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Mufti Faisal ibn Abdul Hameed

Does deodorant spray going through throat break fast?

Does spraying from aerosols (air freshner, deodrants etc) break your fast if the actual vapour goes down the throat? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. In principle, if any substance that has a body is passed down one’s...

Importance of I’tikaaf

1. What is the Importance of Itekaf? and how it is observed? 2.Kindly confirm during Itekaf IEBADAAT are carried out Individualy/ separately or on JOINT GROUP basis? 3.I have observed that in a Mosque The Imam ask and advise the people for combine Iebadat....

Importance of I’tikaaf

1. What is the Importance of Itekaf? and how it is observed? 2.Kindly confirm during Itekaf IEBADAAT are carried out Individualy/ separately or on JOINT GROUP basis? 3.I have observed that in a Mosque The Imam ask and advise the people for combine Iebadat. Is he right...

Question on using deodorant while fasting

If one intentionally uses deodorant spray knowing that you are fasting and then despite your efforts to hold your breath or cover your mouth and nose with a cloth you still inhale and you feel the smell strongly on your nose, will the fast still break and will the...

Inhaler and Nasal Spray

If a person who has ASTHMA and has to use an Inhaler at least twice a day, and these are used at Sehri & Iftaar, can the Inhaler be used whilst fasting in the case of need? If a person suffers from Hayfever and also one uses a Nasal Spray which is used during...

Can we apply attar during fast?

Can we apply attar during fast? Answer Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Yes, Attar can be applied during fast. It will not invalidate the fast.[1]   And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best Mufti Faisal bin Abdul Hameed, Montréal, Canada  Checked...

Post nasal dripping during Fast.

I have a question re: post nasal drip.  In Ramadaan I suffer more frequently with post nasal drip.  I do take anti-histamines at Sehri but during the day I feel stuff dripping down the throat to which I don’t necessarily have access to in terms of coughing it out.  I...

Adding the name Muhammad before the son’s name.

I would just like to know if it would be advisable to add Mohammed before the babies name. So instead of Furqaan, can we name the baby Mohammed Furqaan? Answer   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Yes, It is appropriate for you to add...