Is Bipolar Disorder an Excuse to Not Fast?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. When I get episodes my entire life completely crashes for 6 months. Studies regarding bipolar Muslims fasting stress the chance to fall into an episode again. I take medications daily. I live in a place where fast is up to 21 hours. […]

Can I Postpone Fasting Ramadan to Study for an Exam?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Salam Alaykum Is it a duty to fast whilst preparing for exams? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. Yes, it remains obligatory to fast during exam periods. Consider some of the tremendous virtues of […]

Not Fasting in Ramadan to Study for an Important Exam

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: I have a really big and important exam to study for and my time is really limited for it. With having to fast, it is more difficult to study and I am maybe not getting as much done as I should because of the difficulty of fasting. Is there […]