Things which invalidate the Fast
Submitted by on Thu, 25/06/2009 - 20:17
Dear Brother / Sister,
Hitting someone else does not break your fast. But there are things which invalidate fasting.
Avoid the following which invalidate fasting:
• Feeding oneself through mouth, nose, etc and taking medicine knowing that one is fasting.
• Having sexual intercourse knowing that one is fasting.
• Vomiting mouthful.
• Being unconscious or drunk whole day.
• Begin to have menstrual or post-natal bleeding during any time of the day.
• Having abandoned Islam due to a blasphemous act or word.
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- Does having a tooth pulled invalidate fasting?