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The Ruling on Fasting the Day of `Aashooraa if it Were to Coincide with a Saturday

Shaykh Ibn Baaz rahimahullaah was asked: Q: If the day of `Aashooraa (10th of Muharram) were to coincide with a Saturday; is it permissible for us to fast it? A: There is no harm in a person fasting Saturday unrestrictedly … Continue reading

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Fasting the Ten of Dhul-Hijjah Before Making up Missed Fasts of Ramadaan

Imaam al-Bukhaaree rahimahullaah mentions in his ‘Saheeh‘; the Book of Fasting, Chapter: When Should the Missed Days of Ramadaan be Made up?: Sa`eed bin al-Musayyib said regarding fasting the ten [of Dhul-Hijjah]: “It is not befitting [that a person does … Continue reading

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The Stages through which Fasting was Prescribed

Shaykh Muhammad bin Saalih al-Uthaymeen rahimahullaah said in his explanation of ‘Bulooghul-Maraam‘ ‘Fathu Dhil-Jalaali wal-Ikraam‘ vol. 7 pge. 9: And know that the obligation of fasting was in three stages. So first fasting the day of `Aashooraa (the 10th day of … Continue reading

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Glad Tidings Upon the Arrival of the Month of Ramadaan

On the authority of Aboo Hurayrah radiyAllaahu `anhu that he said: the Messenger of Allaah sallAllaahu `alaihi wa sallam used to give glad tidings to his Companions, saying: “The month of Ramadaan has come to you; a blessed month that … Continue reading

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The Best Way of Fasting the Day of Aashooraa

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen rahimahullaah in his Majmoo’ Fataawaa vol. 20, pages 42-43 was asked: Q: Is it permissible to fast the day of Aashooraa by itself – without fasting a day before it or after it; because I … Continue reading

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Ways of Fasting the Day of `Aashooraa

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen rahimahullaah in his Majmoo` Fataawaa vol. 20 pge. 37-38 was asked the following question: Q: What do you say regarding fasting a day after `Aashooraa, as that which is legislated is fasting a day before … Continue reading

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The Excellence of Fasting the Month of Muharram & the Day of Aashooraa

Shaykhul-Islaam Muhammad ibn Abdul Wahhaab (d. 1206H) rahimahullaah mentions in his book ‘Aadaab al-Mashy ilas Salaah‘: “[And it is from the Sunnah (supererogatory)] to fast the month of Muharram [the first month of the Islamic calendar], the best of it … Continue reading

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