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Fiqh Of Fasting

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Fasting monday’s and thursday’s or other voluntary fasts during shawwal

Question: A person who normally fasts Mondays and Thursdays, wants to fast on a Monday in Shawwal intending the Monday fast. Will that be counted as one of the six

Fasting Shawwal with the intention to compensate for missed fasts

Question: Can we fast the six days of Shawwal with the intention of also making up for the missed fasts of the month of Ramadan? Zaynab El-Kateb: Sheikh Ibn Uthaymeen

Performing hajj while fasting Arafah

Question: Regarding the fasting during the first 9 days of dhul hijjah, those who are going for Hajj are they allowed to fast during those days especially on Arafa day

A sister paying fideyyah for missed fasting from her dowry

Question: A woman couldn’t fast for five years in Ramadan because of her two pregnancies and breastfeeding. Financially, she fully depends on her husband and her husband is not paying

Not fasting due to breastfeeding

Question: Can a woman not to fast in Ramadan if she is breastfeeding a 15 months baby who is takes other aliments besides his mother’s milk if she finds it

Taking medication which hast to be dissolved under the tongue while fasting

Question: A sick person has to take medication several times a day and the tablets need to be dissolved under the tongue. He should take this medication for a long

Using contact lens solution while fasting

Question: I read a fatwah from Shaykh Muqbil, may Allah have mercy on him, about the wearing of contacts and he said it was permissible. However I know for certain

Drinking what is left whilst hearing adhan for fajr when fasting

Question: If I’m drinking a glass of water then the time of Fajr begins, can I finish drinking it? Zaynab El-Kateb: Yes. If you are holding a glass of water

Making intention of fasting each night

Question: Regarding the intention of fasting the month of Ramadan, what’s the most correct opinion? Making the intention every night or once at the beginning of the month? Zaynab El-Kateb:

Validity of fasting whilst oversleeping for suhoor

Question: Is the fast valid if we made the niyyah (intention) for fasting at night before sleeping but failed to wake up during the fajr adhan and even could not