Day of ‘Ashura

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;(…)

[Read Full Post]

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(…)

[Read Full Post]