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Month: May 2018

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Praying and breaking fast in an airplane

Question: I have to travel maybe during the last day of Ramadan and Allah knows best. If my plane leaves at 4:00 pm (while I’m fasting) and I am sitting

Ruling on making up fast, when you do not remember how many you missed

Question: During my first Ramadan I only fasted some days and missed others due to my menses. I don’t really remember how many days I made up the year after

What is the best act of worship for a wife in Ramadhan?

Question: What is the best act of worship for a wife in Ramadhan? Zaynab El-Kateb: The role of a woman who is a wife or a mother is to take

Not being able to make up fasting due to chronic illness

Question: Somewhere between my 13th and my 25th, I’m not sure, I have not made up my fast of Ramadan (menstrual period) by ignorance. Now due to a chronic illness

Praying tarawih and tahajjud separately in masjid

Question: In the mosque near my accommodation, from the 21st of Ramadan onwards, they are praying 8 rakaat of tarawih, and then tahajjud of 4 rakaat and only then 3

Who is a poor Muslim

Question: I didn’t fast last Ramadhan because I was pregnant. I am currently pregnant again and I have to feed poor Muslims (in compensation) however, I don’t know the description

Holding Mushaf in nafilah prayers

Question: If a sister is not able to go out for taraweeh and prays at home alone is it allowed for her to hold the Mushaf while she is reciting

What should we focus on during Ramadan?

Question: What is better for me as a woman, to focus on during Ramadan? May Allah bless you. Zaynab El-Kateb: In Ramadan we try to have our share from every

Saying yaa Rasulu Allah

Question: In Tunis people often say “Ya rasul Allah”, is this considered an statement of shirk? May Allah reward you with goodness. Zaynab El-Kateb: This statement is major shirk because

Kaffara is only for the chronic ill

Question: If a woman couldn’t keep her missed obligatory fasts, is there any kaffara (expiation) she can do? Kindly advise. May Allah reward you with goodness. Zaynab El-Kateb: Shaikh Ibn