A Ramadan Reader: A Comprehensive Answers Guide to Getting the Most Out of Ramadan

  Preparing for Ramadan The Complete Guide to Fasting Imam Tahir’s 5 Simple Steps to Prepare for Ramadan Preparing For Ramadan Advice from Habib Umar bin Hafiz Ramadan Detox‬‏ for a Healthy Ramadan 40 Hadiths on Ramadan Tarawih Can I Pray 8 Rakats for Tarawih? Should We Stop Praying Tarawih Once the Qur’an is Completed? […]

Making up Prayers and Fasts

Ustadh Farid Dingle clears up some confusion regarding making up missed fasts and prayers. I’ve been reading your answers about making up broken fasts. In the Ramadan Reader it says we must fast sixty consecutive days for any deliberately broken fasts. But in the answers section it says no expiation is stipulated, however all broken […]

What Should I Do to Make up Fasts Missed Because of My Addiction to Masturbation?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, I missed about 12-13 fasts last year due to my addiction to masturbation. What should I do to make up these fasts? Also could you please give me advices on how to get rid of this addiction? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I […]

How Do I Make Up Ramadan Fasts Missed Due to Pregnancy?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaikum, I was unable to fast last Ramadan due to pregnancy and I have been unable to find advice based on the Quran and/ or sunnah concerning what I should do to ensure that my obligation is met. Do I need to make-up the days which I missed […]

Making Up Fasts Missed Due to Menstruation

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I have years worth of missed fasts due to menstruation as I was unaware I had to make them up. I am unsure of what I should do.  Do I pay fidya? I am poor and without income and will have to save up money to pay.   Answer: […]

Making Up for Fasts Missed Due to Illness and Menstruation

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I was never aware that you have to make up fasts missed (because of illness or in my case menstruation) during Ramadan until this past month.  I have missed a few weeks worth of fasts over the years. If I know I had to make them up and […]

Is It Necessary to Make Up An Invalidated, Non-Ramadan Fast?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: My question is on fasting outside of Ramadan. According to Hanafi Fiqh is it necessary to make up a broken/incomplete fast if it is not during Ramadan? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. There […]

Making Up Missed Fasts and Illness

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: If a woman has to make up many days of fasting due to illness or due to the known natural physical circumstances of a woman, and if a great number of days to make up have accumulated in the course of various years because making up was hard […]

Questions Regarding Make-Up Prayers and Make-Up Fasts

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I started praying at age of 11. However i was still learning how to pray properly. I have decided to start reading make-up (qada’) salah for the previous years due to making possible mistakes during the past 9 years. I would like to know when is it permissible in […]