Fasting in the first ten days of Muharram

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: I would like to know if it is a Sunaah to keep ten fast for the first ten days of Muharram?


A: No it is not a sunnah. However it is sunnah for one to fast on the 9th and 10th or 10th and 11th of Muharram. For further details refer to

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)