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Fasting – Ramadhan

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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

Holding the Quran while praying

Question: Ustadhah is it permissible to hold the Quran for someone who doesn’t know from memory except a few chapters so he can read longer chapters whilst praying tarawih? Or

Listening to a Quran recitation or memorizing Quran during Ramadhan

Question: Is listening to the Quran a good act during Ramadhan? Especially for those who aren’t fasting? I just wondered if purely listening to the Quran during Ramadhan was a

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

Forcing young children to fast

Question: What is the view of parents forcing their children who are five years old or above that to fast the entire day in Ramadhan, especially in the west when

Making up missed fastings nullified by shirk

Question: When I reached puberty, I was commiting shirk and also fasting without praying, so my fastings were nullified due to this, and I also missed fastings later on due

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: