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Red Bull to stay awake in Ramadhan, forgetting that something breaks the fast

Fatwaa ID: 964

Question:
Assalamualykum respected mufti Saab. 1)Can we have Red bull ( which students have during their exams) to try to be awake and attain laylatulQadr. Can we expect a reward for having it during these nights.
2)One lady didn’t forget she was fasting but forgot that inhaling steam breaks fast. She was used to it so forgot she shouldn’t take. Does this come under forgetfulness of fast. Is her fast valid.?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

  1. It is permissible to consume halaal energy drinks to stay awake for ‘ibaadah. One will be rewarded for his efforts and strivings.
  2. In the enquired situation, the fast broke. Qadhaa and istighfaar will be necessary.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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