Category: Miscellaneous
Fatwa#: 36172
Asked Country: Ethiopia

Answered Date: Oct 04,2018

Title: I woke up in the state of janabat in the month of Ramadhaan after sunrise, will my fast be valid?


i had intercourse with my wife on a night of ramadan, but i overlept and missed fajir and i still did not make ghusul and the sun is out. is my fasting of that day acceptable? or do i have to make up for it another day?



In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, The Most Merciful.

As-salaamu `alaykum wa-ramatullahi wa-barakatuh.

In principle, one does not have to be in the state of taharah for his fast to be valid. You do not have to repeat the fast.[1]

And Allah Ta`ala Knows Best.

Hussein Muhammad.

Student Darul Iftaa

Arusha, Tanzania

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.



الأصل للشيباني ط قطر (2/ 145)

قلت: أرأيت رجلاً أجنب في شهر رمضان ليلًا فترك الغسل حتى طلع الفجر؟ قال: يتم صومه ذلك، وليس عليه شيء. قال: وبلغنا عن رسول الله - صلى الله عليه وسلم - أنه كان يصبح جنباً من غير احتلامٍ، ثم يصوم يومه ذلك، وذلك في شهر رمضان


الأصل المعروف بالمبسوط للشيباني (2/ 189)

قلت أَرَأَيْت رجلا أجنب فِي شهر رَمَضَان لَيْلًا فَترك الْغسْل حَتَّى طلع الْفجْر قَالَ يتم صَوْمه ذَلِك وَلَيْسَ عَلَيْهِ شَيْء قَالَ وبلغنا عَن رَسُول الله صلى الله عَلَيْهِ وَسلم أَنه كَانَ يصبح جنبا من غير احْتِلَام ثمَّ يَصُوم يَوْمه ذَلِك وَذَلِكَ فِي شهر رَمَضَان

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