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Virtues And Fasting On 10 Muharram
Channel: Muhammad Salah
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In this talk Dr Muhammad Salah discusses the virtues & fasting on the 10th day of Muharram ‘Ashura’
Umar (ra) gathered the companions and consulted them regarding the beginning of the Islamic calendar.
Some suggested the birth of Muhammed (saw) – exact date unknown
Some suggested the date of the Nabuwwat of Muhammed (saw) – exact date unknown
Then the Hijra was suggested and all agreed – The planning of Hijra took place in Muharram.
Muharram is one of the sacred months
Surah Tawbah: V9
Four out of twelve months are scared. Thul Qidah, Thul Hijjah, Muharram, Rajab
The best of Fasting after the month of Ramadaan is fasting during Muharram. Remind everyone you know, those who fast will also bring you reward.
The 10th of Muharram is known as Ashura because the Jews would fast on that day as the day when Musa (as) was emancipated from Firawn.
Fasting on the 10th Muharram will expiate the minor sins of the past year. Do NOT forget to fast on this Day.
Major sins require proper tawbah and to promise to cease the committing of this sin.
The Prophet (saw) would fast on the 10th of Muharram even during Jahilliyah – it was from the remnants of the teachings of Ibrahim (as) way before Hussain (ra) martyrdom. The fasting on the 10th of Muharram is not related.
Hadith narrated by Ibn Abbas states that the Prophet Muhammed (saw) said if he lived until next year he would fast on the 9th as well as the 10th to be different from Ahl Kitaab.
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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.
Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.
I will SME lolly min ash shaytani. r rajim. Min Hamza he went, he went after smilla rahmanir rahim Allah He. While early he was happy he was seldom at the Sleeman kathira brothers and sisters. Welcome to another live meeting after a long absence hamdulillah we returned from Hajj May Allah Almighty exit from all of us, and the whole month of the hedger is over, and the entire year actually 1436
salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatu. I'm sorry, let's begin once again. I was talking about
that the entire year.
1437 is gone. It has ended yesterday actually.
Today in like in North America is the first of the month of Harlem, which is the beginning of the new Islamic and Hijri calendar, the new Islamic here 1438 and the Middle East, it is already the beginning of the second day.
I just wanted to tell you that all of you brothers and sisters, may Allah Almighty make this year a happy and blessed New Year to all of us to the entire oma, may Allah make this year better than the last year. And may Allah bless all our days, our lights our entire time, alarm and mean. So since it's a very important occasion, I thought that I just prayed federal law here in Cairo, Egypt, that many of our brothers and sisters do not have a very clear idea about the beginning of the Hijri calendar. Many people assume that it is started when the Prophet sallallahu Sallam immigrated to El Medina
and from that day, the Prophet sallallahu wasallam started the Islamic calendar. In fact, Muslims did not have a specific calendar and it was early on the year 16th 17th or maybe the 18th here after the migration of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam when Apple mazlish era the great companion although they are low on
sin to our modern law top Armando hapa was a meal I mean with the second Calif during this time, many say that when you send me letters, it is not dated. And I don't understand whether is you now or in the future, something new or old.
Also, it happened as a court incident that somebody presented a case before Mr. Malhotra the follow on it's like
an agreement, somebody took a loan and he agreed to pay and shadow ban but it doesn't say which Chabad which year of the year there is a shabang. So there was a great demand that we have to have our own calendar. So no matter Bill hottub or the Allah Juan gather the companions, and he consulted them Normally he would gather the battery and the companions who attended the Battle of better because of the virtues and their wisdom. And he consulted them.
They started suggesting that why don't we have some suggested the birth of the Prophet Salah Salem to be the beginning of the Islamic calendar. But the date was not certain. As you may know that there are too many different opinions with regards to the exact date of the birth of the Prophet sallallahu sallam.
Some suggested the batha when the prophet SAW Selim was commissioned with the Prophet with and this is a very important date and beginning but they will not certain as well.
And some suggests that their migration everybody knows when did the Prophet sallallahu Sallam arrive
To Almudena on the ledger. So there was like a general consensus, they all agreed and Omar will hopped up, applauded this idea and decided to take the migration of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam as the beginning of the Islamic calendar. And indeed, they were very successful to choose such event because it is indeed the beginning of forming a Muslim state. As you all know that, before that Muslims never had their own measure, they were never able to pray in public. So it was the beginning. So this is as far as the event of the beginning of the Islamic calendar. Now, which month to begin with? Do you know which month did the Prophet sallallahu Sallam performed Hydra doing? It
was in Harlem. It was the month before the I was the same month on which he was born. So Lalanne SLM so
why did they choose moharram in his state, because the Prophet salaallah Selim started the actual planning for the migration on the moharram and that was after the people from Medina came to perform hajj, exactly the year before the migration. And in Allahabad, in Mena, the prophet SAW Selim met with the delegates from Medina and they gave him the Pledge of Allegiance and they decided to receive the Prophet sallahu wa sallam and the idea of the migration was contemplated already.
So the Prophet sallallahu Sallam immigrated of obeah arrived to Medina will be a one. But the actual planning for the migration took place on the month of Harlem and in addition to Harlem is one of the sacred months. As you know that a lot of mighty stated in Surah Atal back in a number 40 is saved in Niger Delta Shahada and the law is now Sharon fakie tabula. Yo mahalo aka semi Watch out minha Aruba toon forum,
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That is number 36 of Serato. By chapter number nine, a lot of mighty say that the number of months since Allah created the heavens and the earth have been almost 12. But those months before a lot of mighty recognized by the lunar calendar. Four out of the 12 months are sacred.
Those sacred months have been explained in the sound Hadith, which is collected by Emmanuel Buhari, the Prophet sallallahu Sallam mesaieed. The year consists of 12 months four of them are sacred, three consecutive the three consecutive months, the month of doTERRA, the month of the hedger and Muharram, which is the beginning of the year, the first month of the Islamic calendar.
So minha arbeiten horam, then Raja Moodle by itself, which falls between jumada and shabam.
That's why amuro momineen Amara mahatva Bharatiya lawan recommended that the US should begin with the month of El Muharram. The Pilgrims would have performed the Hajj and now they're fixing to go home. So it is the beginning of a new era. And that was also agreed upon between the companions of the Prophet sallallahu sallam, and as a result on the year 16th 17th, or maybe 18th. The Companions have decided that the Islamic calendar that Muslims would have their own calendar, why their own calendar
because the Persians used to have their own calendar. The Romans have their own calendar. So Muslims did not have their own calendar and we mentioned the reason why they thought about it in the beginning.
Now this year,
today in North America, and in the Middle East is already the second day of the month of Muharram.
It is the year 1438. It has been 14 138 cents, the migration of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam to the Blissett city of El Medina.
The month of Muharram is not just the sacred months, it has been rated in the sound Hadith, which is collected by a Muslim and narrated by Abu Dhabi Allah, that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said the best fast
thing before Allah is fasting during the month of Ramadan, and fasting on the 10th of Muharram.
On the 10th of Muharram
I decided to share this with you in advance so that you prepare yourself mentally and physically.
Because been long since the month of Ramadan many people have been having been fasting, and also since fasting of the first nine days of the month of the hedger. So now I just wanted to remind myself and your brothers and sisters, with the virtues of fasting on the month of Muharram.
The Prophet sallallahu selama said in the earlier Hadith I mentioned that the best of fasting is fasting of the month of Ramadan and fasting during the month of mojarra moochie call it shahidullah Hill Muharram for the entire month. Obviously, the prophet SAW Selim never fasted for a whole month other than the month of Ramadan. So if you want to fast during the month of Muharram, which started yesterday in the Middle East and already today, in North America, then you can fast every other day if you want to confess on Mondays and Thursdays, and not to forget 13th 14th and 15th. Those are the three white days. I want you to spread the word. I want you to send mass emails to your brothers,
sisters, friends, colleagues, community members, Whatsapp messages, remind everyone with the virtues of fasting on the month of Muharram. So that when they fast equals a few reminder, you will be rewarded to you will get a reward similar to the rewards of their fasting, everyone who will fast because of your reminder will be rewarded and you will get a similar word insha Allah as a surgeon,
but the most important day is the tense of Harlem
which is known as
you recall the name it is known as
the 10th of Muharram. There is because the Prophet sallallahu Sallam when he migrated to and Medina
he so and He notes that the Jews
are celebrating the day that 10s of Muharram are making a big deal out of the tense of Mahara and used to fast on the day two he inquired about it, they said, that is the date on which Allah saved Moses and his followers, and he drowned the Pharaoh and his followers. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, No, no, I have to be more salmon home. We have more rights with Moses, peace be upon him than them. Moosa is one of the prophets of Islam. So He fasted on the day and he ordered his companions too fast on that day, too. That's why it's highly recommended, why?
It is one of the means of giving thanks to Allah subhanaw taala. Do you remember why the Prophet salallahu alaihe salam used to fast on Mondays, he said, because that's the day on which I was born.
So he likes the essential oil by fasting on every Monday now once a year, by celebrating one year, one day, every year now, by fasting on every single Monday, all most of the time as the Prophet sallallahu Sallam used to do
then it has been rated in the sound Hadees that fasting on the 10th of Muharram will create the sins of the Empire passier Allahu Akbar.
Such good news.
in sha Allah in a few days, in a few days, the 10th of Muharram is approaching. Make sure to fast on the day because fasting on the day will expiate and forgive the sense of the entire past year.
What kind of sins, the minor sins,
while the major sins require Toba
and to seize and need to make an intention that you will not commit the sin anymore, you will stop and you make an independent Alba, like somebody who used to drink somebody who used to earn a loved one, somebody who a woman who was not wearing hijab, somebody who used not to pray, somebody who's missing fasting, so make Dawa and begin from scratch and ask Allah subhana wa tada forgive you all your past sins. And as far as for the minor Sins of the entire past us will be taken off your record, simply by fasting on the 10th of Muharram
Also, it is also worth mentioning here that I showed the allow on hand aerated that the people of Mecca injure helia before Islam used to fast on the tense of Muhammad, and the Prophet sallallahu Sallam used to fast even before the migration. Wait a minute.
That's way before the birth
of Al Hassan Al Hussein, correct. So why do some people think that fasting on the 10th of Muharram is simply because of
the martyrdom of Al Hussein, peace be upon him?
Well, that's a belief of certain people, particularly the Shia, which is not the correct belief. This is the least I can say. Because the 10s of mojarra, Moses revealed, was honored. And the Prophet sallallahu Sallam ordered its fasting even before the mandate of fasting for Ramadan. Why before Fatima, and Ali were married. So obviously before Al Hussein was born, and before he was martyred,
may Allah be pleased with him. And we all the companions of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So now in this beautiful morning,
which is in the Middle East is the second morning and then you Hijri year 1438 May Allah make it a blessing and a happy alum Ameen. Allah make it a year of victory and success to all of us. And in that, we need to spread the word we need to remind everyone to fast on the 10th of Muharram Oh, by the way, besides that, Abner bass also rated that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam on the year before his death, was toliara Sol Allah that the Jews too fast on the day said, The nh two min carbon, if I live until next year, in sha Allah, learners will main net deciem Allah in sha Allah if we live on 10 next year, we shall fast on the ninth along with the 10th just to be different than the Jews.
Having said so, that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam