What is the merit of performing ‘Umrah during the blessed month of
Allah (SWT) has honored His slaves by equating the reward of performing ‘Umrahin Ramadan to the reward of Hajj. The messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “’Umrah inRamadan is equivalent to […]
Does i’tikaf only pertain to Ramadan?
No, it can be observed in or outside the month of Ramadan. It’s popularity during the month of Ramadan is due to it being the consistent practice of our Prophet […]
What is the ruling if a person with sinus issues has mucus build up and they feel that they are swallowing that mucus?
This does not invalidate their fast because it is beyond their control. However, those who are able to spit out the mucus should do so.
What is the ruling if someone breathes in dust, dirt, or pollen from the air?
This does not invalidate the fast, but the person should spit out as much of what they can of what was breathed in.
What is the ruling of taking multiple showers (or swimming) while fasting in order to rejuvenate a dehydrated body due to fasting in excessive heat while working?
This does not invalidate the fast because Allah allowed taking showers while fasting. Care must be taken not to allow the water to enter through the mouth, nose, or eyes […]
What is the ruling if a person does wudhu outside of the prayer time with the intention of refreshing his/her dry mouth?
This does not invalidate the fast because Allah allowed wudhu while fasting. Of course, this should not be done excessively to the point that water gets intentionally swallowed.
What is the ruling if a fasting person needed to soften their miswak with water before using it and some of the water got mixed with the saliva and was swallowed?
This does not invalidate the fast because Allah allowed the use of miswak while fasting. Of course, this should not be done excessively to the point that water gets intentionally […]
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 […]
What is the difference between a wrong action of a fasting person that is done out of forgetfulness versus someone who does a wrong action by mistake?
An action done out of forgetfulness does not invalidate the fast; an action done due to a mistake (poor judgment) does invalidate the fast depending on the circumstance. If for […]
What is the ruling if a fasting person eats, drinks, or has sexual relations with their spouse out of forgetfulness?
This does not invalidate the fast. Allah forgives that which is done out of forgetfulness.
Is it permissible for a woman to take pills to prevent her menstrual cycle from appearing during Ramadan?
It is preferable for a woman to keep to her natural cycle and to accept that which Allah has decreed for her, and not to take any medicine to prevent […]
Is it agreed upon by the scholars that cupping invalidates the fast?
No, the majority of the scholars believe that it is permissible to do cupping while fasting. Their evidence is based on the action of our Prophet (pbuh), who had cupping […]