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Rules of Fasting

  • Fasting Defenition
  • Types of Fasting
  • Conditions of Obligatory Fast
  • Ways to Establish the New Lunar Month
  • Fasting Intention
  • Fast Invalidators
    • Eating and Drinking
    • Sex
    • To Remain Junub until Morning Adhān
    • Not Knowing How to Make Ghusl or Its Being Obligatory
    • Masturbation
    • To Attribute a Lie to Allah, the Prophets and the Infallible
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      To Attribute a Lie to Allah, the Prophets and the Infallible

      144. To attribute a lie to Allah, the prophets S.A.W and the infallible as, by obligatory caution, invalidates fast although  on repents later and declare that it was a lie.

      To Attribute a Lie to Fatimah Al-Zahra as

      145. Is the fast valid if someone attributes a lie to Fatimah Al-Zahra?
        A: Yes, by obligatory caution, it makes fast invalid.
      To Attribute the Tradition of the Cloak to Fatimah Al-Zahra as
      146. Is the tradition of the Cloak [Kisā’], which is narrated by Faṭimah al-Zahrā (a.), a reliable tradition? Is it permissible to attribute it to her during fasting?
        A: If the tradition is attributed quoting the books where it has been reported, there is no problem with it.
       To Recite Supplications in Ramadan Doubting Its Authenticity
      147. There are certain supplications for the month of Ramadan each of which is specified for a day in a sequence, starting with the supplication for the first day, followed by the one for the second day and so on. What is the rule on reciting them if there is a doubt as to their authenticity?  
        A: There is no problem in reciting them in the hope of being desired in shar‘.
      Not To Make Thick Dust Reach the Throat
      By obligatory caution, a fasting person should not swallow the thick dust raised by sweeping a dusty ground. Swallowing smoke of cigarettes and other tobacco products invalidates fast by obligatory caution.
    • Not To Make Thick Dust Reach the Throat
    • Immersing One's Head into Water
    • To Enema
    • Vomiting
    • Some Rules on Fast Invalidators
  • Medical Rules of Fasting
  • Rules for women
  • Zakat ul-Fitrah
  • Eid ul-Fitr Prayer
  • The Qaḍā’ Fast
  • Hired Fasts
  • Kaffārah of Fast
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