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Repeating the ‘īd salāh in the masjid

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Apr 23, 2021

Question: In Europe and America it is difficult to perform the ‛id salah in the masjid at one time [because of the crowds]. The people therefore have several ‛id salahs one after the other in the masjid. Is it permissible to do this? Is there any difference in ruling for a masjid and a nonmasjid? […]

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Referring to abstaining from eating on ‘īd al-ad-hā as a fast

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Apr 22, 2021

Question: Some people abstain from eating on ‛id al-ad-ha until the time of chasht and refer to it as a fast. Is it correct to refer to this abstention as a fast? Answer: It is correct to refer to it as a fast. Allah ta‛ala knows best.

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Fasting for a few hours

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Apr 21, 2021

Question: Is it permissible to keep a fast for 5-6 hours? The reason for asking is that in our area, some people give up eating and drinking from the morning on the day of ‛id al-ad-ha as though they are fasting, and say that they are fasting. Then after the ‛id salah, they open their […]

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Fasting in abnormal time zones

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Apr 19, 2021

Question: In certain regions, the days are extraordinarily long, making it extremely difficult to fast. For example, the day is of 22 or 23 hours or even more. What is the ruling with regard to keeping fasts in such a situation? Answer: People in these regions who do not have the strength to fast because […]

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Compelling a person to fast as a form of punishment

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  • masjidmuhammad
  • Apr 17, 2021

Question: Is it permissible for a teacher to compel a student to keep a fast as a form of punishment? Will the student receive the reward for such a fast? Answer: It is permissible to compel students of madaris to keep a fast as a form of punishment. There is nothing wrong in this. The […]