What is the ruling if a man wakes up after fajr time and finds out he had a wet dream or who unintentionally has a wet dream during the day in Ramadan?
Whoever has a wet dream still maintains a valid fast, as it is an occurrence out of that person’s control. However, he must perform ghusl to purify himself from the […]
If the fasting of one who enters the day’s fast in a state of janabah is valid, how is the following hadith explained and does it pose a difference of opinion in the matter?
“Whoever wakes up in janabah, there is no fasting for him.” [Bukhari] This refers to the one who wakes up in a state of janabah due to intercourse and continues […]
If one is in a state of janabah and does not perform ghusl before fajr time has entered, is his/her fasting valid?
Yes, it is valid. Evidence for this is the narration of the Mother of the Believers, A’isha (ra), stating that the Prophet (pbuh) was at times in a state of […]
Is the reward for feeding those who are fasting specific to the poor, or is it general and inclusive to family and friends?
‘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 […]
Is purification from janabah required to start the fast?
Scholars have agreed that one does not have to be free of janabah, as it is by choice to purify oneself from that.A’isha (ra) narrated that the Prophet (pbuh) was […]
What are the three types of major ritual impurity?
– Janabah (sexual)– Menses– Post-childbirth bleeding