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12 Facts About Fabricated Fast Of Ashura

Bani Umayyah (Umayad) forced people to celebrate the day of Ashura (10th of Muharram) as a blessed day, and encouraged people to buy and store their annual food on that day and to fast that day as Sunnah, by fabricating traditions in this regard which were solely designed to overshadow and to cover up the great catastrophe of the slaughtering the household of Prophet (PBUH&HF). To make people believe that Ashura is a blessed day, day fabricated that it was in that day when Allah saved Bani Israel from Pharaoh. this is while Moses and his companions were saved and passed the Nile river in the month of Rabiul-Awwal. They also invented that the repentance of Adam was accepted on that day, while it was accepted in the month of Zil-Hajjah. They say that it was the day that Jonah (Yunos) was saved from the body of fish and the ark of Noah was settled on earth while it was on the 18th of Zil-Hajjah. All those traditions were fabricated By Bani Umayyah to cover their crimes. But scientific research caught their different lies. Shukar al-Hamdolillah. Let us first read this fabricated tradition: First Version: Sahih Bukhari, Book 60, Volume 6, Hadith 202: Narrated Ibn Abbas: When the Prophet arrived at Medina, the Jews were observing the fast on 'Ashura' (10th of Muharram) and they said, "This is the day when Moses became victorious over Pharaoh," On that, the Prophet said to his companions, "You (Muslims) have more right to celebrate Moses' victory than they have, so observe the fast on this day." Second Version: Bukhari, Book 60, Volume 6, Hadith 31: Narrated Aisha: During the Pre-lslamic Period of ignorance the Quraish used to observe fasting on the day of 'Ashura', and the Prophet himself used to observe fasting on it (ashura) too. But when he came to Medina, he fasted on that day and ordered the Muslims to fast on it. When (the order of compulsory fasting in ) Ramadan was revealed, fasting in Ramadan became an obligation, and fasting on 'Ashura' was given up, and whoever wished to fast (on it) did so, and whoever did not wish to fast on it, did not fast. Post Mortem of this Fabricated Tradition 1.It is very difficult to tell a perfect lie. There are always Contradictions when you tell a lie. Same happened in this case where one paid fool of Bani Umayyah fabricated that Prophet (saw) started it due to Bani Israel, while other fool linked it to the Period of ignorance. 2. We all know why we celebrate Eid-ul-Adha (day of sacrifice of Hadhrat Ismael), why we celebrate Ramadhan (Quran tells (Verse 2:185) that the month of Ramazan is that in which the Quran was revealed).

But why then Aisha was so much ignorant about the incident of Bani Israel & Moses? The tradition claims that Prophet & Sahaba were constantly observing the fast of Ashura during full 10 years of Prophets life in Madina, so there is absolutely no logical reason as to why Aisha was ignorant of this. 3. Moreover, why was Prophet following the Custom of days of Ignorance? 4. There was NO Islamic Calendar during Prophet (saw) era. But there was Arabic Calendar. It was the Era of Umar Ibn Khattab, where proposal came about Islamic Calendar. Ali Ibn Abi Talib recommended to start Islamic Calendar with the 1st of Muharram of the year when Prophet (saw) migrated to Madina. 5. But on 1st of Muharram of Islamic Calendar, Prophet Muhammad (saw) was still in Mecca. All agree that Prophet (saw) migrated to Madina long after it in the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal. (After Muharram comes the month of Saffar and then the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal). (Sahih Bukhari, Volume 5, Book 58, Number 245: . (when Prophet reached Madina) So all the Muslims rushed to their arms and received Allah's Apostle on the summit of Harra. The Prophet turned with them to the right and alighted at the quarters of Bani 'Amr bin 'Auf, and this was on Monday in the month of Rabi-ul-Awal.) Therefore, it was impossible that Prophet (saw) had seen Jews fasting on Ashura at his arrival to Madina. This proves this story to be totally fabricated one. 6. Moreover, the modern scientific study of Jewish Scriptures also reveals that people who fabricated this tradition were telling a blatant lie. Do the Jews fast on the day when Bani Israel were saved by Allah? No, it is a blatant lie. Jews dont have absolutely any Fasting day for this event. Here is the List of days when Jews Fast. http://www.hebrew4ch.../fast_days.html 7. The next lame excuse by Modern Apologists of this fabricated tradition is to claim that it refers to jewish Yom Kippur which happened on 10th of Tishri month of Jews. Once again, this claim is without any proof and totally wrong. First contradiction is this that the 10th of Tishri has nothing to do with saving of Bani Israel from Pharoah, but it is the day the children of Israel paid atonement for worshipping the calf when Prophet Moses and some companions went to Mount Sinai. As a result of this incident, the Jews fast on the 10t of Tishri. Secondly, scientific research shows that 10th Tishri was months away from 10th Muharram of 1st Islamic Hijri year. Here are two Scientific Tools for you to calculate it yourself. Gregorian-Hijri Dates Converter (Online Link) http://www.islamicfinder.org/dateConversion.php?mode=hijger&day=10&month=1&year=0001&date_result=1 Hebrew Date Converter (Online Link) http://www.hebcal.com/converter/?hd=10&hm=Tishrei&hy=4382&h2g=Convert+Hebrew+to+Grego rian+date

* 10th Muharram of 1st Islamic Hijri year is equivalent to 25 July 622 C.E. (+ One day Error) http://www.islamicfinder.org/dateConversion.php?mode=hijger&day=10&month=1&year=0001&date_result=1 * 10th of Tishri, 4383 of Jewish Calendar is equivalent to 23 September 622 C.E. (+10 days error) http://www.hebcal.com/converter/?hd=10&hm=Tishrei&hy=4383&h2g=Convert+Hebrew+to+Grego rian+date As you can see both of them months away with each other and there is no chance that they correspond to each other in that year. 8. The Apologists of this fabricated Tradition further make a lame excuse that perhaps Prophet (saw) didnt see Jews in the first year of his arrival, but in later coming years. But this excuse is also contradicting the facts. Fact is this that Fast of Ramadhan became obligatory in 2nd year after migration (See Tafsir of Verse 2:185 where all Muffasirrin of Quran agree upon it that this verse about Ramadhan fasting was revealed in year 2 A.H.). But the only time the 10th of Tishri corresponded to the 10th of Muharram was in the 29th year after Hijra (i.e. not even in life Time of Prophet Muhammad (saw)). 9. Another problem with 10th Tishri assumption is this that the month in which God delivered the Israelites from Pharaoh was month of Abib (i.e. modern Nissan), as the Bible clearly says: "Observe the month of Abib, and keep the passover unto the Lord thy God: for in the month of Abib the Lord thy God brought thee forth out of Egypt by night." (Deut., 16:1). And it is also impossible that month of Abib corresponded with Month of Muharram of 1st or 2nd Year of Islamic Hijri Calendar. * 10th Muharram of 1st Islamic Hijri year is equivalent to 25 July 622 C.E. (1 day error) http://www.islamicfinder.org/dateConversion.php?mode=hijger&day=10&month=1&year=0001&date_result=1 * 10th of Abib, 4382 of Jewish Calendar is equivalent to 30 March 622 C.E. (10 days error) http://www.hebcal.com/converter/?hd=10&hm=Tishrei&hy=4383&h2g=Convert+Hebrew+to+Grego rian+date You can see that there is the difference of months between them and in whole remaining life of Prophet (saw) in Madina, they never corresponded with each other. Note: Moreover, 10th of Abib (Nissan) is not even the day when Bani Israel departed from Egypt. Rather, the savior of the children of Israel occurred on the 15th of Nissan in the Jewish calendar and the 15th of Nissan in the 1st year of Hijra corresponded to the 23rd of Ramadan. 10. Lame Excuse: The Jewish Calendar could have been distorted (Tehrif) after the death of Prophet Muhammad (saw) and thus Jewish Calendar is not reliable. Answer: No doubt that there were distortions in the normal Jewish scriptures. But as far as specifically the Jewish Calendar & the Custom of Fasting is concerned, then NO distortion has taken place in them after the advent of Islam, but both the Jewish Calendar & the Custom of Fasting stayed the same since advent of Islam. Actually they stayed same centuries before Islam. Here one Link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hebrew_calendar about Jewish Calendar and another Link

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0006_0_06298.html about short history of Custom of Fasting, while as far as Jewish Calendar is concerned, then there is absolutely no doubt that Jews were using this same Calendar centuries before Prophet Muhammad (saw). Therefore, if anyone claims that the Jewish Calendar and the Custom of Fasting have been distorted after 1st Hijri of Islamic Calendar, then such person is a plain stupid. 11. The Truth: 10th of Muharram is a day of sorrow and great calamities for Jews too Subhan Allah! The truth is this that 10th of Muharram of 1st Hijri was not the day of joy for the Jews. But a big Surprise, that was the day of great calamities and sorrow for Jews too. Tisha B'Av is also a fasting day of Jews on 9th of the Jewish month Av. Strange thing is this that this Tisha B'Av corresponded perfectly to the 10th of Muharram of 1st & 2nd Hijri of Islamic Calendar. 1. 10th muharram of muslim is equivalent to Sunday 25 July 622 C.E. (+1 day error according to Islamic Software maker). http://www.islamicfinder.org/dateConversion.php?mode=hijger&day=10&month=1&year=0001&date_result=1 2. 9th of Av, 4382 of jewish Calendar is equivalent to Sunday 25 July 622 C.E http://www.hebcal.com/converter/?gd=25&gm=7&gy=0622&g2h=Compute+Hebrew+Date&hd=20 &hm=Tevet&hy=5770 Tisha B'Av: The Saddest day in Jewish History http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tisha_B'Av The fast commemorates the destruction of both the First Temple and Second Temple in Jerusalem, which occurred about 655 years apart, but on the same Hebrew calendar date. Although primarily meant to commemorate the destruction of the Temples, it is also considered appropriate to commemorate other Jewish tragedies that occurred on this day, most notably the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492, one of the concluding events of the Iberian Reconquista. Accordingly, the day has been called the "saddest day in Jewish history"..... Note: Another very strange thing is this that Jeremiah (see Jer. 52:1213) dates the destruction of the First Temple to the tenth of Av (52:12ff.), while there is, however, no biblical witness for the ninth. Subhan Allah! Allah is the greatest. [Quran 3:54] But they (the unbelievers) contrived a plot, and God did the like; and God's plan is the best. Was Prophet sad upon killing of Hussain or happy like Bani Umayyah & Present day Nasibies? O Muslims! Do you remember what your Prophet (saw) advised you about his family (Ahl al-Bayt)? Following tradition of Sahih Muslim is telling that Prophet (saw) advised the Ummah "3 Times" to look how they behave with his Ahl al-Bayt after him. Sahih Muslim, Kitab fada'il al-Sahabah: O people, I am only a human being and I am about to respond to the messenger of my Lord [i.e. the call of death]. I am leaving behind Two Precious Things (Thaqalayn) among you. The first of the two is the Book of Allah. In it is guidance and light. So get hold of the Book of Allah and adhere to it." (The narrator, Zayd ibn al-Arqam said: Then he urged and motivated (us) regarding the Book of Allah .

Then he said), "And my Ahl al-Bayt (family). I urge you to remember Allah regarding my Ahl al-Bayt. I urge you to remember Allah regarding my Ahl al-Bayt. I urge you to remember Allah regarding my Ahl al-Bayt. But O Muslims! Just tell even after this advice of "3 times" still what happened to the beloved grandson Hussain of Prophet? Sunnan Ibn Majah, Kitab-ul-Fitn (Online Link for Original Arabic Version): http://library.islamweb.net/newlibrary/display_book.php?idfrom=7504&idto=7517&bk_no=54&ID= 1534 Narrated by Alqamah from Abdullah bin Masood: One day we were sitting with Holy Prophet(s) when some children from the house of Bani Hashim came there. When the Holy Prophet(s) saw them, tears welled up in his eyes and he became pale. Ibn Masood said that he told the Holy Prophet(s) "Your face reflects anxiety".The Holy Prophet(s) stated:"Exalted God has granted us,the Ahlulbait, Hereafter instead of worldly pleasure. After me, soon my Ahlulbait will face calamity, hardship and misery till people having black flags will rise from East and seek justice,which will be denied them.They will wage war,they will be supported and will be given what they were demanding.They will not accept until it is handed over to one from our Ahlulbait (i.e. Mahdi) .He will fill the earth with justice as it was filled with injustice. Whoever amongst you is alive at that period, should try to reach them even if he has to tread on ince in that pursuit." (al-Sanadi wrote in commentary of Ibn Majah that this same tradition has also been recorded in Mustadrak of al-Hakim through another chain of Umar bin Qais -- Hakam --I braheem) Saudi Mufti, Al-Albaani records a Sahih Hadith: Gabriel came to me and informed me that my Ummah will kill my son Hussain. I asked: This Hussian?. He (s) replied: Yes he then brought me some of its soil that was red. Narrated by Umm alFadhal bint al-Harith that she went to the Holy Prophet (s) and said: O Prophet (s), I have seen an unclear dream tonight. He (s) asked: What is it? She replied: I saw that as if a part of your body was cut off from you and was placed upon my chest. He (s) said: You have seen something good. Inshallah Fatimah will bear a baby boy and he will be upon your chest. So Fatima gave birth to Hussain and he was on my chest as the Prophet (s) had notified me. On one day I went to the Holy Prophet (s) and put Hussain on his chest then he turned his face to the side and I witnessed his (s) eyes flowing with tears. I asked: Prophet of Allah (s), may parents be sacrificed for you, what is wrong? he (s) then mentioned it (the above hadith). http://islamport.com/d/1/alb/1/21/185.html Silsilah Al-Ahadith Al-Sahiyah, Volume 2 page 462 Hadith 821 Witness of Ibn Abbas about mourning of Prophet for Hussain: . Translation: Abdullah bin Abbas narrates that he saw holy prophet (saw) while sleeping in afternoon, his hair were scattered, and full of dust, and he had a bottle filled with blood; I asked him: My parents be sacrificed for you, what is this? He replied: this is the blood of Hussain and his

companions, I have been collecting it since day time. Narrator said that when we calculated, it was the day Hussain embraced martyrdom. AUTHENTICATION OF THE NARRATION: - Sheikh Ahmad Shakir says:- chain is Sahih [musnad ahmad, researched by sheikh Ahmad Shakir, vol 4, page 26, narration 2165] - Imam Hakim says:- Sahih on the condition of Imam Muslim, though he did not write. Imam Dhahabi says:- Sahih on the condition of Imam Muslim [Mustadarak, with Talkhes of Dhahabi, vol 4, page 312, narration 8368, printed by qadeemi kutb khana, pakistan] - Wasi Ullah bin Mohammad Abbas says:- chain is Sahih [Fadail us Sahaba, vol 2, page 778,first print, 1403, umm ul qura, mecca]

Ali Ibn Abi Talib mourning for Hussain Masnad Imam Ahmad, 2/60: Abdullah Bin Naji narrates from his father who said : that he went with Ali who was pure. When he passed Ninawa on his way to Siffin Ali called: Be patient Aba Abdillah, be patient Aba Abdillah by ,the Euphrates river ,then I said: and why did you say? he said : Allahs Prophet (saw) came to me some day and his eyes were overflowed with tears, I said: O Prophet of Allah did someone make you angry why are your eyes overflowing? He said: Jibraeel left me after he told me that Al Hussein asws will be killed by the Euphrates river. He said: do you want to smell some of his soil? I said: yes. He took some of the soil in his hand and gave it to and gave it to me then I could not hold back my tears and my eyes overflowed. Sheikh Ahmad Shakir says: Sanad Sahih This hadeeth has been authenticated by other scholars as well; like albani, haithmi etc

Weeping of Skies and Jins upon killing of Hussain: Ummul Momineen Um Salma has also narrated as recorded by Imam Abi Bakar al-Haythami: : . . I heard the jinns mourning for Husayn ibn Ali. Tabarani has recorded it and all its narrators are narrators of Sahih. http://islamport.com/d/1/mtn/1/81/3011.html Another such Sahih Tradition from Maymonah at Majma al-Zawaid, Volume 9 page 199 Tradition 15180 http://islamport.com/d/1/mtn/1/81/3011.html Another such Sahih Tradition from Zuhri at Majma al-Zawaed, Volume 9 page 316 Tradition 15160 http://islamport.com/d/1/krj/1/81/1290.html Please read many more traditions about mourning of Prophet (saw), Sahaba, Skies, Jins at this links http://ahlubait.wordpress.com/2011/04/19/islamic-status-of-azadari-of-imam-hussein-asws/ http://en.shiapen.com/comprehensive/azadari-mourning-for-imam-hussain/crying-and-wailing.html ---------------------------------------------------------------Nasibi Aqeeda that all Sahaba have got Salvation who participated in Bait-e-Ridhwan Contrary to Nasibi Aqeedah, Salvation is based only upon Good Deeds, and not on Companionship.

Bait-e-Ridhwan took place in 6-7 Hijri, while Allah threatened severly same Sahaba in Quran in 9th Hijri [i.e. after 2-3 years of Bait-e-Ridhwan], when they did the Evil Deed of not participating in Jahad of Tabuk. [Shakir9:39] If you do not go forth, He will chastise you with a painful chastisement and bring in your place a people other than you, and you will do Him no harm; and Allah has power over all things. Visit the full thread and see all Quranic Verses and fabricated Sunni Ahadith that Nasibies misquote in order to prove that All Sahaba are Forgiven for their Sins due to their Companionship.

http://www.shiachat.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=39092&st=0 A) The tradition of 'Aisha He presented the excuse that 'Aisha claimed about the fast of 'Ashura' according to Calendar of Qussay. Ok, fine. But how are you now going to link it to the "Ashura of Muharram" of Islamic Calendar? No where the tradition of 'Aisha is telling that Prophet (saw) started fasting it on 10th of Muharram of Islamic Calendar. Therefore, if you want to practice it today, then please practice it according to the Calendar of Qussay, and not the Islamic Calendar. And regarding tradition of Ibn Abbas Once again the author is presenting the excuse that Jews were fasting according to the calendar of Hillel II, that was 10th of Tishrei of 'Yom Kippur' which was Sunday, 12th of month of Rabi al-awal of 1st year after Hijrah (migration) of corresponding Islamic calendar. Now there are following problems in his arguments: First Problem: Silly argument from Author that Yom Kippur is same as getting rid of Pharaoh The author has totally failed in making any relation between 'Yom Kippur' (the day of atonement and for Jews) and between 'Passover' (or getting rid of Pharaoh as has been claimed in tradition of Ibn Abbas). What is Yom Kippur ? It happens on 10th of Tishrei, and celebrated as 'day of atonement' and during whole day Jews seek forgiveness for their wrong deeds. What is 'Passover'? It starts on 15th of Nissan, and it lasts for 7 to 8 days and it commemorates the liberation of Bani Israel from Pharaoh as they left Egypt. At maximum, the author tries to confuse people by saying that getting rid of Pharaoh was not Passover, but the day when Bani Israel went out of Egypt. The author is making a silly mistake about 'Passover'. The Passover does not mean getting rid of Pharaoh, but it is indeed leaving Egypt and it lasts for 7 or 8 days and it starts from the 15th day of Nissan. Therefore, 15th of Nissan (whatever you want to say it ... either say it getting rid of Pharaoh, or say it leaving Egypt) has absolutely nothing to do with 'Yom Kippur' which is 10th of Tishrei. It is really the 8th WONDER of world how Yom Kippur (10th Tishrei became the day of getting rid of Pharaoh. These 2 are totally different things and have nothing to do with each other. Therefore, the Tradition of Ibn Abbas is totally fabricated one. There is absolutely no way that Jews were celebrating any happiness for the event of getting rid of Pahraoh on 10th of Tishrei, 4383 of Jewish Calendar, as Prophet (saw) entered the Madina. No, on 10th of Tishrei, even if they were fasting, then they were only seeking forgiveness for their sins.

Moreover, if you still want to fast, then fast on the 12th of Rabi-ul-Awal and not on the 10th of Muharram. And fast for seeking forgiveness of your sins, and not celebrate it for happiness for getting rid of Pharaoh. 2nd Problem: In NO way Prophet (saw) ever fasted on 10th of Muharram This was the biggest Problem for the author of how to convert 'Yom Kippur' into the day of 'Passover'. Therefore, he is using Full Conjectures, which are devoid of any sense. Let us see first what his conjecture is. He writes: Quote "it appears that the Prophet observed Ashura according to the calendar of Hillel II (i.e. Rabi-ul-Awal of Islamic Calendar) for a time, and later God revealed to the Prophet that due to the excesses of the Quraish, intercalation (the insertion of an extra month) should be abandoned altogether."

It is total CONJECTURE from the Author that any such revelation later appeared to Prophet (saw). And his claim is totally against the science too. In no way 10th of Tishrei could correspond to the 10th of Muharram during Prophet's life time during Madina. Prophet (saw) remained alive in Madina for only 10 years, while 10th of Tishrei and 10th of Muharram could only correspond with each other after 29 years (i.e. 29th year after Migration to Madina, while Prophet (saw) had already died after 10 years). So, whatever conjecture this author use as his argument, still he could never ever prove that Prophet (saw) ever fasted on 10th of Muharram.