Spending one one’s family on the 10th of Muharram

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Please advise what is the Islamic ruling on spending on family and friends in muharram. Is it permissable and likeable in Islam. Is it just on the 10th or the whole month?


A: It is Sunnah to feed one’s family and spend on them on the 10th of Muharram.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)