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When to Fast for Aashura: Your Guide

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Q: Please guide us as to when should we fast for Aashura?


A: It is Sunnah to fast for two days. Either on the ninth and tenth or the tenth and eleventh 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 MuftiOnline.co.za, 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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