Category Archives: Fasting

Kaffarah (expiation) for the Fast

Kaffarah (expiation) for the Fast For every fast broken deliberately one has to free one slave or one maid (this is not possible nowadays) or keep sixty consecutive fasts, and if you are unable to do this then feed sixty … Continue reading

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Fidya (compensation) for the Fast

Fidya (compensation) for the Fast For every fast a person breaks or misses for a Shar’ee reason he has to feed a poor Muslim with two meals per day equal in value to ones own meal for each fast he … Continue reading

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irtues of Fasting as mentioned in the Qur’an and Sunnah

V – The reward for fasting is immense, as mentioned in the following Hadith: “Every action of the son of Adam is given manifold reward, each good deed receiving then times its like, up to seven hundred times. Allah the … Continue reading

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Fasting in Ramadan, Its Virtues & Rulings

Abu Umamah Radi Allahu anhu said: “I said: ‘O Messenger of Allah Salla Allahu ta’ala ‘alayhi wa Sallam, tell me of an action by which I may enter Paradise’. He said: ‘Take to Fasting, there is nothing like it.’ ” … Continue reading

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Morality in Fasting

Morality in Fasting The word fasting is generally misunderstood by a large number of Muslims although they observe fasting during the Blessed month of Ramadan; and it is not understood at all by the majority of non-Muslims. There is a … Continue reading

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Things disliked & those not so disliked whilst Fasting

Dislikes of fasting Hadrat Anas Radi Allahu anhu narrated that the Beloved Messenger of Allah Salla Allahu ta’ala ‘alayhi wa Sallam said: Take the pre-dawn meal, for verily in the pre-dawn meal there is a blessing. [Bukhari & Muslim]  Hadrat … Continue reading

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Hadiths on Fasting

Hadiths on Fasting Hadrat Abu Hurayrah Radi Allahu anhu narrated that the Most Beloved Messenger of Allah Salla Allahu ta’ala ‘alayhi wa Sallam said:When Ramadan arrives, the gates of Paradise are opened, the gates of Hell are closed and the … Continue reading

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