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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ensured that he fasted on ‘Aashura

Question

Please could you reference this Hadith?

“I never saw Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) seeking to fast on a day more preferable to him than this day, the day of ‘Aashura…”

 

Answer

Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith in his Sahih on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma).

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 2006)

 

Also see here.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar