Filed under Obligatory/Voluntary Fasting and Related Issues

A Concise Word On Fasting the Day of ʿĀshūrā

Table of Contents: Its Virtue ………………………………………………..  pg. 1 It Is the Day Allāh Saved Mūsá …………………  pg. 1 Its Ruling ………………………………………………..  pg. 2 It Is the 10th of Muḥarram ……………………….   pg. 2 The Three Ways to Fast ʿĀshūrā ……………….   pg.2-3 Fasting ʿĀshūrā If It Concides with Saturday  pg. 3 Some Innovations Practiced on ʿĀshūrā … Continue reading

To Complete a reading of the Qur’aan in Ramadan

By Shaykh Abu Anas Muhammad bin Hadi al-Madkhali السلف في رمضان.pdf Translated by Umm Yahya Shaykh Muhammad bin Hadi said: ‘Sa’eed Ibn Jubayr  -Rahimullaah-  used to complete the recitation of the Qur’aan every two nights in Ramadan. Aswad Ibn Yazeed an-Nakha’ee -Rahimullaah-  used to complete the recitation of the Qur’aan every two nights in Ramadan. … Continue reading

Farewell to Ramadan by Al Hafith Ibn Rajab

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم These are a few excerpts from a book pertaining to the ending of this blessed month of Ramadan. I ask Allah with His wonderful Names and Magnificent Attributes to make this short reading a benefit for the reader and a means of gaining Allah’s pleasure.   Chapter: The End of Ramadan … Continue reading

The Chaining of the Shayātīn During a Month of Mercy

Compiled and translated by Abū al-Hasan Mālik Ādam al-Akhdar المكتبةالرحمانيةالسلفية al-Rahmāniyyah Publishing This version was revised on July 2, 2012CE corresponding with 13 Sha’bān 1433 Hijrī The Messenger of Allāh (sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “When Ramadān begins, the gates of the heavens are opened, and the gates of the Hell-fire are closed, and the … Continue reading

The fasting on a Saturday

Summary from his “Majmoo’ al-Fatawaa wa rasaa’il”, 1st edition. Volume 20, pages 55-58.  by Ibn ‘Uthaymeen:  1) as an obligatory fast, like the days of Ramadhaan, either in Ramadhaan or making the days up, fasting as an expiation, or as an alternative to slaughtering, this is permissible.  2) along with fasting the day before it (Jumu’ah), … Continue reading

Fasting is for Allah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Shaykh Saleh al-Fawzan Explanation of the hadith… كُلُّ عَمَلِ ابْنِ آدَمَ لَهُ إِلَّا الصَّوْمَ فَإِنَّهُ لِي وَأَنَا أَجْزِي بِهِ وَلَخُلُوفُ فَمِ الصَّائِمِ أَطْيَبُ عِنْدَ اللَّهِ مِنْ رِيحِ الْمِسْكِ All the actions by the son of Adam are for him, except fasting Q: In the hadith Qudsi, “All the actions by the … Continue reading

Intention to fast must be formed before Fajr

Intention to observe Sawm The first Question of Fatwa no. 4352 Q 1: Should the intention to observe Sawm (Fast) in Ramadan be made at night, or is it permissible to make it during the daytime? To give an example, if someone is informed at forenoon that today is Ramadan, should they make up for … Continue reading