Actions that invalidates one's fast (6)

Fighting over the number of rakaah of Taraweeh:There is no specific number of rakahs for Taraweeh prayer, rather it is permissible to do a little or a lot. Both 8 and 20 are okay. 


Actions that invalidates one's fast (4)

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: "The son of Adam fills no worse vessel than his stomach.(Reported by al-Tirmidhi, no.


Actions that invalidates one's fast (5)

 Saying the intention to fast loudly or saying a specific dua to start fasting:  The intention is an action of the heart. We should resolve in our heart that we are going to fast tomorrow.


Actions that invalidates one's fast (3)

Not keeping away from sin: The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: "When any of you is fasting, let him not commit sin..." (Reported by al-Bukhaari, al-Fath, no. 1904).   


Actions that invalidates one's fast (2)

Acts that lead to sexual arousal:Kissing and embracing the wife with sexual desire (i.e fondling, etc.) or acts that lead to sexual arousal are disliked.


Actions that invalidates one's fast (1)

Exaggerating while rinsing the mouth and cleaning the nose during ablution:This action might allow some water to enter the person's stomach and thus spoil the fast.


Endeavour to feed a fasting soul

Zaid bin Khalid Al-Juhani narrated that the Messenger of Allah ( ﷺ) said: "Whoever provides the food for a fasting person to break his fast with, then for him is the same reward as his (the fasting


The great shield

"Uthman Ibn Affan said: "I heard the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) say: "Fasting is a shield against the Fire just like the shield of anyone of you against fighting."' (Ibn Majah) 


The virtue of fasting in Ramadan

Abu Hurayrah narrated that the Prophet (ﷺ) said: Whoever fasts in the month of Ramadan with faith while seeking its reward [from Allah] will have his past sins forgiven. AI-Bukhari in his Sahih (no


A blessed Sahoor

A blessed Sahoor for the believer is dates.(Collected by Abu Dawood, Ibn Hibban & Al Baani graded it Saheeh in Targeeb no.1072)


The importance of Sahoor

'The distinction between our Siyyam(fasting) and the fasting of the people of the Book is eating at the time of Sahoor.' [Collected by Muslim, Abu Dawood, Tirmidhi, Nisa'ee and Ibn Khuzaimah]  


The five pillars of Islam

"Islam is built on five (pillars), testimony that there is no deity worthy of worship but Allah, and testimony that Muhammad is His messenger, establishing Salat, giving Zakaat, observing the fast

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