What is a fourth invalidator of the fast and what is the evidence for it?
Anything that is regarded as coming under the same heading as eating and drinking invalidates the fast because it provides the body with energy. The evidence is in the same […]
What is a third invalidator of the fast and what is the evidence for it?
Drinking invalidates the fast and the evidence is in the following verse: So now have sexual relations with them and seek that which Allah has ordained for you (offspring), and […]
Is there an expiation required for any other invalidator of a fast?
No expiation, other than a tawba and a make up of the day, is required for any of the other things that break the fast apart from intercourse.
What should they do in this situation?
They are not sinful for not fasting. If they are able to fast later, they should make up the days. They can pay a fidya if they are able to. […]
What is Ikrah?
It is when a person is forced to break their fast by an oppressive authority. They have to show publicly that they are not observing the fast.
Is an intention needed to break the fast on the initial start of the sickness?
Majority of the scholars say no.
What if he does not know ahead of time how long the trip will last? Can he break his fast the entire length of time?
The majority of the scholars say yes, he can take all the concessions of a traveler.
Once the man gets to his destination at the hotel where he is traveling to, is he allowed to continue breaking the fast?
The majority of the scholars say that if he is intending to stay 4 days or less on his trip, then yes, he is. He is considered a traveler for […]
In the case of expiation due to intercourse by means of feeding, is it required to feed sixty poor Muslim people or would it suffice to only feed one?
Scholars differed: First opinion: One must feed 60 poor Muslim people, and that is the opinion of the majority from the Maaliki’s, Shafa’is, and Hanbali’s; it cannot be split to […]
Is the requirement of expiation due to intercourse in Ramadan lifted for whomever is unable to offer it?
If one is unable to feed poor Muslim people, scholars have differed: First opinion: Requirement of expiation is not lifted and remains pending for him. This is the opinion of […]
Is expiation based on the order stated in the above hadith of the Prophet (pbuh) to the companion?
Expiation due to spousal sexual intercourse during the daytime in Ramadan is based on the order stated in the hadith. Thus, one does not entertain the option of fasting two […]
What is the expiation for spouses who have intercourse during the daytime in Ramadan due to desire that stemmed from both of them?
They must repent, seek forgiveness from Allah, and be regretful. They must also make up this day. They must offer an expiation. Expiation would be:Freeing a believing slave, and if […]