Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.120A.

Section : The Forbidden Days to Fast, the days of 'id.All scholars agree that such a fast is prohibited. It does not matter if the fast is obligatory or voluntary. 'Umar testifies: "The Messenger of Allah has forbidden fasting on these two days. Concerning the 'id of breaking the fast, it is for you to … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.120A.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.120B.

Section : The Forbidden Days to Fast, the days of tashreeq (three days following the 'Id al-Azha).It is not permissible to fast during the three days following the 'Id al-Azha. Abu Hurairah reported that the Messenger of Allah, upon whom be peace, sent 'Abdullah ibn Huzhaqah to announce at Mina: "You are not to fast … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.120B.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.121.

Section : The Forbidden Days to Fast, prohibited to single out Friday as a day of fasting.The day of Friday is a kind of weekly 'id for Muslims and, therefore, it is prohibited to fast on that day. Most scholars say that this prohibition is one of dislike,9 not one of complete forbiddance.If one fasts … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.121.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.122.

Section : The Forbidden Days to Fast, prohibited to single out Saturday as a day of fasting.Busr as-Salmi related from his sister as-Sama' that the Messenger of Allah, upon whom be peace, said: "Do not fast on Saturdays unless it is an obligatory fast. [You should not fast] even if you do not find anything … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.122.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.122A.

Section : The Forbidden Days to Fast, on the "day of doubt".'Ammar ibn Yasir said: "Whoever fasts the 'day of doubt has disobeyed Abu alQasim [the Prophet]." This is related by an-Nasa'i, at-Tirmizhi, Abu Dawud, and Ibn Majah.Of its status, at-Tirmizhi says: "It is a hassan sahih hadith. Most of the knowledgeable people act in … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.122A.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.123.

Section : The Forbidden Days to Fast, every day of the year.It is forbidden to do so because there are certain days of the year on which one is not allowed to fast. The Messenger of Allah said: "There is no [reward for] fasting for the one who perpetually fasts." This is related by Ahrnad, … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.123.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.123A.

Section : The Forbidden Days to Fast, woman to fast while her husband is present except with his permission.The Messenger of Allah forbade a woman to fast if her husband was present until he gave her his permission to do so. Abu Hurairah reported that the Prophet said: "A woman is not to fast [even] … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.123A.

Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.124.

Section : The Forbidden Days to Fast, consecutive days without eating at all [al-wisal].Abu Hurairah reported that the Messenger of Allah, upon whom be peace, said: "Do not perform al-wisal." He said that three times and the people said to him: "But you perform al-wisal, O Messenger of Allah!" He said: "You are not like … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.124.