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 an eighth invalidator of the fast and what is the evidence for it?
Menstruation and nifaas (post childbirth bleeding) invalidate the fast and the evidence is in the following hadith: Our Prophet (pbuh) said: “Is it not the case that when she gets […]
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 […]
What is a sixth invalidator of the fast and what is the evidence for it?
According to the Hanbali school, letting blood out by means of cupping and the like, invalidates the fast. The evidence is in the following hadith: The Prophet (pbuh) said: “The […]
What about vaccines?
With regard to injections which do not replace food and drink, rather they are administered for the purpose of medical treatment, or for the purpose of vaccinations, these do not […]
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 […]
Is discharge during intercourse a requirement for a fast to be invalidated?
No; any act of intercourse, even without discharge, invalidates the fast.