Fast (Shafii)

April 7, 2024 4 mins

Should All Disbelievers be Fought?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question I have heard from non-Muslim critics of Islam and several Muslim authors that the Shafi’i School permits the fighting of non-Muslims on the grounds of disbelief and that they are to be fought. Is this true, and how is this actualized? And, does the Shafi‘i School believe in the sanctity […]
March 30, 2024 4 mins

Should I Make Up for Breaking Sunna Acts of Worship in the Shafi‘i School?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  For the Shafi’i School: Is there qada for intentionally breaking a Sunna fast? What about breaking I’tikaf in Ramadan without a valid reason? Also, should I start over if I vowed to perform I’tikaf for three days but missed one unintentionally? Should this I’tikaf be accompanied by fasting? Answer […]
December 21, 2023 2 mins

What Should One Do About Vomit or Expectorate During Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question If someone regurgitates during a prayer, how would he tackle that? Is the regurgitation najis, would it break his prayer if he was to swallow it, spit it out, or keep it in his mouth until salam? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. May Allah […]
November 12, 2023 2 mins

Does Masturbation Break the Fast If You Don’t Know the Fasting Rules?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question Does masturbation break the fast if you don’t know about the rules of fasting? Answer Thank you for your important question. If one genuinely had no idea that masturbation was haram and no idea that it broke the fast, then it would not break the fast. If, however, you knew […]