Itikaf in last 10 days of Ramadhan

Itikaf in last 10 days of Ramadhan In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Itikaf means literally to retreat and Islamically means to enter the mosque with the intention of worship.  (Raddul ...

Masturbation and fasting

Masturbation and fasting In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Masturbation is haraam and unlawful.  With regards to your question, ones fast will break however there is only qadha but no k...

Internal Ultrasound Examinations

What is the fatawa about the Female internal ultrasound during Rooza? In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Internal ultrasound examinations are sometimes used in women to examine the uteru...

Fasting on Eid days

Fasting on Eid days In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Saaiduna Abu Hurairah Radiallahu Anhu narrates that the Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi Wasalam forbade fasting on two days, the ...

Does Inhaling break the fast?

Assalamualaikum, Please could you answer whether: 1) inhaling water vapour/steam nullifies the fast (inhaled for medicinal purposes, relaxation or even cleansing the skin)   2) If an oil or some medicinal substance such ...

Fasting on Day of Arafah and Ashura

Fasting on Day of Arafah and Ashura In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Saaiduna Abu Qatadah Radiallahu Anhu reports that the Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi Wasalam was asked about the...

Asthma and fasting

Asthma and fasting In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Using an asthma pump and inhaling its gas will break ones fast.  (Maraqi Falah p.660) Those who need to use asthma pump and find it ...

Fidya for missed fasts

Please can you advise me on fasting/fidya if you are unable to keep fast because of medical condition. I have to take medication for high blood pressure,enlarged heart, diabetes and water retention 3 times a day. So far ...

Dialysis and fasting

Salaam, my husband goes for dialysis three times a week, he is also fasting but many people tell him his fast is not valid. Can you please let us know that is it permissible for him to fast during ramadan? He has dialysi...