Al-Kāfi - Volume 4 > The Case of a Fasting Person’s Use of Bath Room and Apply Cupping
Hadith #1

1ـ عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ وَمُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ جَمِيعاً عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ عَنْ حَمَّادٍ عَنِ الْحَلَبِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ السَّلاَم) قَالَ سَأَلْتُهُ عَنِ الصَّائِمِ أَ يَحْتَجِمُ فَقَالَ إِنِّي أَتَخَوَّفُ عَلَيْهِ أَ مَا يَتَخَوَّفُ عَلَى نَفْسِهِ قُلْتُ مَا ذَا يَتَخَوَّفُ عَلَيْهِ قَالَ الْغَشَيَانَ أَوْ تَثُورَ بِهِ مِرَّةٌ قُلْتُ أَ رَأَيْتَ إِنْ قَوِيَ عَلَى ذَلِكَ وَلَمْ يَخْشَ شَيْئاً قَالَ نَعَمْ إِنْ شَاءَ.

1. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from and Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad all from ibn abu ‘Umayr from Hammad from af-Halabiy who has said the following: “I once asked abu ‘ Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about a man who applies cupping when he is fasting. He (the Imam) said, ‘I am afraid for him. Is he not afraid for himself?’ I asked, ‘What is feared for him?’ He (the Imam) said, ‘Fear from fainting or stir up of the gallbladder.’ I then asked, ‘What if he is strong and is not afraid of anything?’ He (the Imam) said, ‘Yes, if he likes.’”