Category Archives - Saum (fasting)

Can a Pregnant Woman break her Fast?

March 18, 2017 - No Comments

Question:
My wife was into her 3rd month of pregnancy. She was fasting one day and it was about 3pm in the afternoon that she

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Rules Related to I’tikaf for Women

June 28, 2016 - No Comments

Question: 
 
1. Can a woman perform I’tikaaf for gaining rewards and being close to Allah Subhanawa Ta’ala ?
2. is I’tikaaf by a woman

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Ramadhan FAQs

June 22, 2015 - No Comments

Q: To whom does the Ayat of fasting apply?
A: Fasting is an act of worship (ibadat). It is one of the Fundamental Principles (Pillars) of Islam. Allah

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Ramadhan 1436 | Message from Mufti Ebrahim Desai (Hafidhahullah)

June 22, 2015 - No Comments

 
Ramadhan 1436
Message from Mufti Ebrahim Desai Hafidhahullah
 
In this era of technology, we understand the importance of recharging. The most expensive and

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What should I do about missed prayers and fasts?

September 30, 2013 - One Comment

Question:
I missed many years of prayers which I cannot calculate and many years of fast. Rarely I do, but only when I felt. But

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If I am unable to keep missed fasts from Ramadhan, is it permissible for me to give Fidya?

August 23, 2013 - No Comments

Question:
Due to having a baby at the beginning of Ramadan last year, I was unable to fast. I have not been able to keep

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Can a woman eat during her menses in Ramadhan?

August 1, 2013 - No Comments

Question:
A woman is fasting and by Zuhr time she sees that she has her haidh. will it be makrooh to eat on that day?
Answer:

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Fasting FAQs

July 16, 2013 - No Comments

Q: During  Ramadhan one slept until sunrise and didn’t partake of the Suhoor meal, if one continues to fast is the fast valid?
A:

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How to Terminate the Month of Ramadhān

August 18, 2012 - No Comments

Indeed the value of Ramadān only comes to the fore once the month has terminated or will only be realized on the day of Qiyāmah.

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Question on Taraweeh and I’tikaaf

August 13, 2012 - No Comments

Question:
1) Can the qur’aan be physically held to recite suraahs in Taraweeh?
2) Can a female perform I’tiqaaf?
Answer:
In the Name of Allah,

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Do deodrants break one’s fast?

July 30, 2012 - No Comments

Question:
Do spraying from aerosols (air freshner, deodrants etc) break your fast if the actual vapour goes down the throat?
Answer:
In the Name of

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Is it necessary for a pregnant woman to fast?

July 29, 2012 - No Comments

Question:
I would like to know that is it necessary for a pregnant woman to fast? If she has lost alot of weight during the

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Do I have to pay expiation for not making Qadha of missed fasts?

July 18, 2012 - No Comments

Question:
I missed some fasts because I was breastfeeding. I could not make them up before the next Ramadhaan because I was still breastfeeding. Do

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