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Ramadan; Muslims At What Age One Reaches Maturity

What is the age limit to begin Ramadan fasting?

Like most things in Islam, a person is not responsible for fasting until they reach the age of maturity. The operative terms here are “responsible” and “age of maturity”. They can fast at whatever age they wish but there is obviously, wisdom in not having very young children fast and the age of maturity is different for different people (puberty).It is good to teach the young children how to fast but they are growing still and small, they need not fast. Young children may not be able to deal without drinking and eating, don’t let them feel ashamed and let them break their fast though impart on them the manners and behaviour with Ramadan and if they are a bit older, to give it a try. Perhaps to ward off shame why Allah in his mercy has provided us with a good deal of lee way to break our fast such as for illness, travel and so forth so that the person doesn’t burden themselves and try to fast when they are unable to and would be able to break their fast without community shaming.In my own home, the children fasted but if they felt they could not make it until iftar time, would eat. It is a big difference in winter when maghrib comes in at 5 so they just have to wait a little when they get back from school as opposed to summer.

Did anyone know that Aisha (RA) was engaged to a non-Muslim man before accepting the Prophet's proposal?

Roah: Do you see anywhere in my question where I called her a baby or mentioned anything specific about her age? So, what's with the "(A baby!)" statements when I was referring to something completely different in my question?

I questioned if you were a Muslim at all, because you were making assumptions without any convictions and blatantly stating things without providing the slightest bit of evidence. And, as I mentioned, Aisha (RA) age is the most CONTESTED issue here, and even with her being 17 years old people call the Prophet (PBUH) a pedophile.

That seems to have no impact on you whatsoever, so it makes me wonder if you're a Muslim at all because you're so unaffected by the fact that people resort to such low insults towards the Prophet (PBUH).

Quran only Muslim : At what age do you start praying ?

I started praying my five prayers daily at 12 years old.
And, like others have said, your information is incorrect. The Prophet had said that children need to start praying by the age of 7, both girls and boys. By the time puperty kicks in, at whatever age, prayer becomes mandatory.

In Islam, during the Ramadan, are the children and the sick required to fast as well as the adults and the healthy?

In Islam, during the Ramadan, are the children and the sick required to fast as well as the adults and the healthy?[Fasting for] a limited number of days. So whoever among you is ill or on a journey [during them] - then an equal number of days [are to be made up]. And upon those who are able [to fast, but with hardship] - a ransom [as substitute] of feeding a poor person [each day]. And whoever volunteers excess - it is better for him. But to fast is best for you, if you only knew.(Quran 2:184)Fasting for children is not mandatory , it will become mandatory when they reach fair enough strength to fast and maturity.The month of Ramadhan [is that] in which was revealed the Qur'an, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. So whoever sights [the new moon of] the month, let him fast it; and whoever is ill or on a journey - then an equal number of other days. Allah intends for you ease and does not intend for you hardship and [wants] for you to complete the period and to glorify Allah for that [to] which He has guided you; and perhaps you will be grateful.(Quran 2:185)

Ok, bout the "Islamic" hijab ( headscarve) and the hadith ? Muslims ?

I have talked with Muslim women about it and done some reading on it, and if you do not consider the Hadith you mention that is considered weak, and the verses applying specifically to the wives of Muhammad, then it comes down to the meaning of specific words in in Sura An Nur. And have differing interpretation of the words. Not knowing Arabic I am not able to know the nuances of the words.
But it seems to be a question of what is meant by the words translated in my English translation as:
"Beauty and ornaments"
"what ordinarily appears thereof"
" bosoms"

in the context: " "Should not display their Beauty and ornaments except what ordinarily appears thereof, that they should draw their veils over their bosoms and not display their beauty except to their husbands, their fathers...."(etc.)

"Bosoms" I think is a translation of the Arabic word which in transliterated form would be Juyoobihinna (?), and I have seen some websites- -such as the link that Sara F. provided -- that translate this not just "bosoms" but "bodies, faces, necks and bosoms" However others say that is way over-extending the meaning, which is maybe what you mean by "misquoting Sura an Noor". My Qu'ran with English translation by Abdullah Yusuf Ali certainly only says "breasts"....

14 year old not praying (Muslims only)?

This was from AlessioPensoso

Asalamualeikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuho

May Allah swt continue to guide you to the straight path, Ameen.

Dear bro,

THe user Stargirl is right about noting that if someone does not pray they are not a muslim during said time lest it is for conditions making it impossible for them to do so. i.e being in a body cast, or a woman who is in a state of impurity due to her period..

Islam you see is much more than a belief It is an acction. To be submitted one must preform his or her duties as a Muslims which above all include prayer as it is our ultimate sign of submission to the will of God.

Allah swt has blessed us with the ability to come to him alone with out the aid nor need for intercession. When you realize what a beautiful thing this trully is that it is a direct connection between you and Allah swt then you can see each time you make sujood it is as if you where ate the feet of the Rabbi al Amein himself... SUBHANALLAH it is an incredible thing to imagine and yet it it is our daily invitation from Allah swt to talk to him. To connect with him each and every day directly. Once you feel the presence of Allah swt in your prayer then it becomes much more than a chore but rather what it trully is.

A privilege.


EDIT::: Dear bro.... If there is anything that you need as you know that who gains the most from this is Shaytan and who loses the most from this is you then it is the words which you well know drive Shaytan away. AUDOO BILLAHI MINA SHAYTAN IR RAJEEMMMM!!!! repeat this and recite Ayat Ul Kursi after you have reflected on what prayer really is and once you finish praying MADE DUAH from the bottom of your heart tell ALLH swt that you NEED inspiration you need MOTIVATION and you are sorry for missing prayers. Being on YAhoo Answers much longer wont really solve the problem only your two feet and hands can do that!! Salaams!!! Hope to hear youve prayed soon enough!

EDIT::: BRO there is a QUESTION ON HERE TITLED "What was the Higlight Of Your Day?" I guarantee you if you go pray now.... THAT will be the Highlight of your day! TYEB YALLAH EMSHI!

Very proud of you sis... this Will inspire others on here now no doubt to go pray... Mashallah youre getting Hassanat for that!!
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Hope this helps! Salaams :)

I am 13 and i missed one day of fasting during ramadan, do i have to make it up at the end of the month?

@ queen of innocence


you only have to make up 60 if you intentionally break a fast not if you miss one :)


Wallahu Alam

@asker


it depends if you're baligh (mature) than you will have to..

Assalamu Alaikum