Category: Muharram Files

Virtues of the Month of Muharram

Allah’s sacred month of Muharram is a blessed and important month. It is the first month of the hijri calendar and is one of the four sacred months concerning which Allah says (interpretation of the meaning):

 
{Verily, the number of months with Allah is twelve months (in a year), so was ...
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Eating ‘Ashoora’ food

Is eating ‘ashoura at the day of ‘ashoura (tenth of Muharram) considered bid’a? Is it permissible to eat this sweet a day before or after the tenth of Muharram?

 

Praise be to Allaah.

 

If this food is some of the Shi’ah food that they make on ‘Ashoora’ along with the cheek-slapping ...

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Fasting in Sha’baan

Is eating ‘ashoura at the day of ‘ashoura (tenth of Muharram) considered bid’a? Is it permissible to eat this sweet a day before or after the tenth of Muharram? ... more

A Reminder of Fasting Tâsû'â' and Âshûrâ'

Sayyid Ar-Rifâ'i: the fasting of the Day of Âshûrâ' was obligatory, after that it became a confirmed Sunnah. ... more

Aashooraa

Fasting in the month of muharram is highly desired, especially on the tenth day, aashooraa. ... more

Observing a lot of naafil fasts in the month of Muharram

Is it Sunnah to observe a lot of naafil [supererogatory] fasts in the month of Muharram? Is there anything special about this month compared with other months? ... more

The Sunnah of Fasting the Month of Allah: Al-Muharram

moments in pleasing Allah Almighty. The Islamic Center of Wathakker reminds the Muslims of the Sunnah of fasting the Month of Allah, Al-Muharram ... more

Merits of Muharram and 'Ashura

Ibn Al-Jawzy (may Allah mercy him) said: 'Brothers (may Allah mercy you), know that Muharram is honorable month, and it is called Muharram (i.e. forbidden) because it was forbidden to fight in it.' (At-Tabsirah: 2/6). ... more

Muharram & Ashurah

Muharram is the month with which the Muslims begin their lunar Hijrah Calendar. It is one of the four sanctified months about which the Quran says,

{The number of the months according to Allah is twelve (mentioned) in the Book of Allah on the day He created heavens and the earth. Among ...

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