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Getting up late to start fasting

Last updated: 14th October 2006
Question ID: #2766
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14th October 2006

If I get up late in the morning to fast after Fajr Salaat , can I still say neeyat and start fasting?

Ulamaa ID 04
Answer last updated on:
4th November 2006
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Ulamaa ID 04
Location: London

Al-jawab billahi at-taufeeq (the answer with Allah's guidance)

One can make the intention after Subah Sadiq (Fajr time) as long as one did not eat food etc. However, It is virtuous to make Niyyah of fast during Subah Sadiq. (Al Fiqhul Hanafi Wa Adillatuhu Vol. 1 Pg. 363)

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