Sawm is the Arabic word for fasting.

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Questions about rules of when to do ghusl/washing/bathing after Menstruation

As a man i have no real idea about the menstruation, i mean what it feels like and if woman can feel it ending etc. I'm afraid my question will end up in a list of questions! Now for example it ...
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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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Forgot I am fasting and realized after eat almost a meal

I started my first day of shawal's 6 days fasting, alhamdulaylah, but in the middle of the morning I totally forgot that I was fasting because I was so busy in the work that I ate at least two ...
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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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How should I make up my fasts that I missed for no excuses?

I used to fast for around 2 weeks only till my high school..I was much unconcerned and immature (still immature).. Now I want to make up these fasts. How should I make up these fasts I missed which ...
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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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Swallowing water by mistake while fasting

I was swimming in the pool and swallowed a very little amount of water by mistake, does that affect fasting or spoil it?
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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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is fasting incomplete without prayer?

Asslamoalikum dear friends i want to ask that my father fasts but he sometimes shows laziness and does his prayers as Qaza. he goes to pray magrib prayer and does rest of them all as qaza at that ...
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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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Forced not to fast in Ramadan?

I am a boy of 15 years of age. Now, my parents don't allow me to fast everyday during Ramadan because they say that it will be tough for me and hard for me to fast everyday. So, they allow me to only ...
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I didn't wake up for suhoor and slept till fajr prayer

I didn't wake up for suhoor and slept till fajr prayer and didn't make niyat for fasting. But i made niyat after i woke up for fajr, does my fasting is valid,if not what expiation should be done?
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Is it wrong if I broke my fast intentionally because I fainted and was feeling very dizzy?

I broke my fast because I fainted and was feeling very dizzy. Is this wrong? Would this be considered intentionally or unintentionally breaking a fast?
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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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Have Feeling Of Sex During Fasting

Assalamu Alaikum, Am 20 aged women, And i got recently married, I have a question which is related Ramadan. While fasting, me and spouse kiss each other and hug each other, we had such a sexual ...
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I am not sure if I intentionally broke my fast so should I do kaffrah or not?

Whenever I do wudu I always get nervous washing my face because the water has to go on my lips, so I keep spitting so that I don't swallow anything. Then I read that this was waswas so I should ignore ...
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Fasting in pregnancy

My wife is pregnant and is type 2 diabetic. Is it mandatory for her to fast? She keeps on asking me and my knowledge is very limited. What does Islam says about fasting during pregnancy?
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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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Are Fajr & Isha the Nautical Twilights?

For those of you who don't know what it is, consider going through this page or this is good too. The main concern is with morning fajr/Dawn prayer. People say the white thread - black thread, ...
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repent & seeking forgiveness after cumming out during fast in ramadan

if a teenager failed to control his hormones and sexual organs and he just ejaculated during fast in Ramadan what can he do to repent for his deed immediately and to seek ALLAH'S forgiveness as quick ...
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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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Eating medicine while fasting will make the fast makrooh?

I have to eat anti epileptic medicine at 8:00AM and 8:00 PM. This cannot be delayed not even for 10 minutes. So if I eat my medicine while fasting will it make my fast makrooh?
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Which of the following days of a week can I do voluntary fast?

Which of the following days of a week can I do voluntary fast? If I want to keep fast for three days a week then can I do this on Saturday, Monday and Thursday? Since I know that it should be Monday ...
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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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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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Questions about voluntary fasts

Assalamualaykum, I'd like to know that if I can keep nonstop voluntary fasts for a certain time for any good purpose.. Can anyone please explain in detail?
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If I didn't break my fast when it was invalidated?

If I did that, can I make it up with paying money to the poor instead? Or do I have to fast again? Is it okay to break the fast for medicine for my OCD?
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Does bleeding make a fast void

Does during fasting makes it void. Does it depend on the amount of bleeding or the type bleeding. I need full details about it.
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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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kaffara for an unwanted sex while fasting

Assalam o Alaikum. I am a married woman and I try my best to be punctual in offering prayers and doing fasting. One day my husband did intercourse with me, without my wish, while I was fasting. ...
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Some people eat Sehri until they hear Fairj adhan, Is this acceptable?

Consider that sehri time is before 4.30 AM and Fajr time is around 5.30 AM. But, some of my friends and relatives do sehri after 4.30 AM and they try to complete it before the call to prayer(Adhan) ...
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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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Does female need to make up her menstruation fasts?

Salam I am looking for hadiths that says a female has to make up for her missed fasts if she menstruates during ramadan. I could not find it in Quran.
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How do I perform widhu if I'm fasting?

Normally, you need to perform wudu such as rinsing the mouth mouth and inhaling water into nose. Right now i'm fasting, so what should I be careful of? or how should I perform wudu? I am asking this ...
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Is fast valid without niyyat?

In month of ramadhan, most people have their fasting without niyyath and some of the them are not even having their sehari. Is this fast acceptable to Allah (c.c)?
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fasting while traveling, should one fast or is it makroh?

I want to know what is the ruling of fasting during traveling. Is is compulsory, is it optional or is it markoh? I recently had to travel for work where I had to travel +100 miles in non AC car in ...
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I have fast so can I do this?

I have fast so; Can I cut my nails? Can I cut my hairs? My father said that I can do but I need more detailed answer or yes or no. Also some says that when you have fast your whole body is in fast ...
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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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can a Type One diabetic fast?

I have type 1 diabetes which was diagnosed in november 2013, till last year I used to fast but I cannot now, because I have to take insulin during day times (i.e while fasting) and dinner and have to ...
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Please summary of what things break my fast?

I looked through other questions. No one asked for a summary on what breaks fast. what breaks my fast if i do it? If i am fasting and i curse at someone did my fast break?.
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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 ...