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What is special about the Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah? by Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said on why the first ten days of the Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah are so special and what actions we can take to benefit from them. The life of a Muslim is very special as it is full of opportunities to get closer to Allah ﷻ‎ by doing the various forms of […]

Can I Wax Myself During the First 10 Days of Dhul Hijja?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, Is it permissible for a woman to wax herself during the first 10 days of Dhul Hijja? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. In general, it is recommended– and not obligatory– for […]

A Reader on Eid al-Adha

The Ten Days of Dhu’l Hijja The Ten Days of Dhu’l Hijja: Merits & Striving in Spiritual Works The Complete Fiqh of Eid al-Adha The Fiqh of Eid al-Fitr & Eid al-Adha Does a Wife Have to Purchase Her Own Animal for Eid Slaughtering? Can Qurbani (Udhiya) Be Done In a Different Country? Can One […]

Fasting During the First Nine Days of Dhu’l Hijja

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: Is it a sunnah to fast the first nine days of Dhul-Hijjah? I have heard some people say that it is not a recommended practice, and some say that it is a Bid’a. Can you please clarify? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, The […]

The Many Blessings of the Ten Days of Dhul Hijja – Nur Sacred Sciences

The Many Blessings of the Ten Days of Dhul Hijja – Nur Sacred Sciences Once more a period of divine blessing has dawned upon us, bringing with it its zephyrs of divine mercy and opportunity.  For truly, it is not that one sacred season of devotion ends, except that another opportunity for attaining God’s forgiveness, […]

Dhul-Qa’da Reflections: Preparing for the Blessed Month of Dhul-Hijja – Interpreter’s Path

Dhul-Qa’da Reflections: Preparing for the Blessed Month of Dhul-Hijja  – Interpreter’s Path بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ The following is a summary of some of the points mentioned by Sayyidi al-Habib `Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him) on 17th Dhu’l-Qa`ida with some additions for extra clarity and benefit: He reminded us of the greatness of […]

SeekersGuidance – The Ten Days of Dhu’l Hijja: Merits & Striving in Spiritual Works – Answers

SeekersGuidance – The Ten Days of Dhu’l Hijja: Merits & Striving in Spiritual Works – Answers The first ten days of Dhu’l Hijjah are blessed days: Allah Most High Himself swore by them in the Qur’an: “By the Dawn, and the Ten Nights…” [Qur’an, Surat al-Fajr, 89.1-2] The Qur’anic commentators generally agree that the ten nights mentioned […]

The Ten Days of Dhu’l Hijja: Merits & Striving in Spiritual Works

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Can you please mention some of the merits of Dhu’l Hijja, and some acts of woship that can be done in the month? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate The first ten days of Dhu’l Hijjah are blessed days: Allah Most High Himself swore by […]

Fasting in Dhu’l Hijja

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permitted to fast the first nine days of Dhu’l Hijja? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, There is disagreement of the scholars regarding this. The position of the Hanafi school is that it is permitted and recommended to fast the first nine days of Dhu’l Hijja if one […]