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What Is Entailed by Having Sex With Someone From the Same Gender in Ramadan?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum In my past unfortunately I was involved in horrible intimate acts with the same sex. I would do these things even during Ramadan when I was fasting. Does this require me to make an expiation and fast 60 days straight? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Yes, […]

I Wasn’t Praying on Time. Were My Good Deeds Valid? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I have fed poor people for the expiation of an oath at a time in which I did not pray properly. Was my expiation accepted? I am basing my doubt upon the Hadith that states that a person deeds are not accepted if he missed the Asr […]

I Wasn’t Praying on Time. Were My Good Deeds Valid?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I have fed poor people for the expiation of an oath at a time in which I did not pray properly. Was my expiation accepted? I am basing my doubt upon the Hadith that states that a person deeds are not accepted if he missed the Asr […]

What Should I Do If I Break My Fast Too Early?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum What is the ruling if I break fast mistakenly before sunset due to an erroneous reading of the clock? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, If you mistakenly broke your fast before the entrance of Maghrib time, then you would need to perform a makeup (qada’). There […]

If Unable to Fast During Ramadan Do You Pay an Expiation? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum If unable to fast during Ramadan do you pay an expiation? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, […]

How Can a Woman Perform the Expiation for Vitiating a Fast?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum How does a female before menopause expiate a fard fast she purposely broke? There is the monthly menstrual cycle going on every month for her that prevents her to fast two months consecutively. What option(s) does she have left? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, In the […]

My Menses Have Started in the Middle of My Expiation. What Should I Do?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum A sister has started keeping the 60 penalty fasts in December and when there was about 8 fasts left the next menses started and went over 10 days. As soon as 10 days were up she started fasting again and praying. Does she continue keeping the fasts […]

Should I Perform an Expiation Because of an Illness During Ramadan?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I couldn’t do my fasting after 12 days last year and I am still on medication. A doctor has told me that I can restart my fasting in one month. Should I fast the remaining fasts after a month or do I need to perform the expiation […]

I Didn’t Fast for Many Years. What Should I Do?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum An ignorant muslim didn’t know anything about the importance of fasting and didn’t fast for many years. Should he perform the expiation in addition to making up those fasts? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, If you did not fast for many years, because of not realising […]

I Have Sworn That I Wouldn’t Commit a Sin but Then Did It 3 Times. What Should I Do?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I have sworn that I wouldn’t commit a sin but then did it 3 times. What should I do? Is my Zuhr prayer valid? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmat Allah, If you verbalized an oath, by actually uttering words, you would need to perform the expiation […]