What Should I Do if I Was Taking Medication During Ramadan?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam aleykum I have been in a lot pain recently and had to miss some days of Ramadan because of pain medication. On some days, I would take pain medicine once after sunrise but before noon and then continue with my fast. Should I make up these days? Answer: […]

Breaking One’s Fast Due to Weakness & Migranes

Answered by Sidi Waseem Hussain Question: I have two questions: (a) If one cannot fast because they are weak or think that he/she may end up breaking it, how are they supposed to make up for it? (b) If someone suffers from migrane headaches, is he/she considered sick and skip fasting as one never know […]

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) […]

Pregnancy & Making-Up Missed Fasts

Answered by Sidi Salman Younas Question: Does a woman who couldn’t fast during Ramadan because of the pregnancy and suckling have to make up all the days or they is other halal options? Answer: assalamu `alaykum Yes, a pregnant woman who was unable to fast must make up the number of fasts she missed. This […]