Spending on the family on Ashura 10 Muharram (Part 2)

Spending on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ (Part 2)

Summary of the treatise of Imam Ibn al-Qaṭṭān al-Fāsī al-Mālikī (d. 628/1231)

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Last year, I wrote an article regarding the status of the narration which encourages increasing expenditure on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ (10th Muḥarram). The various views of the scholars and ḥadīth experts regarding the authenticity of this narration were outlined in the article which is available on the following link: https://nawadir.org/2016/09/18/spending-on-the-family-on-ashura-10-muharram/. Recently, I came across a treatise by the Mālikī scholar Imam Ibn al-Qaṭṭān al-Fāsī (d. 628/1231) entitled Faḍāʾil ʿĀshūrāʾ, which is printed in the second volume of the nineteenth annual edition of Liqāʾ al-ʿAshr al-Awākhir bi al-Masjid al-Ḥarām. Continue reading

Spending on the family on Ashura 10 Muharram

Spending on the family on ʿĀshūrāʾ


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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Important Clarification Regarding Qurbani

Important Clarification Regarding Qurbānī

There is a message circulating on social media that suggests that the Qurbānī (sacrifice) of one sheep is sufficient on behalf of the whole family. This is indeed the view of Imam Mālik (d. 179/795), Imam Aḥmad (d. 241/855) and the Shāfiʿī school of thought. Continue reading

How would the Prophet of Allah assist with housework?

How the Prophet of Allah would assist with housework


I have heard that the Prophet ﷺ would assist with housework. Can you outline the ways in which the Prophet ﷺ would do this?

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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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