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

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When should one stop eating and drinking? And what is the ruling on one who has the vessel in his hand when hearing the adhaan?

When exactly must one stop eating and drinking if one is going to fast? Is it the adhaan of Fajr when the muezzin says Allaahu akbar, or what is the exact time? What should I do if the cup is at my ...
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Does nocturnal emission due to wet dreams break fast?

What should person do if during fasting while sleeping experience nocturnal emission.
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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 bananas,...
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Do wet dreams invalidate the fast in Ramadan?

I feel a little embarrassed to ask this. I woke up and realized that I had a wet dream and I needed to perform ghusl (released semen). I did not have enough time to do ghusl so I prayed fajr (without ...
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Why do some Muslims fast on the 9th and 10th moharram even when it was abandoned by the Prohpet (saw)?

Below are narrations which shows it was abandoned Sahih Muslim .No 2510 Abd al-Rahman b. Yazid said: When al-Ash'ath b. Qais entered the house of 'Abdullah he was having his breakfast. He ('...
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Does bleeding break the fast?

I have heard that bleeding invalidates the fast. This could be from a minor cut from a knife or from a severe accident. What is the exact ruling about this? What about minor bleeding caused by ...
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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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Is it permissible to start the fast while in the state of janabah (sexual impurity) and then perform Ghusl later on?

Assalamu alaikum, Will I be on fast if I am in a state of janabah. When do I need to perform Ghusl? Jazak Allah Khair
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What is the Sunni justification for breaking the fast after sunset instead of after Maghrib?

I've noticed a lot of my Sunni friends being very particular about breaking their fast immediately after it is sunset. As far as i know, it is makruh to wait a long time to break the fast, and that it ...
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Is it part of the Sunnah to fast for 6 days in the month next to Ramadan?

I've heard that it is part of the Sunnah to fast for 6 days in the month of Shawwal (the month next to Ramadan). What is the source of this information and is it correct?
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What does someone have to do if he/she msaturbate while in fast state during Ramadan?

A sister masturbates as a habit right from childhood, even during Ramadan. She can't control herself even if she didn't have the intention of doing it, even though she knows recently (like 2 years ago)...
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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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Should we keep fasting while traveling?

I recently had to travel for work. That time I had to travel 100+ miles in non AC car during hot weather (+100 F) while fasting hour itself is long here (17 hour). I had to sweat quite a lot during my ...
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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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Can one break fast if he is overworked?

I'm a guy of age 23. I work in an office where people don't care in what state are you and makes me work real bad. It's the month of Ramadan and I have a really difficult time in keeping my fast. I ...
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Am I allowed not to fast if I slept in and didn't make niyyah (itention)?

I was tired yesterday, and I couldn't help I just slept before even the sunset. Next thing I know I woke after like an hour after fajr time, I had slept for nearly 12 hours. Now I haven't taken ...
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Is there anything wrong with postponing Ramadan fasting until a time of the year when days are shorter?

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 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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Does the concession for skipping a Ramadan fast apply only to people who are travelling or to someone who is temporarily not at his residence?

Does the concession for skipping a Ramadan fast and making it up later apply only to people who are actually in the act of travelling or does it also apply to someone who is temporarily not at his ...
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Do I have to fast in Ramadan when playing soccer?

I run cross-country and play soccer, unfortunately our training and ramadan coincide heavily this year. Should I fast? or should I not fast on the days I have practice/meets/games? And what are the ...
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Is it obligatory for Muslims to observe full day of fasting where days are very long? [duplicate]

Are Muslim required to observe full day of fasting where days (i.e. day light) are significantly longer than regular days in Arabia. I am referring to northern and southern hemisphere where days are ...
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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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When is the correct time to start my fast?

What is the correct time to begin my fast? I recently received an email with a time table given. In short it claimed that the only true time for the start of fasting is when the sun is 18 degrees ...
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How to perform mandatory ghusal while fasting?

I know that there are three parts of mandatory ghusal(ghusal after nightfall or nocturnal emission) 1)rinse water into mouth 2)taking water into nostrils 3)passing water over whole body Please let ...
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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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Can I fast without suhoor (not during Ramadan)?

Can I fast without suhur(not during Ramadan)? The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said : <"Eat Suhur(pre dawn meal).Surely there is a blessing in Suhur.">
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I mistakenly broke the fast an hour early due to my computer's clock; what should I do?

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 the summer timing) ...
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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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How to repent after breaking a fast by masturbation?

I have committed a sin (Masturbate) that invalidated my fast. Can you please advice on how to repent and what actions I should do for my repentance to be valid? I am 16 years old and can't afford to ...
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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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Does oral sex during the day in Ramadan invalidate the fast?

How about, if the wife who is not fasting gives oral sex to the husband who is fasting without ejaculation taking place? Is it permitted?
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Is it permissible to break a fast if I am travelling?

I used to fast daily and I have kept all fasts except one. I had left a fast because I was travelling about 150km away from my hometown. A relative of mine used to ask me that how many fasts have I ...
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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 said)....
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Voluntary fasts just after Ramadan

As Wr Wb, "Whoever fasts the month of Ramadan and then follows it with six days of Shawwaal will be rewarded as the one who fasts the entire year." [Muslim, Ahmad, Abu Daawood and At-Tirmithi]. ...
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Is it permissible to fast on aidiladha?

Is there a hadith from Rasulullah s.a.w or verse in the Quran that clarifies this problem? If possible I would like to know the elaboration from scholars. edit, even if the person wants to ...
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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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Does swimming in pool break the fast?

I have heard that, when you are swimming in the pool and some water enters into your body through your nose and you can feel that in your mouth. actually i felt it while swimming. So, the question ...
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Is it true Umayyads and now Sunni scholars recommend taking fast at Ashura day as celebration?

I want to know if it is true that fasting is recommended by Sunni scholars on the day of Ashura. If so, are they following the Umayyads? Is it a celebration of the day Hussain a.s. the pious grandson ...