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 6, 2022 2 mins

How Can I Avoid Fornication When I Feel Like There Is No Other Choice?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I can’t escape fornication. I will get married in 10 years, but I can’t do it now for several reasons. I will go abroad to study and start my business where fornication is very common because the economies of Muslim countries are terrible. I tried everything from fasting to […]
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 […]
March 29, 2022 2 mins

What Are the Rulings regarding Intention When Making Up Fasts?

Answered by Ustadh Sufyan Qufi Question In the past, if make up fasts were made without bringing to mind an intention, are they valid? By this I mean I knew I was doing a make up fast that day but I didn’t specifically bring it to mind. I also didn’t state which make up fast […]