Fasting

July, 2011

  • 2 July

    Fasting for one Commencing a Journey in Ramadhaan

    Q: A person intends travelling during the course of the day and at the time of Subh Sadiq (when the fast commences) he is still in his hometown. Is it permissible for him not to fast? A: It is compulsory for a person who is present in his hometown at …

  • 2 July

    Cooking on an open fire whilst Fasting

    Q: What is the shar’ee ruling regarding a person who cooks on open fire? Will the smoke unintentionally inhaled whilst fasting nullify his fast? A: The smoke inhaled unintentionally whilst cooking will not nullify the fast. (أو دخل حلقه غبار أو ذباب أو دخان ) ولو ذاكرا استحسانا لعدم إمكان …

  • 2 July

    Burning Lawbaan or any other Incense Sticks whilst Fasting

    Q: Is it permissible for a person whilst fasting to scent the musjid through burning lawbaan or any other incense sticks? A: It is makrooh for a fasting person to burn lawbaan or incense sticks in the musjid or anywhere else, due to the fear that he will inhale the …

  • 2 July

    Fasting whilst on a Journey

    Q: Is it compulsory for a Musaafir to fast whilst on a journey? A: It is not compulsory for a Musaafir to fast whilst on a journey. Sharee’at has granted him a concession not to fast and to make up for the missed fast upon returning home after the month …

  • 2 July

    Nosebleed whilst Fasting

    Q: Whilst fasting, if the nose begins to bleed, will the fast break? A: The fast will not break by mere nose bleeding. If the blood flowed down the nasal passage and entered the throat then it will be seen whether the blood was more than the saliva or less …

  • 2 July

    Cupping whilst Fasting

    Q: If a person undergoes cupping whilst fasting does the fast become nullified? A: Undergoing cupping whist fasting does not nullify the fast. However, if through past experiences one knows that cupping causes physical weakness then in that case it will be Makrooh to undergo cupping whilst fasting. (أو اكتحل …

  • 2 July

    Gums Bleeding whilst Fasting

    Q: Whilst fasting, if the gums begin to bleed and the blood flows down the throat will the fast break? If so will both Qadha and Kaffarah be Waajib or only Qadha? A: If the blood which was swallowed with the saliva was more than the saliva or equal to …

  • 2 July

    Going to a Gynaecologist for a Check-up whilst Fasting

    Q: What is the Shar’ee ruling regarding a woman who goes to the gynaecologist for a check-up whilst fasting? Does the fast become nullified through the gynaecologist inserting medication into the private organ? A: If medication or any moist substance is inserted into the private organ of a fasting woman …

  • 2 July

    Using an Inhaler (pump) whilst Fasting

    Q: Is it permissible for an asthma patient to use an inhaler (pump) whilst fasting? The inhaler contains salbutamol (liquid medication). Will Qadha and Kaffarah become Waajib or only Qadha? A: Using the pump whilst fasting will break the fast since it contains medication. Only Qadha will be Waajib. وما …

  • 2 July

    Breaking a Fast on the Advice of a Doctor

    Q: A person whilst fasting had fallen ill. The doctor advised him to break his fast. Is he sinful for doing so and will both Qadha and Kaffarah be Waajib or only Qadha? A: If he is unable to continue with the fast it will be permissible for him to …