What is the ruling regarding fasting the 15th day of the month of Sha’baan, and is it permissible to fast the ‘day of doubt’ – at the end of the month? [Please] provide us with a ruling, [and] may you be rewarded.
Category: The fast of other than Ramadhaan
Fasting during the month of Sha’baan
Has it been [authentically] established that the Prophet ﷺ used to fast during the month of Sha’baan?
Does the fast of ‘Aashooraa expiate major sins?
Visit our YouTube channel for more Shaykh Saalih al-Fowzaan said: Yes, it expiates…it expiates [the sins of] the year which has passed. Meaning that which it (the year) contained of sins. That which it (the year) contained of minor sins. The expiation is for the minor sins. As for the major sins, then they are […]
Excellence of the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah
In [a few] days, we will be welcoming [the arrival of] the ten days of Dhul-Hijjah, so what is your advice for everyone to take advantage of them?
Fasting the first nine days of Dhul-Hijjah
Likewise, regarding the [first] ten days [of Dhul-Hijjah], many people fast from their beginning through to [and not including] the tenth day; so is there any [authentic] proof to confirm that [practice]?
The best of fasts
How are we to understand the Prophet ﷺ encouraging ‘Abdullaah ibn ‘Amr al-’Aas (radhi-yAllaahu ‘anhu) with the fast of [Prophet] Daawood (‘alayhis-salaam), whilst he himself did not fast it despite it being the best of fasts?
Preventing wife from fasting voluntary fasts
Do I have the right to prevent my wife from fasting voluntary fasts such as the six [fasts] of Shawwaal? And would I be liable to sin if I did that?
Fasting the 13th, 14th and missed the 15th
I fasted two days of al-ayyaam al-beedh (13th, 14th and 15th of the lunar month) and was unable to fast the third day due to extenuating circumstances, so will I receive the reward for the two days [I did fast]?
The authenticity of fasting six days in Shawwaal
[Statements] have recently appeared – particularly via means of communication – from those who say there is no evidence to support fasting six days in Shawwaal, and [instead] it has come to interrupt the ‘Eed of the Muslims, so what is your opinion regarding this speech?