Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

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

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.


Omar Suleiman

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 SMU (Southern Methodist University). He is also the Resident Scholar at Valley Ranch Islamic Center and Co-Chair Emeritus of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square.