This Ramadan Public Service Announcement, particular helpful for unconscious women, comes compliments of your friendly local Islamic sharia compliant bookstore.
This Sunni teaching from Molana Asharaf Ali Thanwi, from his Sharia Law reference Bahishti Zewar (download) sold here in New Zealand, and popular amongst Pakistani and Indian Muslims. The book is comprehensive handbook of guidance for sharia, Islamic rituals and morals, it is especially aimed at the education of girls and women. The volume describes the Five Pillars of Islam and also highlights more obscure principles.
His work Bayan Ul Quran comes in at number four in a list of popularly ascribed Authentic Classic Tafsirs. An Noor describes him thus: “Mawlana Ashraf ‘Ali Thanawi, referred to by many South Asian Muslims as Hakim al-Umma (“Spiritual Physician of the Muslim Umma”) and Mujaddid al-Milla (“Reformer of the Nation”), is a towering figure of Islamic revival and reawakening of South Asia in the twentieth century. ”
This islamicstatewatch.com Ramadan Public Service Announcement would like to remind any women that may be rendered unconscious during Ramadan, and have have sexual intercourse during this time, your fast will be considered broken, according to sharia. Completing the fast will still be obligatory, however no penance will be necessary.
This Ramadan Public Service Announcement, along with many other sharia law gems, can be found in your local Islamic, or ordered online, shipping around the world within a fortnight. It’s available in NZ, both online and in store, for $30.
For those wishing to follow up and see how Islam respects the rights of women, we encourage you to read Ali Thanwi’s passages on ritual washing, where he expounds on relationships mentioned in Quran chapter 65, Muslim divorce laws, and even specifically for child brides (65.4). One would like to assume these divorce laws also covered temporary marriages (in the west we call this child prostitution).
His passage on ritual washing shows typical Islamic respect for women, from page 79. Cleanliness is next to godliness.