Dhul Hijjah is one of the most important Islamic months. Today we will tell you the Benefits of the First Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah.
1. These Days Are Mentioned In Quran
Bestowing to the well-known exegesis of the Holy Quran, Ibn Kathir, the “the 10 nights” denotes to the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah. This point of view is also maintained by many protruding scholars.
2. It Is A Holy Month
Allah indications in the Quran that there are FOUR sacred months:
The 4 sacred months are:
- Dhul Qa’dah,
- Dhul Hijjah,
3. These 10 Days Are Superior To Do Good Deeds
Ibn Abbas (RA) narrates that the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said:
4. Greatest Acts of Worship
In the month of Dhul Hijjah, one of the main cores of Islam; the Hajj takes place where Muslims from all across the globe gather to worship Allah. Many other doings are also done such as deliberate fasts and charity.
Hafidh Ibn Hajar (RA) writes in Fath al-Bari:
5. Islam Was Completed On The Day of Arafah
This day was the day of Arafah which comes on the Ninth of Dhul Hijjah.
6. Wash Your Sins By Fasting On Arafah Day
Abu Qatadah (RA) narrates that the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said:
7. Fasting One Of These Days Is Equal To Fasting An Year!
Abu Hurairah (RA) narrates that the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said:
8. Say Allah’s Name Excessively
Muslims have been taught to praise the title of Allah exceptionally. Known as Takbeer Tashreeq, we should narrate the subsequent after every fardh salaah start from the Fajr of the 9th of Dhul Hijah until afterward Asr of the 13th of Dhul Hijjah.
9. Qurbani Is Compulsory
For the people, who are able to must offer a sacrificial animal on three Eid days (10th, 11th and 12th of Dhul Hijjah).
10. Eid Al Adha
In the religion of Islam, there are two types of Eid celebration; Eid Al Fitr (afterward Ramadan) and Eid Al Adha on the 10th of Dhul Hijjah.
Let us all attempt to surge in Salah and the memory of Allah throughout 10 days and if we’re able to, we must try to fast particularly on the day of Arafah (for persons who are not performing Hajj).