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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Do you have to make up a broken optional fast?

If one intends to fast one day (optional fast) but breaks it, do they have to make up for it?
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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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Hemorrhoids and Ramadan

I have a really bad case of hemorrhoids and constipation currently. I am wondering that if a lot of blood comes out with the bowel movements, will my fast be invalidated? I can't really control if I ...
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Do i have to make up for my missed fasts by fasting for 5 years?

I didn't know that we cant drink water and eat when the fajr azan is being called.Meaning that we should eat our suhoor before the fajr azan Now usually I used to drink water when the fajr azan is ...
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How do we fast during a kafara?

I want to fast for the days in Ramadan that I did not fast, as a kid. I have heard I can do neeyat (intention) of kafara for all of my missed fasts during my life since it became obligatory for me and ...
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In Shia Islam, how is the ruling forbidding fasting while travelling arrived at?

From Should we keep fasting while traveling?, we find that the Shia view is that it's forbidden to fast while travelling. Al-Islam writes: The Imamis say: If the conditions required for praying ...
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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 years ...
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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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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 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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Fasting in pregnancy

My wife is pregnant and is type 1 diabetic. Is it mandatory for her to fast? She keeps on asking me and my knowledge is very limited. What does Islam says about fasting during pregnancy?
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Is it necesarry to open fasts with dates?

Im confused, whether I should open my fasts with dates or will any other fruit suffice?
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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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Saying bismillah when breaking fast

Is it mandatory to say bismillah before breaking the fast in Ramadan? I usually just say a small dua (allahumma laka sumtu wa bika aamantu wa`ala rizq-ika aftartu) before I do, is this permissible?
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If a person breaks his or her fast by having intercourse while fasting, then what really is the compensation?

According to Sahih Al-Bukhari 1936, the compensation for breaking the fast by having intercourse is to manumit a slave. If a person is not able to do so, then he or she must fast for two consecutive ...
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Does toothbrush break your fast? [duplicate]

I want to know for maintaining my teeth I need to brush them regularly. I heard there are ways to brush without breaking your fast.
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Does fast will be broken after yellow paper wasp bite

If yellow paper wasp bites us and we went to the hospital for injection to stop swelling and pain relief does that broke our sawm(fast)?
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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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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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Brushing teeth during Ramazan?

I have heard brushing teeth fast breaks the fast, is this true? If this is true please give some refrence.
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I have fast so can I do this?

I have fast so; Can I cut my nails? Can I cut my hairs? My father said that I can do but I need more detailed answer or yes or no. Also some says that when you have fast your whole body is in fast ...
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Did not keep Nafil Roza after having intent to keep it

Peace be upon you, Last night before I had slept I Made Intention to keep nafil Roza on the 1st day of Dhu Al-Hijjah. I said it to Allah that I intent to keep. But I woke late for Fajar and then I did ...
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Will my fast be valid if I forgot to read niyyah?

Yesterday, I had a fast but I forgot to read niyyah, After iftar I remembered that I did not rade niyyah, Will my fast is still vaild?
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Is my fast invalidated if I accidently swallow when spitting out toothpaste after brushing my teeth?

I went to spit out water when to get all the toothpaste out of my mouth when I felt cold water in my throat or near it I trying to cough it out but I couldn’t and then I swallowed. Does this break my ...
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what falls under the circumstances of accidental drinking water during wudu? no

what counts as accidental drinking water during wudu while fasting? because i put a little bit of water at the front of my mouth and i think i let the water drop out of my mouth (not 100 percent sure) ...
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Does saliva on lips break fast?

As-salamu alaykum. I understand that we can swallow our saliva in the mouth, but while talking and moving our mouth it gets wet with our saliva as well. I'm talking about outer lips. I'm really ...
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If I miss Sehri does it still count as a fast?

My alarm didn’t ring and I couldn’t wake up for Sehri (suhur). I woke up at 10 and realized that and had a cup of coffee and didn’t eat anything the whole day till aftar. Does it still counts as a ...
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Is my fast broken?

just wanted to ask that a min before athan, I drank water and my mouth and you know when your mouth is moist after water, I swallowed the water but after that my mouth was moist and the Athan started ...
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What is the ruling if we broke a non-obligatory fast by performing sexual intercourse? [duplicate]

I and my husband performed sunnah fasting but after fajr prayer we had sexual intercourse, What are the Islamic rules after that?
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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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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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What Do I do If I Miss Suhoor And I Am Also Sick?

What do I do if I miss suhoor because of being sick? Do I continue my fast?
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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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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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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?
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Is there a relationship between fasting on Mondays and Thursdays and the 5:2 diet? [closed]

Following the Sunnah it is virtuous to optionally fast on Mondays and Thursdays. I was wondering if this relates to this 5:2 fast diet? This is where you have restricted calories on 2 days and your ...
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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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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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How do I perform widhu if I'm fasting?

Normally, you need to perform wudu such as rinsing the mouth mouth and inhaling water into nose. Right now i'm fasting, so what should I be careful of? or how should I perform wudu? I am asking this ...
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Can a Muslim Restaurateur‎ keep his restaurant open during the daytime in Ramadhan?

I live in a non-Muslim country and I see that even during Ramadhan some Muslim restaurateur‎s keep their restaurants open for non-Muslims during the fasting hours. Is this allowed? In line with the ...
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Fasting of qada roza [duplicate]

Assalam o alikum Its a vey sill question but I am confused So I have made intention at night for fasting other day . But when I wake up for sehri I change my mind of fast and did not do sehri and ...

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