Fasting


The Best way to Fast the Day of Aashoora (10th Muharram) – Explained by Shaykh Fawzan

Question: May Allah grant you good Noble Shaykh.  There has occurred some doubt and disturbance amongst the people concerning affirming the day of Aashoora. The question: Is there any blame upon the person who fast the ninth, the tenth, and the eleventh day of Aashoora in order to ensure he catches the day of Aashoora;(…)

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It is Befitting for the Intelligent Person to Protect His Tongue from Frivolous Speech Whether He is Fasting or Not

[Q]: There is a man who is fasting that speaks much in gatherings about things that don’t contain any benefit. Is his fast valid? [A]: Shaykh al-‘Uthaymeen [d. 1421 AH], may Allah have mercy on him, answered: His fast is correct. However, it is befitting for the fasting person to spend his fast indulged in obedience: prayer,(…)

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The Best Sadaqa is during Ramadan – Explained by Shaykh Muhammad bin Haadi

The Best Sadaqa is during Ramadan Explained by Shaykh Muhammad bin Haadi The following is a summary translation taken from the Lecture The guidance of the Salaf during Ramadan The month of Ramadan—giving charity during this month has a high status. It has been authenticated from the hadith of Anas—may Allah be pleased with him—that(…)

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Discouraging from concentrating on satisfying the stomach, and having vast amount of food and drink being greedy and wanton

Discouraging from concentrating on satisfying the stomach, and having vast amount of food and drink being greedy and wanton Translated By Abbas Abu Yahya 1 – (2134) From Abu Hurairah - Radi Allaahu anhu– who said the Messenger of Allaah -sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam- said: المسلم يأكل في معى واحد والكافر في سبعة أمعاء ‘A Muslim eats for one stomach, and a non-Muslim eats(…)

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Highly Beneficial Chart Summarizing what breaks the fast and what does not‏

Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillaah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah Amma-ba’d Does it Break the Fast? – Chart: Taken from the Permanent Committee for Islaamic Research and Fataawa, Majmoo al-Fatawaa by Ibn Baz, Fatawa Ramadan by Ibn al-Uthaymeen: http://dusunnah.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Break-the-Fast-Chart.pdf Highly Beneficial website: http://dusunnah.com/blog/ Related posts: The Punishment for One who Intentionally Breaks His Fast! Highly Beneficial Excerpt regarding(…)

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The Condition of the Salaf in Ramadhaan – Shaykh Saalih Al-Fawzaan

The Condition of the Salaf in Ramadhaan Shaykh Saalih Al-Fawzaan [Click here to Watch Video with English Subtitles] Question: I have some questions; the first question: what was the state of the Salaf As-Saalih, may Allaah have mercy upon them and be pleased with them, in anticipation of this great month? How was their guidance?(…)

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Fasting on Saturday – Explained by Shaykh Ubaid

Fasting on Saturday Explained by Shaykh Ubaid Question: Our Shaykh, may Allah give you good; this coming Saturday coincides with the 10th of Muharam. The questioner says: Do we fast on this day? And for those who view fasting on Saturday, with the exception of the obligatory fast is prohibited are they correct in criticizing(…)

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[Must Read] Rulings on Fasting on Saturday

Bismillahi-rRahmani-Raheem Assalamualaykkum warahmatullahi wabarakatu, As there is difference of opinion among scholars concerning Fasting on Saturday, please find the attached documents with ruling on this subject and their proofs presented… Attachments: ( Click on the Below Links to read the documents) Summarized points of – Fasting on Saturday  - By Shaykh Uthaymeen Shaykh Al Albani(…)

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Why is the 10th of Muharram called the Day of ‘Ashura’?

The first question of Fatwa no. 6951 Q 1: why is the 10th of Muharram called the Day of ‘Ashura’? A: Because it is the tenth day [‘Ashura’ means tenth in Arabic. ed.], just as the ninth day is called Tasu‘a’. May Allah grant us success! May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet, his(…)

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Hadiths with regard to singling out the Day of ‘Ashura’ for wearing Kuhl, bathing, dying with Henna and so on are all Fabricated

 117- Hadith: Anyone who bathes on the Day of ‘Ashura’ will not be sick during that whole year All the Hadiths mentioned in respect of bathing on the Day of ‘Ashura’ (10th of Muharram), wearing Kuhl (antimony powder eyeliner), dying (with Henna), in addition to other acts observed by Ahl-ul-Sunnah (those adhering to the Sunnah)(…)

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