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THE MUSTAHABBAAT OF SAWM (PREFERRED ACTS OF FASTING)

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Mustahab (preferred) acts are those acts which, if done, increase the virtue and benefit of the Sawm as well as the thawaab (reward) that is received from Allah. Some of the Mustahab acts include:

1) Having Suhuur in the third portion of the night.

2) Expressing the Niyyah verbally before commencing Sawm.

3) Taking a short nap in the afternoon.

4) Breaking the fast (iftaar / futuur) as soon as the sun sets and not to delay.

5) Breaking the fast with dates and water.

6) Breaking the fast collectively.

7) Reciting the following Du’aa after eating: