May 8, 2022 2 mins

Does Smelling Something Break the Fast?

Answered by Shaykh Abdullah Anik Misra Question Someone posted that if you are sniffing food or a Vicks inhaling stick (there is no steam), it breaks the fast. How is that possible? I thought that only inhaling something that has a perceptible body invalidates the fast. So we can not even sniff a bottle of […]
May 8, 2022 2 mins

Are Minority Opinions Sinful to Follow in Islam?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question I had a question about majority and minority opinions. For example, if the majority in one place follow calculations for the month of Ramadan, and the minority look at the moon (which is according to hadith) and decide that the month of Ramadan will start the day we see […]
April 28, 2022 2 mins

Can I Go Home to Use the Bathroom While in I‘tikaf?

Answered by Shaykh Abdullah Anik Misra Question I live opposite the mosque that I intend to do i‘tikaf in. The mosque has toilets and an old shower. However, I would like to come home (literally 2 mins across the road to the mosque) to use the bathroom instead of in the mosque. Is this possible, […]
April 12, 2022 1 min

How Should I Deal with Saliva Aggregating in My Mouth during Fasting?

Answered by Ustadh Sufyan Qufi Question My mouth produces a great amount of saliva while I’m fasting. I have to spit it out repeatedly after every 5 minutes. Due to this condition, I cannot recite Quran or pray properly. Please give me some guidance. Answer In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, I […]