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House of Lords Discusses Fasting in Different Religions

A few weeks after the month of Ramadan during which Muslims around the world  observed daily fasting, the Conservative Muslims Forum (CMF) brought together a panel of faith leaders Tuesday, June 18, to share the historical tradition of fasting in different religions. Organized and managed by Mohammad Amin, Farukh Miah, and Lord Sheikh from the …

What Are The White Days?

What Are the White Days?

Many people are confused about the white days; some name them after the days of Shawwal,…They’re called ‘white days’ because the night is lit when the moon is in its full shape. These days are 13th, 14th, and 15th of the hijri calendar which coincide June 17th, 18th, 19th.

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 …

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. 2- The second option is …

These 4 Virtues Will Motivate You to Fast 6 Days of Shawwal

These 4 Virtues Will Motivate You to Fast 6 Days of 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…

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 …

As a Busy Mother, Fasting Fills Me with Dread!

As a Busy Mother, Fasting Fills Me with Dread!

In this counseling answer: •Fast as many days as you can without dread, and when it becomes difficult, ask Allah (SWT) for His forgiveness, and make the intention to make up for them at another time. •And don’t feel guilty. Wa `Alaikum as-Salaam Dear Sister, SubhanAllah, I am totally impressed with the quality of your …

Stories of Converts in Ramadan

Stories of Converts in Ramadan

It was Ramadan and the time for reward was slipping away quickly. My cohorts and I decided to seize the opportunity. We set up in the mosque to pray through the night in the last ten days of Ramadan. In the small hours of the morning, we alternately snacked…

Teacher Against My Child’s Fasting

Teacher Against My Child's Fasting

In this counseling answer: •The teacher is not comfortable with his fasting is simply her opinion, but it does not make it a fact that it is not a good idea to fast. •In order to build the capability in children to filter what they hear and to be able to classify it into opinion …



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