[Audio Bulugh al-Maraam] Hilal of Ramadan – Hilal of Shawwal

Bulugh al-Maraam Book of Fasting

  • Hadith 529.    Narrated Ibn ‘Umar رضى الله عنهما: I heard Allâh’s Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم saying, “Fast when you see the new moon, and break your fast when you see it; but if the sky is cloudy, calculate (the month as 30 days).” [Agreed upon]. Muslim has: “If it is cloudy, calculate (the month as) thirty days.” Al‑Bukhâri has: “Complete the number (of days) as thirty.” Al-Bukhari reported the Hadith of Abû Huraira رضى الله عنه : “Complete the number of (the month of) Sha‘bân as thirty days.”
  • Link to text of hadith

Up Next – bi’ithnillah,  Fast of Shawwal After Completing Ramadan
Previously —  No Fasting on Eid and Days of Tashriq

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[Audio Bulugh al-Maraam] No Fasting on Eid and Days of Tashriq

Bulugh al-Maraam Book of Fasting

  • Hadith 558.    Narrated Abû Sa‘îd Al‑Khudri رضى الله عنه: Allâh’s Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم forbade fasting on two days, the day of Al‑Fitr (breaking the fast of Ramadân) and the day of Al‑Adha (offering sacrifices). [Agreed upon].
  • Hadith 559.    Narrated Nubaisha Al‑Hudhali رضى الله عنه: Allâh’s Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم said, “The days of At‑Tashrîq are days of eating, drinking and the remembrance of Allâh, the Great and Glorious.” [Reported by Muslim].
  • Hadith 559.    Narrated Nubaisha Al‑Hudhali رضى الله عنه: Allâh’s Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم said, “The days of At‑Tashrîq are days of eating, drinking and the remembrance of Allâh, the Great and Glorious.” [Reported by Muslim].
  • Link to text of hadith

Up Next – bi’ithnillah,  Hilal of Ramadan – Hilal of Shawwal
Previously —  Delay Ghusl & Making up fast of a relative

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[Audio Bulugh al-Maraam] Delay Ghusl & Making up fast of a relative

Bulugh al-Maraam Book of Fasting

  • Hadith 550.  Narrated ‘Aisha and Umm Salama رضى الله عنهما: The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم used to get up at dawn while in a state of Janâba (sexual impurity). Then, he would take a bath and fast. [Agreed upon]. And Muslim added in the Hadith of Umm-Salama: “He would not make up (the fast).”
  • Hadith 551.  Narrated ‘Aisha رضى الله عنها: The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم said, “Whoever dies while some fast is due from him (which is unfulfilled), his heir must fast on his behalf.” [Agreed upon].
  • Link to text of hadith

Up Next – bi’ithnillah,  No Fasting on Eid and Days of Tashriq
Previously —  Delay Ghusl & Making up fast of a relative

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[Audio Bulugh al-Maraam] Ordered Expiation for Intercourse During Fasting

Bulugh al-Maraam Book of Fasting

  • Hadith 549.    Narrated Abû Huraira رضى الله عنه: A man came to the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم and said, “O Messenger of Allâh, I am ruined.” He asked him, “What has ruined you?” He replied, “I had intercourse with my wife during Ramadân.” He then asked him, “Can you get a slave to free?” He said, “No.” He asked, “Can you fast two consecutive months?” He said, “No.” He asked, “Can you provide food for sixty poor people?” He said, “No.” He then sat down. Meanwhile an ‘Araq [a basket]containing [30 Saa’ of] dates was brought to the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم. He said, “Give this as Sadaqa.” The man said, “Am I to give to one who is poorer than we are? There is no family – between the two mountains of al-Madina – more in need of it than mine.” The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم thereupon laughed till his premolar teeth appeared. He then said, “Go and feed your family with it.” [Reported by As‑Sab‘a and the wording is that of Muslim].
  • Link to text of hadith

Up Next – bi’ithnillah, Delaying Ghusl; Making up Fast of Relative
Previously —  Fasting During Travel–Case of Elderly

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[Audio Bulugh al-Maraam] Fasting During Travel–Case of Elderly

Bulugh al-Maraam Book of Fasting

  • Hadith 547.    Narrated Hamza bin ‘Amr Al‑Aslamî رضى الله عنه: He said, “O Allâh’s Messenger! I find myself strong enough to fast while travelling, so is there any sin upon me (if I fast)?” Allâh’s Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم said, “It is a permission given by Allâh and whoever acts upon it has done well. And whoever desires to fast would not be guilty of sin.” [Reported by Muslim. Its basic meaning is found in Al‑Bukhâri and Muslim from ‘Aisha’s report that Hamza bin ‘Amr had asked].

Up Next – bi’ithnillah,  Ordered Expiation for Intercourse During Fasting
Previoiusly —  Breaking fast when hardship during travel

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[Audio Bulugh al-Maraam] Breaking fast when hardship during travel

Bulugh al-Maraam Book of Fasting

  • Hadith 546. Narrated Jâbir bin ‘Abdullâh رضى الله عنهما: Allâh’s Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم departed to Makka in Ramadân in the year of the conquest. He and the people fasted till he came to Kurâ‘ Al‑Ghamim. He then called for a cup of water which he raised till the people looked at it, and then he drank. He was told afterwards that some of the people had continued to fast, and he said, “Those are the disobedient ones; those are the disobedient ones.”

    In another narration : “It was said to him: The people have found the fast difficult, and are waiting for what you will do.” He then called for a cup of water after the ‘Asr prayer and drank. [Reported by Muslim].

Up Next – bi’ithnillah,  Fasting During Travel–Case of Elderly
Previoiusly — Vomiting, Menses, Postpartum, Travel

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[Audio Bulugh al-Maraam] Vomiting, Menses, Postpartum, Travel

Bulugh al-Maraam Book of Fasting

  • Hadith 545. Narrated Abû Huraira رضى الله عنه: Allâh’s Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم said, “Whoever has a sudden attack of vomiting (while fasting), does not have to make-up the fast (al-Qadaa), but whoever vomits intentionally must make up the day.”

    [Reported by Al‑Khamsa; Ahmad found it defective and Ad‑Dâraqutni graded it strong].

Up Next – bi’ithnillah, Breaking fast when hardship during travel
Previoiusly Unintentional Eating or Drinking

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[Audio Bulugh al-Maraam] Unintentional Eating or Drinking

Bulugh al-Maraam Book of Fasting

  • Hadith 544. Narrated Abû Huraira رضى الله عنه: Allâh’s Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم said, “Whoever forgets while fasting and eats or drinks should complete his fast, for it is Allâh who has fed him and given him drink.” [Agreed upon].
  • — Al‑Hâkim has, “Whoever breaks his fast forgetfully does not have to make-up for that fast (al-Qadaa), nor expiate (al-Kaffaara) for it.” And the narration is authentic.

Up Next – bi’ithnillah,  Vomiting, Menses, Postpartum, Travel pt 1
Previoiusly Cupping Hijaamah

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