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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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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The Encouragement to Fast Ramadan Seeking a Reward – Compiled and translated By Abbas Abu Yahya

The Encouragement to Fast Ramadan Seeking a Reward Compiled & translated By Abbas Abu Yahya Published by Miraath Publications Audio Excerpt: Miraath Publications – BiteSize Ramadhaan 1434 Articles – Day 05 1 – (992) – From Abu Hurairah -Radhi Allaahu anhu- from the Prophet -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- who said: من قام ليلة القدر إيمانا واحتسابا(…)

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Make Du’aa right before Maghrib on Fridays and when Fasting

Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillaah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah Amma-ba’d Implementing the Sunnah of the Prophet (salallaahu ‘alayhin wa sallam) in your Du’aa to Allaah! Student Salah al-‘Iraanee (hafidhahullaah) said: “The Du’aa made before Maghrib on Fridays is answered, and the Du’a when breaking the fast is also answered! Both are just before Maghrib!” Then he(…)

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The State of the Salaf (Pious Predecessors) in Ramadan – Shaykh Rabia’ ibn Haadee al-Madkhalee

The State of the Salaf in Ramadan by Shaykh Rabia’ ibn Haadee al-Madkhalee (hafidhahullaah) Translated by Umm Yahya   Question: A questioner is asking about the state of the Salaf in Ramadan. Answer: In answering this question I say, that the state of the noble Messenger –Alayhi as-Salat wa Salam- in Ramadan is well known and he used to(…)

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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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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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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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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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Phlegm and Fasting – Shaikh Ibn Saalih al-‘Uthaymeen

Phlegm and Fasting Shaykh Muhammad al’Uthaymeen, Sharh al-Mumti’, 6/424 Translated by Abu Adam Jameel Finch @ Embody Islam As-Salaamu ‘Alaykum, Bismillah, All praise is due to Allah, and may exaltation and safety be granted to Muhammad, his family, his companions, and those who aid them. To proceed: The esteemed Islamic jurist and scholar, Muhammad Ibn Saalih al-‘Uthaymeen(…)

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Explanation of the hadith… “All the actions by the son of Adam are for him, except fasting” By Sheik Fawzan

Fasting is for Allah Explained by Shaykh Fawzan Translated by Rasheed Barbee Explanation of the hadith… “All the actions by the son of Adam are for him, except fasting” By Sheik Salih Fawzan Q: In the hadith Qudsi, “All the actions by the son of Adam are for him, except fasting for verily it is(…)

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“I Forgot I was Fasting!?” – Answered by Imaam Ibn Baaz

“I Forgot I was Fasting!?” July 24, 2012 by Embody Islam As-Salaamu ‘Alaykum, Bismillah, All praise is due to Allah, and may exaltation and safety be granted to Muhammad, his family, his companions, and those who aid them. To proceed: The great, contemporary scholar, ‘Abdul-‘Azeez Ibn Baaz [d. 1420 AH], may Allah have mercy on him(…)

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The Five Categories of People in Relation to the Suhoor and Time of the Fajr – Sheikh ibn Uthaymeen

Al-Imaam Muhammad ibn Saalih al-‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy upon him) stated: “In this matter there are five categories: The person is sure that Fajr hasn’t appeared. As an example: The appearance of Fajr is at five o’clock and the person ate and drank at four thirty. His fast is sound. The person is sure(…)

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The Salaf and Fasting – Compiled by Abu Hakeem Bilaal Davis

Bismillahi Wal Hamdullillah Was Salaatu Was Salaamu ‘Alaa Rasoolillah Ammaa ba’d With this the beginning of this blessed month of Ramadhaan, and this period of good and mercy, We remind of that which the salaf of this umma were upon from fasting and other acts of worship in this month, that it may be a(…)

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