The Complete Guide to Fasting

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahimi The Fiqh Of Fasting In the Hanafi Madhhab by Ustadha Umm Ihsan Fasting the month of Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam. The Companion Abdullah ibn Umar ibn al-Khattab (Allah be pleased with him) said, “I heard the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) […]

Ear Drops & the Validity of One’s Fast

Answered by Sidi Waseem Hussain Question: Nose-drops and ear-drops are mentioned as breaking the fast, but is it a condition that the drops reach the body cavity (jawf) or brain? This would almost certainly never happen with ear drops, as there is a barrier between the ear and the main body cavity. Answer: Assalamu Alaykum […]

Using Asthma Medication: Is My Fast Invalidated?

Answered by Sidi Salman Younas Question: I take asthma medication twice a day (morning & evening). Will taking this invalidate my fast? Answer: assalamu `alaykum I pray you are well. May Allah grant us all health and well-being. The entrance of anything with a perceptible body into the body cavity through a recognized entrance, such […]

Ramadan: Injections, Eye Drops, And Doubts

Answered by SeekersGuidance Team Question: Do the following break the fast: [a] eye drops [b] injections [c] nicotine patches? Also, what if water went into one’s ear while showering or rinsing his mouth? Answer: The fast is only nullified when a substance enters the body cavity through a recognized point of entry, such as the […]

What Corrupts a Fast: Questions About Water Entering the Body

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question : (1) What should I do if I was making washing my mouth and nose during ghusl during Ramadan and water went into me? If I have to make an obligatory ghusl, how far should the water go down my throat during Ramadan? What about water going down the […]