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Can I fast the 6 days of Shawwal before my Ramadan makeup days?


Q: Can I fast the 6 days of Shawwal before my Ramadan makeup days?

 

A: No. You must first make up any missed days of Ramadan followed by any days you have sworn to fast and then you can perform voluntary fasts such as the 6 recommended days of Shawwal.

Source: Kashaf al-Qina'

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