Hadith query: Prophet Musa (peace be upon him) and the 70000 veils between Allah and the fasting person being lifted

Ḥadīth query: Prophet Musā (peace be upon him) and the 70000 veils between Allah and the fasting person being lifted

Question

There is a message circulating on social media which states the following: Once Prophet Mūsa (peace be upon him) asked Allah Almighty: O Allah! You have granted me the honour and privilege of talking to you directly, have you given this privilege to any other person? Allah Almighty replied, “O Musa, during the last period, I am going to send a nation, this will be the nation of Muḥammad with dry lips, parched tongues, emaciated body with eyes sunken deep into their sockets, with livers dry and stomachs suffering the pangs of hunger, they will supplicate to me and be much closer to me than you O Mūsa. Continue reading

Dehydration and breaking fast

Dehydration and breaking fast

Question

I was fasting and went to play for a league cricket match. I started feeling very tired and dehydrated to the point that I got a severe headache and had to break my fast. I am feeling a lot of guilt inside me. What is the kaffārah for this and how do I seek repentance?

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The difference between Zakat and Sadaqah al-Fitr

The difference between Zakāt and Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr

Question

What is the difference between Zakāt and Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr?

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Fasting for breastfeeding mother

Fasting for breastfeeding mother

Question

I have a four month old baby who I breastfeed but I also give him formula milk. I have been able to fast so far but now I feel weak and thirsty all the time. It has not come to a stage where I have to break my fast yet but as the days here in London are getting warmer I am worried about how I will cope. I also have a four year old and I walk two hours to her nursery and back. What is your advice regarding this?

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UWT Delegation on the ground in Sierra Leone

UWT Delegation on the ground in Sierra Leone

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The following is a daily account from a delegation of Ummah Welfare Trust currently in Sierra Leone delivering and overlooking the charity’s £100,000 Iftar programme as well as other projects. The account and further details are available on this link.

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