Vomiting During Fast

Does vomiting invalidate the fast?

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Drinking Water During Fast

If one gets dehydrated due to fasting and has been advised to drink throughout the day due to his medical condition, what if this person keeps drinking during his Ramadan fast but avoid eating totally during the hours of fast and eats at normal Iftar time?

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Injection And Blood Extraction During Fast

Does injection or blood extraction invalidate the fast?

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Tooth-brushing During Fast

Does tooth-brushing with tooth-paste invalidates the fast?

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Concession In Fasting For The Sick

I am 24 years old boy who is under-weight for my age. I did my BMI and it showed that I am underweight for my age. The fast here is about 19 hours and when I am fasting I feel lazy all day and not able to do any kind of work. I am just lying down in bed all day and only getting up for the fard prayers. I was just wondering that if I don’t keep the fast in this month and keep them all in December when the days are shorter, will that be acceptable in Islam?

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Concession In Fasting

I have a very specific question about fasting. I am a travelling salesperson. My daily average mileage is about 150 miles. During Ramadan, I have no problem keeping my fast and doing my normal routine - currently our fasts are about 19 hours, but I am still able to cope. However on a regular basis, I have to travel further and my daily drive can become closer to 300 miles or more, sometimes I am aware of the fact that I have a long journey, sometimes as the day progresses, I find myself further and further away and then have a long drive back home. Generally when I know I have a long drive, I do not keep a fast on that day, but what happens if my day starts with a fast, and then I find I am many hundred miles away, tired, even exhausted. Is it permissible for me to break my fast and what then do I have to do?

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Foreplay While Fasting

Hope you are fine and enjoying the blessings of Allah Almighty. Here I want to ask a question about the atonement (Kaffāra) of Fast. My Question is that can a boy and a girl who are unmarried kiss and lie together during fast? What if they touch private parts? What will be the punishment and atonement (Kaffāra) of such acts?

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Fasting First Six Days Of Shawwāl

Someone has asked me about the opinion of various Imams, particularly Imam Abu Hanifa, regarding the 6 days of fasting during the month of Shawwaal.Obviously, for me it is a tough question as I have no knowledge of Fiqa as such, so I thought may be I should ask you. Also let me know about your opinion on this.

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Fidyah And Fasting

If someone does not want to fast in the month of Ramadan (not for health reasons), then can one do that by paying in the form of money or otherwise?

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Fasting While Away From Home

I am travelling to UK for twenty days. A few early fasts (12 to 14 fasts)of Ramadan will come during my stay there. Within UK I will also be roaming and travelling between cities. I think it will be difficult for me to keep my fast during my stay in UK as I will be in the outdoors most of the time so can I make up for these days after Eid?

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Using Inhalers While Fasting

I am a doctor and my patients often ask me the following three questions:

1. Is tobacco in general, and smoking in particular, haram, Makrooh or permissible?
2. Can a patient use inhaler while fasting? Inhaler delivers the medicines to lungs in the form of very tiny particles. These pass through the throat into the lungs. So can it be used or not?

3. Nebulizers convert liquid medicines into mist which is delivered to lungs for treatment of asthma and similar conditions. Can it be used while fasting?

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Does Vomit Invalidate Wudu

I follow the fiqh of Imam Abu Hanifa. He is believed to have opined that if a man vomits his ablution (wudu) will be invalidated. Imam Shafi‘ī is reported to have said that if a man vomits his wudu will not be affected. Can I pray after an imam who follows Shāfi‘ī while he prays after vomiting.

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Fasts And Non-Believing Citizens

I am an overseas Pakistani. In the month of Ramadan particularly in Pakistan and in the Middle Eastern countries it is not allowed to anyone (Muslim or Non-Muslim) to eat or drink anything during fasting time. If policemen found anyone not respecting the fasting time he pushed him behind bars. Why it is like this? Fasting is something between God and His men. Fasting is one of the pillars of Islam like Namaz. They are so many people who do not pray during the Namaz time. I ask from one of Aalim about this he replied me that since it is a Muslim country so all non Muslims have to respect the Muslim laws. If it is the case then France and other non Muslim countries have every right to prohibit the Muslim women not to observe veil because it is their country. Please explain me in the light of Quran and Hadith.

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Expiation For Sex During Fasting

How can a couple atone for breaking the fast by engaging in sexual intercourse in heat of passion? I was not sure whether an intercourse is allowed during fasting or not. Initially my wife had I had a feeling that it was Ḥalāl. Later on, the following day, my wife and I read that it was Ḥarām and we have to pay Kaffara for the action we had committed. Can we just pay fidyah for the broken fast?

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Can Air Force Pilots Leave Obligatory Fasting

I was a fighter pilot in the Pakistan Air Force. Pilots are not allowed to fast for safety reasons. At that time I was not very particular about fasting and prayers. I was also under the impression that feeding a person compensates for missed fasts. However, after I stopped flying some 18 years back, I have been keeping all of my obligatory fasts. It is only recently, after listening to Ghamidi Sahib’s programs and those of Dr Khalid Zaheer and some reading that I have come to realize that I have been wrong and that I have to keep all the missed fasts, which total about 480. Since the end of the last month of Ramadan, I have been trying to keep one or two fasts a week. However, there are many who argue as follows: That when I missed the fasts I wasn't aware of the due compensation and I did what I thought was right. Allah is the most Merciful and will forgive me. Since I have been steadfast in fasting after the end of my flying tenure, I should seek forgiveness and continue to fast regularly in the future. That fasting in lieu of missed fasts is tantamount to not believing that Allah is Rehman and Raheem (most Merciful). That deen (religion) is not unduly burdensome and therefore I should not put myself through the gruel of keeping all the missed fasts. While I have resolved to keep all the missed fasts, health and remaining life permitting, I just wish to ensure that by doing so, I am not being unbelieving of Allah's attributes of Rehman and Raheem. Please advise.

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Fasting On Fridays

A number of Hadiths in Sahih of Bukhari state that the prophet (sws) forbade fasting on Friday if one did not keep fast a day before it or did not intend to fast on the next day I just want to understand why was this rule set?

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دوران روزہ ادویات کا استعمال

روزے کے دوران میں مریض کے لیے 'Nasal spray' کا استعمال جائز ہے یا نہیں؟

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بوجہ عذر روزہ توڑنے کا کفارہ

روزہ کي حالت ميں چند دن پہلے ميرے کزن کے پيٹ ميں شديد درد اٹھا۔ جس کی وجہ سے روزہ توڑ کرميڈيسن ليني پڑي۔ اب اس کا کفارہ کيا ہے؟ کيا صرف معافی سے کام چل سکتاہے؟

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روزہ اور فدیہ

میرا سوال روزے سے متعلق ہے ۔وہ کون سے حالات ہیں جن میں کوئی مسلمان فدیہ دے سکتا ہے۔میری عمر 35 سال ہے۔ میں رمضان میں روزے رکھتی ہوں اور رکھنا بھی چاہتی ہوں، مگر روزہ رکھ کر بہت زیادہ نقاہت محسوس کرتی ہوں۔حتیٰ کہ گھر کے معمولی کام بھی نہیں کر پاتی۔ میں روزے کا ثواب بھی چھوڑنا نہیں چاہتی، مگر اس صورت حال کی وجہ سے روزہ خوش دلی سے نہیں رکھ پاتی۔ کیا اس صورت میں میرے اس طرح کے روزے قبول ہوں گے؟ کیا میں فدیہ دے سکتی ہوں؟

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یومِ عاشور کا روزہ

دس محرم کے روزے کی دینی حیثیت کیا ہے ؟ کیا یہ روزہ نبی صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم کے علم وعمل سے ثابت ہے ؟

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