Ramadan: Merits and Rulings (100+ Fatwas)

By Shari`ah Staff


Ramadan is the month of discipline, self-control, patience, and good behavior. In Ramadan, Muslims are expected to gain the fruits of Fasting, namely, piety and consciousness of Allah. In this context, (Allah, Most High, says in the Glorious Qur'an, “O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you, even as it was prescribed for those before you, that ye may ward off evil.” (Al-Baqarah 2:  183)

Every Muslim, man or woman, yearns to gain Allah's forgiveness and mercy in Ramadan. Therefore, he or she should observe Ramadan ethics and rulings. In doing so, he or she has to learn the rulings of Fasting so as to fast in accordance with the Prophet's teachings.

In “Ramadan: Merits and Rulings (100+ Fatwas)” folder, all relevant fatwas covering all aspects of Ramadan will be made accessible to our dear viewers and audience. In so doing, we in the Shari`ah department intend to help Muslims, and even non-Muslims, know all about Ramadan and Fasting.


 Virtues and Etiquettes

Ramadan: The Month of Virtues and Blessings

The blessed month of Ramadan is a great time and a beautiful time as well. We thank Allah that He is giving us another occasion to witness this blessed time in our life. May He help us to benefit from this season of virtues... 

When Boys and Girls Should Fast
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 Rulings & Regulations

Ramadan & Backing Suffering Muslims

Islam, while enjoining on us to remove hardship and defend ourselves, reminds us to use wisdom and proper methodology while doing so. In other words, Muslims cannot embark on strategies or methods that are... 

Lessons and Moralities of Fasting?
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 Zakat Al-Fitr

Where to Pay Zakat Al-Fitr?

The Muslim is supposed to pay Zakat Al-Fitr in the country where he or she spends the first night of the month of Shawwal. The reason for this is that Zakat Al-Fitr is not paid because of fasting, rather it is paid due to breaking the fast... 

Can Zakat-ul-Fitr Be Paid in Cash?
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 I`tikaf and Laylat Al-Qadr

Significance of I`tikaf

I`tikaf is a temporary seclusion and retreat to worship Allah and draw near to Him. For Islam does not accept celibacy and permanent seclusion for worship, but it appoints certain times for extra worship and devotion... 

Duties of Muslims in the Last Third of Ramadan?
I`tikaf: Are all Mosques Proper? More>>

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