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Age for prayer and fast

I want to know according to Hanafi school what is the age for a boy and for a girl after which fasting in Ramadan and offering 5 daily prayers become obligatory upon him/her? Continue reading

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Dream: To hear devil inside oneself

I fasted on Arafat, and the day after I prayed fajr. Then I slept and came a peaceful feeling in my breast but I really heard an enormous hoarse scream coming from inside myself. Continue reading

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Reciting Quran during menses

Q: I am wondering if I can recite my daily awrad by mouth during this time or if I have to do it silently in the heart? Continue reading

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Does wife need permission to fast?
Est-ce que l’épouse doit demander la permission pour jeûner?

Q: Does a wife have to ask permission from her husband to keep nafl fasts, for example voluntary fasting in Muharram? Taking into account the fasting is short in the winter months and we are both at work all day and do not see each other, so it does not affect marital relations.[fr]Est-ce qu’une épouse doit demander la permission à son mari pour observer des jeûnes nafl, par exemple, le jeûne volontaire du mois de Muharram?[/fr] Continue reading

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Est-ce que l’épouse doit demander la permission pour jeûner?

Fasting: Why Stop Eating 10 Minutes Before Fajr (Imsak)?

Q: Most books of fiqh seem to state that the wajib time to begin fasting is at the true dawn (when the second adhan in pronounced)….?

A: This is not a ‘requirement’ but, rather, a recommendation, for the reason you mentioned… Continue reading

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Requirements for Women Fasting Ramadan

Q: Please provide some guidelines on the requirements of women fasting during Ramadan.

A: … Allah grants special mercy for women, and requirements of worship are less stringent for them than for men… Continue reading

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Differences in Times of Imsak

…I just wanted some background on the issue of why there seems to be so much disparity on the time for when suhur ends and fajr starts… Continue reading

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