Hadith on fasting in Shawwal & Muharram


  • [Sahih Muslim : Book 6 Kitab Al-Sawm, Number 2614]

Abu Ayyub al-Ansari (Radi Allah Anhu) reported Allah’s Messenger (sal-allahu- alleihi-wasallam ) as saying: He who observed the fast of Ramadan and then followed it with six (fasts) of Shawwal. it would be as if he fasted perpetually.

  • [Sahih Muslim : Book 6 Kitab Al-Sawm, Number 2611]

Abu Haraira (Radi Allah Anhu) reported Allah’s Messenger (sal-allahu- alleihi-wasallam ) as saying: The most excellent fast after Ramadan is God’s month. al-Muharram, and the most excellent prayer after what is prescribed is prayer during the night.

  • [Sahih Muslim : Book 6 Kitab Al-Sawm, Number 2612]

Abu Huraira (Radi Allah Anhu) reported that He (sal-allahu- alleihi-wasallam ) was asked as to which prayer was most excellent after the prescribed prayer, and which fast was most excellent after the month of Ramadan. He said: Prayer offered in the middle of the night and the most excellent fast after (fasting) in the month of Ramadan is the fast in God’s month al-Muharram.

Our Lord! surely we have heard a preacher calling to the faith, saying: Believe in your Lord, so we did believe; Our Lord! forgive us therefore our faults, and cover our evil deeds and make us die with the righteous.

One thought on “Hadith on fasting in Shawwal & Muharram

  1. Asalaam o alaikum , EID MUBARAK! thank you for reminding us of the upcoming fasts!

    RS >> wa alaikum salam, you are welcome ! :)</strong>

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