Fasting and Taqwa

Fasting and Taqwa



الحمد لله الذي جعل الصيام جُنّة ، وجعله سبيلا موصلا إلى الجَنة ، وأشهد أن لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له وأشهد أن محمداً عبد الله ورسوله صلى الله عليه وسلم وعلى آله وصحبه أجمعين ومن تبعهم بإحسان إلى يوم الدين أما بعد۔

Allah Almighty says:

 يَٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ ٱلصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى ٱلَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ۔

“O believers! Fasting is prescribed for you—as it was for those before you, so perhaps you’ll attain Taqwa” [Surah Baqarah 183]

From the above ayah, we learn that the purpose and wisdom of fasting is to attain Taqwa.

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Ruling on health insurance

Ruling on health insurance

Question:

In Holland we have basic health insurance which is compulsory upon the public, it covers basic healthcare like the GP, in some cases physiotherapy, nutritionist and the hospital. If for example I need physiotherapy which is not covered in the basic insurance I can take an extra package where it is covered and other things as well. Without the extra package it can be expensive. The dentist is not covered either in the basic insurance. Some treatments are very expensive so that’s why they have a separate package for dental care too. So will it be permissible for me to purchase the extra package?

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If she does not know whether her menses started before or after sunset

If she does not know whether her menses started before or after sunset

Question:

I fasted today and after iftar when I was about to pray Maghrib salah i realised my monthly period has started. I am unsure whether the bleeding started before or after sunset. Will the fasting be valid?

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How to be together again after two talaq while husband and wife are living in different countries

How to be together again after two talaq while husband and wife are living in different countries

Question:

A Person gave his wife one talaq using the word ‘talaq’ 11 years ago, he then revoked that talaq and now he has given her another talaq.

How do they reconcile and be together again as they regret their mistake?

Note that the husband is in the UK and the wife lives abroad and they have been living separately for one year due to an asylum case.

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