This answer was collected from HanbaliDisciples.com. The questions have been answered by Imam John Starling.

Fasting in Muharram (Hanbali Fiqh)

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Q: What is the ruling on fasting in Muharram? Should I fast the 9th and the 10th? A: It is recommended to fast Allah’s month, al-Muharram due to the hadith, “The most virtuous prayer after the those obligated is prayer at night and the most virtous fast after Ramadan is Allah’s month al-Muharram”. [Muslim] It… read more »