Pain in the kidneys whilst fasting

If when fasting one suffers from pain in the kidneys due to lack of water what should they do? In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful. Allah states in the Quran: “O those who believe, the fasts have been...

The Fiqh of oaths

The Fiqh of oaths In the Name of Allah the Most Beneficial and the Most Merciful. Answer There are three types of oaths; Yamin Gamus: is such an oath where a person has done something, and he knows that he has done it, a...

Reasons for fasting

What is the main reason Muslims fast during the month of Ramadan? In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful. Answer Allah states in the Quran the reason behind the order of fasting. “O those who believe, th...

Mutakif to go to the toilet and wudhu

Mutakif to go to the toilet and wudhu 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.  (Radd...

Qadha Fasts

Qadha Fasts In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer It is not necessary to keep the fasts in order. One can keep it whenever he wishes. However, it is preferable to start keeping it as soon a...

Anal Sex whilst fasting

If anal sex is done with ones wife while she was sleepling (and both the partners were fasting for Ramadhaan). what will the ruling be regarding their fast. Qadha and kaffaara or just Qadha? In the name of Allah, the mos...

Itikaf in Prisons

Itikaf in Prisons In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer There are three conditions for the Itikaf to be considered valid.  They are: The Itikaf is done is such a Masjid where the five daily...

Fasting on Mondays and Thursdays

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

Punishment for not fasting

Punishment for not fasting In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Saaiduna Ibn Abbas Radiallahu Anhu narrates that the Prophet of Allah Sallallahu Alahi Wasalam said: “The bonds of Islam and...