Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Episode 8: 3 Years of Fasting | Virtues of Dhul-Hijjah

Imagine that fasting 2 specific days out of the Islamic calendar can redeem the sins of 3 years. In episode 8 of the Virtues of Dhul-Hijjah, Sh. Omar Suleiman explains how fasting the Day of ‘Arafah and the Day of ‘Ashura can expiate the sins of 3 years, according to Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.


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.