821 fatwas

  • Took contraceptive pill thinking it would not break her fast Date: 15-5-2017

    In the morning of the first day of Ramadan, a woman took a contraceptive pill without water thinking it would not break her fast. What is the opinion of the Sharee’ah on this? .. More

  • Engaged in foreplay with wife and discharged semen during daytime in Ramadan Date: 15-5-2017

    During the daytime of Ramadan, I engaged in foreplay with my wife by kissing her and having my genitals touch hers without penetration; unfortunately, I discharged semen as I could no longer control myself. When I saw that semen had been discharged, I continued the foreplay till I fulfilled my desire. Please help me expiate my sin before the advent.. More

  • Whether fasting erases forbidden words which displease Allah Almighty Date: 15-5-2017

    It is narrated on the authority of Abu Sa‘eed Al-Khudri, may Allah be pleased with him, that he said, “I heard the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, say, ‘He who fasts a day in the cause of Allah, Allah moves his face away from the Fire as far as seventy autumns.’” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim; and that is the wording of Al-Bukhari. It is.. More

  • Poor person who cannot pay expiation of fast Date: 15-5-2017

    My female relative suffers from diabetes and hypertension, and she is living with only one kidney. So the physician advised her not to fast Ramadan because fasting puts her health at risk. When she asked her husband to give her the money therewith to feed the poor for the days she does not fast, he refused, and she has no money to do so. Now she does.. More

  • Intending fasting from night before not required in voluntary fast Date: 15-5-2017

    I intended to fast the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth days, and thinking that they will start from Saturday, I took a bite of food on Friday morning, and before completing it, I came to know that it was the thirteenth of the month. Upon that, I took out what was in my mouth. Should I or should I not complete the fast of that day? .. More

  • Effect of discharging semen on fasting Date: 15-5-2017

    When I wake up during Ramadan and find out that I had a wet dream, what should I do? If semen comes out because of doing something although I know that it arouses my sexual desire, what should I do? Should I perform ghusl (ritual bath) once the semen comes out, or should I complete my fasting and there is no harm on me? Please give a clear response.. More

  • Drinking wine during daytime in Ramadan Date: 15-5-2017

    Five years ago, my husband drank wine during the daytime of Ramadan and did not make up for that day. What should he do? How should he expiate for his sin? He did so only on one day after which he completed his fasts. However, he does drink wine outside the month of Ramadan. Please supplicate Allah to guide him and make him give up this sin. .. More

  • Whether consuming unlawful money nullifies fasting Date: 15-5-2017

    I work in general computer processing. Sometimes I use the company’s computer (for private purposes) although I know well that I am not permitted by the administration to do so. In my view, this is betrayal of trust or theft. No one but Allah knows what I do. I ask Allah to guide me to the right way, and forgive me for what I have done; He is the.. More

  • Expiation for pregnant or suckling woman who breaks fast Date: 15-5-2017

    There is a woman who is 8 months pregnant. The doctor has told her not to fast in Ramadan. What shall she do? How much should she pay in Egyptian pounds per each day of fasting that she comes to miss? Should she pay this money or her husband? .. More

  • Menses flow at night and stop during daytime Date: 15-5-2017

    I came to experience my menses in Ramadan. However, my menses did not come during the fasting time; rather it would come after the ‘Isha’. This would happen every day; the blood would flow after the ‘Isha’ time and stop before the Fajr time. That is, my menses would never come out during the fasting time. Rather, it would start after the ‘Isha’.. More

  • Whether sick person must offer expiation if he had sexual intercourse during daytime in Ramadan Date: 15-5-2017

    If I fast while I am sick, may I break my fast with sexual intercourse? .. 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

  • Expiation not dropped by repentance Date: 15-5-2017

    I owe an expiation because of debts that I have not paid off. Now I have repented. Shall I still observe the expiation, or is repentance sufficient? .. 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

  • Was Told Day Was First Day of Ramadan But Did Not Fast Rest of Day Date: 15-5-2017

    Dear Shaykh, I am looking for a comprehensive answer for my question. Years ago, it happened that we were informed the very morning that Ramadan had actually started. We were not fasting that day (we had already eaten our breakfast) since we received the announcement late morning. Having been informed of the start of the month, all people except for.. More