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Meet the Hindu Who Loves Ramadan

Every year, Hindu expatriate Jaideep Sai Naidu joins festivities and celebrations marking the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan with his Muslim friends in the United Arab Emirates.

First Ten Days of Ramadan- A Shower of Mercy

First 10 Days of Ramadan: A Shower of Mercy

A great way for Muslims to worship for the first ten days of mercy is to recite Du’as (supplications) and Dhikr (remembrance) invoking God’s mercy. With the doors of Paradise swung open and the doors of Hellfire shut, God never goes back on His Promise…

Research Investigates Fasting in Diabetes

Research Investigates Fasting in Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the body either resists insulin or doesn’t produce enough of it, affecting sugar metabolism. The number of people affected globally by this type of diabetes has risen from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014. Given that managing the condition is heavily reliant on …

The Fiqh Issues Regarding Fasting

The Fiqh Issues Regarding Fasting

Ramadan will soon be here inshAllah and this means a month of fasting. Of course there is more to fasting than not eating or drinking. Dr. Yasir Qadhi tackles the fiqh issues regarding fasting so that we can make sure we get it exactly right.

Why Fasting the Day of Doubt Not Permissible?

Fasting the Day of Doubt: Why Not Permissible?

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 is one of the most meritorious deeds. However, a person should always adhere to the guidance of the …

Unable Fast

Unable to Fast, Do I Pay An Expiation?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani from SeekersHub addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: If you’re unable to fast during Ramadan, do you have to pay a fidya– expiatory payments? So, if someone is elderly and it is such that their health condition is most …

Ramadan 1438 Special Page is Now Online!

Ramadan 1438 Special Page is Now Online!

A wealth of Ramadan resources at your fingertips Visit Ramadan 1438 page If you need tips on how to observe Ramadan, are searching for ideas on how to organize your home budget during the month, wondering about the rules, do’s and don’ts of fasting or seeking spiritual provisions to nourish your soul during the month, you …

Is It Permissible to Break Fasting in order to Study for Exams?

Is It Permissible to Break Fasting in order to Study for Exams?

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: Studying for exams in Ramadan isn’t a valid excuse for a student to break their fast. Answering your question, the General Iftaa’ Department in Jordan, …

Can Calamity-Stricken People Be Exempted From Fasting?

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- Worship in Islam is not meant to impose hardship on people or to overburden them beyond their control. This is clearly manifested in the Qur’an in …



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