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Q. What is the meaning of Kaffarah?

A. Kaffarah is the penalty and a form of expiation which the Shariah imposes upon a Believer for flagrant violation of the sanctity of the fast (i.e. intentionally breaking the fast) during the month of Ramadan. 
Q. What necessitates Kaffarah?

A. Intentionally eating, drinking and to have intercourse during the fast of Ramadaan. 

Q. How is Kaffarah fulfilled?

A. 1. Fasting for two months consecutively, and if one does not have the strength to fast, then
2. Feeding sixty poor and hungry persons two meals, or feeding one person two meals a day for sixty days

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