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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
    • Not To Make Thick Dust Reach the Throat
    • Immersing One's Head into Water
    • To Enema
    • Vomiting
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      166. If one vomits on purpose, the fast is void even in case, he is forced to do so due to an illness or the like. However, if it happens inadvertently or involuntarily, it is no problem.

      167. If something comes up to the mouth while burping, one should pour it out. However, if it is swallowed involuntarily, the fast is valid.
      To Vomit in a State of Nausea
      168. A fasting person vomits as he is in a state of nausea, what about his fast?
      A: It is no problem if it occurs involuntarily. If he vomits on purpose, the fast is void.

    • 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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