Dec 31, 2016
And We reveal of the Qur'an that which is a healing and a mercy for believers though it increase the evil-doers in naught save ruin.
Allah's Apostle forbade Al-Wisal in fasting. So, one of the Muslims said to him, ''But you practice Al-Wisal. O Allah's Apostle!'' The Prophet replied, ''Who amongst you is similar to me? I am given food and drink during my sleep by my Lord.'' So, when the people refused to stop Al-Wisal (fasting continuously), the Prophet fasted day and night continuously along with them for a day and then another day and then they saw the crescent moon (of the month of Shawwal). The Prophet said to them (angrily), ''If It (the crescent) had not appeared, I would have made you fast for a longer period.'' That was as a punishment for them when they refused to stop (practising Al-Wisal).
Dec 30, 2016
And say: Truth hath come and falsehood hath vanished away. Lo! falsehood is ever bound to vanish.
Allah's Apostle forbade Al-Wisal out of mercy to them. They said to him, ''But you practice Al-Wisal?'' He said, ''I am not similar to you, for my Lord gives me food and drink. ''
Dec 29, 2016
And say: My Lord! Cause me to come in with a firm incoming and to go out with a firm outgoing. And give me from Thy presence a sustaining Power.
That he had heard the Prophet saying, ''Do not fast continuously (practise Al-Wisal), and if you intend to lengthen your fast, then carry it on only till the Suhur (before the following dawn).'' The people said to him, ''But you practice (Al-Wisal), O Allah's Apostle!'' He replied, ''I am not similar to you, for during my sleep I have One Who makes me eat and drink.''
Dec 28, 2016
And some part of the night awake for it, a largess for thee. It may be that thy Lord will raise thee to a praised estate.
Allah's Apostle forbade Al-Wisal. The people said (to him), ''But you practice it?'' He said, ''I am not like you, for I am given food and drink by Allah.''
Dec 27, 2016
Establish worship at the going down of the sun until the dark of night, and the recital of the Qur'an at dawn. Lo! the recital of the Qur'an at dawn is ever witnessed.
The Prophet said, ''Do not practice Al-Wisal (fasting continuously without breaking one's fast in the evening or eating before the following dawn).'' The people said to the Prophet, ''But you practice Al-Wisal?'' The Prophet replied, ''I am not like any of you, for I am given food and drink (by Allah) during the night.''
Dec 26, 2016
''The Prophet sent a messenger to the village of the Ansar in the morning of the day of Ashura' (10th of Muharram) to announce: Whoever has eaten something should not eat but complete the fast, and whoever is observing the fast should complete it.' ''She further said, ''Since then we used to fast on that day regularly and also make our boys fast. We used to make toys of wool for the boys and if anyone of them cried for, he was given those toys till it was the time of the breaking of the fast.''
Dec 25, 2016
Asma bint Abi Bakr said, ''We broke our fast during the lifetime of the Prophet on a cloudy day and then the sun appeared.'' Hisham was asked, ''Were they ordered to fast in lieu of that day?'' He replied, ''It had to be made up for.'' Ma'mar said, ''I heard Hisham saying, ''I don't know whether they fasted in lieu of that day or not.''
Dec 24, 2016
I was with the Prophet on a journey, and he observed the fast till evening. The Prophet said to a man, ''Get down and mix Sawiq with water for me.'' He replied, ''Will you wait till it is evening?'' The Prophet said, ''Get down and mix Sawiq with water for me; when you see night falling from this side, the fasting person should break his fast.''
Dec 23, 2016
Allah's Apostle said, ''The people will remain on the right path as long as they hasten the breaking of the fast.''
Dec 22, 2016
We were traveling with Allah's Apostle and he was fasting and when the sun set, he said to (someone), ''Get down and mix Sawiq with water for us.'' He replied, ''O Allah's Apostle! (Will you wait) till it is evening?'' The Prophet again said, ''Get down and mix Sawiq with water for us.'' He replied, ''O Allah's Apostle! It is still daytime.'' The Prophet said again, ''Get down and mix Sawiq with water for us.'' So, he got down and carried out that order. The Prophet then said, ''When you see night falling from this side, the fasting person should break his fast,'' and he beckoned with his finger towards the east.
And they indeed strove hard to beguile thee Muhammad away from that wherewith We have inspired thee, that thou shouldst invent other than it against Us; and then would they have accepted thee as a friend.
Dec 21, 2016
Whoso is blind here will be blind in the Hereafter, and yet further from the road.
We were in the company of the Prophet on a journey and he was fasting, and when the sun set, he addressed somebody, ''O so-and-so, get up and mix Sawiq with water for us.'' He replied, ''O Allah's Apostle! (Will you wait) till it is evening?'' The Prophet said, ''Get down and mix Sawiq with water for us.'' He replied, ''O Allah's Apostle! (If you wait) till it is evening.'' The Prophet said again, ''Get down and mix Sawiq with water for us.'' He replied, ''It is still daytime.''(1) The Prophet said again, ''Get down and mix Sawiq with water for us.'' He got down and mixed Sawiq for them. The Prophet drank it and then said, ''When you see night falling from this side, the fasting person should break his fast.''
Dec 20, 2016
Allah's Apostle said, ''When night falls from this side and the day vanishes from this side and the sun sets, then the fasting person should break his fast.''
Dec 19, 2016
Verily we have honoured the children of Adam. We carry them on the land and the sea, and have made provision of good things for them, and have preferred them above many of those whom We created with a marked preferment.
A man came to the Prophet and said, ''O Allah's Apostle! My mother died and she ought to have fasted one month (for her missed Ramadan). Shall I fast on her behalf?'' The Prophet replied in the affirmative and said, ''Allah's debts have more right to be paid.'' In another narration a woman is reported to have said, ''My sister died…'' Narrated Ibn Abbas: A woman said to the Prophet ''My mother died and she had vowed to fast but she didn't fast.'' In another narration Ibn Abbas is reported to have said, ''A woman said to the Prophet, ''My mother died while she ought to have fasted for fifteen days.''
Dec 18, 2016
Allah's Apostle said, ''Whoever died and he ought to have fasted (the missed days of Ramadan) then his guardians must fast on his behalf.''
Or feel ye secure that He will not return you to that plight a second time, and send against you a hurricane of wind and drown you for your thanklessness, and then ye will not find therein that ye have any avenger against Us?
Dec 17, 2016
The Prophet said, ''Isn't it true that a woman does not pray and does not fast on menstruating? And that is the defect (a loss) in her religion.''
Dec 16, 2016
Sometimes I missed some days of Ramadan, but could not fast in lieu of them except in the month of Sha'ban.'' Said Yahya, a sub-narrator, ''She used to be busy serving the Prophet .''
And when harm toucheth you upon the sea, all unto whom ye cry for succour fail save Him alone, but when He bringeth you safe to land, ye turn away, for man was ever thankless.
Dec 15, 2016
Ibn Umar recited the verse: ''They had a choice either to fast or to feed a poor person for every day, and said that the order of this Verse was cancelled.
Dec 14, 2016
Ibn Abbas said, ''Allah's Apostle set out from Medina to Mecca and he fasted till he reached Usfan, where he asked for water and raised his hand to let the people see him, and then broke the fast, and did not fast after that till he reached Mecca, and that happened in Ramadan.'' Ibn Abbas used to say, ''Allah's Apostle (sometimes) fasted and (sometimes) did not fast during the journeys so whoever wished to fast could fast, and whoever wished not to fast, could do so.''
Dec 13, 2016
And excite any of them whom thou canst with thy voice, and urge thy horse and foot against them, and be a partner in their wealth and children, and promise them. Satan promiseth them only to deceive.
We used to travel with the Prophet and neither did the fasting persons criticize those who were not fasting, nor did those who were not fasting criticize the fasting ones.
Dec 12, 2016
He said: Go, and whosoever of them followeth thee - lo! hell will be your payment, ample payment.
Allah's Apostle was on a journey and saw a crowd of people, and a man was being shaded (by them). He asked, ''What is the matter?'' They said, ''He (the man) is fasting.'' The Prophet said, ''It is not righteousness that you fast on a journey.''
Dec 11, 2016
He said: Seest Thou this creature whom Thou hast honoured above me, if Thou give me grace until the Day of Resurrection I verily will seize his seed, save but a few.
We set out with Allah's Apostle on one of his journeys on a very hot day, and it was so hot that one had to put his hand over his head because of the severity of heat. None of us was fasting except the Prophet and Ibn Rawaha.
Dec 10, 2016
And when We said unto the angels: Fall down prostrate before Adam and they fell prostrate all save Iblis, he said: Shall I fall prostrate before that which Thou hast created of clay?
Allah's Apostle set out for Mecca in Ramadan and he fasted, and when he reached Al-Kadid, he broke his fast and the people (with him) broke their fast too. (Abu Abdullah said, ''Al-Kadid is a land covered with water between Usfan and Qudaid.'')
Dec 9, 2016
(the wife of the Prophet) Hamza bin Amr Al-Aslami asked the Prophet, ''Should I fast while traveling?'' The Prophet replied, ''You may fast if you wish, and you may not fast if you wish.''
And it was a warning when we told thee: Lo! thy Lord encompasseth mankind, and We appointed the vision which We showed thee as an ordeal for mankind, and likewise the Accursed Tree in the Qur'an. We warn them, but it increaseth them in naught save gross impiety.
Dec 8, 2016
Hamza bin Amr Al-Aslami said, ''O Allah's Apostle! I fast continuously.''
Naught hindereth Us from sending portents save that the folk of old denied them. And We gave Thamud the she-camel - a clear portent--but they did wrong in respect of her. We send not portents save to warn.
Dec 7, 2016
We were in the company of Allah's Apostle on a journey. He said to a man, ''Get down and mix Sawiq (powdered barley) with water for me.'' The man said, ''The sun (has not set yet), O Allah's Apostle.'' The Prophet again said to him, ''Get down and mix Sawiq with water for me.'' The man again said, ''O Allah's Apostle! The sun!'' The Prophet said to him (for the third time) ''Get down and mix Sawiq with water for me.'' The man dismounted and mixed Sawiq with water for him. The Prophet drank it and then beckoned with his hand (towards the East) and said, ''When you see the night falling from this side, then a fasting person should break his fast.''
Dec 6, 2016
Anas bin Malik was asked whether they disliked the cupping for a fasting person. He replied in the negative and said, ''Only if it causes weakness.''
Those unto whom they cry seek the way of approach to their Lord, which of them shall be the nearest; they hope for His mercy and they fear His doom. Lo! the doom of thy Lord is to be shunned.
Dec 5, 2016
The Prophet was cupped while he was fasting.
Dec 4, 2016
The Prophet was cupped while he was in the state of lhram, and also while he was observing a fast.
Dec 3, 2016
A man came to the Prophet and said, ''I had sexual intercourse with my wife on Ramadan (while fasting).'' The Prophet asked him, ''Can you afford to manumit a slave?'' He replied in the negative. The Prophet asked him, ''Can you fast for two successive months?'' He replied in the negative. He asked him, ''Can you afford to feed sixty poor persons?'' He replied in the negative. (Abu Huraira added): Then a basket full of dates was brought to the Prophet and he said (to that man), ''Feed (poor people) with this by way of atonement.'' He said, ''(Should I feed it) to poorer people than we? There is no poorer house than ours between its (Medina's) mountains.'' The Prophet said, ''Then feed your family with it.''
Dec 2, 2016
While we were sitting with the Prophet a man came and said, ''O Allah's Apostle! I have been ruined.'' Allah's Apostle asked what was the matter with him. He replied ''I had sexual intercourse with my wife while I was fasting.'' Allah's Apostle asked him, ''Can you afford to manumit a slave?'' He replied in the negative. Allah's Apostle asked him, ''Can you fast for two successive months?'' He replied in the negative. The Prophet asked him, ''Can you afford to feed sixty poor persons?'' He replied in the negative. The Prophet kept silent and while we were in that state, a big basket full of dates was brought to the Prophet . He asked, ''Where is the questioner?'' He replied, ''I (am here).'' The Prophet said (to him), ''Take this (basket of dates) and give it in charity.'' The man said, ''Should I give it to a person poorer than I? By Allah; there is no family between its (i.e. Medina's) two mountains who are poorer than I.'' The Prophet smiled till his pre-molar teeth became visible and then said, Feed your family with it.''
Dec 1, 2016
A day when He will call you and ye will answer with His praise, and ye will think that ye have tarried but a little while.
A man came to the Prophet and said that he had been burnt (ruined). The Prophet asked him what was the matter. He replied, ''I had sexual intercourse with my wife in Ramadan (while I was fasting).'' Then a basket full of dates was brought to the Prophet and he asked, ''Where is the burnt (ruined) man?'' He replied, ''I am present.'' The Prophet told him to give that basket in charity (as expiation).
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