Fasting the day of doubt

Reference: Fataawa Ramadhaan – Volume 2, Page 723, Fatwa No.730
Fataawa as-Siyaam – Page 101

Question: What is the day of doubt and is it permissible to fast on that day?

Response: The day of doubt is the 30th day of Sha’baan, and it is not permissible to fast on this day as it has been related by ‘Ammaar ibn Yaasir (radhi-yAllaahu ‘anhu) who said:

«Whoever fasts on the day concerning which there is doubt has disobeyed Abul-Qaasim ﷺ», [transmitted by at-Tirmidhee and]

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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