Fasting on the 13th of Dhul Hijjah

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by DarulIftaBirmingham


Answered by: Maulana Muhammad Imad Ali


Question


Regarding the Ayam-al-Beed fasts of DhulHijjah, would one be able to fast on the 13th as that is also one of the days of Tashriq?


Answer


Regarding your question; “It is Makruh Tahrimi (prohibitively disliked) to fast on the two Eid’s and on what is known as the Ayam-al-Tashriq which are the 11th, 12th and 13th of the Islamic month of DhulHijjah. (Fatawa al-Hindiyah 1:201, Dar ihya al-Turath al-Arabi).


Only Allah knows best.


Written by Maulana Muhammad Imad Ali.


Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah


Darul Ifta Birmingham


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