Episode 5: Fasting the First 9 Days | Virtues of Dhul-Hijjah

Omar Suleiman

PRESIDENT | Imam Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and an Adjunct Professor of Islamic Studies in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program at Southern Methodist University.

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The Prophet ﷺ used to fast numerous days throughout the year. In episode 5 of the Virtues of Dhul-Hijjah, Sh. Omar Suleiman walks us through Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ sunnah of fasting the first 9 days of Dhul-Hijjah in addition to other notable days such as ‘Ashura and 3 days in the middle of each month.