Does Stimulating My Spouse or Seeing Him Naked Break My Fast?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I have fasts to make up from Ramadan and would like to make these up before leaving for hajj this year. My husband would not be fasting these days and he has sexual needs that he may not be able to wait for until I am done fasting. If […]

Breaking One’s Fast by Masturbation and the Emission of Pre-Ejaculate in Maliki School

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: As-Salāmu `Alaykum Before converting to Islam I masturbated regularly. I understand it is prohibited in Islam and I have tried to cut down. However, sometimes I slip into old habits and give in to my desires. My question is, in Ramadan, if one was to masturbate in the Maliki […]

Does breathing in Air break one’s Fast?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Can you breath in your own breath while fasting? for example, if you put your hand over your mouth and breathe then breath what comes off, would this break the fast? what about other peoples breath? Also what about the condensation from ones breath ( in cold weather)   […]

Brief Miscellaneous Q & A Relating to Fasting

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Q: Is taking a meal before commencing a fast (suhur) necessary in order for a fast to be valid? A: No, Suhur is not necessary. However, it is a virtuous act of Sunnah that should not be missed unnecessarily. Q: […]