Ahaadeeth concerning fasting the day of Aashooraa

Bismillaah Al-Hamdulillaah wa salatu wa salaamu ‘ala rasulullaah
Amma ba’d

The Encouragement in Fasting the day of ‘Ashoorah

Taken from ‘Saheeh Targheeb’ by Shaykh al-Albanee

The Book of Fasting

Chapter to Fast the Day of ‘Ashoorah

(1) – 1017 – Saheeh
On the Authority of Abu Qataada (radiallaahu ‘anhu): That the Messenger of Allaah (salAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) was asked about the fast of the day of ‘Ashoorah, so he answered: It expiates the sins of the previous year.
Narrated by Muslim and other than him, and by Ibn Majah and his wording is: The fast of the day of ‘Ashoorah; Indeed the reward that I request from Allaah is that He expiates the sins of the year before this year.

(2) – 1018 – Saheeh
On the authority of Ibn ‘Abbaas (radiallaahu ‘anhu): That the Messenger of Allaah (salAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) fasted the day of ‘Ashoorah, and he ordered for it to be fasted.
Narrated by Bukharee and Muslim

(3) – 1019 – Saheeh
On the authority of Ibn ‘Abbaas (radiallaahu ‘anhu), who was asked about the fast of the day of ‘Ashoorah, so he answered: “I do not know of the Messenger of Allaah (salAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) fasting a day, wanting the excellence of that fast above that of other days, nor any other month other than this month. i.e. Ramadaan.”

(4) – 1020- Hasan li ghayreehi
On the authority of Ibn ‘Abbaas (radiallaahu ‘anhu):
That the Prophet (salAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) never aspired for the excellence of a day after Ramadaan, except the day of ‘Ashoorah.
Narrated by Tabaranee in ‘al-Awasat’, and its isnaad is hasan with the isnaad before it

(5) – 1021 – Saheeh li ghayreehi
On the authority of Abu Saa’eed al-Khudri (radiallaahu ‘anhu), who said that the Messenger of Allaah (salAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever fasts the day of ‘Arafat, he is forgiven for the following year and the previous year. And whoever fasts ‘Ashoorah, then he is forgiven the year.”
Narrated by Tabaranee with an isnaad that is Hasan.
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The day of ‘Ashura is the tenth day of Muharram
All praise belongs to Allaah; may His peace and blessings be upon our final Prophet Muhammad, his family, his companions, and all those  who follow his guidance.

(Source: Salafitalk.com)

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