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Can I Fast 6 Days of Shawwal before Making up My Missed Days in Ramadan?

Can I begin to fast my 6 days of Shawwal before making up my missed fasts in Ramadan?what becomes a priority when you have missed fasts this Ramadan?

By Abu Essa Niamatullah

Can I begin to fast my 6 days of Shawwal before making up my missed fasts in Ramadan?

We are now in the month of Shawwal and most us of aware of the hadith mentioning fasting the 6 days of Shawwal. However, what becomes a priority when you have fasts that you have missed this past Ramadan? Should you make those up first, or is it okay to begin with the 6 days of Shawwal before making up the obligatory fasts you’ve missed?

Watch the video below to learn the answer from Abu Essa Niamatullah (Fiqh Specialist)….


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Hanif is the manager at the Assistive Technology Centre of the South African National Council for the Blind with more than 30 years of experience in the assistive technology and IT fields. Hanif’s passion is assistive technology and advocating for key issues affecting people with disabilities and more specifically the blind and vision impaired. He shares his love for Assistive Technologies through sharing information through his work and via social media and relevant events in order to spread the knowledge and awareness around new technologies and the challenges relating to AT for PWDs. A strong believer in the rights of persons with disabilities and the philosophy of “nothing about us without us”, he regularly push for the affordability and accessability of AT and matching the correct assistive technology solutions with a person in order for them to reach their full capacity. Hanif enjoys a good Netflix and Apple TV+ binge but can also be found walking both his guide dogs looking for cookies .

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