117 fatwas

  • Ruling on Breaking the Fast for a Breastfeeding Woman Date: 14-11-2022

    I gave a birth with a heavy Caesarean surgery few days before Ramadan and I was not able to fast the whole month because I feared both for myself and my baby. At present, I can fast. While I was searching for the fatwa, I came across various sayings of the scholars some suggesting to fast, some to feed the poor and others suggesting both at the same.. More

  • Missed Days of Ramadan When He Was Aged Less than 15 Years Old Date: 2-9-2019

    Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, i wasnt practicing until i was around 15 or 16 years old. Before this time i was naiv, someone from my family influenced me and i even called myself and atheist at some point of my life but alhamdulillah Allah guided me. This year is my third ramadan, is it obligatory for me to make up the days I have missed.. More

  • Did Not Make Up for Previous Missed Fasting Days Date: 16-7-2019

    Assalamoaleikum. I am 19 years old female who did not make up fasts from previous years when menstruating due to negligience. I intend on making those fasts this year but I also have found out that I need to pay fidya and that it accumulates over the years. I don't have a job or money and cannot pay this. What should I do? .. More

  • Not Making Up Missed Fast For Two Years Date: 12-7-2018

    Assalamualaikum wrwbMy wife is breast feeding my new born so she is weak enough to fast for this year of Ramadan. Also some of her previous year fasts are due because she had periods.My q: Does she has to mandatory has to compensate the residual fasts or I can make a ransom amount as a compensation to poor? .. More

  • Delayed Making up Missed Days of Ramadan to Next year Date: 17-5-2018

    Assalamualaykum. My question is regarding making up prayers. I made a note based on my memory. I reach my age of puberty since around 2013. Then in the same year until 2015, I can't remember how many fasts did I miss because of menses. My menses were not regular at that time (sometimes it happened once in a month but sometimes it doesn't) so I cannot.. More

  • Making up Missed Fasts Consecutively Date: 14-5-2018

    If I made one intention that I will make up all of my missed fasts starting on this day and so on without renewing my intention per day is my fast valid among a few scholars, instead of the majority?Is my fast also valid among a few scholars, instead of the majority if I made the intention of fasting this day when adhaan was called for Fajr? I originally.. More

  • Intention Is Required by Night for Making up for Un-continuous Fasting Date: 4-2-2018

    I apologize! I gave you the wrong email address. Kindly ingore that email address!,These are my 2 questions:If I made one intention that I will make up all of my missed fasts starting on this day and so on without renewing my intention per day is my fast valid among a few scholars, instead of the majority? Is my fast also valid among a few scholars,.. More

  • Fasting for one who doubts whether they reached puberty or not Date: 12-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I pray that Ramadaan is going well and that Allah rewards you highly. My question is related to fasting. When I was young, I did not know about Fidyah (ransom), Kaffaarah (expiation), and so on. I was 10 or 11 years old. I cannot remember the exact age. I had not had my menses yet, but I may have had one of the other signs of puberty,.. More

  • Delaying making up missed fasting until next Ramadhaan starts Date: 21-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding not making up fasts from one Ramadan before the next Ramadan. Is this a major sin, a minor sin, or does it even make you a disbeliever? .. More

  • Making up missed fasting for pregnant and breastfeeding woman Date: 18-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have some fasts to make up. Actually, they are two kinds of fasts, so I will ask about both: 1. I missed 2-3 years of fasting due to pregnancy and breastfeeding about a decade ago. My husband paid expiation for those years, and we were not really aware that it is required to make up those fasts. It is only a few years back that.. More

  • No relation between observing Ramadan’s compensatory fast and removing hair one is commanded to remove from body Date: 15-5-2017

    Some compensatory fasts of Ramadan are due on me. I would like to fast them but, out of laziness, I have not removed the hair which should be removed from my body. I tried to remove it many times, but I feel lazy and find it difficult. Will my fast be invalid if I do it without removing this hair? .. More

  • Made intention for fast night before but forgot and broke fast Date: 15-5-2017

    Before I went to bed, I made the intention to fast a day that I missed in Ramadan. The following day, I almost forgot I was fasting as I ate and drank normally. Moreover, my husband had sexual intercourse with me. About one hour before Maghrib, I remembered. So I abstained from whatever breaks fasting until the Maghrib. Is my fast valid? .. More

  • Does not know exactly how many days she missed Date: 15-5-2017

    I am a woman in my forties and am married with children. I observe the prayer and other acts of worship, praise to Allah. I used to suffer from a chronic headache 24 years ago; that was before I got married. That was migraine. This caused me to break my fast each Ramadan for a few days, in addition to the days of my menstrual period. I have failed to.. More

  • Had a curable illness but broke fast and offered expiation and did not make up for it Date: 15-5-2017

    Three years ago, I underwent surgery to change a valve in my heart. In that year, the doctor who conducted the surgery said to me, “Do not fast, and feed a needy person for every day.” I, praise be to Allah, gave food to brake the fast to a fasting person for each day. I, praise be to Allah, did fast the following years. Should I make up for that.. More

  • Making up for Missed Fasts Does Not Have To Be Consecutive Date: 15-5-2017

    My sister was pregnant in the Ramadan before the last one. She could not fast back then. She gave birth, praise be to Allah. She could still not fast thereafter because she was breastfeeding the child and was sick. The following Ramadan came, and she was okay. Thanks to Allah, she was able to fast. My question is about the Ramadan that she missed and.. More