Siyam – Fasting



Fasting, obligatory and voluntary.

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Making up prayers from age of 9 years old to 18 years old

One of my co-employees requested me to ask Shk. Hisham about making up her fasting for Ramadan for 10 years. She is from a South Asian country and she stated that she started her period at the age of 9 years old. Continue reading

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Mother of a disabled child and fasting in Ramadan

I’ve a 2 year-old disabled child. I take care of her & drive her to therapy everyday. Plus I started a new oxygen treatment for her which I’ve to be part of. This treatment raises my metabolism. During the month of Ramadan… Continue reading

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Breaking Fast

I just wanted to ask Shaykh, would it be ok if I break my fast daily with water mixed with some honey as I cannot eat dates. Continue reading

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Fasting while sick

Please advise as we have numerous different opinions on this matter. If somebody has been sick and it is obvious by looking at them that they are struggling with their fast… Continue reading

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Fasting

I’m a 3rd year student & our curriculum entails doing 2 subjects at a time. However, the 1 is a semester subject (complete it over 2 terms) & the other is a 6 week subject. This makes it very hectic because the subject… Continue reading

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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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