FASTING ON MONDAY & THURSDAY.

FASTING ON MONDAY & THURSDAY.

CONTENT.

1) VIRTUES OF FASTING.

2) IT IS SUNNAH TO KEEP FAST ON MONDAY,THURSDAY.

3) WHY PROPHET MUHAMMED (P.B.U.H) USED TO KEEP FAST ON MONDAY,THURSDAY ?.

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1) VIRTUES OF FASTING. :-

Narrated Abu Sa`id:

I heard the Prophet saying, “Indeed, anyone who fasts for one day for Allah’s Pleasure, Allah will keep his face away from the (Hell) fire for (a distance covered by a journey of) seventy years.”

SAHIH BUKHARI (Vol. 4, Book 52, Hadith 93)

It was narrated from ‘Uqbah bin ‘Amir that the Messenger of Allah said:”Whoever fasts one day in the cause of Allah, the mighty and sublime, Allah will separate him the distance of one hundred years from the fire.” (Hasan)

SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2256)

It was narrated from Abu Hurairah that the Messenger of Allah said:
“Whoever fasts one day in the cause of Allah, the Mighty and sublime, Allah will remove his face away from the fire in return for the day (the distance of) seventy autumns. (Sahih)

SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2246)
SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2248)

It was narrated that Abu Saeed Al-Khudri said:”The Messenger of Allah said: ‘Whoever fasts one day in the cause of Allah, Allah will separate between his face and the fire by (a distance of) seventy autumns in return for that day.”‘ (Sahih)

SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2247)
SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2250)

It was narrated from Abu Saeed that the Prophet said:”Whoever fasts one day in the cause of Allah, the mighty and sublime, Allahwill separate his face from the fire by (a distance of) seventy years.” (Sahih)

SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2249)
SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2251)
SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2252)
SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2254)

It was narrated from Abu Hurairah that the Messenger of Allah said:
“There is no good deed that the son of Adam does, but between ten and seven hundred Hasanahs will be recorded for him. Allah, the mighty and sublime, said: ‘Except fasing, for it is for me and I shall reward for it. He gives up his desires and his food for my sake. Fasting is a shield, and the fasting person has two moments of joy. One when he breaks his fast and another when he meets his Lord. And the smell that comes from the mouth of the fasting person is better before Allah than the fragrance of musk.” ‘ (Sahih)

SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2217)

Narrated from ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Amr that the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Fasting and the Qur’aan will intercede for a person on the Day of Resurrection. Fasting will say, ‘O Lord, I deprived him of his food and his desires during the day, so let me intercede for him.’ And the Qur’aan will say: ‘I deprived him of his sleep at night so let me intercede for him.’ Then they will intercede.”

MUSNAD AHMAD (HADITH 6448)

SOURCE OF MUSNAD AHMAD :-

http://www.islamweb.net/hadith/display_hbook.php?bk_no=121&hid=6448&pid=672351

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2) IT IS SUNNAH TO KEEP FAST ON MONDAY,THURSDAY. :-

It was narrated that ‘Aishah said:

“The Messenger of Allah used to be keen to fast on Mondays and Thursday.” (Hasan)

SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2366)
SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2365)
SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2364)
SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2363)
SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2362)

Aishah narrated:

“The Prophet used to try to fast on Mondays and Thursdays.” (Sahih)

SUNAN TIRMIDHI (Book 4, Hadith 64)

It was narrated from Jubair bin Nufair that a man asked Aishah about fasting and she said:”The Messenger of Allah used to fast all of Shaban, and he made sure to fast on Mondays and Thursdays.” ‘ (Sahih)

SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2188)
SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2189)

It was narrated from Hunaidah bin Khalid, from his wife, that one of the wives of the Prophet said:”The Prophet used to fast the ten (days), and three days of each month: Monday and Thursday.” (Sahih)

SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2420)

It was narrated that Hafsah said:”When the Messenger of Allah would lie down, he would place his right hand under his right cheek, and he used to fast on Mondays and Thursday.” (Sahih)

SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2369)”

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3) WHY PROPHET MUHAMMED (P.B.U.H) USED TO KEEP FAST ON MONDAY,THURSDAY ?. :-

Abu Hurairah narrated that :

the Messenger of Allah said: “The deed are presented on Monday and Thursday, so I love that me deed be presented while I am fasting.” (Hasan)

SUNAN TIRMIDHI (Book 4, Hadith 66)

Usamah bin Zaid said:

“I said: ‘O Messenger of Allah, sometimes you fast, and you hardly ever break your hardly ever fast, except two days which, if you are fasting, you include them in your fast, and if you are not fasting, then you fast them on your own.’ He said: ‘Which two days?’ I said: ‘Monday and Thursday.’ He said: ‘Those are two days in which deeds are shown to the Lord of the worlds, and I like my deeds to be shown (to Him) when I am fasting.“‘(Hasan)

SUNAN NASEEI (Vol. 3, Book 2, Hadith 2360)

Abu Qatada Ansari (Allah be pleased with him) reported that Allah’s Massenger (may peace be upon him) was asked about fasting on Monday, whereupon he said:It is (the day) when I was born and revelation was sent down to me.

SAHIH MUSLIM (Book 6, Hadith 2606)
ABU DAWOOD (Book 13, Hadith 2420)

Posted on November 5, 2012, in SAWM (FASTING) and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. assalamu alikum

    it is very helpful

  2. Masha Allah. What a nice message. Alhamdulilah may Allah increase your iman, protect U from evil doier. Ameen.

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