Category Archives: Fasting

itikalf — woman

Q: As Salaamu Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh,
I pray that i can get the answer to this inshaAllah before the last 10 days are gone. I was looking forward for itikaaf at the masjid for the last 10 days of Continue reading

Q:السلام عليكم شيخنا
ما حكم استخدام البخاخ (مرض الربو ) عند الصيام
Alsalam Alekm sheikh
Can I use an inhaler for  asthma while I am fasting ?
Time: Tuesday July 19, 2011 at 11:21 am

A: وعليكم السلام ورحمة الله وبركاته


Allah has made matters easy for a sick person (quran.) If one is forced to use an inhaler, resemble the fasting person as best as you can, use the inhaler when needed and after Ramadhan give your fidya for those fasts in which you used the inhaler.

Allah (SWT) would reward such a person greatly for their intention and efforts.

Allah Certainly Knows Best.

p.s. When two opinions exist and the matter is as serious as in the likes of fasting, it would be best to use the above opinion.

(p.s. Why did you send the query in two languages? Oh well.)

when do i stop eating

Q: As Salaamu Alaikum warahmatullah wabarakatuh Sheikh,
may Allah reward you abundantly and increase you the ability to always help the Ummah. Ameen!
my question is, I heard one of the scholars mentioned that, stopping eating about 5 minutes before Fajr  (when fasting) is a form of bid’ah. I found the Continue reading

what do i need to qualify

Q: A.A. Imam,

For Zakahtul Fitr to be wajib on one, do they need to have nisaab? Continue reading

old fast or new fast?

Q: Imam, i am really concerned if i have completely made up all of my missed fasting(due to menses). I feel like not the last ramadan but the one before i Continue reading

Nasal spray and fasting

Q: I notice when I use nasal spray my nose does not bleed. It keeps the nose cool in summer. My mother thinks it is a fast breaker. She heard this in Somalia by Continue reading

sadaqatul fitr/wife/husband/unemployment

Q: As Salam Alaikum respectful Imam Sahab,
I have some questions about fitra which is due before eid prayers: Continue reading