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Making Up for Missed Days of Ramadan After the Passing of Another Ramadan

Making Up for Missed Days of Ramadan After the Passing of Another: OK?

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: Some scholars say that if you miss some days of Ramadan and another Ramadan comes before making up for those …

How Should Muslim in the US Welcome Ramadan

How Would American Muslims Welcome 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: The month of Ramadan is the best season for offering good deeds and gaining rewards. It is the duty of …

The ABCs of Fasting in Ramadan

The ABCs of Fasting in Ramadan

The month of Ramadan is approaching and it is time to get ready for a season full of worship and devotion. Fasting is the most remarkable feature of the blessed month. For about 30 days, Muslims all over the world stop eating, drinking and engaging in intimate relations in daytime. Below is the must-know information …

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: People coping with the quake aftermath, who are faced with starvation, hunger, injuries, and weakness may temporarily break their fasting in Ramadan if they really can’t stand …

Long Fasting Hours

Can I Break the Fast for Long Fasting Hours?

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: As for your question, if it is extremely hard for you to fast, you can skip fasting and make up …

Is Fasting Really About Feeling for the Poor?

Is Fasting Really About Feeling for the Poor?

Many people interpret the wisdom behind fasting as follows: When the rich suffer from hunger and thirst, they feel the agony of the poor and, thus, they rush to spend on them in charity. In the same vein, when the poor see the rich as suffering from hunger and thirst during their fast, they comfort …

Can I Offer Voluntary Fasting on a Saturday?

Can I Offer Voluntary Fasting on Saturday?

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. Dear brother, thank you for your question that shows your interest to know more about Islam, stick to its teachings, and carry out …

Acts of Worship

Acts of Worship: Lost Their Power of Influence?

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. Dear brother in Islam, first of all, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you have in us. We hope …



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