• Q: Should a pregnant woman fast during the month of Ramadan or not? A: If fasting harms her or affects her pregnancy, in a way that makes her fear for her pregnancy, then she is allowed not to fast and she has to make up for it and give out a Fidya (compensation) in case she felt concerned for her pregnancy.
  • If I remain all alone in this world, I will keep on saying that Israel’sexistence is illegitimate.
  • Q: What is the ruling if one found out that he observed Imsak after the break of dawn not knowing the actual time? A: If he had checked and thought that it was still night, then his fasting is valid; if not, it is deemed invalid and he ought to make up for this day, knowing that he is not considered to have sinned and no Kaffara is incumbent on him as long as he was doubtful.
  • Abstaining from food and drink is one of the easiest things in fasting. But the big fasting of both Christians and Muslims is to abstain from wronging , falsehood , backbiting and creating strife in all months and years.
  • Q; May the traveller countue his fast after reaching had at-tarakhus ? A: If he passes the Had , and he intends to continue his travel, then his fast is invalid , and he has to make up for it.
  • What makes taking the other’s life Halal is when he engages in war against you, and not unbelief .

The blessed Eid of Al-Fitr 1435 is on Monday, July 28, 2014

The Juristic Committee of the Institution of His Eminence, the late Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra), issued a statement in which it announced that Monday, July 28, 2014 is the first day of the blessed Eid of Al-Fitr 1435 H. in all the countries of the world according to the jurisprudential opinion of the late Sayyed (ra). Therefore, Sunday, July 27, 2014 is the last day of the month of Ramadan... Details ›

Ali: The Champion of Muslim unity

His Eminence, Sayyed Ali Fadlullah, delivered the two Friday sermons. In the first sermon, he commemorated the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Ali (a.s.). In the second sermon, he called on the Arabs and Muslims to support Gaza. He also asked all the political parties in Iraq to resort to dialogue, and he called on the Lebanese to unite.... Details ›

The Hijab

Historical information indicates that Hijab existed before religions, and in the Code of Hammurabi, the first king of Babylon. But it was prohibited for bondmaids and restricted only to honorable women. And reading the religious texts before Islam (the Torah and the Bible), you notice indications about wearing the Hijab..... Details ›

The relationship between religion and politics

Despite the popular slogan "Our religion is politics and politics is our religion", many of our youth take a negative attitude towards politics. What is our view on this?.... Details ›

Al-Qadr Night: Peace for the soul and one of Allah's secrets

Al-Qadr night is one of the nights that man cannot fully and truly realize the size of its magnificence and sanctity, considering that the virtues of this one night outreach those of a thousand month...

Fasting in the reality of life

God says in His Glorious Book: O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you, so that you may guard (against evil). (2:183)....

Let us prepare spiritually for the Month of Ramadan

In welcoming the blessed month of Sha’aban, we will review the Messenger’s (p.) speech in the last Friday before Ramadan in which he guides the Muslims as how to prepare practically and spiritually to receive the month of Ramadan in a way that opens up on God, good and repentance....

Q & A on fasting

Following are common questions and answers people usually pose regarding the duty of fasting, and they are answered according to the Fatwas and jurisprudential opinion of His Eminence, the late Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra)..


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