Q&A Home » Ramadhan and Fasting

Niyyah of fasting

Last updated: 7th October 2005
Question ID: #870
Short URL:
Printer Friendly Version Email this page


Is the niyyah for fasting to be done once at the beginning of ramadhan or daily before fajr or both can be practiced according to the Sunnah Rasul


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

Making an intention for every fast of Ramadhan (in the heart) is a condition that validate the fast. (Nurul Idhah)

It is virtuous to make Niyyah (intention) of every fast of Ramadhan during Subah Sadiq.

(Al Fiqhul Hanafi Wa Adillatuhu Vol. 1 Pg. 363)

Please also view this link: http://www.muftisays.com/qa/question/2657/clarification-of-question-2558.html

And Only Allah Ta'ala Knows Best.

Answer last updated on:
24th October 2012
Answered by:
Ulamaa ID 04
Location: London