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Charity on ‘Aashura

Question

One should ensure that he distributes charities on ‘Aashura, the 10th Muharram, because Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Whoever gives charity on the 10th of Muharram will be rewarded for never ever rejecting a beggar.”

 

Answer

This is part of a lengthy narration which has been declared a fabrication by the Muhaddithun. The narration is therefore not suitable to quote.

(Tanzihush Shari’ah, vol. 2 pg.151 and Al Atharul Marfu’ah, pg. 97)

 

See another part of this Hadith here.

 

And Allah Ta’ala  Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar