Virtues of Dhul Hijjah – Episode 08 – 3 Years of Fasting

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Hi, everyone, welcome back to the virtues of the hedgehog. What if I told you you could fast three years in two days? This is the blessing of Allah subhanaw taala in the mercy of Allah upon us and giving us these two days to fast in which we get three years now what two days am I talking about? This is the benefit of knowing the Islamic calendar. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that when a person fasts out of the day of autophagy, that Allah expiate the sins of the year before and the year after, then the prophets lie, some said that whoever fast the day of Ashura a lot expatriates, the year before of sin, so I'm gonna say that again, the blessing of fasting is that

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Allah subhana wa tada x pH the sins of the year before and the year after, the benefit of fasting the day of Ashura is that Allah removes the sensor expats the sense of the year before. What does that mean? And what how is that three years? That hedger is the last month of the Islamic year that hedges the last month of the Islamic year? So if a lot expatriates, the year before and the year after, then that is within the last month? Well, how long is the first month of the Islamic year, and Ashura is the 10th day of the first month of the Islamic year. So that means if a lot expats the year before, in the first month of the Islamic year, that that includes the current year that you

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are in right now in their head. So let me explain it in short time this way, if it's the year 1440, then when you fast the day of autophagy, Allah expatiates 1439 and 1441 once you move into Mohammed on the first month, the 1441 and you have the day of Ashura a lot XPS 1440 because it's the year before so it's the blessing of Allah subhanaw taala that these two months come right next to each other and out of Ashura are only one month apart, and then a loss of hundreds out of expats three years as a result of that. Now, when did the fasting have alpha and Ashura outcome? The profit slice alum received this very early on in Medina and this is what Allah refers to when he says cookie

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Veronica Muslim cannot cookie batter Latina and publikum la la quinta, takuan ayama and Mara doodads that Allah has prescribed fasting upon you as he prescribed it on those who came before a young man to do that a few days, there were a few days. And the idea here of a few days selected days was referring to these two days. This was the first legislation before Ramadan, and when these days were legislated people were given a choice in the portal on whether to fast these days or to give for the A to feed a poor person instead. So you actually had the option if you wanted to fast Ashura or fast alpha. You could fast them but you were obligated to either fast or give a video to give a feed a

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poor person for the day that you would not fast then came Ramadan. And of course with the legislation of Ramadan,

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you are not allowed to purposefully miss a day of Ramadan and to give for the unstirred unless you cannot fast permanently, then you can do to make up for that day that you cannot fast permanently. So the rules changed a little bit with Ramadan, as well as alpha and Ashura now being voluntary days too fast instead of obligatory days. Too fast. So once the month of Ramadan came out of that nowshera are voluntary days too fast. They're no longer obligatory days to fast. Even I bustle the low tide and who had an incident that happened with him where someone someone from the Tiber rain from the second generation of Muslims setsubun Abbas, adebola, comas, hava rasulillah. How strange a

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thing that we witnessed from you or companions of the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we noticed that when you travel or you are sick, and the days of animal dawn, that you skip those days that you break your fast, but we noticed that you fast these days of out of fun Ashura, even as you are traveling, so you don't miss the days of often Ashura, even as you're traveling. So I've been on bustled a lot of time on who responded and he said, Allah says about the days of Ramadan, that whoever is traveling or unable to fare in the tournament, they can simply make them up on other days and they would not be deprived of the reward, but there is no like, like expiation, or

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making up for the days of autofit and Ashura, so they are days that are limited, and they are timings that are specific. And so if a person even if a person is fasting, if they can, fast those days in Charlottetown, as they're traveling, they can fast those days of often are shorter than they should. What about you know, sisters, particularly, for example, who cannot fast those days, or someone who is permanently ill and cannot fast those days? The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Whoever

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misses a good deed that they would have done. But they missed it due to sickness or travel or something out of their hands, that Allah subhanho wa Taala would give them the reward for it fully without taking anything away from it. So if a person would have fasted those days, had they not been restrained due to a circumstance alone knows that Allah will give you the full reward. So you do the other good deeds that you're not restricted from, and count on the loss of hundreds to give you the good deed of fasting because Allah knows that you would have fasted had you been able to and Allah subhana wa tada is merciful and Allah is just an illustration without it will not remove any of the

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blessings of that so don't worry too much about that inshallah. Put that in Alaska, don't be, don't be, you know, sad and don't think that you're being punished because you're unable to fast this day. No, Allah has given you a gift. It's okay. The reward is assured. Do the other things in sha Allah to Allah, that can be done for those days We ask Allah subhanaw taala to allow us to witness these days of fasting and we ask Allah to forgive us for any shortcomings. And we ask Allah subhanaw taala to grant us expiation not just for three years but for our entire lifetimes. Lama Ameen, Zach Lowe. Hayden was

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our counsel.