Priority to make up for missed days of Ramadan over fasting the six days of Shawwal – alifta

Fatwas > Shawwal Fatwas > Priority to make up for missed days of Ramadan over fasting the six days of Shawwal It is prescribed to give priority to make up for missed days of Ramadan over fasting the six days of Shawwal Q: Is it permissible to observe Sawm (Fasting) for six days in Shawwal …

The Virtue of Fasting Six Days in Shawwal – Imam Ibn Baaz rahimahullaah [Video|Ar-En Subtitles]

Translated by Owais al Hashimi hafidhahullaah

Must the six days of Shawwal be fasted directly after Eid day? – Permanent Committee

The fourth question of Fatwa no. 3475 Q 4: Should the voluntary Sawm (Fast) of the six days of Shawwal be observed directly after Ramadan, following the day of `Eid-ul-Fitr (the Festival of Breaking the Fast), or is it permissible to start observing it several days after `Eid-ul-Fitr, during the month of Shawwal? A: It …

The Encouragement to Fast the Day of ‘Ashura (10th of Muharram) – Shaykh Al Albaani

From ‘Saheeh Targheeb  wa Tarheeb’ by The Muhaddith, Shaykh, Allamaa’ Muhammad Nasur uddeen al-Albaani Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya  Book of Fasting Chapter:  Persuasion to Fast the Day of ‘Ashura (1) -1017 – Saheeh On the authority of Abu Qataada -RadhiAllaahu anhu- that the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- was asked about the fast …

Prohibition of Observing an Optional Saum (Fast) by a Woman without thePermission of her Husband

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 336 Prohibition of Observing an Optional Saum (Fast) by a Woman without the Permission of her Husband 1750. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, "It is not lawful for a woman to observe an optional Saum (fast) without the …

Prohibition of Extending Fast beyond one Day

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 346 Prohibition of Extending Fast beyond one Day 1764. Abu Hurairah and `Aishah (May Allah be pleased with them) said: The Prophet (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) prohibited observing continuous voluntary fasts beyond one day. [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. 1765. Ibn `Umar (May Allah be pleased with them) said: The Messenger of Allah …

Abomination of Selecting Friday for Fasting

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 345 Abomination of Selecting Friday for Fasting 1760. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Prophet (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, "Do not choose the Friday night among all other nights for standing in (Tahajjud) prayer, and do not choose Friday among all other days for Saum (fasting) …

The Desirability of Observing Saum (Fasting) on Monday and Thursday

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 229 The Desirability of Observing Saum (Fasting) on Monday and Thursday 1255. Abu Qatadah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) was asked about fasting on Mondays. He said, "That is the day on which I was born and the day on which …

The Excellence of As-Saum (The Fast) during the first ten Days ofDhul-Hijjah

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 226 The Excellence of As-Saum (The Fast) during the first ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah 1249. Ibn `Abbas (May Allah be pleased with them) reported: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, "There are no days during which the righteous action is so pleasing to Allah than these days (i.e., …

The Prohibition of Observing Saum (Fasting) after the Middle of Sha’ban

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 219 The Prohibition of Observing Saum (Fasting) after the Middle of Sha'ban 1224. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Prophet (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, "Do not observe Saum (fasting) for a day or two days preceding Ramadan. However, if a person is in the habit of …

The Excellence of Observing Saum on the Day of ‘Arafah, ‘Ashura’ andTasu’a (i.e., 9th of Muharram)

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 227 The Excellence of Observing Saum on the Day of 'Arafah, 'Ashura' and Tasu'a (i.e., 9th of Muharram) 1250. Abu Qatadah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) was asked about the observance of Saum (fasting) on the day of `Arafah. He said, …

The Excellence of Observing Saum (Fasting) in the months of Muharram and Sha’ban and the Sacred Months (Rajab, Dhul-Qa’dah, and Dhul-Hijjah)

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 225 The Excellence of Observing Saum (Fasting) in the months of Muharram and Sha'ban and the Sacred Months 1246. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, "The best month for observing Saum (fasting) next after Ramadan is the month of …

The Desirability of Observing Three Days of Fasting in Every Month

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 230 The Desirability of Observing Three Days of Fasting in Every Month 1258. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: My friend (the Messenger of Allah) (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) directed me to observe fast for three days in every month, to perform two Rak`ah (optional) Duha prayer at …

The Desirability of Fasting six Days in the Month of Shawwal

Imam Al-Nawawi's Riyad-us-Saliheen Chapter 228 The Desirability of Fasting six Days in the Month of Shawwal 1254. Abu Ayyub (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, "He who observes As-Saum (the fasts) in the month of Ramadan, and also observes As-Saum for six days in the …

* Fasting on Mondays and Thursdays after the 15th of Sha‘ban

Q 4: Is it permissible to observe Sawm (Fasting) on Mondays and Thursdays of Rajab and Sha‘ban? Is it permissible to observe Sawm after the fifteenth of Sha‘ban? A: Observing Sawm on Mondays and Thursdays is not only restricted to Rajab or Sha‘ban, rather it is a Mandub (commendable) act during all the months of the year. …

Upcoming Fast of three Ayyam al-Beed (3 White Days) in the month of Dhu Al-Qa`dah

Inshaa'Allaahu ta'ala, for this month of Dhu Al-Qa`dah 1437H , Ayyam al-Beed (The White Days for Fasting) will fall on: 13th Dhul Qa'dah - (Tuesday), August 16th 2016 14th Dhul Qa'dah - (Wednesday), August 17th 2016 15th Dhul Qa'dah - (Thursday), August 18th 2016 1258. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: My …

The Best way to Fast the Day of Aashoora (10th Muharram) – Explained by Shaykh Fawzan

Translated by Rasheed ibn Estes Barbee http://mtws.posthaven.com/the-best-way-to-fast-the-day-of-aashoora-explained-by-shaykh-fawzan Video Courtesy: Bilal Nahim

Rulings on Fasting on Saturday – Various Scholars

Bismillahi-rRahmani-Raheem As there is difference of opinion among scholars concerning Fasting on Saturday, please find the attached documents with ruling on this subject and their proofs presented... Attachments: ( Click on the Below Links to read the documents) Summarized points of - Fasting on Saturday - By Shaykh Uthaymeen Shaykh Al Albani and Shaykh Abdul …

Which is better: Sawm on the 10th with the 9th or the 10th with the 11th of Muharram?

Alifta.net Fatwas > Al-Muharram Fatwas > Which is better: Sawm on the 10th with the 9th or the 10th with the 11th of Muharram? Observing Sawm on the ninth and tenth of Muharram is better than on the tenth and eleventh Question: What is the ruling on observing Sawm (Fast) on the Day of ‘Ashura’ (10th …

Excellence of Fasting on the Day of Arafah – Al-Istiqaamah Magazine

FASTING THE DAY OF ’ARAFAH: The ninth day of Dhul-Hijjah is the day of ’Arafah, since it is on this day that the pilgrims gather at the mountain plain of ’Arafah, praying and supplicating to their Lord. It is mustahabb (highly recommended) for those who are not pilgrims to fast on this day, since the …