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  • Lives in a country whose people rely on astronomic estimations to start and end Ramadaan

    Question: i'm in india in india they fast by calender they not see the moon the goverment force them to fast by calender . i fast with arabs please answer me if i'm right i'm a somalian and i know arabic and you can answer in arabic or in english Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy.. More

  • Credibility of sighting the moon of Ramadan by innovators

    Question: Assalamu alaikum.Here in S.India where I stay and in major parts of India sighting is always proclaimed by institutions and also witness are Muslims who do Bidaat/wear amulets/even Istigasa etc.Can we start Ramadan/Eid based on their proclamation?There is no other choice.Is there any evidence in Islam we can accept them?Hope you will give.. More

  • Authenticity of sighting the moon to determine the beginning of the Islamic months

    Question: Assalamu alaikum There has emerged a group in my country, who claim that the Prophet (pbuh) never ordered for the Islamic month to be started by the sighting of the first crescent. They claim this is a bid'a and sighting of the first crescent or Hilal is a 'satanic suggestion'. They re-interpret the hadith of the Prophet(pbuh) 'ruya' to mean.. More

  • Sighting the moon to determine the start of other than the month of Ramadan

    Question: Assalaamoualaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakaatuh, many of the Ulama have agreed that one witness is sufficient to start fasting the month of ramadan and 2 witnesses are required to end it. However i have never encountered such a hadeeth. I would like to know what is the ruling fot the other month of the iSlamic calender. I would be very grateful.. More

  • Saying a specific Thikr to expiate for having intercourse during the day of Ramadan

    Question: Assalamualaikum, When a person who is fasting in Ramadan breaks his fast through having sexual relationship with his wife, both of them have to free a slave or .... There is prophetic saying which say that one who read 100 times 'Laa Ilaaha IllAllah wahdahu laa shariikala lahul mulku wa lahul hamdu wa huwa alaa kulli shaiin qadir' will get.. More

  • Masturbated in Ramadan without knowing that it was Haraam

    Question: Well sorry for taking so much of your time. As for my question. I of course heard masturbation is haram! YES! And I tried to stop it and in the end I got rid of the bad habit. ALHAMDULILLAH! And thanks to Allah I made it. As for the past ramadans I did not know masturbations was haram? If I had known I would never have done it when I fasted... More

  • Had sexual intercourse during the day of Ramadan without knowing that it was Haraam

    Question: Assalam alaikum ,about 9 years ago when i got married i didn't know alot ,so in Ramadan i slept with my husband about 3 to 4 times. i didn't know how bad it was to sleep together during Ramadan . please help me in telling me what should i do about it ? Thank you so much. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds... More

  • Breaking the vowed fast

    Question: Assalamo alaikom, Fatwa: Is it permissible to change your mind and eat in a fasting nathr or nuthur day and fast it another day instead? Jazakom Allah khairan Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad , sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is.. More

  • Vowed to make up for the missed fast of her deceased aunt

    Question: salam, my question is: i made a vow to fast 66 days for my dead aunt because she did not fast ramadon because she was sick. i want to know was my sawm right. i did not eat and i prayed alot but i watch tv (cartoons) and other shows including islamic Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there.. More

  • Fasting; marriage to pagan women; praying for male child

    Question: last Ramadan I was pregnant and I had high sugar, so I used to take insulin shoot 4 time a day, therefore I could not fast whole month but I paid money for each day, do I have to make those day even though I paid, right now I am feeding him so it is difficult, please tell what should I do? Second question, my brother in-law has a son with.. More

  • Did not fast four Ramadans due to severe acidity

    Question: assalam alaikum, my doubt is when i was doing my engineering i couldnot fast during ramadan as i have severe acidity and also i was staying in hostel so i had to take food in night itself and keep it till sehri and eat. sometimes it used to get spoiled and i couldn't eat too. so i did not fast for 4 ramadan's due to this two reasons. now.. More

  • Difficulty fasting in Norway due to long days

    Question: I use to make a fasting in every Monday and Thursday but the problem is during summer when days are longer sometimes we pray Maghrib 10 o'clock in the night, now what can I do? Please help me. Even Fajr we pray 2 or 3 o'clock midnight. I need your prayers because I am facing a very difficult been staying here in Norway as a Muslim to get.. More

  • Intended to perform a voluntary fast but failed to do so

    Question: If I had a Neyah to fast one of the 6th days of Shawal, and for no crucial reason i didn't, what do I ahve to do? keeping in mind that i don't have any outstanding days from Ramadan Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad , sallallaahu.. More

  • Fasting all days except Friday

    Question: I am interested in know if it is proper for me to fast all days except Fridays in order to be nearer to Allah. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad , sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger. The scholars, may.. More

  • Making up days of Ramadan missed due to valid reasons many years ago

    Question: Assalamu alekum and Eid Mubarak. I have a question regarding refasting and kafara. Many years ago I could not fast due to pregnancy and I gave kafara for the whole month, after a few years I also could not fast the whole of Ramadan due to illness, but gave kafara also for these days. Unfortunately, I have not refasted these days till now.. More