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Niyyah of fasting

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Is the niyyah for fasting to be done once at the beginning of ramadhan or daily before fajr or both can be practiced according to the Sunnah Rasul


Answer

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Al-jawab billahi at-taufeeq (the answer with Allah’s guidance)

Making an intention for every fast of Ramadhan (in the heart) is a condition that validate the fast. (Nurul Idhah)

It is virtuous to make Niyyah (intention) of every fast of Ramadhan during Subah Sadiq.

(Al Fiqhul Hanafi Wa Adillatuhu Vol. 1 Pg. 363)

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