Using pills to delay menses

Question: 1. Can a woman take pills during the last ten days of Ramadan (after Iftar) to delay her monthly period or should she just accept Allah's decree on her as a woman. Keep in mind that she really wants to seek Laylatul Al-Qadr. 2. There is a Hadeeth that says that if one prays at night (Qiyam) sincerely for Allah during Ramadan, his past and future sins are forgiven. If a woman misses Taraweeh (Qiyam) prayers for as long as she has her period, does...

What would nullify I‘tikaaf

First: Sexual Intercourse: There is consensus among scholars about this as mentioned by Ibn Al-Munthir, Ibn Hazm and Ibn Hubayrah, may Allah have mercy upon them. Second: Touching the wife or the bondmaid out of desire: However, if this is not done out of desire, one’s I‘tikaaf (seclusion in the mosque) will not be invalidated according to the consensus of the four Imaams that is supported by the Hadeeth of ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be...

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...

Fasting and watching obscene images

Question: A man on the days of fasting in Ramadan surfs the internet in order to relieve the boredom and tries his best to avoid looking at obscene pictures, but he sometimes comes across pictures of women on the homepages of websites. He immediately turns away his gaze and regrets it. He dislikes seeing these pictures and does not look at them on purpose. Does seeing these pictures unintentionally invalidate or affect one's fasting? What should he do if...

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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...