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When the Day of Arafah Coincides with Saturday: Should We Fast?

When the Day of Arafah Coincides with Saturday: Should We Fast?

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: If it happens that the Day of Arafah—or any other recommended day for fasting—falls on a Friday or Saturday, it …

Does Using Kohl Invalidate My Fast?

Does Using Kohl 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: Kohl does not break the fast of men or women according to the more correct of the two scholarly opinions, but it is better to …

Are Insulin Injections Permitted During Fasting?

Are Insulin Injections Permitted During 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: If you need to take insulin, then you belong to the category of people who are exempt from fasting, so …

Girl Talk: Which Feminine Discharges Invalidate Fasting?

Girl Talk: Which Feminine Discharges Invalidate 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: If the discharges are like the normal discharges, they do not invalidate the fast. But if they were due to …

Do Vaginal Discharges Invalidate Fasting?

Does Vaginal Discharge Invalidate 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-Whilefasting, a Muslim is required to abstain from food, drink, and sexualdesires and to avoid foul speech andharamacts. 2-In order …

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

Does Studying for Exams Exempt Me From Fasting Ramadan?

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: 1-Studying for exams in Ramadan isn’t a valid excuse for a student to break fast. 2-However, if he experiences extreme hardship during daytime, then he …

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 …

Why Fasting the Day of Doubt Not Permissible

Is It Permissible to Fast the Day of Doubt?

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 …

A Piece of Advice to Welcome Ramadan

What Can We Do To Be Encouraged in Welcoming 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: 1- The month of Ramadan is a blessed month and an opportunity for every Muslim to draw nearer to Allah, …

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 …



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