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Ramadhan: Return to Dynamism, by Ustadh Sharif Ibrahim

Ustadh Sharif Ibrahim explains how we become dynamic in the blessed month of Ramadhan and how we can keep up the momentum throughout the year. Our thanks to Ha Meem Foundation for this recording. Resources for Seekers The Ramadan Reader: A Guide to Fasting, Prayer, Qur’an, and Spirituality in the Month of Ramadan Ramadan Mubarak: The Prophet’s […]

Making up Fasts Broken by Intercourse or Eating After Thinking the Fast Was Broken

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaikum,  During Ramadan, a couple had sexual intercourse several times on several days while fasting.  They also missed several Ramadan fast intentionally without a valid reason.  Also a few times they thought that their fasting was broken due to bleeding and thus started eating.  The couple realizes that […]

Is Your Ramadan Fast Still Valid If You Stop Eating and Make Your Intention to Fast Between Fajr and Islamic Midday?

Answered by Sidi Wasim Shiliwala Question: I was told that in Ramadan it is permissible to keep your fast before midday, providing you do not eat or drink. However if you eat, close your fast, then ejaculate and have a ghusl before midday and renew your intention to fast, would your fast be valid? Answer: […]

How Many Expiations Are Required For Multiple Broken Fasts?

Answered by Ustadha Umm Ihsan Question: During Ramadhan I have broken 7 fasts in 2009 and 6 in 2010 intentionally (which i regret). I have heard I must make them up and also pay kaffara.  Is it ok to pay the kaffara by feeding 60 poor people for every fast I broke or do I […]