October 1, 2022 2 mins

Is My Fast Valid Even If the Masjid Offers the Call to Prayer before Time?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I was eating Sehri/suhoor and heard a faint sound from outside. I checked my phone, and since there were still nine minutes left until fajr, I continued eating according to the calendar (3:58 am). Then I went outside and heard the sound of one Azaan. I got confused and […]
September 16, 2022 2 mins

Does Bleeding Intentionally Break My Fast?

Answered by Ustadh Sufyan Qufi Question Does bleeding due to picking on a wound or part of the body (whilst knowing it could bleed) invalidate the fast? For instance, when on a fast, I plucked at my toe nail and cut off half of it from the root (the nail had previously been split in […]
August 26, 2022 2 mins

Does Eating during Ramadan Necessitate Kaffara? Can I Intersperse the Make Up Fa...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I have broken multiple fasts over multiple Ramadans due to eating, drinking, and other stuff. I am considering doing kaffara for 30 days to give myself peace of mind. My question is, do I have to do the kaffara and make up the missed fasts continuously, or can I […]
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.” […]