Difference in the reward of Arafah and Ashura fasts

Difference in the reward of ʿArafah and ʿAshūrāʾ fasts

Question

Is there a reason why the ʿArafah fast expiates the sins of two years whereas the ʿAshūrāʾ fast expiates the sins of one year?

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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.

This page has now moved to the following link: http://islamicportal.co.uk/fasting-exclusively-on-10-muharram/

Iftar Duas Timing

Ifṭār Duʿāʾ Timing

Question

We have read on your website on the following link https://nawadir.org/2015/06/18/masnoon-iftar-duas/ that the specific Ifṭār duʿās should be read after breaking the fast. Please can you provide the evidence for this.

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Husband and wife intimacy for those following the earlier Fajr fatwa

Husband and wife intimacy for those following the earlier Fajr fatwa

By (Shaykh) Abu Asim Badrul Islam

Many have been asking and wondering how, given the very tight timing we have this Ramadan, they may be able to engage with their spouse intimately.

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Ramadan – Useful Information

RAMADAN – USEFUL INFORMATION AND LINKS

GENERAL

(1) How to make the most out of Ramadan (also useful for non-Muslims) http://wp.me/p5TmNO-1Y

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Will fasting for 12 hours or following the fasting times of Saudi Arabia suffice for Muslims in the UK

Will fasting for 12 hours in the summer months or following the fasting times of Saudi Arabia suffice for Muslims in the UK?

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Iftar Dua Query

Ifṭār Duʿāʾ Query

Question

Your article regarding Ifṭār duʿās does not mention the common duʿāʾ:

اللهم لك صمت وبك آمنت وعليك توكلت وعلى رزقك أفطرت

Is there any narration to substantiate this duʿāʾ at the time of Ifṭār?

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