This book aims to explain the fasting law and its conditions which are necessary for Muslims to know, according to the Risalah of Ayatollah Ali Hussaini Sistani.
Fasting means that a person must, in obedience to the commands of Allah, from the time of Adhan for Fajr prayers up to Maghrib.
There are nine acts which invalidate fast:
(i) Eating and drinking (ii) Sexual intercourse (iii) Masturbation (Istimna) which means self abuse, resulting in ejaculation (iv) Ascribing false things to Almighty Allah, or his Prophet or to the successors of the Holy Prophet (v) Swallowing thick dust (vi) Immersing one’s complete head in water (vii) Remaining in Janabat or Haidh or Nifas till the Adhan for Fajr prayers (viii) Enema with liquids (ix) Vomiting
Details of these acts are explained in this book.
Title: Fasting Rules from Islamic Laws
Author: Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Hussaini Sistani
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pub. Date: 2014/01/03