If a person ejaculated whilst fasting

My friend said to me that he ejaculated himself, does this break the fast ? He does not know if it breaks or does not break the fast.  He said he found something on a website saying that he needs to make up by fasting 1 ...

Miswaak whilst fasting

Miswaak whilst fasting 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 has said… “By that being in wh...

Using toothpaste whilst fasting

Using toothpaste whilst fasting In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer The use of toothpaste whilst fasting is Makruh Tahrimi. There is an increase chance of a person swallowing the paste, w...

When to begin fast – 15 or 18 degrees?

What sehri end times are right?   15 degree or 18 degree?   There is a difference of approx 30 minutes or so and by the time we stop eating for suhoor and perform our fajr salaah som brethern in our locality are still bu...

Questions on Itikaf and Masjid

Questions on Itikaf and Masjid In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Q. Can the mutakif leave the masjid to wash his hands for eating? A. It is not permissible for the mutakif to leave the ...

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...