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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Umrah from Tanim is not an innovation

ʿUmrah from Tanʿīm is not an innovation

Question

I understand that whilst residing in the blessed city of Makkah, performing as many Ṭawāf is more virtuous than performing ʿUmrah. However, is it permissible to perform ʿUmrah if someone decides to do so? Many people visit Tanʿīm, also known as Masjid ʿĀʾishah, and put on Iḥrām from here for ʿUmrah. I have heard some people say this is an innovation and must be avoided. Please clarify the matter.

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Hadith Query: Virtue of Salah with Turban

Ḥadīth Query: Virtue of Ṣalāh with Turban

Question

Is it true that performing Ṣalāh with a turban increases the reward by 25 times?

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The length of the Qamis (Kurta) of the Prophet

The length of the Kurtā (Qamīṣ) of the Prophet

By Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (b. 1355/1936 – )

Question: How long was the Kurtā (Qamīṣ) of the Prophet ﷺ?

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Hadith regarding the family of the bride feeding people

Ḥadīth regarding the family of the bride feeding people

By Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (b. 1355/1936 – )

Question: A Fatwā has been published recently that states that it is Sunnah for the family of the bride to do a Daʿwat (invite and feed people) and this has been referenced with the narration of the marriage of Fāṭimah (may Allah be pleased with her) in Muṣannaf ʿAbd al-Razzāq (5: 487).  Continue reading

Valuable advice for graduating students

Valuable advice for graduating students

By Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (b. 1355/1936 – )

A student from Australia was graduating from Darul Uloom Matliwala, Bharuch, Gujarat, India in 1411 Hijrī and requested Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (b. 1355/1936 – ) for some advice. The following is a translation of the reply:

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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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