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Who was Yazeed ibn Mu`aawiyah?

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Please enlighten us on who was Yazeed ibn Mu`aawiyah? He was once the Caliph of Muslims? In which era did he live and was he considered righteous? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Yazid`s full name is Yazid ibn Muawiyah… read more »

Fasting during the month of Shawwal

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 My question relates to the 6 days optional fasts after Ramadan. I know these have a big reward and that if they are done it is like the person fasted the whole year I think. Can I fast these and have the intention to have the reward given to my family and the prophet… read more »