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Making an exclusion from a Sunnah i’tikāf

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  • Apr 10, 2021

Question: Zayd is a student who observed i‛tikaf with his shaykh in a masjid. He studies under a teacher in another masjid. Is it permissible for him to exclude his lessons from the i‛tikaf? I have heard that certain actions can be excluded from the i‛tikaf. Answer: While observing the Sunnah i‛tikaf, it is not […]

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Fasting on the 15th of Sha’bān

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  • Apr 10, 2021

Question: Is it mustahab to fast on the 15th of Sha‛ban? If it is, where is the proof for it? Answer: It is mustahabb to fast on the 15th of Sha‛ban. This is established from a Hadith even though it may be a weak Hadith. When it comes to virtues, there is leeway for practising […]

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Keeping an optional fast only on Fridays

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  • Apr 09, 2021

Question: What is the ruling with regard to a person who keeps optional fasts only on Fridays and not on any other day? Answer: It is learnt from certain Ahadith that Rasulullah sallallahu ‛Alayhi wa Sallam prohibited fasting on Fridays only. This is why the jurists say that it is makruh tanz3h3 to fast on […]

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The virtue of fasting on the ayyām-e-bīd

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  • Apr 09, 2021

Question: What is the virtue of fasting on the ayyam-e-bid, and what is the ruling in this regard? Answer: The ayyam-e-bid refer to the 13th, 14th and 15th of every lunar month. During these three nights, the moon is full and extremely bright. This is why they are known as ayyam-e-bid, i.e. ayyam layali bid […]

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The virtue of fasting on Monday and Thursday

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  • Apr 09, 2021

Question: What is the virtue of fasting on Mondays and Thursdays? And what is the ruling in this regard? Answer: The virtue of fasting on a Monday and Thursday is established from the Had3th. It is therefore mustahabb. Hadrat Abu Hurayrah radiyallahu ‛anhu narrates that Rasulullah sallallahu ‛Alayhi wa Sallam said: Man’s actions are presented […]