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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would always fast on Ayyamul bid [the white days]

Question

Is this narration authentic?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said:

“Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would not break fast on the days of Al-Bid [13th, 14th and 15th of every month] whether he was a resident or travelling”

 

Answer

Imam Nasai (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration.

(Sunan Nasai; Al Mujtaba, Hadith: 2345)

 

‘Allamah Nawawi (rahimahullah) has graded the chain sound (hasan).

(Riyadus Salihin, Hadith: 1283, Darul Minhaj edition)

 

Also see here.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar