My wife asked me to fast on 3 days of zil-hijja before eid ul adha
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my question is `my wife asked me to fast on 3 days of zil-hijja before eid ul adha, i just want to know the hadith related to this and which days to fast? can i fast on 7,8,9 of zil-hijja?`could u reply soon as 2day is 1st of zil-hijj? allah hafiz
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Your Question: my question is `my wife asked me to fast on 3 days of zil-hijja before eid ul adha, i just want to know the hadith related to this and which days to fast? can i fast on 7,8,9 of zil-hijja?`could u reply soon as 2day is 1st of zil-hijj? allah hafiz
Sunan of Abu-Dawood Hadith 2431 Narrated by One of the wives of the Prophet (saws)
Hunaydah ibn Khalid narrated from his wife on the authority of one of the wives of the Prophet (saws) who said: The Messenger of Allah (saws) used to fast the first nine days of Dhul-Hijjah, Ashura' and three days of every month.
Sunan of Abu-Dawood Hadith 2419 Narrated by Abu Qatadah
The Messenger of Allah (saws) said: The observance of three days' fast every month and of one Ramadan to the other (i.e. the fast of Ramadan every year) is (equivalent to) a perpetual fast. I seek from Allah that fasting on the day of Arafah may atone for the sins of the preceding and the coming year, and I seek from Allah that fasting on the day of Ashura' may atone for the sins of the preceding year.
Beloved Brother in Islam, it is indeed a Sunnah and a preferred practice of the Messenger of Allah (saws) to fast the first nine days of the month of Dhul-Hijjah. If one, for any reason is unable to fast all the nine days, one may fast any number of days in the first nine days of Dhul-Hijjah; and if one is not able to do even that, that one should at least observe the fast on the blessed Day of Arafah, for this one fast atones for the sins of the preceding and the coming year.
The fasts of the Dhul-Hijja and of the Day of Arafah are considered supererogatory worship; if one observes them one would receive a huge reward from Allah Subhanah, and if for any reason one is unable to perform them, there is absolutely no sin.
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