Islam is a religion that makes our life easier. Allah the Exalted does not hold His subjects responsible of the things they are not capable of. This condition holds for fasting as well. It is a sin not to fast during the month of Ramadan without an excuse. However, in some cases, it is permissible not to fast or break the fast that has already started. After Ramadan, the fasts that are not performed are repaid as qada as soon as possible.
The following are the conditions that our religion considers valid excuses for not fasting or for breaking the fast in Ramadan:
– Excerpt from the book,”My beautiful Religion: According to the Hanafi School”