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

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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)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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