This answer was collected from DarulIftaBirmingham.co.uk, which is run under the supervision of Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah from the United Kingdom.
Question السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته Can the six fasts of Shawwal be kept on separate days or do they have to be kept continuously one after the other? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The virtue… read more »
Question: Pls tell me that which type of hajj is virtues hajj-e-tamattu, hajj-e-qiran or hajj-e-ifraat Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. There are three types of Hajj: Hajj-e-Ifraad – To perform Hajj only during the days of Hajj. Hajj-e-Tamattu’… read more »
Q: In which month should we do nikaah according to hadeeth mubarak? Imam Saheb of our masjid say that nikaah is graceful in month of Shawwal, Jummah day, after Asar. A: There is no special virtue recorded in the Hadith for performing nikaah in any specific month of the year. The sunnat is that when… read more »
Q: Can one fast the 6 days of Shawwal as your fard days that you have to pay in together or must it be separate? A: Qaza fast will not suffice for the shawaal nafil fast. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee… read more »
Q: What is the authenticity of sitta Shawwal (the six days fasting after Ramadhaan)? A: The Hadith appears in Muslim Shareef, Tirmizi Shareef and Abu Dawood Shareef and the Hadith is worthy of being practised. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo… read more »
Q: A friend of mine bagan keeping a Shawwal fast. About 10:00 she decided to break her fast although she did not have a valid reason to. Is this permissible? Or does one have to have a valid reason to break a Shawwal fast? A: Without a valid excuse, it is not permissible to break… read more »
Asalamu Alaykum, Moulana, Following on from the question I submitted earlier the below link ( http://www.hizbululama.org.uk/highlights/1432ah/shawwal/The_Issue_of_Unity_in_Ramadhan_and_Eid.pdf) holds two main opinions. One is that it is necessary for global sighting, second that calculations are COMPLETELY disregarded. I understand this perhaps is a difference of opinion but then on the same website, they hold fatawaa saying it… read more »