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From Hajj to Ashura- Remembering Prophets Abraham & Moses

From Hajj to Ashura: Remembering Prophets Abraham & Moses

When Prophet Moses (peace be upon him) and his followers were nearly defeated, Allah’s Prophet did not doubt His promise. He trusted Allah so much, he knew deep inside that He would never let him down. When facing the sea and Pharaoh’s approaching…

How Many Consecutive Days to Fast in Muharram?

How Many Consecutive Days to Fast in Muharram?

Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. 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 10thand the 11thdays of it. Added …

12 Fatwas on Ashura and Muharram

12 Fatwas on Ashura and Muharram

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. What Is the …

The Massacre of Karbala': A Historical Analysis - About Islam

The Massacre of Karbala': A Historical Analysis

A journey back in history to revisit one of the most controversial and misconstrued events in Islamic history: the massacre of Karbala. Are Sunnis ‘on the side of Yazid’ or ‘on the side of Al-Husain’? Who is to blame for the death of Al-Husain? Should we curse Yazid? Join Dr. Yasir Qadhi as he analyzes …

Hurting Oneself in `Ashura': Any Basis?

Hurting Oneself in Ashura: Any Basis?

What is the Islamic perspective concerning the acts of the Shiites on the day of `Ashura’? We see them hurting themselves. Does this have any basis in Islam?

Please Explain the Significance of Fasting the Day of Ashura

Please Explain the Significance of Fasting the Day of Ashura

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: We are told that fasting the day of Ashura expiates the sins of the previous year as the Prophet (peace …



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