Mustahab Actions For The Person Who is Fasting (Shafii)


What are the mustahabs for the fasting person?

  • To get up for sahur, to delay the sahur to the last half of the night.
  • To act quickly in breaking the fast and having the iftar.
  • To break the fast with dates, water or something sweet.
  • To read a dua at the time of the iftar.
  • To call a fasting Muslim for iftar.
  • To help people who are close to you, the poor during Ramadhan more than you would in other months, to give more sadaqa.
  • To refrain from saying empty and unnecessary things.
  • To say ‘’I am fasting’’ when faced with a negative situation.
  • To read the Qur’an and carry out the muqabala.
  • To enter itikaf.

Source: Fiqh1 (According To The Shafi’i School Of Islamic Law), Erkam Publications

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