Minor breaking a fast

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Q: I cant remember how old I was but I remember I broke a fast when I was little. What should I do? Keep my kafara (60 fast ) or not?


A: A minor does not need to keep any kaffaarah.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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