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5 matters about fasting “the Six” of Shawwal

By: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Source: Seeker’s Hub The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “Fasting Ramadan and following it with six days from Shawwal is like continual fasting.” [Muslim, on the authority of Abu Ayyub (Allah be pleased with him)] This is because the reward of actions is multiplied (at least) ten-fold. So Ramadan is like fasting 300 days, and the six days of Shawwal like fasting 60 days. The Prophet (ﷺ) himself stated this explictly: “Fasting Ramadan is like fasting ten months, and fasting six days [of Shawwal] is like fasting two months. That is like fasting a full year.” [Ahmad & Nasa’i] 1. Religiously recommended. Based on the outward purport of this hadith, the majority...

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Don’t let the fruits of Ramadan vanish

By: Haqqseeker Source: MuslimVillage The sacred month of Ramadān has bid us farewell. While most of us saw our honored guest away with sadness, the Shayāteen must have been be anxiously awaiting its end. The reason? We all know from the following Hadith that during the Holy month of Ramadān they are chained. The Prophet Peace and Blessings of Allāh upon him, said, “When Ramadān enters the doors of the Heavens are opened, the doors of Hell are closed, and the Shayateen are chained.” (Bukhari, Muslim, and others). Hence they must have been looking forward to its end so that they can be unchained. With Ramadān’s end they are not only free from their chains but they also start their...

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About the 6 days fasting of Shawwal

By: Muhammad bin Haroon Source: Al Miftah Now that Ramadan has departed, we all are encouraged to extend its spiritual momentum by observing the six fasts of Shawwal. The Prophet (ﷺ) famously said as per the hadith in Sahih Muslim: “Whoever observes the fast of Ramadan and follows it up with six fasts in Shawwal will be rewarded as if he has fasted the entire year.” Commentary The Commentators have explained that since every deed is multiplied ten times, by fasting in Ramadan we are actually rewarded for 300 days and not just the 30 in Ramadan. Therefore if we follow that up with six more we will be rewarded for sixty thereby attaining the reward of fasting for 360 days. An Interesting...

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