Muslims and Jews in Brondesbury Park, London, came together at a special interfaith festival to mark Ashura, a day celebrated in both Abrahamic faiths.
Are Muslims allowed to have sexual intercourse during Muharram?
Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is recommendable to fast as much of the month of Muharram as one can; particularly the 9th, the 10th and the 11th days of it. Added …
Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- The true Muslim always takes the advantage of the blessed occasions and days of Islam. He spares no efforts …
I still have days to make up for Ramadan and I want to fast `Ashura’. Is it permissible for me to fast `Ashura’ before I have made up for the fasts I owe?
Is there any report that this was the teaching of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him)?
Are there any recommended deeds to be done on the day of `Ashura’ along with fasting such as adorning oneself, applying kohl, and making children happy?
How would you explain the fact that he (peace and blessings be upon him) had forbidden Muslims before to copy the People of the Book in many things, yet he allowed this?
Because we use the Gregorian calendar I did not know that the day of `Ashura’ had arrived until the morning of the day itself. I had not eaten anything,
It is Muharram; the first month of the Hijri year, one of the sacred months (al-ash-hur al-hurum) and a month that features the great occasion of `Ashura’. In this folder, we answer some of your questions about the status of this month, its fasting and some practices and misconceptions associated with it. …