Keeping qadha fasts with the niyyah of the six fasts of Shawaal

Q: Can one fast the 6 days of Shawwal as your fard days that you have to pay in together or must it be separate?

A: Qaza fast will not suffice for the shawaal nafil fast.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)