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Ashura (10th of Muharram): A Day of Joy or Grief?

In this short article, I hope to dispel some of the myths surrounding this day and explain the position of Ahl as-Sunnah with regards to the above two practices. ... more

Beyond Ramadan & Ar-Rayyan

Some easy Sunnah fasts that we can keep beyond the month of Ramadhan so that we can, inshaaAllah, be of those who enter Jannah through the gate of ar-Rayan ... more

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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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


A Day of: Fasting… Joy… and Happiness ... more


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

Ashura and the doom of a Pharaoh

No doubt, the day when a tyranny dies is remarkable!! ... more

Ashoura and False Religions

"we have more rights over Musa than you." [Narrated by Muslim] ... more

The Virtue of Fasting the Day of ‘Ashûrâ’

The Messenger of Allah, prayers and peace of Allah be upon him, was asked about observing fast on the day of ‘Ashûrâ’, upon which he replied, “It expiates the sins committed in the preceding year.” [Reported by Muslim] ... more

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