Fasting is a shield (against vices). So, if anyone fasts let him refrain from foul speeches and quarrels. If someone provokes him by insulting him or fighting him, let him (not retaliate; rather) simply say: "I am fasting."

(Source: Reported by Imam Ahmad in his Musnad).

Ask the Schoolar
Welcome to our website

Greetings of peace!

Praise be to God, and peace and blessings be on all His chosen servants as well as those who walk in their footsteps.

Welcome to our site! Whether you are someone keen to learn more about Islam and Muslims or someone with a query on your mind about Islam or Muslims, we are here for you. is a medium for individuals to safely seek answers to their most pressing Islamic questions and obtain sound advice rooted in the rich legacy of Islam while adhering to the path of moderation.

This site is also dedicated to disseminating the fatwas (Islamic rulings), articles and select khutbahs (sermons) of Ahmad Kutty.  So please, feel free to post your question or peruse the archives of previous postings.

Please feel free to read our new post on Essentials of Living the Path  (Tips for leading an examined life - reflecting the ethical and spiritual vision of Islam) in the Articles Section.

The Latest Answers Posted
Would my fast valid id I do blood test
Akin (03/07/2015)
I want to become religious but something's pulling me away I need help
Melek (02/07/2015)
Assalaamualaikkum... I am fasting in Ramadan... I have severe head pain & ulcer & ...
Samsath begum (02/07/2015)
AOA there is an Islamic school that holds prayers in the gym and I often go for ...
Salam (30/06/2015)

see more answers

Ask the Schoolar