Question that is often asked. What is the role of in fasting and
Is it a must for me to have?
suhoor or the pre-dawn meal
there is a difference between
fasting and voluntary fasting
pillar that you have the intention
for fasting before the break of
Because the Prophet says I assume in an authentic hadith whoever does not intend to fast at nighttime
Then there is no fast valid for him and this is regarding the
which means that if tomorrow is Ramadan and
I do not intend to fast it at night
Then I intend to fast the fastest invalid
Now, what do you mean by intent to fast? Should I say no way to an assumed tomorrow? I?
Intend to fast should I verbally say it? No
Intention is in the heart
When I want to go and answer the call of nature
Do I before moving say hmmm? I intend to go to the toilet to have 101 or 201?
Don't have to say this
If there's an Apple in front of me
Should I say to myself I intend to reach out to the Apple and eat it?
of course not this is insane then what is meant by
Intention the word intention is something in your heart you intend to do it you do it. That's it
what it's fasting your
Wanting to fast tomorrow before you go to bed or at least before the event breaks
maybe you go to bed not intending but
Seconds before the break of dawn de-identify sure you intend to fast. This is valid
Do I have to do this every single night of Ramadan? No
Connected continuous. So what your intention the first day of Ramadan?
Suffice is the whole of the month
You don't have to intend it every single night unless you break
Or do you mean I fasted for a whole week?
Intending it on the first night on the eighth day
I traveled so I broke my fast for a couple of nights then I went back I
Have to initiate a new intention for tomorrow
if I did not then the fast is invalid because of the lack of intention a
Woman has her menses for seven days
She saw her purity. She took she took ocean. She must intend from night that tomorrow she is fasting
otherwise, this is
Invalid and so on
Now is the pre-dawn meal a
meaning that if I walk
while intending to fast tomorrow, I woke seconds before the event and
As I was getting out of bed, the event was called
So should I continue to fast or?
This doesn't count. Of course you have to fast
But I didn't eat no problem
I didn't drink it has not no impact the fastest valid
it is highly recommended that you have a pre-dawn meal as it's the Sunnah and
Even if you don't want to eat at least you have to drink a glass of water again
This is the instruction of the Prophet
But if we if for one reason or the other you fail to do this your fast is intact