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  • Finds Taste of Tooth Paste after Brushing Teeth While Fasting Date: 13-6-2019

    During ramadan before fajr I brush my teeth and then start my fast. But I have noticed that the taste of the tooth paste does not go for a long time and even 2 hours after when I touch my teeth with my tongue there is some taste of the toothpaste after rinsing with water several times. I want to if I swallow my saliva while having this taste would that.. More

  • Lying Does Not Invalidate One’s Fast Date: 15-7-2018

    Assalamualaikum.I work in a company.there I have to write some documents which are not true.I can't avoid it.does it invalidate my fast??I try not to write but some things need to write.what should I do???please help me.I am really concern about it.does writting this kind of false dacument invalidate fast??? .. More

  • Unintentional Vomiting Whilst Fasting Date: 12-7-2018

    I was fasting in Ramadan. I was using tongue cleaner to clean my tongue. Suddenly little bit of vomit came out.And then I spit it out. I didn't swallow anything.Is my fasting is Valid? .. More

  • Licking wet lips while fasting Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. You mentioned in an Arabic fatwa - if I am not mistaken - something along the lines that if a person licks his lips and then licks his (wet) lips again, his fast is broken because he took back in his saliva from his lips and swallowed it, which therefore nullifies his fast. Does the same thing apply in the prayer (i.e. if he does.. More

  • Applying cocoa butter to lips during fasting Date: 15-5-2017

    What is the ruling on applying cocoa butter to the lips while fasting? Note: it is not lipstick. .. More

  • Whether consuming unlawful money nullifies fasting Date: 15-5-2017

    I work in general computer processing. Sometimes I use the company’s computer (for private purposes) although I know well that I am not permitted by the administration to do so. In my view, this is betrayal of trust or theft. No one but Allah knows what I do. I ask Allah to guide me to the right way, and forgive me for what I have done; He is the.. More

  • Fast of one who had wet dream and ejaculated after waking up Date: 15-5-2017

    I was fasting and slept after the Fajr prayer. This caused me to have a wet dream, but ejaculation occurred after I fully woke up. So I broke my fast and made up for the day. My question is: does ejaculation after full wakefulness invalidate fasting? .. More

  • Ruling on eating during daytime in Ramadan while sleepwalking Date: 15-5-2017

    I have a son who is 13 years old. He sometimes sleepwalks. He usually wakes up after the Fajr prayer time and unconsciously drinks water. What makes me sad is that he does this in Ramadan too. When I ask him in the morning whether he woke up and drank, he replies in the negative and swears that he is not aware of such a thing. I only find out that he.. More

  • Accidentally swallowing water while fasting Date: 27-10-2016

    Dear Shaykh, I have a question regarding the difference between ACCIDENTALLY and FORGETFULLY drinkingwhile fasting. One website says that if someone forgets that they are fasting and eats, then it does not break their fast, but if someone knows that they are fasting but accidentally swallows water, then it does break their fast. So if I am in the shower.. More

  • Doubting that one committed act of disbelief does not invalidate fast Date: 18-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. 1. Does saying the statement, 'We will shape our destiny with our own hand', constitute Kufr (disbelief)? 2. If while fasting, I have a doubt as to whether something that I have said or done might constitute Kufr, so in order to be on the safe side, I ask Allaah for forgiveness and pronounce the testimony of faith in case that.. More

  • Whether gum secretions nullify fasting Date: 5-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I suffer from secretions from my gums that are neither pus nor blood. I have visited a dentist, but to no avail. Allaah willing, I intend to fast Ramadan. My question is: will my fast be nullified if I ingest this secretion deliberately? It is almost continous and would cause a great deal of hardship to repeatedly clear my mouth in.. More

  • Cervical smear test does not nullify fasting Date: 27-9-2016

    Does taking a smear from the uterine cervix (to check for an early cancer) nullify fasting in Ramadan? .. More

  • Inhaling vehicle or cigarette smoke does not invalidate fasting Date: 26-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please let me know whether an expiation is necessaryin the following situations: 1. I suffer from Waswaas (devilish whisperings) about my fast breaking due to smoke coming out of vehicles or cigarette smoke from the non-Muslims. There have been times while thinking about these thoughts, I have inhaled the smoke intentionally. 2... More

  • The effect of anesthesia on the validity of fasting Date: 10-5-2016

    I underwent a simple surgery in the abdominal area, and the doctor had to induce local anesthesia. This occurred while I was fasting. Was my fast invalidated? .. More

  • Is fasting invalidated if water reaches the throat while performing ablution? Date: 10-5-2016

    One day, in Ramadan, while making ablution for prayer, I felt a drop of water going through my throat. This happened while sniffing (water in the nose). Nevertheless, I quickly forced out this drop of water. Was my fast valid or should I make up for the day? .. More