What is the ruling on using non-nutritive antibiotic eye drops and contact lenses solution (antibacterial and cleansing) while fasting?
Scholars have differed over the ruling for using eye drops while fasting. The dominant opinion of the Hanafis and the apparent position of the Shafi’is is that eye drops do […]
Is the Duaa’ accepted during fasting?
The supplication of a fasting person is accepted as narrated in the following report: This report was narrated by at-Tirmidhi (2526) from Abu Hurayrah, from the Prophet (blessings and peace […]
How do we end fasting the month of Ramadan if we start the fast in one place and end the fast in a different place?
If you start fasting in a country, then you travel to continue your fast the rest of the month of Ramadan in a different country, and the breaking of the […]
Should a diabetic person fast?
This depends on the severity of the disease. The patient should see a trustworthy Muslim physician and ask the physician if fasting for his/her particular case would be harmful. If […]
Is it allowed to take insulin while fasting?
While fasting, it is allowed for a person to check his sugar as well as take insulin. A diabetic person may take the insulin injection while fasting; it doesn’t break […]
What are the pillars and conditions of doing an i’tikaf?
The intention of physically secluding oneself in the masjid, for the entire 10 nights, while observing the restrictions and conditions of i’tikaf and with the intention not to leave except […]
When would our Prophet (pbuh) end his i’tikaf?
It would end at maghrib, the night before Eid.
When would our Prophet (pbuh) begin his i’tikaf during Ramadan?
He would start on the night of the 21st day of Ramadan, which would start the night before the day (it would be the night after maghrib at the end […]
Can i’tikaf be done in any masjid?
There are a few scholars who say that it can only be done in the three sacred masajid: masjid al Haram in Mecca, masjid al Nabawi in Medina, and masjid […]
Can i’tikaf be done in any location, such as the home, a workplace, a hotel room, etc.?
No, it can only be done in the masajid. A masjid is defined as a place where the five daily prayers and the Friday jumuaa prayers are consistently prayed in. […]
What is i’tikaf?
It is when a person schedules himself/herself in the masjid with the intention of worshipping Allah. It has specific restrictions and conditions and can only be performed by a rational […]
What is the evidence as to why a menstruating woman needs to make up for her missed fasts but not for her prayers?
Mu’adha al-‘Adawiya said that when she asked ‘A’isha (ra) why one who has been menstruating must make up for her fast but not for her prayer, she replied, “That happened […]