Ramadan Do’s and Dont’s

SUNNAHS IN RAMADHAN

  1. To observe Taraweeh
  2. To increase the recitation of the Holy Quran
  3. To observe the I’tikaaf during the last ten days of
    Ramadhan

MUSTAHAB (DESIRABLE) ACTS IN FASTING

  1. To do Sehri (the meal before Subha Sadiq)
  2. To delay the Sehri up to a little before Subha Sadiq
    (early dawn)
  3. To break the fast immediately after sunset
  4. To break the fast with dates. If dates are not available
    then with water

THINGS THAT BREAK THE FAST

  1. To eat, drink or indulge in cohabitation intentionally
  2. To burn incense (agaratti) and inhale its smoke
  3. If water goes down the throat while gargling
  4. To vomit a mouthful intentionally
  5. To swallow vomit intentionally
  6. To swallow something edible, equal or bigger than
    grain of gram, which was stuck between the teeth.
    However, if it is similar or bigger than the size of a gram
  7. To drop oil or medicine into the nose
  8. To swallow the blood from gums with saliva. However,
    if the blood is less than the saliva and its taste is not
    felt then the fast will not break
  9. Smoking or snuffing
  10. To eat or drink forgetting one is fasting and thereafter,
    thinking that the fast is broken to eat or drink again
  11. To apply medicine to the anus
  12. For women to apply medicine to the urinary organs
  13. To have a wet dream
  14. To oil the hair
  15. To use surma (collyrium) in the eyes
  16. To drop water or medicine in the eyes
  17. To clean teeth with wet or dry miswaak
  18. To apply or smell attar (perfume)
  19. To swallow one’s saliva or phlegm
  20. Water entering the ears
  21. To take an injection

THINGS THAT DO NOT BREAK THE FAST

  1. To eat, drink or indulge in cohabitation in forgetfulness
  2. To vomit without intention
  3. To vomit intentionally less than a mouthful
  4. To have a wet dream
  5. To oil the hair
  6. To use surma (collyrium) in the eyes
  7. To drop water or medicine in the eyes
  8. To clean teeth with wet or dry miswaak
  9. To apply or smell attar (perfume)
  10. To swallow one’s saliva or phlegm
  11. Water entering the ears
  12. To take an injection

THINGS MAKROOH (DISLIKED) WHILE FASTING

  1. To chew items such as rubber, plastic, etc
  2. To taste food or drink and spit it out
  3. To collect one’s saliva in the mouth and then swallow it
  4. To clean teeth or mouth with tooth powder or
    toothpaste
  5. To complain of hunger or thirst
  6. To quarrel or argue with filthy words

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.