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Sawm الصوم or Siyam الصيام is the Arabic word for fasting.

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missing namaz. because of no place to pray in office

Assalamualikum, I am girl and I am doing job in office so that, I can't get time to pray namaz of zohar,asar,magrib please give me best suggestion for do salah at time.And I am doing job more then 13 ...
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Does vomiting breaks one's fast?

Does our fast is effected by vomiting.Because some people says that our fast is not effected by vomit.But some people says that it is.So, I am confused about this. Anyone can guide.
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What to do if the cause of Sawm break is occured but unknown

I fasted many years doing masturbation which causes breaking of sawm since I did not know its rullings.What is the rulling now for that,please give me answers according to hanafi majhab.
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If I didn't know that Fajr athan had been given and I drank water does my voluntary fast count?

I know that if I on accident drank water forgetting I'm fasting in Ramadan then my fast still counts but what if I drink water without knowing Fajr athan had been given thinking I have time to drink ...
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Will my roza (fasting) be accepted or not?

I kept nafil roza (fasting) and I came to know that I was mistaken about the azan time; I ate the sehri (pre-dawn meal) 15 minutes after the azan so will this roza (fast) be considered or not? Or do I ...
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Exact Fasting Protocol of Dawud (a.s)

Prophet Dawud's (AS) fasting is termed as Alternate Day fasting. I've been following daily fasts but now switching to Alternate Day Fasting Protocol since Muhammad SAW called it the best way (...
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What are the days when fast is haram or makruh?

Can people clear me what are the days when fast is haram or makruh for men and women?
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If it is to hard for one to avoid smoking during fast than What is the expiation of it?

Many people not fast only because they cannot stop them self from smoking.what should be done in such a cases, Should they fast and pay a penalty for it?
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Are there any Muslim references quoting the fast of ahl al-Kitab or earlier Prophets?

Allah the almighty says: O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous - (2:183) This means that fasting or sawm was ...
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How to determine when one shouldn't fast due to sickness?

On one hand in the Qur'an we have a clear statement saying: [Fasting for] a limited number of days. So whoever among you is ill or on a journey [during them] - then an equal number of days [are to ...
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The Adhan for Fajr is almost to the end of time, but dawn is half an hour before

Prayer timetable says that dawn is at 3:53am, and the sun rises at 5:45am. The Adhan for Fajr is very close to 5:45, something like 20minutes before. My question is, if I am going to fast(Dhul Hijja) ...
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Waking in a state of janaba when fasting [duplicate]

Will a fasting be valid if somebody slept in a state of janabah and woke up at already the time of the Fajr (Subuh) prayer without having the time to do suhoor (pre-dawn meal) and without having the ...
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How do I avoid thoughts of zina & concentrate on my salah and studies? [closed]

I'm a 20+ year old male. From the past two to three years, I have been facing a terrible problem within my mind. My mind always fill with bad thoughts like zina. Sometimes those thought came with ...
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Does a fast gets break when eating unintentionally? [closed]

Salaam , I was on my fast today but nobody knew it . I just kept it secretly for some specific reason . An hour before the maghrib prayer my mother phoned me and and told me to come to my aunt's house ...
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Will voluntary fasts compensate any shortage in obligatory fasts on the Day of Judgement?

If I had fallen short of my obligatory fasts without being aware, will my voluntary fasts be counted to compensate them on the Day of Judgement like the way shortage in obligatory Salah is compensated ...
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Days of fasting during Shawwal

Some people believe that fasting first 6 days of Shawwal is what is said in Quran and Hadith but some say it can be done on Monday and Thursday throughout the month but there is a Hadith I read that ...
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Unmarried males reducing sexual passion by fasting

It seems to me that a pious male teenager or adult should be satisfied and patient with the feeling he gets from nocturnal emissions (wet dreams) which are normal and not sinful. If he wants this ...
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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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Using Inhaler during fasting. Allowable or not?

Does it cancel's my fast if I use an Inhaler as a means to pervent myself from getting sleepy? Is it haram or is it allowable?
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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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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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Fasting without getting awake at that time

I haven't woke up for Sehri It's 7:30 in the morning I woke up just now.Can I fast despite of not doing niyat at that time as I wasn't awake at that time? Please help
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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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Exam and Ramadan coinsides

I have a question regarding fasting. I feel strain in my kidney area during fasting. Also, I have a target of sitting for GRE exam in the last week of June which is being seriously hampered by ...
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Is your fast valid if you're unsure whether or not you swallowed Vaseline?

I'm fasting and I have very dry lips. I put Vaseline on one lip but it felt weird. I think I might have touched it with my other lip. I'm unsure whether or not I actually swallowed it because I don't ...
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Fasting niyat(dua)

Asslam o alikum. In Islam the new day begins after maghrib , right. When we do sehri and close our fast at fagr , we do the intention(niyat) of fast. From fagr to maghrib(when we open the fast) it is ...
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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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Can posting bond for someone in jail count as 'freeing a slave' for purpose of making up for missed days of fasting?

I live in the USA and the federal constitution here forbids slavery with the exception of those being punished for a crime. There are thousands of people in jail who cannot afford the bail money to ...
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Is my fast valid after drinking at 4:42am, while Muslim World League said fajr was 4:44am and Islamic University said it was 4.42am?

Before sleeping I watched time for fajr it was 4:42 am, I woke up ate and drink something stop before 4:42 than I checked timing again on Salah.com and it was showing time for fajr 4:44am so I drink a ...
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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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With no fajr adhan, am I allowed to eat 10 minutes after fajr time for a nafl fast? [closed]

There is no adhan for fajr here, so am I allowed to eat 10 minutes after fajr time (until the dawn appears) in nafl fast? I am secretly following Islam it is very hard for me to do fast.
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Praying left-out prayers before becoming a Muslim

As-salam-alaikum Bismillah ! I am a new Muslim and I am now going to be of 18 age this year inshallah. My question is before becoming Muslim I was a disbeliever, so I want to make up the prayer that ...
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What does a new Muslim need to know when fasting?

I am thinking of fasting (voluntary). Can anyone tell me all things I need to know because I am a new Muslim I do not know anything? Tell me everything like when I can eat, when I can not eat and how ...
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Are optional / Sunnah 'ibadah affected by omission of Fardh ones especially salaah?

If one isn't consistent in praying the 5 Fardh daily prayers is there any point praying the Sunnah rak'at or other optional prayers such as Tahajjud or Tarawih? Rather he should get into a routine of ...
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Is fasting continuously for months permissible?

Is it permissible to fast continuously for months. Prophet saw asked young men to fast if they are single. So is it encouraged? I feel very peaceful and relaxing while fasting continuously. But I ...
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Does fasting Ashura expiate all sins minor and major?

I have read differing positions on this, but I have yet to see any definitive evidence for either positions. It doesn't necessarily have to be Ashura, it could be Arafah or any related fasting that ...
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Does Fidhiya has to be paid for the missing Fasts of a dead person

salam-o-Alaikum, Respected Brothers, my mother died a couple of months before, she didn't fast for many years because she was disabled from 20 years & because of negligence. so my question is does ...
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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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How can I determine when to break my fast while traveling?

I am fasting and I have to go to another city, so my iftar will be during the journey. My question is how can I break my fast while traveling because I know timing of iftar in my city but I don't know ...
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Does inhaling incense smoke break the fast?

I wonder if inhaling smoke of a mosquito coil (a mosquito repelling incense) affects the fast, and whether it breaks the fast if it does affect it? Question: Is inhaling smoke (of mosquito coil) ...
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Which scholars say that the fast automatically is broken on sunset (maghreb)?

Reading this hadith: ... قَالَ ‏"‏ إِذَا رَأَيْتُمُ اللَّيْلَ أَقْبَلَ مِنْ هَا هُنَا فَقَدْ أَفْطَرَ الصَّائِمُ ‏"‏‏ It seems one could understand the hadith in two different ways; (1) as it is ...
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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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Does having an injection break the fast?

It is common knowledge that anything ingested during fasting period is not acceptable. But what about things getting inside the body by other means? Can injections be taken while fasting?
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Are my fasts accepted if I Drank Water after Fajr? [closed]

Are my fasts valid and accepted, if I didn't wake up for Fajr. When I wake up, I drank Water and Started my Fast.
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If one does fidyah for not fasting in Ramadan, but afterwards one is able to fast, should one make up for missed days?

If one is terminally ill, and: is unable to fast during the month of Ramadan, and it is not foreseeable at the time that one would be able to make up for missed days in the future, It is agreed upon ...
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Is my fast valid if I do ghusl after eating sohor?

Sometimes when I wake up for fasting, I notice I had ejaculated (not the result of masturbation, but a wet dream). Despite that fact, I eat and drink completely, then I do ghusl in order to pray al-...
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What is the significance of the day of Ashura, and is it obligatory to fast that day?

Wikipedia writes: Ashura (Day of Remembrance) is the tenth day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar. ... What is the significance of the day of Ashura, and is it obligatory to fast that day?