All you need to know about fasting Ashoora – Abdur Raheem McCarthy

Abdur-Raheem McCarthy


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All you need to know about fasting the day of Ashura? Why do we fast this day as Muslims in salable Hudy when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam migrated to Medina he found that the who the Jews they were fasting this day he asked him, Why do you fast this day? They said because it's a great day. It's the day that our Lord saved Musa Moses and the children of aside from the enemy, therefore we fast this day out of were a way of being thankful to Allah. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, we have more right to Musa than you and he ordered his companions the fastest day and he used the fastest day Ali Salatu was Salam. What is the reward of fasting this day? It's confirmed

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in Sahih Muslim that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that this fast, it forgives a past year sins well hamdulillah what are the days that we need to fast first of all the day we need to fast is the day of Ashura itself, which is the 10th of Muharram. On the Hijiri calendar, however, it's been confirmed in the Sunnah, that we should fast with it. The ninth, the ninth the day before, in order to be different from the Jews who are fastest, most will be different than theirs. We fast the ninth and the 10th. If you can't fast, the ninth and the 10th, then you fast with the 10th, the 11th. And some of the scholars mentioned and all of this is confirmed in the Sunnah, whether it's

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the day before or the day after. And the scholars mentioned that at even higher level, even higher level is for us to fast all three days together fasting, the ninth, the 10th and the 11th. One might say what if I can only fast the 10th My schedule doesn't permit I'm not able to fast. I can't fast a lot. I can only fast the 10th we said hamdulillah that's the lowest level but it's permissible and inshallah Tada you'll get the edge of one ask what if? What if I miss it? Can I make COBOL? Can I make it up and say no, this is only for this specific date. So if you miss it, you can make the COBOL but if you have a valid excuse you were sick you couldn't travel for