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Fasting in the path of Allah

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What is the virtue of fasting in the path of Allah Ta’ala?

 

Answer

Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Khudry (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said:

‘Whoever fasts for one day in the path of Allah, will be distanced from Jahannam as far as a 70 year [journey].’

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 2840)

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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