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that is not available, with
some water. Anas re-
ported:
"The Messenger of Allah
would break his fast with
r i p e d a te s b e fo r e h e
would pray.If those were
not available, he would
eat dried dates.If those
were not available, he
would drink some water."
(Tirmidhi)
Also the Prophet (sa)
said:
"If one of you is fasting,
he should break his fast
with dates. If dates are
not available, then with
water, for water is purify-
ing." (Tirmidhi)
We also see from these
ahadith that one should
eat before performing the
Maghreb prayer.
What to say when
breaking the fast?
Ibn Majah related from
'Abdullah ibn 'Amr ibn al-
'Aas that the Prophet (sa)
said:
"A fasting person, upon
breaking his fast, has a
supplication that will not