Spending on one’s family on ‘Ashura day
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Rasulullah ﷺ is *authentically* reported to have said:
*’Whoever expands his spending on his family on the day of ‘Ashura, Allah ﷻ will inflate his sustenance for the rest of that year.’*
_(Shu’abul Iman & Al-Istidhkar)_
⚖ *Tried & Tested* ⚖
Several narrators of this Hadith have echoed the following testimony:
*’We have tried this, & have found it to be accurate.’*
In fact, one narrator of this Hadith, a great Muhaddith and Faqih, Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah (rahimahullah) said:
*’I have been doing this for fifty to sixty years and have always seen its benefit.’*
(Lataiful Ma’arif, pg.113)
? *Source and Authenticity* ??
This Hadith has been reported by several Sahabah (radiyallahu ’anhum), among them are the following:
1⃣ Sayyiduna Jabir
2⃣ Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah
3⃣ Sayyiduna Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudry
4⃣ Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud
5⃣ Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar
6⃣ This has also been reported with a good chain as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Umar.
_There are several legitimate practices in Islam that have been *wrongfully deemed* as innovations!_
_In an era of religious melt-down, we cannot afford such incorrect assertions._‼
One such deed is: *Spending on one’s family on the day of ‘Ashura (The 10th of Muharram)* ?
There are approximately *ten* Hadith Masters that have declared this Hadith as *reliable.*
? ‘Allamah Al-‘Iraqi (rahimahullah) has authored a detailed treatise on this Hadith in which he has *proven its acceptability beyond a shadow of doubt.*
? *See here for full details:*
• This is not restricted to food only.
• One can spend in any form that is deemed most appropriate.
(Al-Hadiyyatul ‘Alaiyyah, pg.311)
• Lastly, this Hadith provides an ideal solution during these times of global financial constraint. *Try it & see the difference insha Allah!* ✅
?*_Revive this by practicing & sharing._*?
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