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Fasting is for Me and I will reward the fasting person for it
Why did Allaah specify fasting by saying, ‘Fasting is for Me and I will reward [the fasting person] for it?’




Which is better, fasting the six days of Shawwaal or fasting Mondays and Thursdays?
Each of these days has its merit.




Women whose periods finish at the end of the night and fasting
Women whose periods finish at the end of the night should fast even if they take a ghusl after the emergence of Fajr.




Encouragement to feed the fasting
Whoever feeds a fasting person will have a reward like that of the fasting person.




How to know if you’re too ill to fast
What is the scale/degree of harm according to which a fast becomes harmful for someone who is ill and after which it becomes forbidden?




Person who eats while doubtful whether fajr has emerged
The fast of a person who eats something while being doubtful as to whether fajr has emerged is correct, and this can be of five types.




Fasting the six days of Shawwaal
The wisdom behind fasting the six days of Shawwaal is the same as the wisdom regarding other optional acts.




Fast missed Ramadaan fasts before fasting the six of Shawwaal
The Sunnah is that a person fasts the six days of Shawwaal after finishing the make-up fasts of Ramadaan not before.




Fasting in Sha’baan, the month before Ramadhaan
Fasting in Sha’baan has been established as a Sunnah.




Fasting ‘Aashuraa
The most excellent fast after (fasting) in the month of Ramadan is the fast in Month of al-Muharramh.




Not displaying grief or happiness on Day of ’Aashoora
Nothing has been reported from the Prophet (صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ) concerning this day except to fast it.



Making up missed fasts of Ramadhaan before fasting Shawwaal
The Sunnah is that a person fasts the six days of Shawwaal after completing the outstanding fasts of Ramadhaan.




Singling out Friday if it coincides with day of ‘Arafat
It permissible to fast on Friday, by itself, if one is making up a day?




The best way of Fasting the Day of Aashooraa
Is it permissible to fast the day of Aashooraa by itself?




Ways of Fasting the Day of `Aashooraa
What do you say regarding fasting a day after `Aashooraa, as that which is legislated is fasting a day before it?




Behaviour of Messenger in last ten nights of Ramadhaan
In the last ten nights, Allaah’s Messenger (صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ) would stay up throughout the night, awaken his family, become intense (in worship) and tighten his lower garment.




The fast of the driver
Is the ruling of travel applied to the drivers of cars and buses since their work is continuous outside of the cities in the daytime in Ramadhaan?




Deceased’s outstanding fasts
Ruling on deceased’s outstanding fasts.




Fasting person masturbating
Ruling on fasting person masturbating.




Aashooraa
Fast a day before it or a day after it. Differ from the Jews.


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