Kaffarah for Breaking Fast
Breaking fast is a major sin.
If someone deliberately breaks his/her fast during the holy month of Ramadan and they do not have a valid shari’ reason to do this, then he/she has to compensate by paying Kaffarah (expiation) for the sin.
If you have committed this sin, then to purify yourself you have the following two options
- Fast for 60 days continuously (no break allowed – unless it is a forbidden day for fasting e.g. Eid Day)
- Feed 60 poor and the needy people