intercourse during fasting

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Asalam-u-alaikum...while fasting if we have intercourse with a girl(other than wife),will it void our fasting and how grave is this sin?can we ask for repentance from Allah for this??
The Answer

Dear Brother / Sister,

Sexual intercourse during fasting from dawn to dusk is not permissible. Sexual intercourse while fasting during the day invalidates the fast. The penalty is to fast an additional period of 60 continuous days. If one is not able to do so then he must feed sixty poor people-one average meal each. But it is permissible to have sexual intercourse after iftar (Breaking the fast after sunset) until the time of imsaq (abstinence).

To fornicate means to have sexual intercourse with a woman that one is not married to. The Arabic root of the word fornication (zina) is zana. The lexical meaning and term meaning of the word zina are the same. It means the sexual intercourse of a man and woman who are not married to each other from the front part of their bodies. The man who fornicates is called “zani” and the woman is called “zaniyah”.

for more information please click on the link given below;

What is Fornication (ZINA)?

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