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Ramadan Converts First-Time Fasting Stories, Challenges - About Islam

Ramadan Converts First-Time Fasting Stories, Challenges

As a practicing Muslim since her conversion in 2012, Sara Hanson has fasted for Ramadan every year since then, even managing to forego food and drink alongside her Muslim-born husband since 2004. What she hasn’t been able to do, however, is divulge her chosen faith to her family, least of all her mother. “I’ve thought …

Will Applying Moisturizing Cream Invalidate My Fast?

Will Applying Moisturizing Cream Invalidate My Fast?

Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. 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: Applying cream to the surface of the body does not nullify fasting because it is not food or drink and does not resemble food and …

London Open Iftar 'Turns Thousands of Strangers into Friends' - About Islam

London Open Iftar 'Turns Thousands of Strangers into Friends'

Inviting people from all across Great Britain, a Muslim NGO is holding a public iftar event for Muslims and non-Muslims to break fast together and engage in inspiring conversations. Organized by Ramadan Tent Project (RTP), Open Iftar 2019 is now being held in London, and will continue throughout the fasting month of Ramadan with a …

Fear Fasting

How Can I Overcome My Fear of Fasting?

Short Answer:In terms of practical ways to reduce your fears surrounding fasting, preparation and planning may be helpful. You can prepare by eating a goodsuhoor(the meal before the day of fasting)and drinking a lot of water before you start fasting, and by making sure you’re eating balanced meals and getting enough to drink duringiftar(the meal …

What Are the Lessons and Moralities of Fasting?

Can You Explain the Lessons and Morals Behind Fasting?

Wa `alykum as-Salaamu 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- Ramadan is a month of discipline, self-control, patience, and good behavior. 2- In Ramadan, Muslims are expected to gain …

How to Get Yourself Well-Prepared for Ramadan

How Do I Prepare Myself for 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: It is the duty of every Muslim, man or woman, to get himself or herself well-prepared for Ramadan at early …

Practical Tips in Preparation for Ramadan

What Are Some Practical Ramadan Preparation Tips?

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Every Muslim should prepare himself to welcome the blessed month of Ramadan by strengthening his relationship with the Qur’an, busing himself with the spirit of …

How to Prepare Yourself for Ramadan

What Can We Do To Prepare Ourselves for 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: With the approach of the month of Ramadan, the Muslim is supposed to start a new leaf with Allah, his …

Can't Fast and Can't Feed the Hungry

Can't Fast and Can't Feed the Hungry: What Should I Do?

Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. 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: If you are poor and you cannot offer the fidyah, then you are excused. Answering your question, Sheikh Ahmad Kutty, a Senior Lecturer and an …



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