Tag: Fasting صيام

Urwah on Faith: No religion for one who cannot fulfil the trust

July 24, 2017

Hisham ibn Urwah reported: Urwah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Be not deceived by the prayer of a man, nor by his fasting. Whoever wills can fast and whoever wills can pray, yet there is no religion for one who cannot be trusted.” Source: al-Īmān li Ibn Abī Shaybah 12 عن هشام بن […]

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Ibn Abbas on Pregnancy: A pregnant woman has permission to break fasting

June 12, 2017

Sa’eed ibn Jubair reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If a pregnant woman fears for herself and the nursing of her child during Ramadan, she should break her fast and in place of each day feed a poor person. She does not need to make up the fasts.” Source: Tafsīr al-Ṭabarī […]

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Hadith on Ramadan: A man expiates his sin of breaking fast by charity

June 8, 2017

Aisha reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and said that he was ruined. The Prophet said, “What is the matter?” He said, “I had intercourse with my wife while fasting in Ramadan.” Then a basket of dates was brought to the Prophet, and the Prophet said, “Where is […]

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Hadith on Ramadan: Whoever fasts Ramadan will have his sins forgiven

June 5, 2017

Abdur Rahman ibn Awf reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Ramadan is a month in which Allah Almighty has obligated its fasting. And verily, I have instituted for Muslims the (recommended) practice of its prayer at night. Thus, whoever fasts it with faith and expecting reward will be […]

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Hudhaifa on Islam: The religion is divided into eight components

June 5, 2017

Silah reported: Hudhaifa, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Islam has eight parts. Islam is a part, prayer is a part, charity is a part, jihād is a part, Ḥajj pilgrimage is a part, fasting Ramadan is a part, enjoining good is a part, and forbidding evil is a part. He has failed who […]

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Ibrahim on Fasting: Telling falsehood breaks a person’s fasting

May 29, 2017

Al-A’mash reported: Ibrahim Al-Nakh’I, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The righteous predecessors used to say that telling lies will break the fast.” Source: Muṣannaf Ibn Abī Shaybah 8888 عَنِ الْأَعْمَشِ عَنْ إِبْرَاهِيمَ النخعي رحمه الله قَالَ كَانُوا يَقُولُونَ (السلف) الْكَذِبُ يُفْطِرُ الصَّائِمَ 8888 مصنف ابن أبي شيبة

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Mujahid on Fasting: Backbiting and lies will harm fasting

May 29, 2017

Layth reported: Mujahid, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Whoever is safe from two characteristics will secure his fasting: backbiting and falsehood.” Source: Faḍāʼil al-Awqāt 65 عَنْ لَيْثٍ عَنْ مُجَاهِدٍ رحمه الله قَالَ خَصْلَتَانِ مَنْ حَفِظَهُمَا سَلِمَ لَهُ صَوْمُهُ الْغِيبَةُ وَالْكَذِبُ 65 فضائل الأوقات للبيهقي

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Maymun on Fasting: Easiest part of fasting is not eating or drinking

May 29, 2017

Ja’far reported: Maymun ibn Mihran, may Allah have mercy on him, would say, “Verily, the easiest part of fasting is leaving food and drink.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 3373 عن جعفر عن ميمون بن مهران رحمه الله كان يقول إِنَّ أَهْوَنَ الصَّوْمِ تَرْكُ الطَّعَامِ وَالشَّرَابِ 3373 شعب الإيمان للبيهقي

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Abu Aliyah on Fasting: Backbiting ruins fasting as worship

May 29, 2017

Ibn As-Sari reported: Abu Al-‘Alyiah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The fasting person is in an act of worship as long as he does not backbite anyone, even if he is sleeping on his bed.” Source: al-Zuhd li Hannād ibn al-Sarī 1202 عن هناد بن السري عَنْ أَبِي الْعَالِيَةِ رحمه الله قَالَ الصَّائِمُ […]

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Umar on Fasting: True fasting is to avoid sins and vain talk

May 28, 2017

Ash-Sha’bi reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Fasting is not merely from food and drink. Rather, it is from lies, falsehood, vain talk, and swearing.” Source: Muṣannaf Ibn Abī Shaybah 8683 عَنْ الشَّعْبِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ عُمَرُ لَيْسَ الصِّيَامُ مِنْ الطَّعَامِ وَالشَّرَابِ وَحْدَهُ وَلَكِنَّهُ مِنْ الْكَذِبِ وَالْبَاطِلِ وَاللَّغْوِ وَالْحَلِفِ 8683 مصنف […]

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