Spending on the family on Ashura 10 Muharram

Spending on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ

Question

What is the status of the narration that suggests that a person should generously spend on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ? 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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Virtue of spending on one’s family on 10 Muharram (Muhaddithul Asr Shaykh Yunus Jownpuri Sahib)

Every year during the first ten days of Muharram, there is a discussion regarding the status of the Hadith that encourages spending on one’s family on 10 Muharram, the day of ‘Ashura. The Hadith states, “Whoever expands his expenditure on his family on the day of ‘Aashura, AllahTa’ala will expand his sustenance for the rest of that year”.

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