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Does heroin injection breaks fast?

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Assalamu Alaikum I understand that injections do not invalidate fasting.  Does this pertain to any type of injection?  I am asking this because someone told me that taking heroine as an injection does not invalidate fasting. I know heroine is unlawful, but I did not know if it breask the fast… read more »

Backbiting Father

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Asalam, I wanted to know how to deal with a father who is a Maulana, but he lies alot at home and backbites extremely. My father is a maulana but ive seen his actions at home that make me lose respect for him as a father and maulana. He talks bad of my mother… read more »

Questions on Gheebat

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Assalamu Alaikkum I am having some doubts about Gheebath/Gheebah (Backbiting). Kindly clarify the following Backbiting non muslims is allowed? (It is such a case that not their physical defects mentioned, their false character or behavior is only mentioned) If not so, do we have to seek pardon from them for backbiting?  I have heard that… read more »

Fasting will serve as a shield as long as one abstains from backbiting

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Can you mention the reference for this narration? الصيام جنة ما لم يخرقها صاحبها وخرقها الغيبة   Answer This narration appears in Musannaf ‘Abdur Razzaq as the statement of Hafsah bintu Sirin (rahimahallah). (Musannaf ‘Abdur Razzaq, Hadith: 7895)   The opening words; ‘Fasting is a shield’ also appear in Sahih Bukhari, Sahih Muslim and other… read more »

Ghibah [backbiting] while fasting

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Is this Hadith authentic? Two women were fasting. A man said, “O Messenger of Allah! There are two women who are fasting and they have nearly perished out of thirst.” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) remained silent. The man returned midday and said, “O Prophet of Allah! They are near death.” Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa… read more »

A narration on ‘Five actions that break the fast’

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Can you kindly translate Al ‘Iraqi’s assessment of this Hadith:  حديث جابر عن انس: خمس يفطرن الصائم الكذب والغيبة والنميمة واليمين الكاذبة والنظر بشهوة قال العراقي: أخرجه الأزدي في الضعفاء من رواية جابان عن انس وقوله جابر تصحيف قال أبو حاتم الرازي هذا كذاب Translation: There are five things that break the fast, Speaking lies, backbiting,… read more »