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Hadith on Ashura: This is the day Moses fasted to thank Allah for saving his people

November 2, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, came to Medina and he found the Jews fasting the day of Ashura. The Prophet said, “What is this day you are fasting?” They said, “This is a great day in which Allah saved Moses and his people, and He drowned Pharaoh […]

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Hadith on Fasting: Sins are erased by fasting on the day of Arafat and Ashura

October 24, 2012

Abu Qatadah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, was asked about fasting the day of ‘Arafāt. The Prophet said, “It will expiate the sins of the previous and upcoming years.” Then he was asked about fasting the day of ‘Ashūrā. The Prophet said, “It will expiate the sins of the year.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1162 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim […]

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Hadith on Ashura: Fast the day of Ashura differently from the Jews so Islam remains distinct from Judaism

September 13, 2012

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Fast the day of Ashura but do it differently from the Jews, so also fast a day before it or after it.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 2155 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنْ جَدِّهِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ […]

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Hadith on Ashura: Recommendation to fast the day of Ashura, but not an obligation

September 13, 2012

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: During the time of ignorance, the people would fast the day of Ashura and the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and the Muslims would fast as well until the fasting of Ramadan was made an obligation. Then the Prophet said, “Verily, Ashura is a day among the […]

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Hadith on Fasting: The fasting of the Prophet during Dhul-Hijjah, Ashura, Mondays, and Thursdays

September 13, 2012

Hunaida ibn Khalid reported: Some of the wives of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said that the Prophet would fast for nine days during the month of Dhul-Hijjah and on the day of Ashura. The Prophet would fast three days in every month, the first Monday of the month and Thursday. Source: […]

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