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Prayer and Fasting of a Prisoner

How Can a Prisoner Perform Prayer and Fasting?

Wa`alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Knowing that the time of worship has started is a prerequisite for the validity of the acts of worship. This …

Menses Exceeds Regular Period: What Should I Do?

Menses Exceeds Regular Period: What Should I Do?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: In your case, you need to consider the pattern you have had prior to this incident as belonging to menses; …

Double Intention in Shawwal Fasting Allowed

Double Intention in Shawwal Fasting: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- There is nothing wrong, as far as Islam is concerned, in making a double intention by fasting the missed …

How to Maintain Fasting as a Habit After Ramadan

How to Maintain Fasting as a Habit After Ramadan

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.  In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Observing voluntary fasting after Ramadan helps one come closer to Allah. Fasting is very pleasing to Allah and one of …

Making Up for Missed Fasts: Equal to Ramadan Days?

Making Up for Missed Fasts: Equal to Ramadan Days?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: A menstruating woman does not fast and makes up for these days after Ramadan by Allah’s command. Hence, she will …

Fasting 6 Days Of Shawwal

Fasting 6 Days Of Shawwal

Fasting 6 days of Shawwal gives us the reward for fasting for a whole year. Mufti Menk has some good advice on how we can go about doing these 6 days after Ramadan. We do not have to do them consecutively and we can try and do them with people to make it easier.

Making up for Missed Fast during Menses

Making up for Missed Fast during Menses: A Must?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Scholars have unanimously agreed that it is mandatory for menstruating women and women who had post childbirth bleeding to break …

Six Days of Shawwal or Making up Missed Fasts: What Takes Priority?

Six Days of Shawwal or Making up Missed Fasts: What Takes Priority?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this Fatwa: 1- As a priority, the first option is to always make the obligatory actions up first. 2- The second option …

Is Neglecting Shawwal’s Six Days Sin

Is Neglecting Shawwal’s Six Days Sin?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Fasting the six days of Shawwal is a sunnah that is highly rewarded by Allah. Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be …

Back to Normal Life… How to Proceed After Ramadan (Imams' Posts)

Imams' Tips for Your Spirituality After Ramadan

Here we go! Ramadan and Eid are over and it is time to resume our normal life. Will we be at the same level of worship and spirituality we had before Ramadan? Did Ramadan make any difference in our life and spirituality? Below are some useful tips for life after Ramadan from esteemed Imams and …



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