Tag Archives: Iftar

August, 2021

May, 2021

  • 25 May

    Opening one’s fast with honey

    Question Is this correct? When breaking your fast, break it with honey. Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said: “Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to like sweet edible things and honey.”

June, 2017

August, 2016

  • 8 August

    Occasional iftar of Sayyiduna Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhuma)

    Question What is the status of this narration? ربما افطر ابن عمر بالجماع Sometimes Ibn ‘Umar would do iftar by engaging in sexual relations with his wife. Where can it be found and what is the explanation to it? Some people have called this the sunnah of a Sahabi.

July, 2016

  • 27 July

    Authenticity of a du’a recited at iftar

    Question Can you confirm the source and authenticity of this du’a which Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would recite at iftar? ﺫَﻫَﺐَ ﺍﻟﻈَّﻤَﺄُ ﻭَﺍﺑْﺘَﻠَّﺖْ ﺍﻟْﻌُﺮُﻭﻕُ ﻭَﺛَﺒَﺖَ ﺍﻷ‌َﺟْﺮُ ﺇِﻥْ ﺷَﺎﺀَ ﺍﻟﻠَّﻪُ (Dhahabadh dhamau, wabtallatil ‘uruqu wa thabatal ajru inshallah)

June, 2016

  • 21 June

    What would Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) open his fast with?

    Question Please provide the reference for the following Hadith: “Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would open his fast with fresh dates before performing Maghrib Salah. If fresh dates were not available, then Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would open his fast with dry dates. If dry dates were not found, then Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would open his fast …

June, 2015

  • 23 June

    Words of the du’a at iftar time

    Question I have a question regarding to the famous du’a at iftar: Allahumma inni laka sumtu wa bika aamantu wa ‘ala rizq-ika aftarthu (Abu Dawud). How weak is this Hadith? Is it suitable for practice? What is the alternative du’a at Iftar? Jazakallahu khayran

July, 2014

  • 4 July

    What to recite at iftar

    Question A friend sent me the following. Could you please verify? 1. Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: When the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) broke his fast, he would say: ﺫَﻫَﺐَ ﺍﻟﻈَّﻤَﺄُ ﻭَﺍﺑْﺘَﻠَّﺖْ ﺍﻟْﻌُﺮُﻭﻕُ ﻭَﺛَﺒَﺖَ ﺍﻷ‌َﺟْﺮُ ﺇِﻥْ ﺷَﺎﺀَ ﺍﻟﻠَّﻪُ Dhahabaz-zama-u, wabtallatil-‘uruqu wa thabatal-ajru insha Allah (Thirst has gone, the veins are moist, and the reward is assured, if …