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Be remind to observe fasting tomorrow if you can!!!

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST BENEFICENT, THE MOST MERCIFUL The Virtues of Fasting on Mondays and Thursdays Islam teaches us many things. Alhamdulilah for the deen of Allah (SWT). Amongst the things we are taught is the voluntary fasting on Monday and Thursday. Fasting in itself for the sake of […]

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Ruling on singling out ‘Ashoora for fasting

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. Shaykh al-Islam [Ibn Taymiyah] said: Fasting the day of ‘Ashoora’ is expiation for one year, and it is not makrooh to single out this day for fasting. Al-Fataawa al-Kubra, part 5.  In Tuhfat al-Muhtaaj by Ibn Hajar al-Haythami it says: There is nothing wrong with fasting ‘Ashoora’ on its own. Part […]

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Will the person who intends to fast ‘Ashoora during the day be rewarded for his fasting?

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. With regard to the question about forming the intention to fast from the night before, there is sound evidence from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) that the intention to observe a naafil fast formed on the morning of the day itself is valid, so long as […]

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Ruling on fasting on Saturdays

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. It is makrooh to single out Saturday for fasting, because of the report narrated by al-Tirmidhi (744), Abu Dawood (2421) and Ibn Maajah (1726) from ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Busr, from his sister, that the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Do not fast on Saturdays apart […]

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The virtue of fasting ‘Ashoora

Assalamu‘alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. Firstly:  Fasting the day of ‘Ashoora’ does expiate for the past year, because the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Fasting the day of ‘Arafah I hope Allaah will expiate thereby for the year before it and the year after it, and fasting the day of ‘Ashoora’ […]

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Recommendation to fast Taasoo’a’ with ‘Ashoora’

Assalamu‘alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakaatuh ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: When the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) fasted on the day of ‘Ashoora and told the people to fast, they said, “O Messenger of Allaah, this is a day that is venerated by the Jews and […]