Ramadan is the ninth month of the lunar Islamic calendar. It is also the Muslim month of fasting.

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Intentions for sawm

I had to fast 2 days kadaa' for ramadan, so I made them at the beginning of Shawal with the intention of fasting the 6 days of shawal plus the kadaa'. My question is: Is that accepted?
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What can i do about qadha for a ramadan from over a year ago?

Brothers and sisters, i am 14 yrars old, and about two years ago, i hit puberty, and unfortunately started masturbating. and all of ramadan i masturbated and broke most of my fasts.at that point of my ...
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Does sexually stimulating yourself break your fast?

brothers and sisters, I unfortunately have a huge addiction called masturbation. Ive been trying to stop, and this ramadan, during fasting hours, I couldnt help myself and i masturbated to the point ...
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in a confusion about my fasts

I use to fast daily I have kept all fasts except one. I had left a fast because I was traveling about 150kms away from my hometown. My relative use to ask me that how many fasts have I kept and I use ...
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what are the things which can break our fast

I just want to know that what things can break our fast because yesterday night i feel vomit but it could not reach even to my upper throat, it was happened just after drinking my last water at sehri ...
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Are Muslims discouraged from having physical relations with their wives during the last 10 nights of Ramadan?

Or even during the odd nights during the last ashra of Ramadan? I am not implying that it may be haraam, just want to know if it is discouraged or disliked. Would request that you furnish your ...
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Dua Yastasheer and tawassul

I have been reciting these during Ramadan Everyday and listening to it on YouTube and praying extra rakaats during rainfall Does one have to continue reading till the dua is accepted? And is listening ...
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Sex during fast due to lack of knowledge

I heard from a renowned scholar on TV that you are permitted to get intimate with and have sex with wife during fasting in ramadan but not more than once (thats what I understood / interprete he ...
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Masturbating in Ramadan

I have been masturbating at night during Ramadan. I ensure I do Ghusul afterwards, but do I also have to pay some Fidya or ransom? Also, does the sin increase if it's done during Ramadan?
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Non Fast husband is allowed to do intercourse during day in ramadan?

Salam, my question is 'Is it allowed for the husband who is not fasting and does intercourse in the day of Ramadan? Please answer giving surah explanation.
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Is it okay to perform Tahajjud after Witir?

Salat Witr is prayed after Salat Taraweeh and Salat Isha in mosque. This the routine followed in the month of Ramadan in my country. If I wake up early and then pray for Tahajjud, Is it okay? I hear ...
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I intentionally swallowed blood, but NOT with the intention to break the fast

I got a nosebleed today, and as I was running towards the sink, lots of blood came into my mouth, and it dripped like mad. I then washed my nose, and stopped the bleading. But in the process of doing ...
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if my menstruation has ended before sunrise and I had taken shower (gusl), but before that I had eaten on time for sahur is it accepted as fast?

if my menstruation has ended before sunrise and I had taken shower gusl, but before that I had eaten on time for sahur is it accepted as fast?
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unintentionally breaking fast

asalamo alaykoum, I am in college right now and there is no masjid near me so I break my fast according to prayer times. The other day, my computer was automatically delayed by one Hour (because of ...
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UK:dawat-e-islam strange ramadan timetable

I hope someone can shed some light on this matter. dawat-e-islam has fasting time for ramadan that is way different than most other places. Their fast closes around 1:10am and fajr starts around ...
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I accidentally committed sins during the Ramadan

Assalamu alaikum. I read Qur'an that it is translated in English. I never forgot that if a person who does bad, then good then bad then good then bad again, Allah will not forgive him/her. I am a ...
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Is there any “real” Health benefits for Ramadan fasting?

I need scientific-based evidence Not Dogmatic one Is there any health benefits for Ramadan fasting ? And if so does this benefits Outweigh the risks of this type of fasting I read a Research paper ...
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Zakat on land in various situation

Need help to calculate dad’s zakat amount based on his asset mentioned below. My case in bit complicate as in case of many brother and sister First dad has a plot of land worth $15K as inheritance ...
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Did Muslims always make pilgrimage to Jerusalem for Ramadan?

I recently saw pictures in the National Geographic of mass prayer on the Noble Sanctuary near Al-Aqsa during Ramadan. Muslims from all over the world it seems arrive to the Noble Sanctuary during ...
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What is right age for children to start fasting?

In the month of Ramadan everyone would fast seeing which children are tempted to fast.So can any one put some light on this question of mine that when is the right age for children to start fasting?.
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does dream wetting invalidate fasting? [duplicate]

There is chance for dream wetting, ejaculation or coming out of Mad'y with out our action. will it invalidate our fasting?, if it is in the months of Ramadan, is there any need to compensate it to ...
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What is sin and what is not?

I have a question in my mind from many year. I haven't got any perfect answer. In Islam, we have so many restriction that we can't do many thing, and we follow few things told. For an example we ...
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Does magic work on a person during ramadan?

As it is known, the jinn are locked up during the blessed month of Ramadan. We also know that people perform magic (or sihir) on others out of jealousy etc. To perform magic however, the assistance of ...
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Do I have to fast if I will be staying at a travel destination for 15 days or more?

I will be traveling to India with my mother for her treatment during this Ramadan. From What I have read, one is no more considered a traveler if he stays in the destination city for 15 days or more. ...
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Can I break fast in the following case?

as most of you know we are currently in the holy month of Ramadan, I'm a high school senior and my graduation is tomorrow It starts at 10 AM and I must wake up at 7 AM Since I reside in Dubai, our ...
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Brushing teeth during Ramazan?

I have heard brushing teeth fast breaks the fast, is this true? If this is true please give some refrence.
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Hemorrhoids and Ramadan

I have a really bad case of hemorrhoids and constipation currently. I am wondering that if a lot of blood comes out with the bowel movements, will my fast be invalidated? I can't really control if I ...
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Can you keep fasting without niyat?

I would like to know whether this is accepted during fasting: If you forget or don't wake up at seheri before fazr azan and eat and make a niyat, would the Roza(fast) still be accepted provided you ...
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What was Ramadan and fasting in Islam before the time of Muhammad ﷺ?

I want to know the status and significance of Ramadan and sawm before the time of Muhammad ﷺ. For example, in one hadeeth: The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) has told us about ...
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Will unknowingly eating haram affect my fasting and prayers for 40 days? If so how?

I usually always check ingredients before I buy things but some how it completely slipped my mind today when I bought a pack of mellows for the first time. I came home and had 2, and when I was on my ...
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Ramadan - UK times - is it even possible? [duplicate]

How is this even possible in the UK? I want to fast but I want to also go to work and do my job. The times for fasting will be from 2:30 am until 9:23pm. I'm a father of two and wake up at 6am most ...
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Why does the Hijri calendar continue indefinitely?

assalaamu `alaykum, raHmat Allah wa-barakaatuhu In the Hebrew calendrical reckoning, there is a concept know as `ibbur (lit., "impregnation") whereby a month is added every so often in order to keep ...
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Making up for missed fasts

If you have missed fasts for some reason (i.e. you were not well in the month of ramadhan), I have heard some people say that they will wait for the shorter days of the year before making up for the ...
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Is Ramadan the only reason Islam uses lunar calendar?

I was curious why Islam uses the lunar calendar. The solar calendar seems more pragmatic because the same date falls in the same season every year. E.g. thanks to the solar calendar, it is easy to ...
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Can one catch up fast of previous years?

I didn't know that you should catch up on any fast you have missed in Ramadan before the next Ramadan arrives. Therefore I have a lot of days to catch up ad I have even lost count of the exact number ...
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I've commited zina how do i ask for forgiveness?

I have masturbated many times and even in the holy month of ramadan where I should have been fasting ... But now I'm getting really upset and I really want to change and I didn't commit that for weeks ...
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Under what conditions can you break fast after having started it?

I am specifically interested in when it is acceptable to break the fast at the point when, having started the fast and made niyah, a problem arises which makes it difficult to keep the fast. Despite ...
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Doing sehri after 12 AM is acceptable or not?

Consider Sehri time is before 4.30 AM in the morning. And, I'm doing it at around 1 AM. Is that acceptable ? P.S : I'm staying as a paying guest where none of my friends are muslims. And, I dont ...
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I stopped eating sehri 3:40 (twilight time), then I found out twilight time is 3:28. Is my fast still valid?

After having read here and according to the Holy Quran: until the white thread (light) of dawn appears to you distinct from the black thread (darkness of night) [al-Baqarah 2:187] I was under ...
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Is hijama allowed during fasting on Ramadan?

I want to know if it's allowed while fasting according to the Quran and Sunnah to do hijama during the month of Ramadan?
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Falling in love during Ramadan

The devil is chained during Ramadan but some of us still fall in love while fasting. Does this mean that it is true love? And is it better for us to get married during Ramadan rather than other ...
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Can kids between the age 12 to 15 years old who missed suhoor fast?

What if you are between the age of 12 to 15 and you want to fast but you missed sehri. Can you still fast? Also, if you are 12 years old, can you eat like a peach or some kind of fruit and drink a ...
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What is proper time of sahri/suhoor?

I mean, should we stop eating when we hear azan or at the end of azan? like in Iftar we start eating when we hear azan, so is there is a proper thing of sahri as well?!
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Rules for Skipping Ramadan Fasts

I was reading this article on Muslim athletes in the World Cup dealing with Ramadan, when I came across this quotation from Sheikh Juma Momade, the South America representative for Kuwait's Ministry ...
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How much should one eat in Suhoor?

Should one eat a lot in Suhoor? Or should one eat in the normal manner (filling one-third of the stomach with food, one-third with water and one-third with air)? I actually want to know if there is ...
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Ramadan: is there a solution to long summer days?

The current fasting times in the England are from 2:30am until 9:40pm. I have a full time job, a pregnant wife and a 15 month old child. My wife and I go to sleep at 10 as our daughter is up at 6:30 ...
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Breaking Fast .. unintentionally? Or intentionally?

So I was in Switzerland during the entire month of Ramadan. As you know, Switzerland has a very interchangeable weather and I have an autoimmune disease .. meaning my immune system can crash whenever ...
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Not being able to maintain Wudu during Ramadan for Taraweeh prayer

When I don't eat, my body builds up a lot of gas. During Ramadan, I have this problem where I'm not able to maintain my Wudu for Taraweeh later at night. Trying to maintain it is actually bad for my ...
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Ramadan and drinking fluids

I would like to know whether during Ramadan fasting it is possible to drink water or not. For instance, what if some medicine must be taken with water. Also do powder such as magnesium count as ...
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Is it better to donate during Ramadan?

I'd like to donate a substantial amount of money to charity, but it's not anything urgent. My friends recommend that I do it during Ramadan because the donations would be worth more in Ramadan. Is ...