Benefit: Ramaḍān - The Validity of the Fast of the One Who Eats or Drinks Forgetfully
In the Name of Allāh, the Ever Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy
Faṭwá Series for Ramaḍān 2016 - featuring selected faṭāwá by Shaykh Aḥmad ibn Yaḥyá al-Najmī (رحمه الله).
[A]: If the fasting person eats or drinks forgetfully, then his fast is not broken due to the Ḥadīth: 'If any one of you forgetfully eats or drinks [while fasting], he should complete his fasting, for it is Allāh who fed him and gave him drink.' [Reported by al-Bukhārī and Muslim.]
Shaykh Aḥmad ibn Yaḥyá al-Najmī (رحمه الله).
Source: Fatāwá al-Ṣiyām pg 30.
Translated by: Musa Shaleem Mohammed