Tag Archives: Fasting

August, 2021

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 …