Husband and wife Hugging in Ramadhaan

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Q: Husband and wife kissed hugged and husband touched wife’s chest during Ramadan. However the wife had her period

  1. Is the fast broken or nullified?
  2. Are they sinful?
  3. Should they give kaffara?


A: No.

They do not have to do kaffarah, but they must exercise precaution.

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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