Is the reward for feeding those who are fasting specific to the poor, or is it general and inclusive to family and friends?

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‘Fasting person’ in the above hadith refers both to those who are poor and otherwise. The reward is granted for the feeding of any fasting person. However, it is better to favor a poor person when doing an act of charity due to their greater need.

Sunnah acts of fasting continued:

Performing ghusl from janabah, menstruation, or post-childbirth bleeding before fajr.
So that one is in a state of purity from the beginning of the fast and to avoid what is considered to be disliked in the Shafa’i school, which is avoiding the use of the bathroom, except for necessity, while fasting.

Refraining from using one’s tongue, body, or senses in that which lacks benefit:
Refraining from excessive speech and permissible actions that have no benefit.
As for refraining from that which is haram (such as slander, backbiting, and lying), that should certainly be emphasized in Ramadan and is an obligation at all times and engaging in it is haram at any time.
The Prophet (pbuh) said, “Whoever does not give up forged speech and evil actions and does not abandon foolishness, Allah is not in need of him leaving food and drink.” [Bukhari, Abu Dawood, Tirmidhi, al-Nasa’i, ibn Majah]

Response to ill Speech While Fasting

The Prophet (pbuh) said, “When any one of you is observing saum (fasting) on a day, he should neither indulge in obscene language nor should he raise the voice, and if anyone reviles him or tries to quarrel with him, he should say: ‘I am observing fast.”


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