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Month of Shawwal and the Prophet Joseph

Month of Shawwal and the Prophet Joseph

The Prophet Joseph’s life is a fantastic example of doing good works in perpetuity and the pleasant results it produces. God encourages us to explore his biography and benefit from the valuable lessons in his life. “Certainly there were signs in Joseph and his brothers for those who ask.” (Quran 12:7)

Six Days of Shawwal or Making up Missed Fasts: What Takes Priority?

Six Days of Shawwal or Making up Missed Fasts: What Takes Priority?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. 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- As a priority, the first option is to always make the obligatory actions up first. 2- The second option …

Why Should You Fast Shawwal?

There is still chance to fast the 6 days of Shawwal and guess what, if you do, it is a sign of an accepted Ramadan!

Marriage Between the Two `Eids: Permissible?

Marriage Between the Two Eids: Permissible?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. 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: There is nothing wrong with concluding marriage between the two Eids. Answering your question, the General Iftaa’ Department in Jordan, states the following: Getting married …

Does `Umrah in Shawwal Obligate a Sacrifice

Does Umrah in Shawwal Obligate a Sacrifice?

Wa`alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. 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: The majority of scholars see that a Muslim who performs Umrah during the months of Hajj, then returns to his or her family before traveling back again for …

4 Virtues of Fasting 6 Days in Shawwal

4 Virtues of Fasting 6 Days in Shawwal

Our return to the habit of fasting right after Ramadan is a sign of acceptance of our Ramadan fasts. When Allah accepts our worship, He blesses us to engage in further acts of piety. The saying goes: The reward of virtue is further virtue…

Should Fasting Six Days of Shawwal Be Consecutive

Should Fasting Six Days of Shawwal Be Consecutive?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. 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- It is highly recommended to fast six days of the month of Shawwal, as this is a meritorious act …

Double Intention in Shawwal Fasting Allowed

Double Intention in Shawwal Fasting: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. 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- There is nothing wrong in making a double intention by fasting the missed days of obligatory fasting in Ramadan …

Significance of Fasting Six Days of Shawwal

What Is the Significance of Fasting Six Days of Shawwal?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. 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- It is well known for all Muslims that fasting six days in Shawwal has a great reward from Allah …



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