Ramadan FAQ

Ramadan can be a time of many questions and uncertainties, especially for those who are new to the practice or have never observed it before. In this blog, we will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about Ramadan, from the rules and traditions of fasting to the spiritual significance of this sacred time.

Below are some frequently asked questions about Ramadan, the answers have been issued by the British Fatwa Council.

Ruling on who must fast in Ramadan. Read the answer HERE.

Ruling on forgetfully drinking whilst fasting? Read the answer HERE.

Ruling on forgetfully eating whilst fasting? Read the answer HERE.

Ruling on fasting whilst travelling. Read the answer HERE.

Ruling on pregnant women fasting. Read the answer HERE.

Ruling on pregnant women who experience bleeding. Read the answer HERE.

Ruling on husband and wife who engage in marital relations whilst fasting. Read the answer HERE.

Ruling on the usage of antibiotic eyedrops whilst fasting. Read the answer HERE.

Ruling on individuals who are unable to fast due to being ill. Read the answer HERE.

Ruling on breaking the fast whilst travelling. Read the answer HERE.

Ruling on the one who can’t fast or pay Fidya. Read the answer HERE.

Ruling on biting nails whilst fasting. Read the answer HERE.

Actions a person should avoid during Ramadan. Read the answer HERE.

Advice for Layla-tul-Qadr. Read the answer HERE.