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

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Did all Muslims -of a time- ever start fasting or celebrating their 'Id's on the same day after the time of the Prophet?

Many people ask why Muslims don't start the fast Ramadan and celebrate their 'Id's on the same day. And even if many madhhabs claim that this is the chosen way, but it seems to me hardly practical ...
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What should I do when someone give me money after ending Ramadan?

When you receive money from someone at the end of Ramadan. What does the correct procedure to return the favor and show gratitud?
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When should i celebrate Eid

My Ramadan started in the USA and during the mid of the holy month, i had to travel to India. While i was fasting 21, the people were one day behind and were on 20th fast. As the new shawwal moon was ...
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How to pay zakat in non-fasting days as a woman?

As a woman, I get my period for one week. In that week during ramadan, I don't fast. In these non-fasting days, I must give zakat to the poor. What kind of zakat do I give? How much zakat should I ...
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Am i sick enough to not fast?

Salaam, ramadan kareem So i am a thirtheen year old boy that tried to fast everyday. the last few days i was sick so i couldn't fast. now i have a bit of a stuffy nose and an weird feeling in my ...
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Can your fast break because of madhiyy

Asslamoalaikum to all of my brothers and sisters.. Well my question is that alhamdulilaah I'm a good person overall but one thing i hate the most is i have too much sexual desire and i wanna say while ...
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“Illness” during etikaf in Ramadan

What if someone become ill during etikaf. And for medication he/she have to visit the doctor. Can any person visit the doctor during "Etikaf".
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Ramadan and Masturbations

Salaamu Alaikum,when one masturbates but doesn't release sperm,then he falls asleep and then in the process he released,and he immediately noticed ,does this invalidate his fast
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How should we divide our worship at night?

If someone was going to spend all night in worship, hoping to obtain Laylatul Qadr, what should he do? Like should he spend all of it praying, or some of it praying, some istighfar, some duas, etc. ...
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Sleep all day in ramadan

Can we just sleep all day(from sahoor to aftar) in Ramadan and woke up only for farz namaz is it permissible? I was listening to one of the Alim he said it is completely fine sleeping all day in ...
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Is it obligatory to fast after puberty? [duplicate]

I have seen many places where they say its obligatory to fast after puberty. Is it true or not? For example they say someone who is 12 doesn't have to fast, but you have to after puberty.
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Does a cold invalidate fasting and praying?

It's Ramadan now, so I am fasting but I have a cold so my nose is always leaking with fluid (mucus, clear liquid). Does this invalidate my fast and prayers because uncleanness is coming out of me? I ...
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Is my fast broken or not if i swim? [duplicate]

When we dive into the swimming pool then is my fast broken? If water enter's into my Ear.Thanks
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Using eye drops during fast as a medicine

if we use eye drops during fast will it break the fast or not. some people says that it breaks the fast and some says that it does not break the fast. kindly someone solve my confusion related to this ...
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Skip fast due to office team outing?

I am supposed to attend a team outing at office next week. It is a full day activity and we will start for the destination in the morning and return back in evening. The destination is 40 kilometers ...
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What was Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) routine in i'tikaf?

What did our beloved Prophet Muhammad PBUH do all day during his I'tikaf?
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Bitting of nails during fast

I have a habit of bitting nails.I listen that during fasting is a person bite nail, the fast breaks. is it correct or not?
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Can the mosque accept food for iftar or money for iftar in Ramadan from a non-Muslim?

if non-Muslim give money or food for iftar in mosque with his willingness for the poor people who haven't enough food to iftar their fast. Then it is allowed in Islam to accept money or food from them?...
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Not doing ramadan for 1 day Please Read

Salaam everyone ramadan kareem So i am a 13 year old boy i and fasted everyday from day now but the thing is i haven't done suhoor anytime. I am not that hungry but very thirsty. I tried eating much ...
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Ramadhan Fast without suhoor /sehri [duplicate]

I woke up at 5:30 am which was fajr time.. I had missed my seheri and went back to sleep.. Woke at 10:00 I noticed that ghusl was broken due to few drops which I believe to be Mani and madi.. Can I ...
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swallowing excessive saliva while fasting will break your roza or not?

Asslam o alaikum to all of my brothers and sisters.. Well my question is that i have searched in google that when a person swallow his saliva while fasting is this breaks persons fast..? Everywhere it ...
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How often should I pay Zakat?

Since it's Ramadan now, how much Zakat should I pay? Do I pay the Zakat everyday? Even on normal days (not Ramadan), do I pay the same Zakat? What about Zakat Eid Al Fitr? I'm a single woman who ...
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In Ramadan should I not fast for 7 days because of menses?

Since it's Ramadan, I get my period soon. But the thing is, I usually bleed for 5 days only, NOT 7 days. Should I not fast for 7 days just to be safe? Do I fast again once the bleeding has stopped ...
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Can't fast during Ramadhan, should I partially fast?

I've tried to fast multiple times and couldn't pursue my ramadhan after a few days for health reasons. I still want to do efforts to what my body can stand (just drinking water + 1 fruit during day) ...
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How do you wish someone a successful Ramadan

I have a hard-working colleague that I meet for a breakfast networking event each week. He seemed, understandably, drained at yesterday's event. I'd like to express some kind of encouragement and ...
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Is it allowed to not EAT at suhur and iftar?

I wanted to do a water fast for the whole month of Ramadan but I'm not sure if it is allowed to not eat at all. So I would break my fast with water instead of food.
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Are there any sources that discuss the permissibility of taking delayed release caffeine pills during Ramadan

Just what's in the title. There are pills that have delayed release functions. Can you take such a pill at night so that you can get your daily caffeine. Thank you, Alex
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Is it permissible to skip taraweeh?

As Muslims, we have to pray fajr, dhuhr, asr, maghrib, and isha. But during Ramadan there is taraweeh prayer. If I skip taraweeh throughout the whole ramadan, is that permissible? Is it ok to skip ...
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Examination on a day of Ramadan

I have the most important exam of my life which is unfortunately in the middle of ramadan. This examination is called JEE ADVANCE. In this examination, i need to concentrate for two shifts of 3 hour ...
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The wisdom behind the chaining up of the devils in Ramadan

Why are the devils chained up during the month of Ramadan ?
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Will the fast be broken if one tastes food but doesn't eat it?

I wanted to know if a fast is broken if I taste the aftari (when cooking -Just at the tip of the tongue-) to check if the food is cooked correctly or not?
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Can a fasting wife help the non fasting husband ejaculate by hand during Ramadan?

Husband isn't fasting ( Not fasting due to sickness, fever cough, medication) as he has medicines to take and he is having fever.
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Acceptable to wish someone “happy Eid” before the end of Ramadan?

Is wishing a Muslim person "happy Eid" before the day of Eid al-Fitr something which is done in Islamic culture? In my case, I have a work-friend who I typically see once a week at work. I am fairly ...
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Can a person intend to break fast without actually eating or drinking right after the adhan of Maghrib?

We know that: "The reward of deeds depends upon the intentions and every person will get the reward according to what he has intended. ..." (For example in sahih al-Bukhari) or as translated here ...
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I slept whole Night and woke up [duplicate]

Assalammu Allaikum...!! I slept whole night and I woke up at 4:50AM and kept niyaat for fasting. Is my fasting is valid or not ? My Fajr Adhaan time is 4:30 and Iqamat is 4:45AM. I am worried a lot. ...
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Fast broken due to intercourse - ruling

Salam brothers and sisters. My intention was to fast the night before and unfortunately the fast was broken due to my wife's desire. I was weak and had broken my fast. My Allah SWT forgive me. This ...
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Is there any authority who said that only a person who had the permission not to fast at the beginning of Ramadan is allowed to do so?

Allah says in (2:185) The month of Ramadhan [is that] in which was revealed the Qur'an, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. So whoever sights [the new moon of] the ...
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What if a person on a journey broke the fast of Ramadan?

This: Traveling During Ramadan: Should I Still Fast? made me think about the following question: What if a person -like somebody who is on a journey during Ramadan- who had the choice not to fast, ...
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Traveling During Ramadan: Should I Still Fast?

This Thursday, Ramadan 8, 1439, I will be leaving for Jamaica from Miami, I am only 15 and it was my intention to fast my first full Ramadan this year, however the 9th of Ramadan is my Mother’s ...
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I drank water and woke up my family to do that too thinking that Fajr hasn’t been called, what do I do?

I thought Fajr was called at 4:00 so at 3:59 I ran and srank water and woke up my family to drink before we supposedly were to hear it, and then I looked up prayer times after minutes passed with no ...
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Who's exempted from fasting in Ramadan according to Quran?

Are there references of Quran which talk about who can be exempted from fasting in Ramadan?
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Should one stay away from one's girlfriend during the month of Ramadan?

Assalamu Alaikum. A brother is living in the same room with his girlfriend, and he intends to observe the month of Ramadan. Should he leave the room or should continue sleeping in the same room with ...
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Is it a sin to delay making up missed fasts till after the next Ramadan?

Someone missed a few days of fasting during Ramadan because of a temporary illness. He should make up these fasts when he is not ill anymore. However, is there a time limit to when he can make it up. ...
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Did the Quran exist in it's present order before the death of Prophet (SAW)? [duplicate]

I was reading the below Hadith: Narrated `Aisha: Once Fatima came walking and her gait resembled the gait of the Prophet (ﷺ) . The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "Welcome, O my daughter!" Then he made ...
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Is it allowed to fast the day following the day of Eid el fitr?

The Eid el fitr has been june 25th. I want to know if it is allowed to fast june 26th as a part of the 6 days (fast) of Shawal or sunna (Monday and Thursday). Thank you.
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When rain falls, is it safe to say that night isnt laylatul qadr?

Its famous that one of laylatul qadr sign was that night is calm. Not too hot nor too cold. So when rain fall its safe to say that night isnt laylatul qadr?
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Can money be donated instead of food for Sadaqah Fitr?

Q: Can money be donated instead of food for Sadaqah Fitr? I already read this answer: https://islam.stackexchange.com/a/9081/23055 and this fatwa: https://islamqa.info/en/22888 both of which favor ...
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Which scholars say that your fast is valid even if you eat or drink by mistake under Ramadan?

I know that most scholars generally agree that if a person forgets that he is fasting, and he then eats,drinks or has intercourse, his fast is still valid due to the hadith: مَنْ نَسِيَ وَهُوَ ...
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Was it permissible for me to drink water and breaking my fast after i accidentally swallowed soap?

I some how managed to swallow some soap while I was fasting.I was worried for my health due to other health conditions, and every article I read about accidentally swallowing soap, said to drink ...
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Is there any backup for this statement about the virtue of Ramadan?

Often at the end of the month sha'aban or during Ramadan in speeches the Imams use this statement to show the importance or virtue of the month of Ramadan saying: هو شهر أولـــــه رحمـــــة وأوسطـه ...