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Vowing to Fast for 40 Fridays

Vowing to Fast for 40 Fridays: Valid?

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- It goes without saying that fulfilling a vow is a vital teaching in Islam. But the vow has to …

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 …

4 Virtues of Fasting 6 Days in Shawwal

4 Virtues of Fasting 6 Days in Shawwal

Our return to the habit of fasting right after Ramadan is a sign of acceptance of our Ramadan fasts. When Allah accepts our worship, He blesses us to engage in further acts of piety. The saying goes: The reward of virtue is further virtue…

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 in making a double intention by fasting the missed days of obligatory fasting in Ramadan …

Start anew after Ramadan

5 Tips to Continue being A Better You After Ramadan

Eid is the acid test to Ramadan. Whatever happens on Eid, how one behaves, how one arranges his thoughts, is a reflection on how Ramadan had unfolded for him or her. The ripple effect of good deeds vs. bad ones is also a telling sign as to how Ramadan has changed a person.

Why Is Fasting Forbidden on the Day of Eid?

Why Is Fasting Forbidden on the Day of Eid?

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: It is not mentioned in any hadith that Satan fasts on the day of Eid. But it is confirmed that the Prophet forbade us from …

How Can We Make `Eid Fun?

How Can We Make Eid Fun?

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- Eid is supposed to be fun 2- The Prophet allowed two girls to sing using duff. 3- The Abyssinian kids were dancing with their spears and …

What Are the Sunnah Acts on the Day of Eid Al-Fitr?

What Are the Sunnah Acts on the Day of Eid Al-Fitr?

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: There are some Sunnah acts that we should do, among which are the following: 1- Engage in takbir from Fajr until the imam comes …

Will Month-Long Ramadan Fasting Affect World Cup Stars?

MOSCOW – Despite being unable to eat or drink during daylight hours throughout Ramadan, Muslim footballers ready to compete in the 2018 World Cup confirmed that training sessions initially weren’t an issue in that international window. Commenting on this issue, Roel Coumans, former conditioning coach to then-Saudi Arabia manager Bert van Marwijk in 2017, believes …

zakat al-fitr

Giving the Price of Zakat al-Fitr to Charitable Organizations: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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: It is permissible to give the price (of zakat al-fitr) at the beginning of the month to an agent who will buy (zakat al-fitr) and …



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