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16.0. What is Kaffarah (compensation) fasting?
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Kaffarah:- To keep one fast after another for sixty days CONTINUOUSLY.

However, if a person is unable to keep these 60 fasts for some valid reason e.g. continuous sickness, then one has the option of choosing from one of the following four:

1. Feed sixty poor people to their fill for two meals, or

2. Feed one poor person two meals a day for sixty days; or

3. Give 60 poor persons 3 1/2 Ibs. (approx. l.6kg of wheat or its value in cash or food grains)

4. Give to one poor person not less than 3 1/2 Ibs. of wheat, rice or food grains, etc. to its value or cash for sixty days.



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