Dear brother.Please advise if there are ane special rules applicable to the fasting (volantary) in Shawaal.
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Please advise if there are ane special rules applicable to the fasting (volantary) in Shawaal.
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The fasting of shawwal
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Sahih Muslim Hadith 2614 Narrated by Abu Ayyub al-Ansari
Allah's Messenger (saws) said: “He who observed the fast of Ramadan and then followed it with six (fasts) of Shawwal, it would be as if he fasted perpetually (for the whole year).”
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