It was narrated on the authority of Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, that the Prophet, sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam ( may Allaah exalt his mention ), said: "Whoever stands (in voluntary payers on the nights of) Ramadan out of faith and hoping for reward from Allah, his past sins will be forgiven." [Al-Bukhari] This Hadeeth means that when the Muslim performs voluntary prayers at night during Ramadan while having faith that he will indeed be rewarded, seeking the pleasure of Allah The Almighty, being free of ostentation and fame, and hoping for the reward of Allah The Almighty,
Some seemingly innocent errors made by a fasting person can actually affect his fasting.
We will take a look at some of these mistakes in the hope of improving our fasting and to make it more perfect for the sake of Allah.
Not sniffing water during ablution
Fasting, is abstaining from eating, drinking and coitus from daybreak to sunset as a devotional ritual. Allah, the Almighty Says in the Noble Quran (what means):