Tag Archives: Fasting

July, 2021

May, 2021

  • 25 May

    Opening one’s fast with honey

    Question Is this correct? When breaking your fast, break it with honey. Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said: “Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to like sweet edible things and honey.”

April, 2021

March, 2021

  • 15 March

    Sha’ban, the month that people neglect

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Usamah ibn Zayd (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, I do not see you fasting any month as much as you fast during Sha’ban.” The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “It is a month people neglect between the months of Rajab and Ramadan. It is a month in which the deeds …

February, 2021

  • 16 February

    A river in Jannah called ‘Rajab’?

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: إن في الجنة نهرًا يقال له: رجب, أشد بياضًا من اللَّبن, وأحلى من العسل, مَن صام يومًا من رجب، سقاه الله من ذلك النهر “Indeed, there is a river in Jannah that is called ‘Rajab’. It is whiter than milk and sweeter than honey. Whoever fasts a day …

October, 2020

  • 8 October

    Fasting on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays during the sacred months

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following Hadiths: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) is reported to have mentioned that: “The reward of 700 years of worship will be recorded for that person who fasts on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays of the sacred months [of Rajab, Zil Qa’dah, Zil Hajjah and Muharram.] Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) is also reported …

August, 2020

March, 2020

December, 2019

  • 20 December

    An unreliable virtue of sweeping the Masjid

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? من كسح بيتا من بيوت الله فكأنما حج أربعمائه حجة وغزا أربعمائة غزوة وأعتق أربعمائة نسمة وصام أربعمائة سنة

October, 2019

  • 15 October

    Fasting whilst on journey

    Question Can you please verify and explain the following Hadith:  قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ – صلى الله عليه وسلم -: “‏لَيْسَ مِنَ الْبِرِّ الصِّيَامُ فِي السَّفَرِ”‏