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Swallow blood while brushing.

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i want to ask,  that today , while brushing my teeth i told blood bleed from my teeth is do by doing this , my roza was finished  ? and have i have to do Kaza only or any kafara will also be there ( if any kafara , then pls tell the method also )



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Swallow blood while brushing

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There are basically five things which will break or invalidate one’s fast according to Shariah:

  1. Intentional Eating
  2. Intentional Drinking
  3. Sexual intercourse
  4. voluntary semen discharge
  5. the menstruation of the woman while fasting


Respected brother, the scholars and jurists in Islam are unanimous in their opinion that if one accidentally and/or unintentionally swallows some blood which happened to bleed in their mouths, does not affect the validity of their fast in the least. Thus rest absolutely assured brother that your fast is valid and neither are you required or obliged to repeat the fast, or give any ‘kaffara’ or atonement for this unintentional act. And Allah Alone Knows Best.


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