Tag: Days

The Six Days of Shawwal

Abû Ayyûb al-Ansârî relates that Allah’s Messenger (peace be upon him) says: “Whoever fasts the month of Ramadan and then follows it with six days of fasting in the month of Shawwâl, it will be as if he had fasted…

Ibn `Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him and his father) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “There are no days in which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allah than these ten days.”  (Al-Bukhari)

The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said (which means):

“Those who fast Ramadhan and follow it with six days of Shawwal, it will be as if they fast for a lifetime.”

(Narrated by Muslim, Abu Dawud, At-Tirmidhi, An-Nisa’i and Ibn Majah)

The Extra Six Days of Fasting?

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) explained this when he said: “Whoever fasts for six days after (Eid) al-Fitr has completed the year: (whoever does a good deed (hasanah) will have ten hasanah like it).” According…