Siyam – Fasting



Fasting, obligatory and voluntary.

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Qushayri on hunger/fasting

I have 2 different translations of Qushayri’s Risala. In the chapter on hunger, one of them translates: ..I heard Ibn Salim say: “The proper rule of one who practices hunger is to limit one’s daily meal to the size of a cat’s ear.” … Continue reading

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Things that might my break fast

I was wondering if any of the following break a fast… Continue reading

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Fasting

There is a hadith that say if anyone is capable of getting married he should do so otherwise he should fast.. Continue reading

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No Control

Astagfirullah, I had to fast these last days of Shawal and for doing stupid things that I should not do, I lost the fast. I can not stay, I’m doing the practices well, practical strong, but I can not control some instincts. Continue reading

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Paying Kaffarah

Can I pay Kaffarah by installment within few months? The total will be the same as paying… Continue reading

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Sehri and Iftaar times in Mauritius

I have the habit of waking up late for Sehri and consequently I eat or drink till the last minute. I’m also a smoker… Continue reading

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White fasting

May I know the benefit of white fasting(fast as usual but only sahur and breaking fast with white rice,plain water or other white and tasteless food)? Continue reading

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What is the kaffara for this?

In one of the days of Ramadan, I felt I got my periods- it was a slight mark. Throughout the day, there was no blood flow… Continue reading

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Six Days of Shawwal and Make-up Days of Ramadan

Is it ok to combine the six days of Sunnah fasts in Shawwal with make-up days for missed fasts (due to a valid excuse) of Ramadan? Continue reading

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Husband and wife intimacy during fasting

I am recently married and have a high sex drive. I would kindly like to know the hanafi fiqh ruling of these and if we are required to repeat any fasts… Continue reading

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