Lesson One: The Rulings of Fasting – Abu Idrees Muhammad Khān

Abu Idrees Muhammad Khān

All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all creation—and may He extol the Messenger in the highest company of Angels, and grant him peace and security—likewise to his family, Companions, and true followers.

[01/03/2024] Lesson One: The Rulings of Fasting – Abu Idrees Muhammad Khān حفظه الله. Lesson series at Masjid As-Sunnah An-Nabawiyyah, Aston, Birmingham, UK.

Some points discussed during this lesson:

  • Reminder regarding the importance of ikhlāṣ.
  • Brief background of al-Ḥāfiẓ ‘Abdul-Ghaniy al-Maqdisī (رحمه الله), and the reason he authored ‘Umdatul-Aḥkām.
  • A breakdown of the methodology utilised by Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymīn (رحمه الله) in his explanation of ‘Umdatul-Aḥkām. 
  • Chapter: Kitāb aṣ-Ṣiyām
  • The linguistic and legislative definition of ṣiyām (fasting). 
  • Proof that Allāh (عز وجل) obligated fasting upon every millah (religion).
  • Some benefits of this tremendous act of worship.
  • The manner of fasting when it was initially legislated and the year it became obligatory. 
  • Ḥadith #1: Abū Hurayrah (رضى الله عنه) narrated that the Messenger of Allāh ﷺ said, “Do not let one of you fast a day or two days before Ramaḍān begins, except for an individual who is accustomed to fasting, then let him fast.”
  • Brief biography of Abū Hurayrah.
  • The humility of Abū Hurayrah, and his recounting of the incident that resulted in his strong memorisation and him not forgetting anything the Messenger ﷺ said. 
  • Being humble and remembering that whatever we gain of knowledge or have of virtue is by the Permission of Allāh.
  • The topic of the ḥadīth: the verdict of preceding the month of Ramaḍān with fasting a day or two before.
  • Explanation of the wording of the ḥadīth.
  • The general meaning of the ḥadīth.
  • Four benefits of the ḥadīth.

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