Observing Sawm on six days during Shawwaal

Question: What is the ruling on someone who believes that Sawm (Fast) of the six days of Shawwaal must be observed starting from the second day of the month, especially for the elderly?

Answer: One can observe Sawm of the six days of Shawwaal throughout the entire month; whether at its beginning, middle, or end and whether consecutively or separately. This is based on the following Hadeeth in which the Prophet (peace be upon him) said.. read more here.

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