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Ramadan Fasting Rules 2021 with 100+FAQs

Ramadan Fasting Rules 2021 with 100+ FAQs - Every Muslim must know


Ramadan Fasting Rules 2021:

So, what are the rules for fasting during Ramadan? And
What is allowed and not allowed during Ramadan?

Let’s, look at these Frequently Asked Questions on Ramadan fasting rules and I am sure that, after reading these FAQ’s, most of your doubt will be cleared and you will realize that Ramadan fasting rules are very easy to follow.

People Also Ask (FAQ) on Ramadan Fasting Rules 2021:

1.  Who is exempt from fasting during Ramadan?
·       Mentally unfit
·       Physically unfit.
·       Ill-health people who depend on medication and old people who cannot bear fasting.
·       People in the course of traveling.
·       Children under the age of puberty, normally below fourteen.
·       Pregnant women.
·       Nursing mothers.
·       Women with menses and post-birth bleeding.
Ramadan Fasting Rules
Ramadan Fasting Rules
2.  Can you drink water when fasting for Ramadan?
No, you can’t drink in Ramadan fasting, from suhoor time to till Iftar time. Later you can drink water whenever you want. 

3.  Can we sleep during Ramadan fasting?
Yes, you can sleep during Ramadan fasting.

4.  Can you brush teeth when fasting?
Yes, you can brush when fasting, but avoid swallowing of toothpaste, as it will break your fast. Prefer to brush your teeth at suhoor and at iftar.

5.  How can I stop feeling tired in Ramadan?
In Ramadan, if you are feeling tired then you must take some rest or nap of 15-20 min that will refresh you again.

6.  Can you chew gum while fasting?
No, you cannot chew gum during fasting in Ramadan.

7.  Does an inhaler break your fast in Ramadan?
No, an inhaler does not break your fast in Ramadan.

8.  What if I break my fast during Ramadan?
If you break you're fast, intentionally, then you have to do Kaza fast after Ramadan to complete your missed fast during Ramadan.

9.    Can Muslims be exempted from fasting?
The only Muslims who are mentally or physically not fit, people who depend on medication, old people who cannot bear the fasting, children below puberty, women with menses, pregnancy are exempted from fasting.

10. Can we kiss in Ramadan?
Yes, you can kiss in Ramadan, but sexual intercourse is prohibited and requires Kafarah.

11. What is not allowed during fasting?
·  Eating or drinking anything. (intentionally)
·  Intentionally vomiting.
·  The onset of menstruation or post-delivery bleeding.
·   Intentionally Ejaculation. (You need to do Kazah Roza (fasting) after Ramadan, to complete your missed days of fasts of Ramadan) 
·   Sexual intercourse. (Requires Kaffarah, in which you have to set a slave free; if not possible, and then you must have fast for two continuous months. If not possible, then you must have to feed at least 60 people, if not possible, then whatever you can bear you have to give it to people in the form of food as per your capabilities, this one is only the last option)

12. Do you lose weight during Ramadan?
It depends on the person and their eating habits. In some cases, people lose weight for a few days but later gain weight also.

13. At what age should a child start fasting in Ramadan?
After puberty child can fast during Ramadan, which is normally above 14yrs.

14. Can you vape during a fast in Ramadan?
No, you cannot vape during the fast in Ramadan. During Ramadan, you have to refrain from all bad habits that break your fast.

15.  What are Muslims required to do during Ramadan?
·       Fasting for Ramadan month.
·       Pray more, do Ibaadat more.
·       Read, Complete The Holy Qur’an.
·       Seeks forgiveness from Allah of your sins.
·       Charity as much as can.
·       Focus on good deeds.

16.    Can you take medication during Ramadan?
 No, you cannot take any oral medication during the fast in Ramadan. It will break your fast. Better consult with your physician.

17.  Is Ramadan fasting healthy?
Yes, Ramadan fasting is healthy; here are some benefits of   fasting during Ramadan:
·       Fasting in Ramadan is compulsory, Healthy people can fast during Ramadan.
·       Scientifically, Fasting is the natural way to detoxify your body.
·       Fasting removes toxins from the body.
·       In early you feel dizziness, headache but later your body accepts you’re eating schedule, and the digestive system starts cleaning and healing your body. The body becomes more active.
·       Fasting will increase your mind and concentration.
·       Your body will become more energetic.
·       Fasting improves your memory, and your body becomes more active.
                 
18.   What religion is Ramadan?
Ramadan belongs to Muslims, it is the Holy month for Muslims.

19.    What happens if you eat during Ramadan?
Eating in fast in not permissible. But before suhoor and after iftar you can eat during Ramadan.

20.   Is music allowed in Ramadan?
Only halal music is allowed during Ramadan. Haram is prohibited.

21.  Does taking medication breaks your fast Ramadan?
Yes, taking medication will break your fast in Ramadan.

22.  What can't you do during Ramadan?
·       Eating or drinking anything. (intentionally)
·       Intentionally vomiting.
·       The onset of menstruation or post-delivery bleeding.
·       Intentionally Ejaculation. (You need to do Kazah Roza (fasting) after Ramadan, to complete your missed days of fasts of Ramadan) 
·       Sexual intercourse. (requires Kaffarah)

23.    Does a pregnant woman have to fast Ramadan?
No, pregnant women are exempted from fasting during Ramadan.

24.    What do you say at the end of Ramadan?
The end of Ramadan is called as Eid-ul-Fitr and celebrated after morning Eid Salah, and we say, Eid Mubarak.

25. Can children fast during Ramadan?
Children below puberty are exempted from fast, normally below 14yrs old. Children above puberty can fast.

26.    What is forbidden in Ramadan?
·       Eating or drinking anything. (intentionally)
·       Intentionally vomiting.
·       The onset of menstruation or post-delivery bleeding.
·       Intentionally Ejaculation. (You need to do Kazah Roza (fasting) after Ramadan, to complete your missed days of fasts of Ramadan) 
·       Sexual intercourse. (requires Kaffarah, in which you have to set a slave free; if not possible, then you must have to fast for two continuous months. If not, possible, then you must have to feed at least 60 people, if not possible, then whatever you can bear you have to give it to people in the form of food as per your capabilities, this one is only the last option)

27.  Can you smoke while fasting Islam?
No, you cannot smoke while fasting in Ramadan.

28.  What is the last day of Ramadan called?
Eid-ul-Fitr is called as last day of Ramadan.

29. Why is Ramadan a sacred month?
The Holy Quran was revealed to the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) this month. The gates of hells are closed during Ramadan, shaytan is chained, and all gates of Heaven is opened for Ramadan month.

30.   What is the purpose of Ramadan?
Ramadan is mainly to purify oneself from thoughts and deeds which are as per Islam. By removing all desires, so one is able to focus only on devotion and please to Allah.


31.    Are you allowed to drink water during Ramadan?
No, you are not allowed to drink water during fasting in Ramadan.

32.   Are you allowed to brush your teeth in Ramadan?
Yes, it is allowed to brush teeth during Ramadan. But should be taken care of, do not swallow toothpaste.

33.  Should you fast when sick during Ramadan?
Physically unfit, ill-health people are exempted from fasting during Ramadan. They need to feed one poor for every day in Ramadan.

34. What is the punishment for not fasting in Ramadan?
Depends on the person, for physically unfit people, they required to feed one poor daily in Ramadan. For others, who missed fast, they need to do Kazah fasts after Ramadan.

35. Is Suhoor mandatory for fasting?
No, suhoor is not mandatory, suhoor is sunnah, you can fast without suhoor in Ramadan but better do suhoor so that you will feel weakness or dizziness.

36.  Can you do drugs during Ramadan?
No, you cannot drugs during fasting in Ramadan.

37.  What is the 27th day of Ramadan?
The 27th day Ramadan is called a "night of power".
“Laylatul-Qad”

38. Who should not fast in Ramadan?
·       Mentally unfit
·       Physically unfit.
·       Ill-health people who depend on medication and old people who cannot bear fasting.
·       People in the course of traveling
·       Children under the age of puberty, normally below fourteen.
·       Pregnant women.
·       Nursing mothers.
·       Women with menses and post-birth bleeding

39.  What do people do on the last day of Ramadan?
The last of Ramadan is called Eid-ul-Fitr. Eid is the mark of the end of Ramadan fasting. On this day, Ramadan Eid salah is performed, zakat or charity is given. Sweets are distributed; this day is a celebration day for all Muslims.

40.  When can you exercise during Ramadan?
It’s better to avoid heavy exercise in fasting, or exercise can be started before 2-3hrs of suhoor and after 2-3hr of Iftaar.

41.  Does a pregnant woman have to fast Ramadan?
Pregnant women are exempted from fast in Ramadan.

42.  Is Ramadan once a year?
Yes, Ramadan comes only once in a year.

43.  Why is Ramadan a holy month?
The Holy Quran was revealed to the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) this month. The gates of hells are closed during Ramadan, shaitan is chained, and all gates of Heaven are opened for Ramadan month.

44.  Why Fasting is done in Ramadan?
The Holy Quran was revealed to the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) this month. In Quran 2:183- it was given "fasting is compulsory for Muslims" so fasting is done in the month of Ramadan.

45.  Can you drink alcohol during Ramadan?
No, drinking alcohol is not allowed in Ramadan fasting, in fact, alcohol is considered as haram in Islam, and drinking is prohibited.

46.  Can you eat fruit during Ramadan?
Yes, you can eat fruits in suhoor and in iftar, but not during the fast in Ramadan.

47.  What happens to the body during Ramadan?
Refer Q.no. 17.

48.  When can you break your fast during Ramadan?
If you cannot bear the fast during Ramadan you can break it, but after Ramadan, you need to do Kazah fast to complete Ramadan fasts.

49.  Can you skip a day of Ramadan?
No, you cannot skip a day of Ramadan without any reason, if because of any strong reason you skipped the fast in Ramadan, you have to do Kazah fast after the Ramadan to complete your Ramadan fasts.

50.  What is the most important night of Ramadan?
27the night in Ramadan is a most important night in Ramadan, known as Laylatul-Qad which means “the night of power”.
The holy Quran was revealed to the Prophet Muhammed on "Laylatul-Qad"

51.  What is the Night of Power in Ramadan?
27the night in Ramadan is a most important night in Ramadan, known as Laylatul-Qad which means “the night of power”.

52.  How do you say, Happy Ramadan?
We say Ramadan Mubarak instead of happy Ramadan.

53. What is tarawih prayer?
Tarawih prayer is prayed after the Isha salah. It is 20 Rakat Sunnah prayer, the Holy Quran has competed in daily tarawih prayer.

54.  Is Taraweeh compulsory?
Taraweeh is sunnah salah in which daily 20 Rakat’s are performed to complete the holy Quran.

55.  Does getting angry invalidate the fasting of Ramadan?
No, getting angry does not invalidate the fasting in Ramadan, but you must have to control your anger, that is what Ramadan teaches us.

56.  Why fish is not permitted to eat during the month of Ramadan?
Not true, eating fish is permitted during Ramadan. In fact, should be used in Ramadan food as fish is a protein-rich food.

57.  Can we buy broom in the month of Ramadan?
Yes, you can buy a broom in Ramadan, no problem.

58.  Is saying, Ramadan Kareem wrong?
No, saying Ramadan Kareem is not wrong. the English meaning of Kareem is generous, so Ramadan Kareem means generous Ramadan.

59.  Does ejaculation break Roza?
Intentional ejaculation (by means hand or other) breaks Roza (fast) in Ramadan. You need to do Kazah Roza after Ramadan.
Unintentional ejaculation (night falls) does not break Roza.

60.  How many Rakats are in Taraweeh in Ramadan?
Taraweeh is 2 Rakat salah (namaz) after every 4 Rakats means two salah, a small pause is taken. A total of 20 Rakats are needed to complete one day’s Taraweeh.

61. Can I cut hair during Ramadan?
Yes, you can cut your hair during Ramadan.

62.  Can I cut nails during Ramadan?
Yes, you can cut your nails during Ramadan.

63.  Can you drink coffee during Ramadan?
No, you cannot drink coffee in fasting during Ramadan.
It’s better to avoid coffee during suhoor, because it contains caffeine, the sugar that will make you thirty during fast.

64.  Can you party during Ramadan?
Yes, you can party during Ramadan without eating or drinking anything.

65.  Can I still fast when traveling?
People in the course of traveling are exempted from fasting in Ramadan. but better take the opinion of the local imam.

66.  Does vomiting break my fast?
Only if you are vomited intentionally by using the handoff by anything, it will break your fast in Ramadan. Otherwise, no, vomiting will not break your fast in Ramadan.

67.  Does a medical injection break the fast?
No, the medical injection does not break the fast in Ramadan.

68.  Can I give blood while fasting?
Yes, you can give blood while fasting, but better consult with a physician as you are on a fast.

69.  Can I brush my teeth with toothpaste while fasting?
Yes, it is permitted to brush teeth with toothpaste, but it is better to prefer not to do, as there are chances of getting swallow.

70.  Can I use mouthwash during Ramadan?
Mouthwash can be used to rinse your mouth, like water is used to rinse mouth during wudu, but one should be careful and avoid swallowing.

71.  What if I swallow small bits of food accidentally fasting in Ramadan?
If you swallow food accidentally not intentionally then it will not break your fast during Ramadan.

72.  What should I eat before Ramadan fasting?
·       Avoid too many oily foods
·       Avoid sugar, salty foods
·       Avoid tea, coffee as it contains caffeine that will make you thirty.
·       Eat fresh vegetables.
·       Eat fruits.
·       Eat less fatty, more protein-rich food.
·       Drink more water.
·       Drink fresh juice.

73.  How do I stop feeling thirsty in Ramadan?
·       Drink more water, juice in suhoor, which will keep you hydrated.
·       Eat less sugar, salt, fried food.
·       Avoid coffee, tea.
·       Take some gap in work, rest.
·       Minimize your sun exposure.
·       Rinse mouth with water if needed, but do not swallow.

74.  Does swallowing own saliva breaks my fast in Ramadan?
No, Swallowing your own saliva does not break your fast.

75. Is the blood tests allowed during fasting?
Yes, the blood test is allowed during fast.

76. It is necessary to be in wudu to break Ramadan fast?
No, wudu is necessary to break the fast but required to perform salah.

77. In Ramadan, if you fast but don't do Tarawih, will your fast be accepted? 
Yes, your fast will be accepted, because fast is obligatory, tarawih is not obligatory. Tarawih is the sunnah salah, which prophet Muhammad SAW (PBUH) used to do during Ramadan. So, many Muslims follow the same. In Tarawih Muslims complete Quran through Salah, so, it better to attend Tarawih to earn more Sawab during Ramadan. 

78. I masturbated during fast, but didn't want to do that will my fast break? 
Yes, Intentionally Ejaculation will break your fast, and You need to do Kazah Roza (fasting) after Ramadan, to complete your fast of Ramadan. 

79. Is sex allowed after Ramadan fasting is over? 
Yes, sexual activities are allowed after Ramadan Fasting. 

80. Is sex between a boyfriend and a girlfriend allowed during Ramadan? 
Sex without marriage is haram in Islam. It is considered one of the biggest sins in Islam and regarding sex during Fasting in Ramadan( for married people ): It will break your fast, and you need to do Kaffarah. 
you have to set a slave free; 
if not possible, 
then you must have to fast for two continuous months.
If not possible, 
then you must have to feed at least 60 people,
if not possible,
then whatever you can bear you have to give it to people in the form of food as per your capabilities, this one is only the last option. 

81. Is it permissible for a fasting Muslim man to eat Sahur or Iftar with food prepared by women who they are not married to? 
Yes, there is no problem even if a woman is non-Muslim, but the food should be Halal. 

82. Can I give money to my girlfriend during Ramadan?
Yes, you can give money to girlfriend during Ramadan.

83. Is it okay for a Muslim to practice yoga while fasting on the Ramadan?
yes, you can Do yoga while fasting on Ramadan, but better take care of, yoga also consumes energy, and water, food is not allowed during fast, so better minimize your exercise or change the timing of exercise like doing before suhoor and after iftar, that will be better. 

84. Can we do Hijama after we break our fast (IFTAR) in Ramazan?
You can do Hijama also in Fasting during Ramadan. Hijam does not break the fast. as per hadith the Prophet Muhammad SAW (PBUH) was cupped while he was fasting. But it should be avoided only if hijama causes weakness.

I hope everyone got the answer about Ramadan's fasting rules.
more FAQ's about Ramadan fasting rules will be updated soon.



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