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Gargling the mouth while fasting

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Q: A person during ramadhan gargled his mouth and spat the water properly. Then he sucked and some water from his lip/mouth may have gone down his mouth. His intention was not to drink the water from his lip or mouth. If water went down his mouth is kaffara necessary?

Bismillaah

A: Since he is not sure, his fast will not break.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)


Q: If he has ghaalibuz zann that the water went down his mouth, is kaffara necessary?

Bismillaah

A: The fast will only break in the case one is certain. However you may refer to other Ulama.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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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