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Fasting – Ramadhan

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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

Finishing menses in the middle of the day in Ramadhan

Question: If a woman finishes her menses in the middle of the day in Ramadan should she fast the rest of the day even though it doesn’t count? Zaynab El-Kateb:

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

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

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

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

Fasting on the day of travel

َQuestion: I hope this question finds you well and in high iman. My question is, if I plan to travel overseas in Ramadan and the flight is scheduled to leave