Chapter 42. The Fasting Of Sayyidina Rasoolullah

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 42, Hadith Number 1 (281).

‘Abdullah bin Shaqeeq Radhiyallahu ‘Anhu reports: “I inquired from ‘Aayeshah Radhiyallahu ‘Anha regarding the (nafil) saum of Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam. She replied: ‘At times Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam fasted continuously. We used to say, he will keep on fasting…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 42, Hadith Number 4 (284).

Ummi Salaah Radiyallahu ‘Anha reports: “I did not observe Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam fast for two consecutive months, besides the month of Sha’baan and Ramadhaan”. CommentaryApparently this hadith seems to contradict all the previous ahaadith. Till now all the ahaadith…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 42, Hadith Number 7 (287).

Aayeshah Radhiyallahu anha reports: “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wasallam (often) gave importance to the fasting on Mondays and Thursdays” CommentaryIn some narrations the reason for giving importance to these days are mentioned. One reason will be mentioned in a hadith of…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 42, Hadith Number 8 (288).

Abu Hurayrah Radhiyallahu anhu says: “Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam said: ‘Deeds are presented (before Allah subhanahu wata’allah) on Mondays and Thursdays. I desire that my deeds be presented whilst I am fasting’”. CommentaryMaking it possible for these to be easily…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 42, Hadith Number 9 (289).

‘Aayeshah Radiyallahu ‘Anha reports: “Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam fasted three days of every month. In some months he fasted on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, and in some months he fasted on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays”. CommentarySo that in this manner…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 42, Hadith Number 13 (293).

‘Alqamah Radhiyallahu anhu relates: “I asked Aayeshah Radhiyallahu anha: ‘Did Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam fix a day for ‘Ibaadah? She replied: ‘The practices of Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam was of a continuous nature. Who among you have the strength, which…

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