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What Is the Benefit of Fasting for 40 Days?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the benefit of fasting for 40 days? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. Jazakum Allah khayr for your question. I am not aware of the basis for specifically fasting 40 days. It is usually recommended to follow the sunna fasts that have been narrated in the Prophetic Traditions. […]

Should I Stop Praying 40 Days After Eating Something Haram?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, Should I stop praying 40 days after eating something Haram? I think there is a hadith about this! Answer: Wa alaykum salam The Prophetic traditions regarding the non-acceptance of the worship of an individual who consumes haram, drinks wine, visits soothsayers, the run away slave or disobedient […]

Is It Permissible to Complete the Qur’an Forty Days After Someone’s Death?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permissible to complete a reading of the Qur’an forty days after someone’s death? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. It is permitted to gather for the recitation of the Qur’an. In fact, this is a praiseworthy sunna of the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings […]

When to Resume Prayers After Having a Child

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: Asalam Alakium, What is the ruling on when a woman is able to pray again after delivering a child. Besides having up to 40 days, when can the mother begin her prayers again? Answer: Wa’ailukum assalaam warahmatu Allah, As soon as a woman stops seeing blood, be it menstrual […]