Friday, November 27, 2020

RAMADAN

Does Committing a Sin Break the Fast?

Does Committing a Sin Break the Fast? Question: Does committing sins or backbiting break the fast? ANSWER No, it does not, but one should refrain from sins more...

Patients and Fasting

Patients and Fasting Question: Can a person who has undergone full surgical removal of the stomach (gastrectomy) observe the fast? ANSWER Doctors say that for such a person...

Kaffarah (Expiation) for Breaking the Fast

Kaffarah (Expiation) for Breaking the Fast   Question: What are the things that invalidate the fast of Ramadan and entail kaffarah (expiation)? ANSWER They are as follows:1. To eat or drink while...

Makruh and Non-Makruh Acts for a Fasting Person

Question: What are makruh and what are not makruh for a fasting person? ANSWER The following things are makruh for a fasting person: 1. It is makruh...

Imitating Another Madhhab During a Fast

Imitating Another Madhhab During a Fast Question: I have three questions: 1. I follow the Hanafi Madhhab. Though I take extra care when performing an ablution, water sometimes...

Q&A About Fasting

Question: If I skip some fast-days in order to understand my lessons better and if I make them up after Eid, is there a...

Things That Do Not Invalidate the Fast

Things That Do Not Invalidate the Fast Some of them are as follows:1. If one, forgetting that one is fasting, eats or drinks,2. If vomit that comes...

Things That Invalidate the Fast

Things That Invalidate the Fast Things that invalidate the Ramadan fast and necessitate only qada(making up for a missed fast; observing another fast in lieu of...

The Virtues of Fasting and Ramadan

 The Virtues of Fasting and Ramadan Hadrat Imam-i Rabbani states the following about this subject: The blessed month of Ramadan is very honorable. The rewards given...

Fasting and Remaining Hungry

Fasting and Remaining Hungry Question: Some people say, "What can the benefit of remaining hungry and thirsty be?" What is the purpose of fasting? ANSWER Fasting is not...