What if I’ve missed the ninth of Muharram Fast?
You can nonetheless quick on the tenth of Muharram الــــحـــمـــد للّٰـــــه
Those who didn’t Fast on the ninth of Muharram can nonetheless Fast on the tenth.
Fasting on the ninth of Muharram is most well-liked and never a situation.
Fasting on the ninth & tenth of Muharram is in an effort to oppose the Yahood who solely Fast on the tenth.
If one solely Fasts on the tenth of Muharram, then their Fasting is legitimate. Those who Fast on the tenth of Muharram could have reward of getting the sins of their earlier yr forgiven.
One shouldn’t oppose the Sunnah if they’ve the flexibility.
One needs to be eager to emulate the Prophet ﷺ to one of the best of their skill.
So, deliberately lacking out on the ninth isn’t inspired. But those that missed on the ninth can nonetheless Fast on the tenth.
To oppose the Yahood, one can Fast on the tenth & eleventh of Muharram (as a few of the students have stated), however the popular is to Fast on the ninth & tenth of Muharram, because the Prophet ﷺ had most well-liked.
For he ﷺ needed to excel the Jews by Fasting a day forward of them, and becoming a member of it with the tenth of Muharram.
Fasting on all of the three days collectively, i.e. the ninth, tenth, and eleventh isn’t supported by an genuine Hadeeth, reasonably, the Hadeeth on this regards is weak.
حَدَّثَنِي يَعْقُوبُ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ، حَدَّثَنَا رَوْحٌ، حَدَّثَنَا شُعْبَةُ، حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو بِشْرٍ، عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ جُبَيْرٍ، عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ ـ رضى الله عنهما ـ قَالَ لَمَّا قَدِمَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم الْمَدِينَةَ، وَالْيَهُودُ تَصُومُ عَاشُورَاءَ، فَسَأَلَهُمْ، فَقَالُوا هَذَا الْيَوْمُ الَّذِي ظَهَرَ فِيهِ مُوسَى عَلَى فِرْعَوْنَ، فَقَالَ النَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وسلم “ نَحْنُ أَوْلَى بِمُوسَى مِنْهُمْ فَصُومُوهُ ”.
Narrated Ibn `Abbas: When Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) arrived at Medina, he discovered the Jews observing the quick on the day of ‘Ashura’ (tenth of Muharram). The Prophet (ﷺ) requested them (about it) and so they replied, “This is the day when Moses became victorious over Pharaoh.” The Prophet (ﷺ) stated (to the Muslims), “We are nearer to Moses than they, so fast on this day.”
Sahih al-Bukhari 4737
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