If Water Goes Down the Throat Whilst Fasting

Fatwa ID: 04778 

Answered by: Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

 

Question

 

If water goes down the throat whilst fasting, does fast break?

 

 

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer

 

If one accidentally breaks his fast by letting water seep down his throat whilst gargling, his fast will break. However, no kaffarah is necessary for him. (Nurul Idah p.318)

 

 

Only Allah Knows Best

Written by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham.

 

 

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