The Virtue of the Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah & Thawaab Equivalent to that of Laylatul Qadr

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The Virtue of the Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah Hazrat Abdullah ibn Abbas (radiyallahu unhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said, “No action performed in any day is more virtuous than the deeds performed during these (ten days of Dhul Hijjah)”. The Sahabah (radiyallahu unhum) asked, “Not even Jihaad?” Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) replied, “Not even Jihaad, except for that person who endangers his life and wealth and does … [Read more...]

The first ten days of Dhul Hijjah: Why they matter

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What kinds of worship should be performed? While any good deed done for the sake of Allah according to the way He approves will be rewarded immensely during the first ten days, Insha Allah, some of the more specific actions mentioned in the Traditions of the Prophet are fasting and verbal Zikr (remembrance) of Allah. In terms of fasting, it is particularly encouraged to fast on the ninth day of Zul-Hijjah, known in Arabic as Yawm Arafa. The … [Read more...]