I heard that fasting the day of ‘Ashoora’ expiates for the past year, is this true? Does it expiate for everything, even major sins? What is the reason for venerating this day?. Praise be to Allah Firstly: Fasting the day of ‘Ashoora’ does expiate for the past year, because the Prophet (peace and blessings of … Continue reading The virtue of fasting ‘Ashoora’
Praise be to Allah. Fasting six days of Shawwaal after the obligatory fast of Ramadaan is Sunnah Mustahabbah, not waajib. It is recommended for the Muslim to fast six days of Shawwaal, and in this there is great virtue and an immense reward. Whoever fasts these six days will have recorded for him a reward … Continue reading Virtue of fasting six days of Shawwaal
Praise be to Allaah. You can start fasting six days of Shawwaal from the second day of Shawwaal, because it is haraam to fast on the day of Eid. You can fast the six days at any time during Shawwaal, although the best of good deeds are those which are done soonest. The standing committee … Continue reading When should a Muslim start fasting six days of Shawwaal?