Three Levels of Fasting – Imam Muwaffaq-ud-Deen Ibn Qudamaah Al-Maqdisee

There are three levels of fasting, the general fast, the specific fast and the more specific fast. As for the general fast, then it is the refraining of ones stomach and their private parts from fulfilling their desires. The specific fast is the refraining of ones gaze, tongue, hands, feet, hearing and eyes, as well(…)

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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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