Is it necessary to make the intention the night before to fast a voluntary fast [the following day]?
Does the passing of wind (flatulence) from a male and female necessitate washing the affected area with water? And what is required of the woman from whom three drops of blood came out at the expected time of the onset of her menses whilst she is fasting and then stopped?
After a man had gone to sleep [one night], the sighting of the moon for the start of Ramadhaan was [officially] announced; [This being the case] he had not made the intention that night to fast [the following day] and [as such] he woke up in the morning and did not fast [that day] since he was unaware of the [official announcement of the] sighting of the moon. So what is obligatory upon him now?
Is it sufficient to make the intention to fast – once at the beginning [for the entire month] – or is it required separately every day?
What do you say about the one fasting in Ramadhaan; Is he required to make [a new] intention every day?
Concerning an imaam of a Hanafee masjid who mentioned to his congregation that he has a book in which it mentions – if the intention for the fasts of Ramadhaan are not made before the last appointed time for the ‘Ishaa [prayer] or [even] after it or at the time of sahoor (the pre-dawn meal), then there is no reward for his fast. So is this correct or not?
If a man kisses his wife or intimately plays with her during the day in Ramadhaan, would this break his fast or not? Please guide us [with an answer], and may Allaah be beneficent to you.
It starts from the adhaan of the Fajr prayer and finishes at sunset [at the time of the adhaan of the Maghrib prayer].
Is it a must for one who is fasting, that when he makes the intention to fast in Ramadhaan that he specify that it is an obligatory fast?