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  • Events that occurred on 10th of Muharram ('Aashooraa') Date: 18-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like you to mention the things that happened on the 10th of Muharram. Some people said that Prophet Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) married Khadeejah  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  her on this day, andsome say that doomsday will happen on this day. Did the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) migrate from Makkah to.. More

  • Fasting of Aashooraa' was ordained shortly after Hijrah Date: 31-1-2016

    All hadiths regarding fasting on Aashooraa confirm that it was in the ninth year after Hijrah (emigration) that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,learned about it from the Jews. Why did it take nine years for him to learn about the fasting of the Jews although he married from among them (Sawdah, may Allaah be pleased with her). Moreover, were.. More

  • Moosa fasted ‘Aashoora' out of thanks to Allaah Date: 19-12-2014

    Assalaamu Alaikum, Is there any other reason why Musa fasted on the day of Ashoora beside the following hadith: The hadeeth narrated by al-Bukhaari (1865) from Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him), who said: The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) came to Madeenah and saw the Jews fasting on the day of ‘Ashoora’. He said,.. More

  • History of the day of ‘Aashooraa' Date: 14-12-2014

    Salam alaikm. I asking about authenticity of these details about day of Ashurah Assalaam alaikum.. the day of Ashura. Our beloved prophet (s.a.w) used to fast on the day before it and also on Ashura itself. The significance of this day runs back to Nabbi Adam. 1-Its the day on which Allah readmitted him to heaven, 2-Allah drowned Pharaoh and saved the.. More

  • 'Aashooraa' fast is according to earlier lunar calendar Date: 17-12-2013

    In your article 'The Sacred Month of Moharrum' you have written that Messenger Musa (PBUH) celebrated his victory over Pharoah on the 10th of Muharrum (Ashoora). Whereas in another article on Hijri calendar u all have clearly stated that the Islamic calendar was started by Caliph Omar(RA). In the times of Messenger Moses (PBUH) there was no Islamic.. More

  • Fasting ‘Arafah is better than fasting the tenth of Muharram Date: 16-12-2009

    Which is better, fasting the Day of ‘Arafah or fasting the tenth of Muharram, and what is the proof of this?.. More

  • Sins that are atoned by fasting ‘Arafah and the tenth of Muharram Date: 15-12-2009

    Does fasting the Day of ‘Arafah or the tenth of Muharram atone for the grave major sins?.. More

  • The Hadeeth on the virtue of fasting the Day of ‘Arafah and the tenth of Muharram is authentic Date: 15-12-2009

    How authentic is the Hadeeth that states that fasting the Day of ‘Arafah atones for the sins of two years and fasting the tenth of Muharram atones for the sins of one year?.. More

  • No contradiction between the Ahaadeeth of fasting ‘Aashooraa’ Date: 15-12-2009

    There are some Hadeeths narrated that mention the reasons for fasting on ‘Aashooraa’ and they are apparently contradictory. Some narrations, for instance, signify that Muslims observed fasting on this day in Makkah before Hijrah and that the Quraysh used to also fast on it. They also used to garment the Ka‘bah on this day, as narrated by.. More

  • Explaining the Hadeeth encouraging generous spending on one’s family on ‘Aashooraa’ Date: 15-12-2009

    The 10th of Muharram is coming soon. It is a day on which Allaah The Almighty saved His Prophet Moosa (Moses), may Allaah exalt his mention, from Pharaoh and his people, so the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, ordered us to fast on this day. My question is about some activities that people do on this day, such as cooking beans,.. More

  • No Excellence for Being Born in Muharram or ‘Ashooraa’ Day Date: 15-11-2007

    بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds; and may his blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad and upon all his Family and Companions. Dear Sheikh my question is regarding the new born child born in the Month of Muharram and the day of Ashoora. This is.. More

  • The Day of ‘Ashoora’ Date: 25-3-2001

    Teach me about ‘Ashoora’ in detail? .. More

  • Day of ‘Arafat Date: 25-3-2001

    What is the ruling concerning the fasting the day of Arafah .. More