Spending on the family on Ashura 10 Muharram

Spending on the family on ʿĀshūrā

Question

What is the status of the narration that suggests that a person should generously spend on the family on ʿĀshūrā? Please clarify because people who do not believe in this are criticised whilst people who believe in this are accused of innovation.

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Fasting exclusively on 10 Muharram

Fasting exclusively on 10th Muḥarram

Question

I understand that it is preferable to avoid fasting exclusively on 10th Muḥarram. However, I have heard that according to the Ḥanafī school of thought, it is Makrūh to fast exclusively on 10th Muḥarram. Please can you clarify the matter.

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Juz Yawm al-Ru’us (The day of the heads)

The following is a short Arabic collection regarding Yawm al-Ru’ūs (the day of the heads), which is another name for one of the days of Hajj. The collection outlines the meaning of this as well as the names of the other days of Hajj.

جزء يوم الرؤوس ، تأليف يوسف شبير أحمد البريطاني

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What should you do with Qurbani meat and should you eat the liver first

WHAT SHOULD A PERSON DO WITH HIS QURBĀNĪ MEAT?

IS IT SUNNAH TO EAT THE LIVER FIRST FROM A QURBĀNĪ ANIMAL?

QUESTION

(1) What should a person do with his Qurbānī meat? Should he distribute it or eat it himself?  Please can you outline the position of all four schools of thought.

(2) Is it Sunnah to eat the liver first from a Qurbānī animal?

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Hadith Query – Decorating the Masjids and Adorning the Mushafs

Is the following Ḥadīth reliable: إذا زخرفتم مساجدكم وحليتم مصاحفكم فالدمار عليكم When you decorate your Masjids and adorn your Muṣḥafs, then destruction is upon you. Continue reading