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What Is The Definition Of Fasting?

Question:
What is the definition of fasting?

Answer:
Fasting is known as Saum and refers to abstention from eating,drinking and conjugal rights whilst having made the intention to fast that day.The fasting day commences at Subah Sadiq (approximately 90 minutes before sunrise) and ends at sunset.

Answered by : Mufti AK Hoosen, Ustaad Darul Uloom, 20years.