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The followers of Islam consider Id-ul-Fitr as one of the most auspicious festivals following Ramadan fasting. It is a celebration of the end of fasting. 359 more words
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni, wishes to inform the Nigerian Muslim Ummah that, there was positive sighting of the crescent of Shawwal, 1438AH on the 29th of Ramadan, 1438AH, equivalent to 24th June, 2017. 64 more words
Abū Ayyūb al-Ansārī (may Allāh be pleased with him) related that the Messenger of Allāh ﷺ said:
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“Whoever observes the Ramaḍān fast and follows it with six days of fast in Shawwāl, it is as if he has fasted ad-Dahr (the whole year).” Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1163…