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

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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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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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When is a travelling person allowed to break his/her fast

Lets say my flight or start for the travel would be in the late morning in Ramadan and I'm willing to break my fast for the duration of my trip as it would be a kind of hardship. What are the views ...
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Did the Prophet Muhammad fast voluntarily during times of battle?

Islam has days for voluntary fasting, e.g., Mondays and Thursdays, and Muhammad was known to fast on these days (e.g. Aishah narrated: "The Prophet used to try to fast on Mondays and Thursdays." ...
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Stearyl Alcohol and Urea in my face cream?

After doing wudu, I put face cream that contains stearyl alcohol and urea. I also pray with that cream. I am also fasting (it is Ramadan now). Is it ok to use this cream or did my wudu/prayers/fast ...
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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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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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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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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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On what evidence did Sheikh Dr Usama Hasan issue his fatwa on fasting?

In June 2015, Sheikh Dr Usama Hasan issued a fatwa to reduce the fasting period of British Muslims during Ramadan. He said that if in your country, the period for fasting is 18 hours or more than you ...
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Not remembering if you made and Oath in Allah's name and then breaking it

I don't remember whether i made an oath in Allah's name to a friend promising him that i will not tell anyone about a matter of his. It's been two years since that happened and now he tells people ...
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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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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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Is a fast valid if the Muslim made the intention to fast on Monday, without knowing whether Monday is tomorrow or such?

If someone made the intention (made the intention a few days before Monday, and kept the intention even before Monday's fajr) to fast on Monday, but when Monday came, he didn't know it was Monday ...
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Volontary fasting rewards and tavelling

As-Salam Alaikum I was wondering, if i do a voluntary fast (ie. not Ramadan) and due to traveling i would break the fast temporary for the travel time (ie more than 3 hours). Then resume the rest of ...
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What's the ruling on eating after Fajr (when fasting) because the Azan was late?

In my country, the Fajr Azan is around an hour after Fajr comes except in Ramadan. While I was fasting in Shawwal and I forgot that they give the Azan late, I (most likely) drank at Fajr time because ...
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Fasting obligatory fast on friday

Is it ok to fast on Friday alone to make up obligatory Ramadan fasts? I know we are not supposed to fast on a Friday without fasting on the day before or after, but in the case of making up ...
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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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Applying medicine in mouth will invalidate the fast?

If someone have mouth infection and apply medicine in mouth and throw that medicine outside than it will invalidate fast?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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If one must break fast to drink, should they eat as well?

A Muslim has a permanent medical condition that causes severe health problems if they don't drink water during the day. However, they have no medical need for food. During the fast in Ramadan, should ...
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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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If one hits puberty before age of 12 or 9, is it obligatory to fast in Hanafi madhab?

Age of puberty in Hidaya: The puberty of a boy is established by circumstances, or upon his attaining eighteen years of age; and that of a girl by circumstances, or upon her attaining seventeen ...
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If I broke 38 fasts by masturbating, do I need to make up for 60 times this number of days?

I am a 24 year old unmarried male. I do not come from an Islamic Background. 90% of my knowledge comes from online classes and books. Like many young men, I am seriously addicted to masturbation. I ...
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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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if you break an oath and do kaffarah and then break oaths again, does it need a kaffarah?

a person makes an oath and breaks it and odoes.an expiation, then later breaks itg again to different person, does he require a kaffarah?
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Missed Fajr Azan and continued to eat and realized a moment later that suhoor time has ended; can I still fast?

Today, I was eating with my family. I had a rough idea about the suhoor time, but wasn't sure. I continued to eat but realized it must be time so turned on the TV, and realized it has passed. I had ...
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Masturbation In Ramadan

I wanted to ask that”I during fasting just moved my dick up and down 2 times without intention of masturbating.it stood up I felt uncomfortable and had urine after having it 1-2 drops came out of my ...
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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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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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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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If a person has broken their fast for a valid reason, should they eat differently?

For whatever reason, this person has to break their fast. Should they eat less or differently? Does it change is it is voluntary or obligatory fasting?
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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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When someone fasts, do they have to spit everytime they use a siwak?

If you're fasting, and then use the siwak, do you have to spit to get the "flavor" of the siwak out? Or it's permissible to keep it in the mouth?