Q. Are there any Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) that people avoid because they think it will nullify their fast?

Dr Zakir Naik :: Question & Answer

A. (by #drzakirnaik): Yes, there are few sunnahs that Muslims avoid thinking that it will break their fast or it is makroo. And the most important sunnah which people avoid during Ramadan is using Siwaak, using the tooth stick. Many Muslims feel that if they use it, it is makroo. Main reason is there is a hadith of Muhammad (peace be upon him) mentioned in Sahih Bukhari which says, “I swear by Allah in whose hand is the soul of Muhammad that the breath of the person who fasts is more sweater to Allah than the scent of Musk”. Based on this hadith many Muslims think that the bad breath or the foul breath of the person who is fasting will not be there and it will not please Allah. That’s the reason they avoid using the siwaak. These people fail to realize that when we use the…

View original post 360 more words


"Kindly do not post questions in comments", this is an un-official website and we cannot answer on behalf of Dr Zakir Naik. Questions will be forwarded to Sheikh Assim Al-Hakeem. A comment is held in moderation and will take some time to appear live.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.