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

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Did the prophet say this regarding fasting in the day of Asura?

I have heard that when the prophet met the people of the book, he asked them why they were fasting in the day of Asura. They replied that it was a good day. The prophet then said he would fast that ...
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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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What is the ruling on the fasting six days during the month of Shawwal?

Should I fast consecutive six days in Shawwal, or should I fast on alternate days? And are these fasts considered fard, sunnat or nafl?
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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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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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Should I continue the fast after experiencing a wet dream? [duplicate]

I was taking a nap in the afternoon of Ramadan and experienced a wet dream. Am I allowed to continue the fast? Is my fast valid? Am I required to take a bath?
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After eating until 1/4 of the fajr adhan had passed, is the fast valid? [duplicate]

I have a doubt concerning the validity of my fast. I woke up late today and started eating dates and drinking water since it's permissible to eat till one hears the adhan of fajr salah. However, I ...
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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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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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Does sperm release due to wet dreams invalidate fasts? [duplicate]

Today morning I had a bad experience in my life and now I want to understand whether is it ghuna or not. I didn't eat anything in sahri I slept without doing sehari and after that I had a bad dream ...
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If the husband is fasting for Ramadan and the wife is not fasting, is it permissible to have sex?

If the husband is fasting for Ramadan and the wife is not fasting, is it permissible to have sexual intercourse without ejaculation? If anyone did like that due to misguidance, what is the rule in ...
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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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Does liquid coming up to the throat invalidate one's fast?

If liquid comes to the throat and you are lying down and swallow it, does it break one's fast? Please answer with references.
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Can someone join a group of people to travel to a tourist site while fasting? [duplicate]

Please do help me to know if someone can join a group of people to travel to a tourist site while fasting?
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Does cleaning or filling of teeth breaks fast?

All praises to be Allah SW. My dentist advised me that I should clean my teeth with the dentist during Ramadan, and they are closed after iftar. So today I went to the dentist at 9:00 AM and he ...
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What can a man do to satisfy his sexual desires when he cannot have relations with his wife?

I know the fact, that a husband and wife are told to distance themselves while a women is on menstruation, but what and how can a man satisfy his sexual desires? I have come to a point where I cannot ...
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Does tasting salt break one's fast?

In my place, I have seen people tasting salt during fasting. When asked, they responded saying that we aren't eating so should be fine. Is it really fine or does it break the fast?
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When to make up for non-fasting travel days during Ramadan? Is there a clash with Eid al-Fitr?

Due to travelling during Ramadan, I didn't fast for two days, but I'm back to fasting now. I recognize that I'm meant to make up those two days, but when should I do so? Fasting directly afterwards ...
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Not observing Ramadan for medical / weight reasons

What's the status for this case ? A person was ill. Because of his illness he lost lot of weight. He've been hospitalized and then he started a new treatement ! The treatement helped him gaining ...
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What is the prescribed time to start fasting from?

What is the prescribed time to start fasting from? I have heard that when azan is listened, sahri time is not ended yet. Thanks
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Can I break my fast on the day of my exam due to diabetes?

I suffer from type one diabetes and I am having exam in this week in uni. I am currently fasting and I have a problem: if I am not feeling quite well in exam, it would cost me a a lot. I was wondering ...
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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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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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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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If I smoke before Ramadan, but not during Ramadan, does it affect my fasts?

If I smoke before Ramadan, but not during Ramadan, does it affect my fasts? Analogous to how drinking alcohol means your fasts or salaahs will not be accepted for forty days.
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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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Can my mother forego Ramadan fasting due to long term illness and old age?

My mum is living in Bangladesh. She is around 65 years old and has been a suffering diabetic for the last 35 years. She is also suffering from other illness, like shortages of potassium. ...
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What Duaa is to be recited before breaking the fast and at the beginning of the fast?

I generally read this duaa: Allahumma laka sumtu wa bika aamantu va Alaika tawakkaltu wa Ala rizqika aftartu. (Before breaking the fast) And: Bisawmi gadin navaitu min shahri Ramadan (At the ...
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Does swallowing food remains between teeth spoil sawm (fasting)?

Does swallowing food remains between teeth spoil sawm (fasting)? Please mention the case when it is done intentionally, unintentionally, and intentionally because you couldn't manage to remove the ...
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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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Is there a clear rule when a woman should do the ghusl after menstruation or child-bed (nifas)?

As a man and husband, I have no real idea about the menstruation, I mean what it feels like and if our sisters can feel it ending etc. Now, for example, it happens that some of my female relatives ...
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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 bananas,...
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What can I do about qadha for a Ramadan from over a year ago?

Brothers and sisters, I am 14 years 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?

I unfortunately have a huge addiction called masturbation. I've been trying to stop, and this ramadan, during fasting hours, I couldn't help myself and I masturbated to the point where I was about to ...
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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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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 said)....
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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 time....
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I intentionally swallowed blood, but not with the intention to break the fast; does it still break my fast?

I got a nosebleed today, and as I was running towards the sink, lots of blood came into my mouth, and it dripped like mad. I then washed my nose, and stopped the bleading. But in the process of doing ...
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If menstruation has ended before sunrise in Ramadan is it accepted to fast, if one had eaten before the ghusl?

If my menstruation has ended before sunrise and I had taken shower ghusl, but before that I had eaten on time for sahur is it accepted as fast?
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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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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 when I made niyat for fasting; is my fast valid?

I didn't wake up for suhoor and slept till fajr prayer and didn't make niyat (intention) for fasting. But I made niyat after I woke up for fajr, does my fasting is valid, if not what expiation should ...
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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 anyone 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 kaffarah or not? [closed]

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 ...