Fatwa: # 42476
Category: Fasting (Sawm)
Date: 11th May 2019


Does a wet dream invalidate the fast?


Hello brothers and sisters,
Its first day of ramadan in australia. But in after fajr i had ejaculation by dream. no wmy question is, Does it brake my fasting.??? or wht should i do..>??


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

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

A wet dream does not invalidate the fast. [1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Muhammad I.V Patel

Student Darul Iftaa
Lusaka, Zambia

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


[1]بدائع الصنائع في ترتيب الشرائع (2/ 91) 

وَلَوْ نَظَرَ إلَى امْرَأَةٍ وَتَفَكَّرَ فَأَنْزَلَ لَمْ يُفْطِرْهُ، وَقَالَ مَالِكٌ: إنْ تَتَابَعَ نَظَرُهُ فَطَّرَهُ لِأَنَّ التَّتَابُعَ فِي النَّظَرِ كَالْمُبَاشَرَةِ

وَلَنَا أَنَّهُ لَمْ يُوجَدْ الْجِمَاعُ لَا صُورَةً وَلَا مَعْنًى لِعَدَمِ الِاسْتِمْتَاعِ بِالنِّسَاءِ فَأَشْبَهَ الِاحْتِلَامَ بِخِلَافِ الْمُبَاشَرَةِ


الفتاوى الهندية - ط. دار الفكر (1/ 204)

وإذا نَظَرَ إلَى امْرَأَةٍ بِشَهْوَةٍ في وَجْهِهَا أو فَرْجِهَا كَرَّرَ النَّظَرَ أَوَّلًا لَا يُفْطِرُ إذَا أَنْزَلَ كَذَا في فَتْحِ الْقَدِيرِ وَكَذَا لَا يُفْطِرُ بِالْفِكْرِ إذَا أَمْنَى هَكَذَا في السِّرَاجِ الْوَهَّاجِ


النتف في الفتاوى (1/ 158)

واما من الفرج فسبعة أشياء

أحدها الاحتلام بالنهار........ والسابع إذا أصبح جنبا

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