Is it permissible to fast without ghusl (major ablution)?
Could a man start fasting if he had sexual relation with his wife and went to sleep without having major ablution (ghusl) and then if he could not wake up at the fajr time and had to go out without having bath in order not to be late for work?

Being junub does not obstruct fasting.

According to the Quran, being junub which is the state of needing major ablution (ghusl) is only an obstacle to offering the prayer (salat), but not to fasting:

“Oh you who believe! Do not approach the prayer when you are intoxicated until you know what you are saying, nor while you are in the need of major ablution (junub) until you perform major ablution (ghusl)…” (An-Nisa 4:43)

Wives of our Prophet Aisha and Umm Salama narrated that Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h) also woke up as junub and then continued fasting by performing major ablution  (Bukhari, Sawm, 22)

According to Islamic rulings, a person who is junub because of any reason, can wait until the next prayer (salat) time without performing major ablution. It is not permissible to wait more than that because offering every prayer within its specified time period is an obligation to all Muslims , and it cannot be offered without major ablution (ghusl).  You may go to sleep while you need to take major ablution at night. However, fajr prayer is an obligation upon you, so you have to wake up in its time period and have to perform major ablution (ghusl) in order to offer the prayer (salat).  If you had fallen asleep,  the first thing you need to do when you wake up is performing the major ablution and offering the fajr prayer that you missed.

You can fast the day. The only thing to be careful is avoiding to swallow water while performing the major ablution.

Facebook'ta PaylaşTwitter'da Paylaş
Date: Apr 7, 2017
Other Fatwas In This Category:
#   Title Date Reads 
1 Eating or Prayer First? 2010.12.03 7,445
2 Does waxing break fasting? 2011.08.18 22,561
3 Does donating blood break the fast? 2017.04.27 4,160
4 Feeding non-fasting people in Ramadan 2013.04.06 1,125
5 Why do we fast? 2017.04.26 1,082
6 Beginning of Ramadan -2017 2017.05.23 1,297
7 Meaning of Ashura 2010.12.20 4,970
8 What is the ruling on people who don’t perform prayers (salat) but fast? 2011.08.18 2,330
9 How to fast after Ramadan 2011.09.07 685
10 Does taking pills break the fast? 2013.07.04 5,139
11 Fasting in Shawwal 2013.07.17 1,106
12 Skipping the fast as a major sin 2017.04.06 1,311
13 Intention (Niyyah) of Ramadan Fast 2017.04.27 2,515
14 Is delaying periods by using pills, to fast the whole Ramadan, permissible? 2011.08.18 2,901
15 What is the punishment for not fasting without a reason? 2011.09.07 2,346
16 Fasting of kidney patients 2013.07.02 1,606
17 Does tasting the dish break the fast? 2017.04.25 1,917
18 Fasting of pregnant and nursing women 2015.04.01 6,117
19 What is fasting? 2017.04.09 1,799
20 Can a person with Alzheimer’s fast? 2011.08.19 861
21 Does using suppositories break the fast? 2011.09.07 3,843
22 Does vomiting break the fast? 2013.06.22 7,653
23 Beginning of Ramadan 2013 2013.07.10 466
24 Fidyah of the Ramadan Fast 2016.06.15 3,256
25 Does the 40-Minute Fajr Time Mistake in Calendars Persist This Year? 2011.08.07 840
26 Should patients of diabetes fast in Ramadan? 2017.04.29 1,804
27 Does taking teeth out break fasting? 2011.08.13 990
28 The penalty of breaking a fast 2013.06.20 4,666
29 Water or date? What should we make iftar with? 2013.07.09 1,235
30 Is it allowed to pay fidyah instead of fasting in Ramadan? 2017.04.09 1,229
31 What should the sick, the old and the ones who cannot endure to fast do? 2011.08.17 1,249
32 I have to take medication due to reflux, can I skip fasting? 2011.08.19 1,297
33 Going to Iftar invitations or Tarawih? 2011.10.16 1,327
34 Swallowing tears accidentally while crying 2013.06.19 5,106
35 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy 2013.07.08 621
36 Does sublingual medication break the fast? 2017.04.24 409
37 Does hair-dye break fasting? 2011.08.09 31,999
38 Should people suffering from diabetes, hyper/hypo tension and migraine fast? 2011.04.29 1,527
39 Does dying hair break fasting? 2012.06.05 4,875
40 Kissing lustfully while fasting 2017.04.19 8,653
41 My mother makes us iftar 30 minutes late. What should we do? 2013.07.06 2,408
42 Does taking injections or drips break the fast? 2017.04.24 752
43 Does having bath break fasting? 2011.08.09 2,151
44 When should one stop drinking before starting fast? 2011.08.21 2,741
45 Could you inform us about haraam months and blessed months Rajab, Shaban, Ramadan? 2012.06.06 1,246
46 Does holding hands break the fast 2013.06.18 4,725
47 Does applying creams or inhaling vaporizer gels break the fast? 2013.07.05 2,141
48 Swallowing water accidentally while fasting 2017.04.26 744
49 Which country should i comply with to begin Ramadan? 2011.08.13 1,020
50 Is it proved that Ramadan is 30 days? 2011.08.21 980
51 What should we do if we break the nafilah fast? 2012.06.27 1,141
52 Fasting without major ablution (ghusl) 2013.07.29 3,710
53 Fasting of patients who receive medication 2013.07.05 916
54 Who must give fidyah in Ramadan? 2017.04.26 407
55 Should we hurt people who do not fast in Ramadan? 2011.08.13 1,369
56 How many days should one fast upon breaking fast due to illness? 2011.08.22 1,303
57 Is it permissible to fast without ghusl (major ablution)? 2017.04.07 75,643
58 Paying a fee instead of fasting? 2013.07.28 3,299
59 Getting the period while fasting 2013.08.05 4,015
60 Does using asthma inhalers break the fast? 2017.04.13 2,139
61 What should one do if he had to take medicine while fasting? 2011.08.22 1,190
62 Does having a wet dream in the day time break the fast? 2012.07.21 4,158
63 Sleeping the day while fasting 2013.07.28 2,447
64 Compensation of unfulfilled fasting duties 2013.07.30 1,102
65 Is intercourse prohibited at Ramadan nights? 2011.08.16 6,359
66 What is the ruling on fasting in Shawwal ? 2011.09.01 2,031
67 Is it permissible to keep restaurants open in Ramadan? 2012.07.24 1,096
68 Getting weak from thirst 2013.07.28 1,328
69 Fasting of sailors 2013.07.30 993
70 Fasting without major ablution (ghusl) 2011.08.16 3,819
71 Why does one acquire merits of one year fasting six days in Shawwal? 2011.09.02 934
72 Does not the taste of toothpaste break the fast? 2017.04.27 4,492
73 Are manual laborers allowed to postpone their fasting duty? 2013.07.26 1,113
74 Fasting on a journey 2013.07.30 885
75 Is it legal to fast on Fridays only? 2011.08.16 2,129
76 Can we have iftar at places with alcohol served? 2011.09.06 1,485
77 Does brushing the teeth break the fast? 2012.07.27 6,497
78 Are extremely hot and long days an excuse for not fasting? 2013.07.25 1,787
79 Zakat and Fidya in Ramadan 2013.07.29 1,774
80 Do scented materials harm fasting? 2011.08.16 1,477
81 Does seeing a man/woman with swimsuit break the fast? 2011.09.06 3,202
82 Are there any special forms of worship for month of Muharram? 2013.01.03 935
83 Fasting of women during menstruation periods 2017.04.25 4,026
84 Consecutive Fasting in Muharram 2014.01.01 993
85 Does kissing break fasting? 2011.08.16 10,997
86 What should we be careful about in the summer in Ramadan? 2011.09.07 1,321
87 What is the ruling for fasting on Ashura Day? 2013.01.03 1,694
88 Fish caught by Non-Muslims 2013.07.22 1,210
89 Religious liability of children 2014.10.29 858