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Is it obligatory to pray Taraweeh in the mosque?

To some extent your question is already answered here. Were I think I could explain that the majority of scholars tend to say that it is recommended to pray compulsory or optional prayers at home. And ...
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If the husband is fasting for Ramadan and the wife is not fasting, is it permissible to have sex?

Three points must be considered: If there has been intercourse with penetration then that would invalidate fast no matter if there was an ejaculation or not as it is haram (by Quran and sunna which ...
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Can niyat (intention) be done by heart, or must it be declared verbally?

Basically an intention is made up in your mind. As for example if you want to pray a prayer you prepare yourself by thinking that you might need to perform wudu' etc. so the process basically starts ...
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Families whose children practice Ramadan

The mental image "Muslims enforce their kids to do so" that is common among westerners is far from real. All religious obligations in Islam, not only fasting in Ramadan, but also prayer, haj (...
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Is it obligatory to pray Taraweeh in the mosque?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, Praying Taraweeh in the Mosque is Sunnah ,If someone prays at home he ...
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Does oral sex during the day in Ramadan invalidate the fast?

Scholars say that as long as neither of the husband or wife had ejaculation due to sexual arousal their fast is valid (assuming even the wife was fasting). (See this or this fatwa in Arabic or this in ...
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Is it part of the Sunnah to fast for 6 days in the month next to Ramadan?

Ahadith on the recommendation to fast 6 days of shawwal Generally we are recommended to fast outside of Ramadan. The only days we are not allowed to fast are: the two Eids and the three days of ...
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Can the mosque accept food for iftar or money for iftar in Ramadan from a non-Muslim?

No its depends on individuals but technically it's wrong mosque can't receive money or food from non Muslim as we can't give zakat to them its necessary to give the deserved ones and Muslims.
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Is it recommended to complete reading the Quran once in Ramadan?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions Yeah is is Mustahab and Sunnah to read the Quran in the month of ramadan ...
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Ramadan: is there a solution to long summer days?

I've heard and read about a couple of options for the time to fast: Fasting according the length of the fast of the next city with a latitude of 45° north (For example in Europe and northern America)...
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When to make up for non-fasting travel days during Ramadan? Is there a clash with Eid al-Fitr?

Well as soon as possible does not mean that you fast on EID day because that is forbidden. But after EID day you should make them up as soon as possible. (Of-course excluding any days on which ...
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What can a man do to satisfy his sexual desires when he cannot have relations with his wife?

Now that you cleared your question, as menopause isn't a reason to stop having intercourse. While menstruation indeed is a reason, as stated in the comment of brother Zia, but that doesn't mean that ...
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Do wet dreams invalidate the fast in Ramadan?

In The Name of Allah, The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful. Wet dreams during the day in Ramadan does not invalidate the fast because it is not intentional. The Qur'an says (interpretation of the ...
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Is it part of the Sunnah to fast for 6 days in the month next to Ramadan?

Yes, it is Sunnah to fast for 6 days in the month next to Ramadan which is the month of Shawwal. It was narrated from Abu Ayyub that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: “Whoever fasts Ramadan then ...
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Is there any backup for this statement about the virtue of Ramadan?

This quote is from a Hadith 1887 in Sahīh Ibn Khuzaymah (Arabic: صحيح ابن خزيمة) by Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Ishaq ibn Khuzaymah (Arabic: أبو بكر محمد بن إسحاق بن خزيمة بن المغيرة): ثنا علي بن حجر ...
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Is it allowed to fast the day following the day of Eid el fitr?

The first day of Shawaal is Eid-ul-Fitr but fasting is prohibited on this day. Therefore you can start it the day after. So you can start it on the second day of Shawaal. This site has more info if ...
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Should I Fast or not during exams/ while studying for exams?

Fasting is obligatory, and not fasting is a great sin. The only people exempted from fasting are the following: Travelers (of long distances) Sick people (that are too sick to fast) Old people (...
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How a woman can perform her taraweeh at home?

Note that in acts of worship -with a general order or prohibition- any thing which applies to men also do so for women, as we are equal. Here's a summary of this fatwa: You can read/recite what ever ...
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When should I break the fast for iftar when I can hear multiple adhans at different times?

I think you should go talk with those masajid imams about this issue too that why is this time difference. There can be one reason which i can understand is the jaafri fiqh(or shia) iftar 10 minutes ...
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What types (if any) of sexual activity are permitted during Ramadan?

Some evidences I'll list here some evidences: It has been made permissible for you the night preceding fasting to go to your wives [for sexual relations]. They are clothing for you and you are ...
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Why is Laylatul Qadr commonly thought to be the 27th night of Ramadan?

According to Holy Prophet (PBUH) : Try to find "Laiiltulqadar" in odd nights of last ashra of Ramadan.But it is not necessary that 27th of Ramadan is "Laiiltulqadar" it may be 21st 23rd 25th 27th or ...
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Can I fast without suhoor (not during Ramadan)?

You may fast without suhur for any fast obligatory (like in Ramadan or in case you need to make up missed fasts of Ramadan or a fast in fulfilment of a vow) or optional (like for the day of 'Arafa or ...
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Does tasting salt break one's fast?

Well, it is permissible for women or even men to taste food with tip of tongue while fasting, but it should not be much and should not read throat, and person should spit the remaining of food. Most ...
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If the husband is fasting for Ramadan and the wife is not fasting, is it permissible to have sex?

Husband in fasting and wife is not fasting, then is it allowed to do sexual intercourse without ejaculation. In this case, the husband's fast will be broken. Sexual intercourse during the day in ...
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If the husband is fasting for Ramadan and the wife is not fasting, is it permissible to have sex?

If husband/wife is in fast then only his/her fast will be broken. But the patience will be beneficial. If you can't then the fast of that person will be broken. If a you did it in any misguidance then ...
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I had unintentional sex with my wife while fasting. Can I still proceed with fasting? Are there other consequences?

First of all nobody expect your wife and you could judge your intentions. But all i can do is to give you a guideline that might help you to find the correct ruling for your case. Here are the most ...
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How long is the Taraweeh prayer usually?

There are a few different opinions on the prescribed rakahs for Taraweh, but the most common opinion is of 20 rakahs. In mosques they usually1 attempt to complete the whole Quran within the month of ...
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After recently starting to earn a salary, when do I need to pay zakat?

Not only the salary that will be counted. Your property(Includes all the property you have Details Here) has to be reached the amount of a Nisaab and stay with you for 1 lunar year. As soon as this ...
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Popular du'a for breaking fast is weak / when to say?

Yes, it is correct that the hadith related to the supplication you mentioned is da'eef (weak): حَدَّثَنَا مُسَدَّدٌ، حَدَّثَنَا هُشَيْمٌ، عَنْ حُصَيْنٍ، عَنْ مُعَاذِ بْنِ زُهْرَةَ، أَنَّهُ بَلَغَهُ ...
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When rain falls, is it safe to say that night isnt laylatul qadr?

This does not seem logically possible. There are regions of the world which have a wet season and monsoons (and tropical monsoons), during which it can rain near continuously for months on end. Have ...
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