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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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 2 July

    Zakaat of a Waived Debt for the Previous Years

    Q: If the creditor waived off the debt, will zakaat be compulsory upon him for the previous years? A: If the creditor waived off the debt of a poor person, then since the wealth reached a recipient of zakaat, zakaat will not be waajib upon the debt, neither for the …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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