• Prayers & Duties >> Sawm (Fasting)

    Question ID: 60717Country: India

    Title: Things that do not invalidate fast.

    Question: What are the things that invalidates the fast, and also numerate the things that makrooh fasting? Please enumerate the points separately and give a complete list for future reference.

    Answer ID: 60717

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 1005/1005/M=10/1436) Fast breaks by eating or drinking or having intercourse in the state of fast knowingly. In case it is done unknowingly then fast does not break. Fast also breaks by administering drops in the ears. Fast also breaks by inhaler or taking vapour inside. Masturbation also breaks the fast. If a woman experiences menses during fast then it also shall break the fast. It is makrooh to use toothpowder, gul and toothpaste. However, there is no harm in applying scent, oil or kohl.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India