Fast (Shafii)

August 28, 2022 2 mins

Can We Organize a Global Day of Fasting to Seek Protection against the Coronavir...

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question An initiative is circulating on social media about a global day of fasting. It reads: Dear Muslim brothers and sisters, Let us unite in supplication and ask Allah (Most Merciful) to grant us a cure to save us from the coronavirus. We invite you to join Global Unity and […]
August 26, 2022 1 min

What Should a Recent Convert to Islam Do If One Is Unable to Fast?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question I am a recent convert, and I find fasting extremely difficult. It has caused me to get sick emotionally and physically, and I don’t think I can bear it. What should I do? Answer Allah Most High says, “Allah does not charge a soul more than it can bear.” […]
August 7, 2022 6 mins

How to Have a Clear Understanding of Menstruation?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I just started counting yellow as my period after reading some fatawa, so I will start considering it as menses from now on, but I have several questions: What should I do with the Ramadan days when I fasted during yellow discharge? Do I have to repeat those days? […]
July 29, 2022 2 mins

What Should One Who Repeatedly Masturbated in Ramadan Do?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question Suppose someone had masturbated during Ramadan and made Qada for this. Then the person masturbated and broke their fast again in the next Ramadan. Would only a Qada be needed to make up for the fast, or is an expiation of fasting sixty days consecutively required? Answer In the Name […]