Frequently Asked Questions Pertaining To Ramadan

Can an addicted smoker smoke whilst fasting?

It is not permissible to smoke whilst fasting. Smoking will break the fast.

I forgetfully ate whilst fasting?

If one was totally unaware that he was fasting, the fast will not be broken regardless of what was consumed.

I engaged in intercourse with my spouse?

Intercourse will invalidate the fast and will make Qadhā and Kaffārah compulsory.

Will engaging in intimacy break the fast?

Being intimate is disliked if it will lead one further. If one experiences ejaculation, the fast will be broken.

I had a wet dream whilst fasting. Is my fast broken?

A wet dream will not invalidate the fast.

Jamiatul Ulama (KZN)


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