Fasting

Question: Once while I was fasting, I had my blood sugar level checked and it was 120. Then I started to reduce my sweets and sugar consumption. A few months later I checked it regularly again for a while when I was fasting and two hours after breaking my fast. The results during the fasting periods ranged between 100-105, while after I ate they ranged between 110-130. Is this normal, knowing that I am not diabetic? Answer: Assalaamu ‘Alaykum, dear...

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  • Making up a missed fast on Friday alone

    Question: salam. its forbiden to fast on friday(only) but can we fast if we are keeping obligatory missed fasts ? jazakAllahukhairan. Fatwa: All perfect...

  • Bleeding and fasting during Ramadan

    Question: salam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa Barakatu I had an abortion one week ago; by the begining of Ramadan I will be in my second week. Now I have little drops...

  • How to receive the month of Ramadan

    Question: Would you please tell me how to receive the noble month of Ramadan? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there...