Fasting on Ashura

Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said “Fasting the day of Ashura, I hope that Allah will accept it as expiation for the previous years.”

Please fast the day of Ashura which is Saturday 24th of November 2010 (10th of Muharram) and join us for Iftar at Omar Mosque 7:48pm in sha Allah.

Ashura commemorates the day Allah saved the Children of Israel (Prophet Moses) from Pharaoh. Ashura on the Islamic Calender is the 10th of Muharram which will be Saturday 24th of November this year. At the time of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) the Jews were fasting this day as well. It is narrated by Ibn ‘Abbas The Messenger of Allah fasted on the day of ‘Ashura’ and ordered the people to fast on it. The people said, “O Messenger of Allah, it is a day that the Jews and Christians honor.” The Prophet said, “When the following year comes, Allah willing, we shall fast on the ninth.”

So please try to fast the 9th and 10th of Muharram which will be Friday the 23rd November 2012 and Saturday the 24th November in sha Allah.