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Is My Fast of the Last Ten Days of Dhul Hijja Valid After Having an Intercourse?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum Is my second fast of the last ten days of dhul hijja valid after having an intercourse? I have not eaten anything or drunk anything. Do I have to make an expition if this fast is invalid? Answer:Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, If you intentionally had intercourse after the […]

Can I Pay the Expiation for Breaking an Oath in Advance?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, I have accidentally taken an oath and I am sure that I cannot keep it. Can I pay the expiation for breaking the oath in advance [before actuallly breaking the oath]? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatuLlah, No, performing the expiation (kaffara) before it is due is […]

I Mistook Regular Bleeding for Menstruation and Broke Fast. What Should I Do?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, During my fast in ramadan I thought I started my menstruation, so I broke my fast. I also didn’t fast the following day due to this reason. Later that day I found out that it was bleeding due to some other cause. What should I do about […]

Is There an Expiation for Breaking a Fast Through Ejaculation via Masturbation?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salamu alaykum, Is there an expiation for breaking a fast through ejaculation via masturbation? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, According to the Hanafi school, there is no expiation for breaking a fast through ejaculation via masturbation. However, you do need to make those fasts up (qada’) and […]

Does Having a Wet Dream While Fasting Ramadan Obligate the Expiation?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salamu alaykum, Does having a wet dream while fasting Ramadan obligate the expiation? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, ejaculation during sleep, or having a wet dream, does not obligate the expiation (kaffara). Moreover, such a person would not need to make up (qada’) that fast because […]

How Can I Start Afresh After Many Broken Oaths?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salamu alaykum, I have made many oaths/promises to Allah, mostly out of stress after committing a sin or because of other reasons. I don’t even remember how many oaths I made (not even an estimate), and don’t even remember what many of those oaths were. What can I […]

What Is the Expiation for Unintentionally Killing a Bird?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam’aleykum, I was driving on the motorway when a bird suddenly appeared out of nowhere and hit the windscreen. I think he’s dead. I feel very sad. Do I need to make an expiation for this? Answer:Assalamu ‘alaykum, I pray that you are well. May Allah reward you for […]

How to Make up Broken Fasts From Ramadan Through Eating or Masturbation? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: If my Ramadan’s fast was once vitiated by voluntary intake of food and drink, and another fast was vitiated by masturbation, does the expiation of 60 days of fasting cover it all? Answer: Assalamu ‘alaykum, I pray that you are well. Willfully breaking a fast in Ramadan by consuming […]

Is There an Expiation for Masturbation During Fasting? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Should a man having an intercourse after breaking his fast through masturbation perform an expiation for this broken fast? Answer: Assalamu ‘alaykum, I pray that you are well. The Legal Ruling If a male were in an obligatory fast in Ramadan, and then were to masturbate and ejaculate, followed […]

What If Menstruation Begins During Intercourse?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: My wife and I became intimate and had sexual intercourse without realizing that she had begun menstruating. As soon as it became apparent (by seeing blood) that she was menstruating, we immediately stopped. Is an expiation due in this case? Answer: Walaikum assalam, I pray this finds you in […]