Recommended to Fast Six Days Following Ramadan

As Ramadan draws to a finish – just wanted to share this Hadith with everyone,TheWahyProject-Img-Post_20140728.0900So as you can see, it is recommended to fast six days after the end of Ramadan, provided we do not begin with the first day of Shawwal which is the day of Eid. Some commentary on this subject can be found here. [pdf]


  • “English Translation of Sahih Muslim”. Compiled by Imam Abul Hussain Muslim bin al-Hajjaj. Darussalam. June, 2007. Vol 3, Hadith #2758-2760 (Sahih), pg 247-248