Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, "None of you should
fast a day or two before the month of Ramadan unless he has
the habit of fasting (Nawafil) (and if his fasting coincides
with that day) then he can fast that day."
Narrated Abu Bakra: The Prophet said, "The two months of `Id
i.e. Ramadan and Dhul−Hijja, do not decrease (in superiority).
Allah's Apostle vowed to keep aloof from his wives for one
month, and he had dislocation of his leg. So, he stayed in a
Mashruba for 29 nights and then came down. Some people said
"O Allah's Apostle! You vowed to stay aloof for one month," He
replied, "The month is of 29 days."
Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet or Abul−Qasim said, "Start
fasting on seeing the crescent (of Ramadan), and give up
fasting on seeing the crescent (of Shawwal), and if the sky is
overcast (and you cannot see it), complete thirty days of
Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, "Whoever does not give
up forged speech and evil actions, Allah is not in need of his
leaving his food and drink (i.e. Allah will not accept his
Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah's Apostle said, "When the month of
Ramadan starts, the gates of the heaven are opened and the
gates of Hell are closed and the devils are chained."
Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, "Whoever established
prayers on the night of Qadr out of sincere faith and hoping
for a reward from Allah, then all his previous sins will be
forgiven; and whoever fasts in the month of Ramadan out of
sincere faith, and hoping for a reward from Allah, then all
his previous sins will be forgiven."
Bilal used to pronounce the Adhan at night, so Allah's
Apostle? said, "Carry on taking your meals (eat and drink)
till Ibn Um Maktum pronounces the Adhan, for he does not
pronounce it till it is dawn.
Narrated Anas bin Malik: The Prophet said, "Take Suhur as
there is a blessing in it."
Narrated Anas bin Malik: We used to travel with the Prophet
and neither did the fasting persons criticize those who were
not fasting, nor did those who were not fasting criticize the
Allah's Apostle said, "Whoever died and he ought to have
fasted (the missed days of Ramadan) then his guardians must
fast on his behalf."
Narrated Sahl bin Sa`d: Allah's Apostle said, "The people will
remain on the right path as long as they hasten the breaking
of the fast."