Fatwa: # 38542
Category: Fasting (Sawm)
Country: United Kingdom
Date: 1st June 2019


Does the fast break when you have intimacy with clothes on?



During Ramadhan when your fasting you have sexsual relationship with your husband but your clothing are still on and climax is happened. Not normally this happens, is the fast valid or not?



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

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

If the husband and wife have intimacy with their clothes on and if they experience climax and ejaculate, then the fast will be invalidated. In such a situation, qadha [make up] for the broken fast is compulsory. There is no kaffarah of 60 days for this situation. However, one should make Taubah and Istighfaar for not exercising precaution in preserving ones fast. [1][2][3][4][5]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Anas Sharieff Qasmi

Student Darul Iftaa

Hyderabad, India

Checked and Approved by,

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


[1]أما لو أنزل قضى فقط [شامي ج :٦ ص:٢٧١]

[2]وإذ قبلت المرأةُ زوجها فكذلك الجواب في حقها وهذا إذا رأت بللأ[فتاوى ألتاتار خانييه ج:٣ ص:٣٨٦]

[3]الهندية ج:١ ص:٢٠٤

[4]فتاوى محمودية ج:١٠ ص:١٤٥

[5] بیوی سے دل لگی کے وقت انزال ہونے پر فساد روزہ کا حکم :روزہ فاسد ہو گیا اور قضا واجب ہے [فتاویٰ  دار العلوم زکریا ج :٣ ص:٢٩٩ ]

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