Fatwaa ID: 520
السَّلَامُ عَلَيْكُم وَرَحْمَةُ اللَّهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ
Hope you well.
Maaf to trouble you so late.
I wanted to know about fasting on the white days… is it ok to only fast 2 days or 1 day? Or do you have to fast all 3 days?
13,14 & 15 of the month?
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
It is best to fast on all three days: 13th, 14th and 15th of every lunar month. However, if one fasts only one or two days, then that too is virtuous. If one misses a day from the three and he wishes to complete the set, he may fast any other day of the month. The reward will be acquired.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
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