Why Are We Encouraged to Fast Six Days of Shawwal?

10 June, 2019
Q Why should we fast the six days of Shawwal now after we just battered ourselves in Ramadan?

Answer

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?

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