Virtues of Ashura and How to Observe It

Omar Suleiman


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Do something as in fasting the day of alpha and now fasting the day of Ashura. The blessings that we learn from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the blessings that are given to us through some of the authentic narrations of the pious predecessors, will not be able to encapsulate some of the things that perhaps we don't even know about these days, and some of the hidden blessings that Allah subhanho wa Taala would Illa envelope us in, embrace us in through his infinite mercy subhanho wa Taala. And so when you talk about the date of Ashura, and what it is attributed to, first and foremost, there's a narration that we find in some of the books of thought, the books where you have

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narrations of the previous prophets that mentioned that this was the day that the Safina of new honey his Salah, the ark of Noah finally took its rest on Gemina Judy on the Mount so after circulating for however long Allah subhana wa tada caused it to circulate that this would have coincided with the date that Allah subhanho wa Taala caused the ark of no honey his Saranda Safina of no honey has set up to finally settle and obviously the significance of that would be that this was a time where you had those that rebelled and transgressed that were drowned in their disbelief, including the son of no honey Sarah, who was not spared due to his relationship to naughty his

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Salaam and Allah subhana wa tada saving the people have belief in an extraordinary way. And so of course, there's a connection of that, to what is the authentically narrated Hadeeth in multiple books. That is the main cause of us fasting this day in our Buhari and Muslim when the Prophet sallallahu wasallam saw the People of the Book particularly the Jewish community in Medina, fasting this day, and when he asked why they were fasting this day, they said this is the day that Allah subhana wa tada saved musante his Salaam and his army from the army of Fidel when Allah save most eyesight and Benny slightly from the army of their own, that we're behind them. So there's a

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connection there between musante his Salaam and the believers being saved as a community, to what could perhaps also be a day in which Allah subhana wa tada saved humanity from the depths of the darkness of disbelief. And of course, what comes after that day, often becomes revived in historical debates and what that refers to the esstisch had of Al Hussein, about the Allahu taala, and who the martyrdom of the great of the grandson of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam, one of the two masters of the youth of Paradise, and the sadness of his murder, but the joy of his is the shot of his martyrdom. And what we take from that, of course, is what Allah subhanho wa Taala teaches us about

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us harbor of dude, about the people of the ditch that he can pose with Kabir, that it was success, that even if musante his Salaam and his army, and his people escaped in this dunya that was the same of the altana Anvil encountered of a Shahada of martyrdom is a form of the ultimate success that Allah subhanaw taala saved him from this world and that just as in the time of when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and apobec in an old model the Allahu taala and Homer are standing there on earth, and our dead are in paradise. Your dead are in hellfire. True victory belongs with Allah subhanho wa Taala. So we connected back to of course, from a prescriptive perspective, in terms of

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taking that day as a day of fasting, honoring Musa alayhis salam and thanking Allah subhanaw taala. For that victory, the prophet SAW Allah heartening was that I'm setting out both of them are authentic, we have greater rights and we are closer to musante his salon than the people of the book we love most it his salon, we follow the way of moose it has set up. We honor all of God's prophets, we honor their message by staying upon the creed of monotheism, the Abrahamic way, the way that is pleased, pleasing to Allah subhana wa tada and most crystallized through the prophets of Allah who it was Sunday as we have it today. So we honor the prophets of Allah, and we thank Allah subhanaw

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taala, for that blessing, and we take the lessons of that date, that Allah Subhana Allah grants success to those who maintain his way. And in a day where Subhana Allah we see tyranny all over the world, you really cannot keep up, you really cannot keep up, then you once again ground yourself in that aqidah in that creed, that true belief in Allah subhanaw taala yields true victory whether that victory manifests in this life or in the next we base ourselves ground ourselves in that creed, certainly the Prophet sallallahu wasallam However, on this day, contrary to what many people know, used to also fast this day in Mecca and this is authentically

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narrated that grace used to also fast this day so the Jews in Medina fasted this day. Grace fasted this day. And their enema mentioned some reasons for this that just as some of the remnants of the Hajj the way of Ibrahim or Islam remains amongst the people of Mecca, and they had some added some traditions that they held on to that would have coincided with the truth that this could possibly be one of those things just as for example, when we talk about ashuelot, aligning with incidents in the past as well, when Allah subhanho wa Taala allowed for the 10 days of Moses the 10 days of most it Salaam admin now ashra that we completed, Tommy thoughts Robbie, he completed the period with his

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Lord by adding 10 days that that coincided with the 10 days of the hedger the first 10 days of the puja. It could also be that there was a remnant of that that there was something leftover that guides people to the truth and so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to fast that day, even in Mecca, which is authentically narrated now, what do we take from this, from how we approach this day? How are we supposed to act on this day? And how seriously Should we take the fast it's been our boss all the time, and he says, ma e to nebia sallallahu alayhi wa sallam yet to headwalls Leanna Yeoman for Allah who are other lady in her the young I have not seen a day that the Prophet

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sallallaahu Selim singled out and took more seriously then this day, yo Masha Allah, this day of Ashura will have the show and this month meaning the best month after Ramadan for fasting is what will happen.

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This is the best month after the month of Ramadan, for fasting, voluntary fasts and Subhana Allah. The day of Ashura comes on the 10th on Wednesday, it always comes on the 10th it comes on Wednesday this year and then you have Thursday which is also a date of Suna fasting for those that would like to do so Bismillah E to Allah and then you get into very quickly a Yama reveal the white days the middle days of the month, which also inshallah tada our days that we could take as days of fasting so it is the most blessed month of fasting. And this is the most blessed day to the point that even abasolo Tyler and Homer, some of the tambourine they said to them, Raja Nakhon yas haba rasulillah

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How strange Are you Oh companions of the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, you fast this day even when you travel, you fast the day even when you travel. Why is that whereas low Milan which are obligatory fast, you put them off and you make them up. And he responded he said because Allah subhana wa tada said about Milan and determine am an author that a person can make them up in days to come, but that is not the case for Osheroff, so a person could even fast it when they are traveling to take advantage of the bless the day. And of course, those who are prohibited due to circumstances out of their hands did not eat either the reward is written down for them, as well. Of

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course, we also know from the son of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam that this was a day that was initially mandatory for the believers to fast. And then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam made it voluntary with the obligation of Ramadan thought it his thought was Salaam, had a young woman, a young fella, this is one of the days of the days of Allah feminine Shah or farmer who woman Sha Taka who, whoever wishes to fasted can do so and whoever wishes not too fast can do so. And we know lastly that the prophets lie some of course in regards to sleep. He already his thought was Sam said that if he lived another year, he would add the ninth day to the day of the tongue. He would fast

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both the ninth and the 10th. And one of the reasons that they're in a Matt mentioned one of them, of course, to distinguish ourselves from people the book, another one has yet to Noxon, he doesn't even know we don't have a whole law says in case the Hillel, the siding was off. And we know that this year by the way, some are fasting on Thursday. Some are fasting on Wednesday, so perhaps it is an opportunity but the nahi tada too fast both Wednesday and Thursday, to make sure that Allah subhanho wa Taala counts that day for you and that you reach that date. We'll call it his thought was in the accuracy, we're on Allah, and you can feel a senator Lottie cobla, who I seek from Allah subhanho wa

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Taala, that this day will expiate all of the sins of the previous years. How beautiful is that? Now what I want to transition to and show what's on in conclusion to this. In general, a day of fasting should be honored with good deeds. In general a day of fasting should be honored with subequal should be honored with charity should be honored if you can with praying janazah if there's a janazah to pray and following the janazah should be honored with visiting the sick if you can visit the sick. This is a general day of fasting, it should be infused with good deeds and deprived of sins that would take away the blessings. So of course, a day

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That is the most preferred day of the most preferred days to fast after Ramadan. How will you honor that fast and so you find some of the narrations, one narration, which is in the battle and be happy, and it is disputed in its authenticity and I have no care to go into that dispute on the men book. There have been entire books written about this. But just to say that some of the scholars considered an authentic, others did not that the prophets lie some sudden and wasana NFC, he was actually he yoma Ashura was Salah who he said, He that whoever spends generously on their family, on themselves and on their family on that day in South Africa, Allah will be generous to that person

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will spend upon that person for the entire year, which is very interesting. And again, it's narrated in short, but the man about many of the scholars of the sooner they spoke about this narration and one of the proofs that they mentioned were that the narrator is of the Hadith itself a jumble of now hufa jedna, who can Alec that we have practiced this and we have found that reward from Allah subhana wa tada and half of them and Raja Ibrahim, Allah to Allah. He narrates that Imam Ahmed Rahim Allah said he heard Sophia Reina. Rahim Allah who is not a Sahabi, who was one of the tambourine say jumble of nahoon from Siena Santa Rosa, Tina Santa from Allah aina in Phaedra. That we have

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practiced this for 50 or 60 years and we only found good from Allah subhanho wa Taala that as we gave in savarkar spent and sabaton in charity and the best of charity to spend on is your family, that Allah subhanho wa Taala would increase that for you and that Allah subhanaw taala would spend on you would reciprocate that generosity for the year as well. Again, whether or not it is specific as this or not, mark the day with a bother mark the day with with worship, mark the day with charity, when in Shackleton as a Dominican, it is a day of gratitude and if you are grateful I will increase you. It is not the day of our alpha which is marked by a day of drought but it is a day

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that is legislated in the spirit of gratitude to Allah subhanaw taala arenado Anna dealt with the chakra so work just like the family have dealt with it Sam was commanded to work, work deeds of gratitude on that day, give some up on that day. Make do out that day of course do the deeds that would infuse your fast with Baraka with blessing and pleasure of Allah subhana wa tada and whether they are narrated or not, we know that Allah subhanho wa Taala His mercy is greater than anything that we can comprehend. May Allah subhanaw taala allow us to reach that day And may Allah azza wa jal accepted from us and accept all of our good deeds in Ramadan and then Siobhan and chawan and

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have them and hedger and beyonds throughout the year, allow me to call the other stuff and it will accompany certain listening first of all for him.

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