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Valid Make Up Fasts

Ustadh Farid Dingle clarifies the rulings on making up fasts, intentions and actions, and reward from Allah, according to the Shafi‘i madhhab. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I became Muslim during the month of Ramadan 2012. When I became Muslim I was not told to fast so out of ignorance I didn’t […]

Fasting while Using Contraceptive Implant

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked about fasting while using a contraceptive implant. If one has a contraceptive implant fitted into their arm, are the fasts they keep legally valid? Yes, your fasts are legally valid whilst you have a contraceptive implant in your arm. This is because there is no entry of a substance into […]

Breaking Fast without Knowing the Rules

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about making up broken fasts. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa baraktuh. I had a question related to how I can make up missed fasts.  I’ve always fasted since I’ve hit puberty.  But due to an increased sexual desire when I was a youth, I often masturbated while fasting and […]

Why Did the Prophet Fast on the White Days of the Month?

Shaykh Jamir Meah is asked about the significance, virtues, and blessings, of fasting on the white days of each month. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I was wondering why the Prophet, blessings and peace be upon him, fasted on the white days of each month? Was there a specific logic behind these […]

Invalid Ghusl, Prayer, and the Fast

Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat is asked about the conditions of a valid ghusl and if not having a valid ghusl invalidates the fast. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I got my first period when I was around ten years old. I was told that I would have to take a bath once […]

Was My Fast Valid?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: Assalamu alaykum On the last day of Rajab, I was fasting. When I woke up in the morning, I checked the time for Fajr, but what I didn’t know was I was checking the Iqamah time, not the Azaan time. So, by the will of Allah, I unknowingly started […]

Who Must Fast Ramadan? – Ustadh Abdul Muhaymin

In this video, Ustadh Abdul Muhaymin of Tayba Foundation, discusses the types of people who are obliged to fast Ramadan.   He mentions that fasting Ramadan is obligatory on all Muslims, and tells us when we know that a child has reached puberty. He takes us over the common misconceptions that we may have about […]

10 On-Demand Courses for Ramadan

We are blessed to reach another Ramadan. Let’s make the best use of our time. These On-Demand courses will help you to focus and get maximum benefits from this month of the Qur’an. Each course contains a downloadable lesson set which you can listen to at your convenience. 1. Preparing for Ramadan: Lessons and Advice […]

Ramadan: The Incinerator of Sins – Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat

Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat writes on Ramadan as the month of purification of sins through the fire of fasting, and what this means. The month of Ramadan is that in which the Qurʾan was sent down as an outstanding, miraculous guidance for humanity; and as unmistakably clear instructions, and as the ultimate criterion [of right […]

Draw Near to Allah in Ramadan Through Service – Ustadha Umm Umar

Ustadha Umm Umar reminds us of incorporating the aspect of service in Ramadan as a means of drawing near to Allah Most High. She advises to not make Ramadan just revolve around one’s self, rather to also be concerned with others and their needs. Ustadha Umm Umar gives key advice and practical methods on how […]