What Is the Benefit of Fasting for 40 Days?

Does Not Fasting Without Excuse Require Expiation (Kaffara)?


Hanafi

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Question: Assalamu alaykum

If someone did not fast without excuse, is an expiation required?

Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam,

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[Shaykh] Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersGuidance Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned to Canada in the Summer of 2007. In May 2008 he founded SeekersGuidance Global to deal with the urgent need to spread Islamic knowledge—both online and on the ground—in a reliable, relevant, inspiring, and accessible manner. He has been repeatedly listed as one of the world’s 500 most influential Muslims (The Muslim500).