Category : Sawm (Fasting)

  • How to make up for fasts when you have no idea how many you neglected or broke

    I reached the age of maturity around fifth grade. Not by getting menses but because of public hair. I was only about 10 years old at the time I think and I didn’t know any better. My parents never made it seem like it was obligatory for me to fast and pray at this age. So I didn’t. At this ag...

    01 Jul 2019 Ref-No#: 1989
  • Accidentally drunk water during WUDU

    Assalamualaikum my dear brothers and sisters, I have been caught cold from yesterday night and still, it is ongoing. I have some ich in my throat. so forcefully i have to pull out some caugh. Now, in the time of Asr, i went to wudu and when i was cleaning my mouth that moment i accidently ...

    27 May 2019 Ref-No#: 1814
  • ejaculation happen during ramadan.

    Assalamualikum brothers and sisters, Hope you well. Actually today 26th May, i had an ejaculation in a dream before Fazr time. Now, what happened, i woke up at 3:15 am then i did Wudhu and than drunk water from fasting. So, I have a work start from 5 am but because of Fazr Jamaat starting from 5:...

    26 May 2019 Ref-No#: 1817
  • Was my fast broken?

    Assalamu alaykum I put Vaseline at night thinking it wouldn’t last when I wake up. I then woke up, (was still foggy minded) felt my throat dry and swallowed my saliva. Later, when I am more clear in thinking I notice my mouth still had Vaseline on it. A bit later, I could taste slight Vasel...

    23 May 2019 Ref-No#: 1784
  • I swallowed lipstick while fasting

    Salam, I applied lipstick while I was fasting and knew that I didn’t have to swallow it. But I think the lipstick was mixed with my saliva and I presuming it wouldnt be the case, swallowed it since I had already rinsed my mouth. Do you think my fast was invalidated and what should I do i...

    13 May 2019 Ref-No#: 1691
  • Fasting doubts

    I wear lip balm when i sleep otherwise i’ll have cracked and bleeding lips. When i fast, naturally my lips would move absentmindedly, and i tend to get fears that i accdentally touched my lips with my teeth. then i have to check with my tongue if i can taste the lip balm (not swallow) to check ...

    07 Jan 2019 Ref-No#: 1277
  • Ref-No#: 1215

    1. Can I also lick the skin outside of my lips? I noticed it can be difficult to avoid. 2. I know that according to one opinion, you can lick your lips then lick them again straight after. Is this permissible do to for the outside of my lips aswell? 3. And what about the spit that u...

    07 Jan 2019 Ref-No#: 1271
  • Licking spittle on lips during fasting

    Asalamualaikum Sometimes when I talk the spittle from talking lands on my lips. Is this permissible to lick and swallow? I have more worries that I haven’t mentioned. Such thoughts really make my fast harder and make me actually afraid to fast so I keep avoiding to make up the one...

    26 Nov 2018 Ref-No#: 1207
  • Making up missed obligatory fasts for my deceased father

    Assalamoalaikum, My father was a bit careless during his early years and missed a few obligatory fasts. Given the hadith in Bukhari (link below), should i make up these fasts on his behalf? https://sunnah.com/bukhari/30/59 JazakAllah khair. ...

    15 Nov 2018 Ref-No#: 1194
  • Accidental ejaculation during fasting

    Aslamualaikum I’m asking for a friend of mine. He accidentally ejacultated whilst fasting with mere touching of the penis also with no intention to ejaculate either. Will this invalidate his fast? He had no intention to ejaculate and he was merely touching the penis. Jazakallah ...

    16 Jun 2018 Ref-No#: 735