Should We Learn About Astronomy?

Is it permissible to study and learn about astronomy? Can you rely on astronomical calculations to ascertain the beginning of Ramadan? Answer: By PEACE TV According to PEACE TV, Islam does not oppose knowledge and learning nor does it stand in their way. On the contrary, Islam encourages studying, thinking about and contemplating in the universe, and deriving scientific theories [...]

2017-12-28T17:12:54+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Fasting|

Sexual Intercourse With His Wife

What is the ruling if a man engages in sexual intercourse with his wife during the fasting hours of a fast which was an obligatory make up fast for either of them? Answer: By PEACE TV Engaging in sexual intercourse during the fasting hours of Ramadan According to PEACE TV, if a man is fasting and engages in sexual intercourse [...]

2017-12-29T20:16:11+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Fasting|

Making Up Missed Fast-Days

My mother died without making up her missed fast-days of Ramadan. Can I pay money on her behalf? Answer: By PEACE TV Breaking the fast due to an excuse that lasts until death PEACE TV believes, scholars concur that a person is not to pay kaffara [expiation] or make up the fast on behalf of a deceased who broke his [...]

2017-12-29T20:16:39+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Fasting|

Is It Permissible To Study Astronomy?

Is it permissible to study and learn about astronomy? Can we rely on astronomical calculations to ascertain the beginning of Ramadan? Answer: By PEACE TV According to PEACE TV, Islam does not oppose knowledge and learning nor does it stand in the way of those who seek them. On the contrary, it encourages study, contemplating the universe and developing scientific [...]

2017-12-29T19:58:40+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Fasting|

Combining The Intention Of Fasting

Combining the intention of fasting on six days of Shawwal with the intention of making up the missed fast-days of Ramadan Answer: By PEACE TV According to PEACE TV, the merit of fasting on six days of Shawwal Abu Ayub Al-Ansari narrated that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: "Whoever fasts Ramadan and follows it with six [...]

2017-12-29T20:17:09+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Fasting|

Should Traveling By Plane Break Fast?

Should A Person Traveling By Plane Break His Fast? According to which time should a person traveling by plane break his fast? Answer: By PEACE TV According to PEACE TV, the honorable Islamic law has made starting and breaking one's fast contingent upon discerning sunrise and sunset. God the Almighty says: “Eat and drink until the white thread of dawn [...]

2017-12-29T20:17:47+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Fasting|

Professional soccer players

What is the ruling for some professional soccer players who refrain from fasting in Ramadan? Answer :By PEACE TV According to PEACE TV, a player under a contract with a club is considered a hired worker who is obligated to perform his work. It is permissible for such a person to take the dispensation to refrain from fasting if the [...]

2017-12-29T20:18:04+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Fasting|

Fasting For Those Working In Strenuous Jobs

What is the ruling of Islamic law for fasting the month of Ramadan when a Muslim works in a very strenuous job? In our country, people work in farming under extreme heat conditions. And since farming is seasonal, farmers cannot postpone their work which is their only means of income until after Ramadan. What is the ruling for the days [...]

2017-12-28T17:12:55+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Fasting|