Fasting

The One who Does Not Pray but Fasts : Is His Fast Accepted? – Shaykh Muhammad Akoor

Question: The second question, O Shaykh: A man does not pray but fasts; is his fast acceptable and does this expel him from the religion? Answer: The fast is not accepted from him. This is because the fast is the fourth pillar from the pillars of Al-Islaam. Before it comes the foundation of the religion,(…)

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The ruling on whoever fasts but does not pray – Permanent Committee & Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen

Question: I have witnessed some of the Muslim youth fasting, but they do not pray. Is the fast of the person who fasts but does not pray accepted? I have heard some of the preachers telling these youth to break their fast and not to fast, as he who does not pray has no fast?(…)

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Fasting on Mondays and Thursdays after the 15th of Sha‘ban

Q 4: Is it permissible to observe Sawm (Fasting) on Mondays and Thursdays of Rajab and Sha‘ban? Is it permissible to observe Sawm after the fifteenth of Sha‘ban? A: Observing Sawm on Mondays and Thursdays is not only restricted to Rajab or Sha‘ban, rather it is a Mandub (commendable) act during all the months of the year.(…)

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Upcoming Fast of Ayyam al-Beed (White Days) in Shabaan

 “Whoever fasts one day for the sake of Allaah, Allaah will keep his face seventy years’ distance away from the Fire because of it.” (Reported by Muslim, 2/808) Fasting is something which is just for Allaah, and Allaah will give multiple rewards without measure for it. The hadeeth says:  “[Allaah says:] Fasting is Mine and it is I(…)

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The Best way to Fast the Day of Aashoora (10th Muharram) – Explained by Shaykh Fawzan

Question: May Allah grant you good Noble Shaykh.  There has occurred some doubt and disturbance amongst the people concerning affirming the day of Aashoora. The question: Is there any blame upon the person who fast the ninth, the tenth, and the eleventh day of Aashoora in order to ensure he catches the day of Aashoora;(…)

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It is Befitting for the Intelligent Person to Protect His Tongue from Frivolous Speech Whether He is Fasting or Not

[Q]: There is a man who is fasting that speaks much in gatherings about things that don’t contain any benefit. Is his fast valid? [A]: Shaykh al-‘Uthaymeen [d. 1421 AH], may Allah have mercy on him, answered: His fast is correct. However, it is befitting for the fasting person to spend his fast indulged in obedience: prayer,(…)

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The Best Sadaqa is during Ramadan – Explained by Shaykh Muhammad bin Haadi

The Best Sadaqa is during Ramadan Explained by Shaykh Muhammad bin Haadi The following is a summary translation taken from the Lecture The guidance of the Salaf during Ramadan The month of Ramadan—giving charity during this month has a high status. It has been authenticated from the hadith of Anas—may Allah be pleased with him—that(…)

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Discouraging from concentrating on satisfying the stomach, and having vast amount of food and drink being greedy and wanton

Discouraging from concentrating on satisfying the stomach, and having vast amount of food and drink being greedy and wanton Translated By Abbas Abu Yahya 1 – (2134) From Abu Hurairah – Radi Allaahu anhu– who said the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- said: المسلم يأكل في معى واحد والكافر في سبعة أمعاء ‘A Muslim eats for one stomach, and a non-Muslim eats(…)

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Highly Beneficial Chart Summarizing what breaks the fast and what does not‏

Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillaah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah Amma-ba’d Does it Break the Fast? – A Simple Chart on What Breaks the Fast and What Doesn’t Taken from Fatāwá al-Lajnah ad-Dāimah lil-Buhūth al-‘Ilmiyyah wal-Iftā, Ash-Sharḥ al-Mumti’ by Shaykh Ibn al-‘Uthaymīn, Majālis Sharḥ ar-Ramaḍān by Shaykh Ibn al-‘Uthaymīn, Fatāwá Ramaḍān by Shaykh Ibn al-‘Uthaymīn, al-Muntaqa min Fatāwá ash-Shaykh Ṣāliḥ al-Fawzān,Fatāwá Arkān al-Islām by Shaykh Ibn(…)

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The Condition of the Salaf in Ramadhaan – Shaykh Saalih Al-Fawzaan

The Condition of the Salaf in Ramadhaan Shaykh Saalih Al-Fawzaan [Click here to Watch Video with English Subtitles] Question: I have some questions; the first question: what was the state of the Salaf As-Saalih, may Allaah have mercy upon them and be pleased with them, in anticipation of this great month? How was their guidance?(…)

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Fasting on Saturday – Explained by Shaykh Ubaid

Fasting on Saturday Explained by Shaykh Ubaid Question: Our Shaykh, may Allah give you good; this coming Saturday coincides with the 10th of Muharam. The questioner says: Do we fast on this day? And for those who view fasting on Saturday, with the exception of the obligatory fast is prohibited are they correct in criticizing(…)

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[Must Read] Rulings on Fasting on Saturday

Bismillahi-rRahmani-Raheem Assalamualaykkum warahmatullahi wabarakatu, As there is difference of opinion among scholars concerning Fasting on Saturday, please find the attached documents with ruling on this subject and their proofs presented… Attachments: ( Click on the Below Links to read the documents) Summarized points of – Fasting on Saturday  – By Shaykh Uthaymeen Shaykh Al Albani(…)

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Why is the 10th of Muharram called the Day of ‘Ashura’?

The first question of Fatwa no. 6951 Q 1: why is the 10th of Muharram called the Day of ‘Ashura’? A: Because it is the tenth day [‘Ashura’ means tenth in Arabic. ed.], just as the ninth day is called Tasu‘a’. May Allah grant us success! May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet, his(…)

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Hadiths with regard to singling out the Day of ‘Ashura’ for wearing Kuhl, bathing, dying with Henna and so on are all Fabricated

 117- Hadith: Anyone who bathes on the Day of ‘Ashura’ will not be sick during that whole year All the Hadiths mentioned in respect of bathing on the Day of ‘Ashura’ (10th of Muharram), wearing Kuhl (antimony powder eyeliner), dying (with Henna), in addition to other acts observed by Ahl-ul-Sunnah (those adhering to the Sunnah)(…)

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Arriving Late For The ‘Eid Prayer – Permanent Committee for Research and Verdicts

Arriving Late For The ‘Eid Prayer Question: What is the ruling upon the one that caught the tashahud along with the congregation in the ‘Eid prayer and in the prayer for rain? Should he then pray two rak’ahs and do as the Imaam had done or what should he do? Answer: Whosoever catches only the(…)

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If ‘Eid prayer and Friday prayer (salaatul-Jumu’ah) fall on the same day, what are the options?

Important Issue: If ‘Eid prayer and Friday prayer (salaatul-Jumu’ah) fall on the same day, what are the options? Answer: Dr. Muhammad Baazmool, may Allah protect him, says, “If Friday prayer and ‘Eid prayer fall on the same day, whoever prays ‘Eid prayer, Friday  prayer is not obligatory on him. Rather, [he can] pray the afternoon(…)

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Du’a Qunut – Regarding Raising of the Hands and Saying ‘ameen’ aloud after the Du’aas are uttered – Shaikh ‘Ubaid

Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillaah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah Amma-ba’d Shaikh ‘Ubaid: I personally do not consider it permissible to add to this Qunut and elongate it with extra supplication due to it opposing the Sunnah Question no. 65: During the Taraweeh prayer, whilst the Imam is reciting supplications in the final Qunut, what is the(…)

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Giving Short Talks after Four Rakat in Taraweeh Prayer – Shaykh Albani

Giving Short Talks after Four Rakat in Taraweeh Prayer Imam Muhammad Nasir Ad Deen Al Albani Translated by Rasheed Barbee http://mtws.posthaven.com  The Imam Muhammad Nasir Ad Deen Al Albani may Allah have mercy upon him said… The standing in prayer during Ramadan has only been legislated to increase in the closeness to Allah the Mighty and(…)

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A Concise Study Guide to Fasting During the Month of Ramadạn

A Concise Study Guide to Fasting During the Month of Ramadạn 2nd Edition, (1433AH/2012) Taken from the works of the great scholars Muḥammad b. Badr al-Dīn Balbān [d. 1083 AH], may Allāh have mercy on him, and Dr. Ṣāliḥ b. Fawzān al‐Fawzān, may Allāh protect him Rendered into the English language by Abū Ādam Jamīl(…)

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