Is it fard to fast on ‘Ashura?

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  • On : November 29,2018

Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallamA: It is sunnah to fast on this blessed day.

Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallamHazrat ‘Aisha (Radiallahu ‘anhu) narrated that the Messenger of Allah( ) commanded us to keep the fast of ‘Ashura but when fasting during the month of Ramadan was ordained, he( ) said, “Whoever wishes may fast, and whoever wishes may not.”