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Nafl (Non Obligatory) Fasts

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Special Sunna Fasts [Sawm] and their Virtues

By Mufti Muhammad Ameen al Qasmi, Mahe

Rewards of Fasting

Its mentioned in the Quran Allah Almighty says, “O you who believe! Observing As-Saum (the fasting) is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you, that you may become Al-Muttaqun. [Surah Al Baqarah 183 – Translation: Muhsin Khan,The Noble Quran] –
This is regarding Compulsory [Fard] fasting (in Ramadan). But its valid in case of voluntary [sunnah] fasts as it will increase God-consciousness [Taqwa].

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