Siyam – Fasting



Fasting, obligatory and voluntary.

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Fasting with low BP

One who fears that fasting may make his sickness worse or damage a part of his body or slow down his recovery, has the option not to fast. Continue reading

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Fasting during exams

Do we still fast whilst studying and taking exams or is it permissible to take a few days off when it’s time for exams? Continue reading

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Fasting in Ramadan

I am a mature young boy, 16 years old. I naturally don’t like to eat much. Ramadan is coming and my mother is saying that I cannot fast because I am already weak. Continue reading

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Fatwa about shortening the fast

1. Regarding the question on the Dar al-Ifta’ al-Misriyyah fatwa that one may fast in the Northern European countries by the timings of Mecca or Medina, “Apart from these respected modern day ‘ulama, are there any classical sources that mentions this position at all?” Continue reading

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Fatwa about shortening the fast in Northern countries

As you probably know, Dar al-Ifta al-Misriyyah has published a fatwa about shortening the fast in countries where the night is short. Continue reading

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Is kafarah required?

asalamu ‘alaikum. This past ramadan we traveled the last friday to celebrate ‘Eid with sh Hisham. After the fajr prayer I slept, and half-awakened i mas**ed. I continued fasting, since I didn’t do it consciously. Continue reading

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Ruling for pregnant ladies

I have this deep concern in the matter of the ruling laa qadha’ for pregnant ladies that is circulating freely in social media. Dr Asri the Ex-Mufti of Perlis gave this fatwa that pregnant ladies does not need to qadha’ their Ramadhan, it’s sufficient for them to only pay fidyah. Continue reading

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Inhaler and nose drops while fasting

I have 2 queries:
1. I have slight deviated nasal septum and do suffer from severe sinuses from time to time. I may need to use nasal drops like oxyspray or nasovion / otrivin to open up my nose even during the fast as I am not able to breath by mouth. Continue reading

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Fasting

1. My mother is a diabetic and heart patient who is in her 60s, she has always fasted and this year she has had a lot of pain in her body from various illnesses as noted. Please advise if she is able to fast, and if not what she needs to do. Continue reading

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Flight attendants and Ramadan

What is the islamic ruling on flight attendants who fly internationally daily and fasting Ramadan? I would feel awful not fasting a whole month because of my work. Is it permissible to feed 60 homeless people a day for that purpose? Continue reading

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