Why Should We Fast Six Days of Shawwal?
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Why Should We Fast Six Days of Shawwal?

Questioner

Ameena

Reply Date

Jun 23, 2018

Question

Why should we fast the six days of Shawwal now after we just battered ourselves in Ramadan?

Mufti

Answer


Why Should We Fast Six Days of Shawwal?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. 

All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.


In this Fatwa:

1- Fasting the six days of Shawwal defines your character and builds you as a Muslim.

2- The reward of fasting six days of Shawwal is immense.

3- By fasting the six days of Shawwal, you are getting the obligatory-type reward of fasting the whole year.


 

Sheikh Abu Eesa Niamatullah answers these questions in this Video:

Why Fast 6 Days Of Shawwal? | Shaykh Abu Eesa

Q: Why Fast the 6 Days Of Shawwal Now After We Just Battered Ourselves In Ramadan?

Posted by Faith IQ on Monday, 26 June 2017




About Sheikh Abu Eesa Niamatullah

Sheikh Abu Eesa Niamatullah is Almaghrib Institute instructor and Vice-Chair of the Al-Qalam Sharī‘ah Panel, a fatwa body for legal and financial concerns based in UK. He also served as the resident scholar of Cheadle Masjid in South Manchester.

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