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The Virtue of Fasting Six Days of Shawwaal

July 13, 2017


Q. What is the ruling on fasting six days of Shawwaal? Is it waajib (obligatory)? A. Praise be to Allaah. Fasting six days of Shawwaal after the obligatory fast of Ramadaan is Sunnah Mustahabbah, not waajib. It is recommended for the Muslim to fast six days of Shawwaal, and in this there is great virtue and an […]

Six Categories of Migration

November 26, 2015


Abu Bakr ibn al-‘Arabi al-Maaliki (may Allah have mercy on him) wrote some valuable words about the different categories of migration, which we will sum up here. He (may Allah have mercy on him) said: “Migration may be divided into six categories: The first is leaving dar al-harb (hostile non-Muslim territory) for dar as-salaam (Muslim […]

Six Things are Strangers in Six Situations

October 29, 2014


The Messenger of Allah (SAW) said: “Six things are strangers in six situations; 1. the masjid is a stranger amongst people who do not pray; 2. the Qur’an is a stranger in a household where it is not read; 3. the memorised Qur’an is a stranger in the heart of an open sinner (fasiq); 4. […]