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  • Eating After Hearing the Athaan Date: 11-7-2019

    Assalamu Alaikum. When I was taking my suhur, I rushed over to drink water when I heard the Muazzin say Allahu Akbar. Is my fast valid? Because I heard a fatwah somewhere that it was said if a person is taking his suhur and suddenly he hears the azaan he should not stop but rather continue with his suhur without rushing and finish. Please I wanted.. More

  • Swallowing Mucus Whilst Fasting Date: 9-7-2019

    I sniffed water into my nose, and later on when I swallowed some mucus, as it went down my throat, it felt like some of the water which I sniffed mixed with the mucus in my nose due to a cold sensation. Is the fast valid when this happens? (water mixes with mucus and one swallows that?) .. More

  • Fasting Begins at the Actual Time of Fajr Date: 30-8-2018

    I want to ask you regarding ending the sehri. In my area they announce that ppl stop eating, time for sehri has been finished. Then after some moments azaan gets started. Today i swallowed some water even after listening to announcement but stopped before azaan started. Is my roza valid? .. More

  • Long Ramadhan Days and Suffering From Anemia Date: 2-8-2018

    Salam aleykom wa rahmatulah wa barakatuh.Ramadam karem.I would like to know opinion about my case.Im single mother living in non muslim country,fasting last 19 hours here.I have periods which lasts about ten days every two weeks.I had already anaemia.Fasting is causing extremely fatigue for me.It is very difficult for me special that I'm single Mom.. More

  • When to Stop Eating Suhoor Date: 17-7-2018

    Assalamu alaikum, What is the exact time when we should stop eating Suhoor and start fasting in Doha?In many Ramadan Prayer Timing Table we note that a "Imsak" Timing (which is 10 minutes earlier than Fajr Timing) is mentioned; Is this precautionary timing to stop eating? If someone eats after "Imsak" and stops eating before Fajr Adhan time, will fasting.. More

  • The Virtue of Offering Suhoor to Fasting People Date: 6-6-2018

    Assalamu'alaikum,Dear Sheikh, would you please mention the virtue of giving sahoor. I heard a hadith mentioning the virtue of giving Iftar, but rarely I heard the virtue of giving sahoor. Jazaakumullah khair .. More

  • Fasting on Behalf of a Sick Friend Date: 30-5-2018

    My best friend is in prison in Dubai and takes medication for bipolar disorder (mental disorder) in the morning everyday. She can’t skip her medication. She would’ve liked to fast during this month of Shaaban as the prophet (عليه الصلاة و السلام) used to do. My first question is: Can I fast instead of her during Shaaban with the.. More

  • Multiplication of reward in Ramadhaan Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, dear Shaykh. I wanted to know; if in Ramadan, one undergoes multiple hardships, will he have more reward given that this takes place in Ramadan? All of a sudden, I have been dealing with some oppression, health problems, job problems, education (college) problems, money problems (getting cheated.. More

  • Multiplication of reward of good deeds when doer is fasting Date: 12-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Is the reward of every good deed multiplied by ten times when a person does that good deed in the state of fasting? May Allaah reward you, Shaykh. .. More

  • Missing fast to attend work function Date: 22-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to know if it is permissible to miss a fast due to a work function. The function contains people who are eating and drinking in front of you as well as music. Your assistance is much appreciated. Wassalaam. .. More

  • Giving up fasting for the sake of smoking Date: 9-5-2016

    My husband does not fast in Ramadan because he is a smoker. Can he make up for the fast by observing a sort of expiation or paying money? .. More

  • Advising the one who publicly breaks his fast in Ramadan even for a valid excuse Date: 5-5-2016

    My boss at work is a Muslim but he does not fast in Ramadan. He is not sick either. He breaks his fast for no valid excuse. Once, he asked me if I was annoyed at his fast-breaking. I told him that I did not care insofar as fasting is a private matter between the servant and his Lord. Was what I said a kind of lying? Was it a kind of implicitly encouraging.. More

  • Ruling on abstaining from speaking Date: 2-6-2015

    Is it permissible for a Muslim to abstain from speaking for a day or more, just like Prophet Zakariyya (Zachariah), may Allah exalt his mention, did? .. More

  • Ruling on decorating homes for the advent of Ramadan Date: 10-7-2014

    Assalamo Alaikom W.W. before i think 30 years, our forefathers make some decoration in and out side their house during ramadhan,or sometimes before ramadhan. thats my question, this is subhat or haram..i your reply as soon as possible, jazakallahul khair assalamo alaikom. .. More

  • Ruling on giving up fasting for the sake of physical training Date: 15-6-2014

    Is it permissible to give up fasting during Ramadan for the sake of physical training? A player feels thirsty and tired due to fasting and he may not be able to perform as required. .. More