The story of the killing of ‘Asma bint Marwaan is false .
07 Aug 2012 10:12 GMT
 
direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed">According to another report, There is nothing better than that. Narrated by al-Bukhaari (1840) and Muslim (1962)

Ibn al-Qayyim (may Allah have mercy on him) said:

It is proven in as-Saheehayn that the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: The best kind of fast is the fast of Dawood. According to another version: There is nothing better than the fast of Da (more)direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed">But the best advice for each individual is that he should choose for himself the naafil acts of worship that he is able to do and persist in, and he should not take upon himself that which will prevent him from doing (more)direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed">So look at what you are able to do and strive to do it; seek to do naafil acts of worship that are proven in reports from the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him), with regard to fasting and other deeds (more)direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed">With regard to giving up smoking, that is a good thing and we encourage you to go ahead with it; be determined and be firm with yourself concerning it. There is no doubt that fasting will help you to a great extent w (more)direction:ltr;unicode-bidi:embed">See also the answer to question no. 47565

Praise be to Allaah.  

There are many Sunnahs of fasting, including the following: 

It is not clear from your question what the excuse is for which you have stopped fasting in Ramadan, but one of two scenarios must apply:

1.     That it is because of a legitimate shar‘i excuse such as menses, sickness, travel and the like, for which Allah has permitted  breaking the fast. In that ca (more)I am 24 years old, and I owe many days when I broke the fast in Ramadan and I have not fasted them. What I mean is: I did not fast due to circumstances for 8 days each year from the age of 12 to the age of 24. And I swore many vows to Allah, saying t (more)

I am 24 years old, and I owe many days when I broke the fast in Ramadan and I have not fasted them. What I mean is: I did not fast due to circumstances for 8 days each year from the age of 12 to the age of 24. And I swore many vows to Allah, saying that I would never do that again, but I did not fast. I am in poor health and fasting exhausts me. I am able to fast Ramadan but I do not know what I should do with regard to the days I owe, and I do not have any income with which to feed the poor; my family are the ones who spend on me. I hope you can help me. I worked it out and found that I have to offer more than 100 fasts other than in Ramadan, and this is very difficult for me because of my health.
Praise be to Allah.

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