SAHIH MUSLIM

BOOK 6: THE BOOK OF FASTING (KITAB ALSAWM)

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Book 6: The Book of Fa t!n" (K!ta# A$-Sa%&)''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''( %ntrod23tion 444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444445 C5a6ter 1: E73ellen3e of t5e mont5 of 8amadan 444444444444444444444444444444447 C5a6ter 2: ,astin9 in 8amadan s5o2ld ne3essarily be 3ommen3ed :it5 t5e si95t of t5e ne: moon and finis5ed :it5 t5e si95t of t5e ne: moon if t5e :eat5er is 3lo2dy at t5e be9innin9 or at t5e end; t5en 3om6lete t5irty days 44444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444447 C5a6ter : <o not fast for a day or t:o days a5ead of 8amadan 44444411 C5a6ter 4: +5e mont5 may 3onsist of t:enty-nine days 444444444444444444411 C5a6ter 5: +5ere is a si95tin9 of t5e moon for e=ery to:n> t5e si95tin9 at one to:n 3annot be 5eld =alid for t5e ot5er to:n sit2ated at a 3onsiderable distan3e from it 444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444441 C5a6ter *: %t is immaterial :5et5er t5e ne: moon is lar9e /on a33o2nt of a66earin9 after t5irty ni95ts1 or small /on a33o2nt of a66earin9 on t5e t5irtiet5 ni95t1> and Alla5 defers it to make it s2itable for si95tin9 and if t5e sky is 3lo2dy; t5en t5irty /fasts1 are to be 3om6leted 44444441 C5a6ter 7: +5e mont5s of '%d are not in3om6lete 44444444444444444444444444444414 C5a6ter !: +5e timin9 of fast be9ins :it5 da:n 4444444444444444444444444444444414 C5a6ter 9: E73ellen3e of takin9 meal before da:n; stress on 9i=in9 it 6referen3e and 6referen3e for deferrin9 it /at t5e fa9 end of t5e ni95t1 and 5astenin9 in breakin9 it 4444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444417 C5a6ter 10: +5e time for breakin9 t5e fast and endin9 of day 444444444419 C5a6ter 11: %t is forbidden to obser=e 2ninterr26ted fastin9 44444444444420 C5a6ter 12: )issin9 is not forbidden :5ile fastin9 if one is not 2r9ed by se72al l2st 444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444422 C5a6ter 1 : +5ere is no 5arm in obser=in9 fast if one is ?2nbi e=en after da:n 4444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444424 C5a6ter 14: #e72al inter3o2rse is 3om6letely forbidden d2rin9 t5e day in t5e mont5 of 8amadan 4444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444442* C5a6ter 15: @ermissibility of obser=in9 t5e fast or not obser=in9 it in t5e mont5 of 8amadan for a tra=eller 444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444442! C5a6ter 1*: +5e re:ard of one :5o does not obser=e fast be3a2se of a reli9io2s d2ty 4444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444 2 C5a6ter 17: C5oi3e for obser=in9 fast and breakin9 it on a ?o2rney 4 C5a6ter 1!: %t is 6referable for t5e 6il9rim not to obser=e fast in 'Arafat on t5e day of 'Arafa 4444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444 4 C5a6ter 19: ,astin9 on t5e day of 'As52ra /10t5 of M25arram1 444444444 5 C5a6ter 20: (n :5i35 day t5e fast is to be obser=ed in M25arram 44440 C5a6ter 21: $e :5o ate on t5e day of As52ra s5o2ld abstain /from eatin91 for t5e rest of t5e day /as a mark of res6e3t1 44444444444444444444444441 C5a6ter 22: ,orbiddan3e to obser=e fast on '%d-2l-,itr and '%d-2l-Ad5a 4444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444442 C5a6ter 2 : <isa66ro=al of fastin9 on friday alone 4444444444444444444444444444
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C5a6ter 24: Abro9ation of t5e :ords of Alla5: BAnd as for t5ose :5o 3an fast /b2t do not1 t5e e76iation isB by t5e :ords: B05osoe=er :itnesses it 5e s5all 5a=e to fast t5e :5ole mont5B /ii4 1!41 44444444444444 C5a6ter 25: @ermissibiliy of 3om6letin9 t5e /missed1 fasts of 8amadan before t5e 3ommen3ement of t5e 3omin9 8amadan 44444444444444444444444445 C5a6ter 2*: Com6letin9 of t5e fast on be5alf of t5e dead 44444444444444444* C5a6ter 27: 05en an obser=er of fast is in=ited to a feast; or someone fi95ts :it5 5im; 5e s5o2ld say: B% am fastin9B 4444444444444444444444444444444444447 C5a6ter 2!: E73ellen3e of fastin9 4444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444! C5a6ter 29: @ermissibility of makin9 an intention for =ol2ntary fastin9 before noon and 6ermissibility of breakin9 =ol2ntary fast :it5o2t reason 44444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444450 C5a6ter 0: Eatin9 and drinkin9 /and se72al inier3o2rse1 in for9etf2lness does not break t5e fast 44444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444450 C5a6ter 1: +5e fast obser=ed by t5e a6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 besides 8amadan 444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444451 C5a6ter 2: ,orbiddan3e to obser=e 6er6et2al fast and e73ellen3e of obser=in9 fast on alternate days 44444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444445 C5a6ter : E73ellen3e of obser=in9 fast for t5ree days d2rin9 e=ery mont54 And fastin9 on t5e day of 'Arafa and 'As52ra and monday and t52rsday 4444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444457 C5a6ter 4: ,astin9 in t5e mont5 of #5a'ban 44444444444444444444444444444444444459 C5a6ter 5: E73ellen3e of t5e fast of M25arram 4444444444444444444444444444444*0 C5a6ter *: E73ellen3e of obser=in9 fast for si7 days in t5e mont5 of #5a::al after 8amadan 44444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444*0 C5a6ter 7: E73ellen3e of Lailat-2l-Cadr and e75ortation to find it 444*1 C5a6ter !: (bser=in9 of i'tikaf in t5e last ten days of 8amadan 44444*5 C5a6ter 9: 05en s5o2ld a 6erson enter t5e 6la3e of i'tikaf as 5e intends to obser=e it 44444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444** C5a6ter 40: (ne s5o2ld e7ert more /in de=otion and 6rayer1 in t5e last ten days of 8ramadan 44444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444*7 C5a6ter 41: ,astin9 on t5e 10t5 of <52'l-$i??a 44444444444444444444444444444444444*7

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Int)o*+,t!on
After 6rayer t5e se3ond obli9atory d2ty :5i35 e=ery M2slim is reD2ired to6erform is t5at of fastin9 d2rin9 t5e mont5 of 8amadan4 +5e :ord sa:m :5i35 5as been 2sed in t5e $oly C2r'an and t5e $adit5 for fastin9 meansB to abstainB > t52s a 5orse t5at abstains from mo=in9 abo2t or from eatin9 t5e fodder is said to be sa'im4 %n t5e te35ni3al lan92a9e sa:m si9nifies fastin9 or abstainin9 from food and drink and se72al inter3o2rse from t5e dim be9innin9 of da:n till s2nset4 ,astin9 as an instit2tion for t5e 62rifi3ation of t5e so2l is 3ommon to all <i=ine reli9ions4 +5e :riter of t5e arti3le onB ,astin9B in t5e En3y3lo6adia 'ritanni3a states t5atB it :o2ld be diffi32lt to name any reli9io2s system of any des3ri6tion in :5i35 it is :5olly 2nre3o9niEed4B +5is instit2tion :as :ell establis5ed amon9 t5e Fe:s and t5e C5ristians4 +5e re3ords of t5e $adit5 bear am6le testimony to t5e fa3t t5at fastin9 :as a 3ommon reli9io2s 6ra3ti3e amon9 t5e 6re-%slami3 Arabs too; and t5ey 2sed to obser=e fast on t5e tent5 of M25arram be3a2se it :as on t5is =ery day t5at Alla5 sa=ed Moses and 5is 3om6anions from t5e 3l2t35es of t5e @5arao5 :5o :as dro:ned in t5e sea alon9 :it5 5is army4 +5e Arabs and ot5er 6eo6le too :ere familiar :it5 fastin9 as an a3t of 6eniten3e or of 6ro6itiation or a 6re6aratory rite before some a3t of sa3ramental eatin9 or an initiation or a mo2rnin9 3eremony4 %n %slam fastin9 is 6rimarily an instit2tion for a s6irit2al dis3i6line and self3ontrol4 %t is in fa3t an e7er3ise in reli9io2s de=otion in t5e form of 35eerf2l and :illin9 ren2n3iation; for a definite 6eriod; of all t5e a66etites of fles5 la:f2l in t5emsel=es /t5e 2nla:f2l ones bein9 r2led o2t of 3o2rse14 +5e C2r'an says: 0 ye :5o belie=eG 6res3ribed 2nto yo2 is fastin9 e=en as it :as 6res3ribed 2nto t5ose before yo24 t5at 5a6ly yo2 may be3ome .od-3ons3io2s /ii4 1! 14 (f all t5e 3reation of .od only man de=iates from $is 6at54 0e :ill find t5at t:o t5in9s are mainly res6onsible for t5is: t5e lo=e for material 6ossessions and t5e tem6ta- tions of t5e fles54 %slam 5as; t5ro295 t5e instit2tions of Hakat and #adaDat; 62r9ed t5e 5earts of its follo:ers from t5e lo=e of :ealt5; and 5as in32l3ated in 5im t5e 5abit to 6art :it5 it readily for t5e sake of .od4 ,astin9 5as been ordained as a reli9io2s d2ty for t5e M2slims for s2bd2in9 t5eir l2st and kee6in9 t5eir a66etites :ell :it5in reasonable bo2nds so t5at man may not be3ome t5eir sla=e and lose 3ontrol o=er 5imself4 +5e C2r'an 3learly states t5at a man 3annot attain sal=ation 2nless 5e learns to restrain 5is self from lo: desires4B And as for 5im :5o fears to stand before 5is Lord and restrains 5imself from lo: desires; @aradise is s2rely t5e abodeB /l77i74 40-4114 +5e e7er3ise of abstainin9 from t5in9s ot5er:ise la:f2l in t5e ordinary 3o2rse of life; at t5e be5est of Alla5; stren9t5ens man's morality and self-3ontrol and dee6ens in 5im t5e 3ons3io2sness of t5e Lord4 +5is is :5at distin92is5es fastin9 in %slam from fastin9 in ot5er reli9ions4 %t s5o2ld also be borne in mind t5at fastin9 does not aim at infli3tin9 62nis5ment 26on 6eo6le or saddin9 26on t5em 2nbearable b2rdens4 +5e 2nderlyin9 idea be5ind it is to tea35 moderation and s6irit2al dis3i6line so t5at 52man tem6tations may not be3ome so :ild and 2n3ontrollable as to flo2t t5e
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3ommands of t5e .reat Master4 +o be a tr2e ser=ant of Alla5; it is essential t5at man s5o2ld be able to 3onform 5is be5a=io2r to t5e moral and s6irit2al dis3i6line embodied in t5e #5ari'a5 of %slam4 (ne 3annot a35ie=e t5is end if one finds oneself 5el6less before 2ntamed and t2rb2lent desires4 ,astin9 is indis6ensable for t5is moral and s6irit2al trainin94 Anot5er distin92is5in9 feat2re of %slami3 fastin9 is t5at it does not train a 6erson for 3om6lete ren2ni3ation b2t for 6erfe3t and 35eerf2l obedien3e to t5e Lord All t5ose t5in9s from :5i35 man is 3ommanded to abstain d2rin9 fast; e4 94 eatin9; drinkin9 and se72al inter3o2rse; be3ome 6ermissible for 5im at t5e end of t5e fast4 +5is s5o:s t5at %slam does not look do:n 26on t5e a66etite of fles5 as somet5in9 i9noble and t52s fit to be e7terminated root and bran35 from t5e 52man so2l4 A33ordin9 to %slam; t5ere is not5in9 6rofane or i9noble in 52man 6ersonality: bot5 so2l and body are sa3red and :ort5y of res6e3t4 -o as6e3t is to be i9nored and no 2r9e is to be 3om6letely 32rbed4 05at is reD2ired is to kee6 all t5ese 2r9es :ell :it5in t5eir 6ro6er limits so t5at none of t5em trans9resses nat2ral bo2nds and be3omes t5e so2r3e of tro2ble4 +5at fastin9 is an instit2tion for moral ele=ation 3an be ?2d9ed from t5e fa3t t5at Alla5 does not im6ose 35e3k only 26on eatin9; drinkin9 and se72al inter3o2rse from da:n to s2nset; b2t also e75orts $is ser=ants to refrain from ot5er fo2l a3ts; for e7- am6le; ba3kbitin9; ind2l9in9 in fo2l s6ee35; tellin9 lies; et34 Ab2 $2raira re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: %f one does not abandon false5ood and ot5er a3tions like it; .od 5as no need t5at one s5o2ld abandon one's food and drink /#a5i5 '2k5ari14 +5e so3ial as6e3t of fastin9 in 8amadan is t5at t5e :5ole atmos65ere is 6ermeated :it5 reli9io2s 6iety and de=otion to Alla54 +5ere is one e7tra 3on9re9ational 6rayer; +ara:i5; d2rin9 t5e ni95t; in :5i35 t5e C2r'an is re3ited and t5e M2slim is reminded of t5e fa3t t5at it :as in t5e mont5 of 8amadan t5at t5e re=elation of t5e C2r'an 3ommen3ed4 +5e sadaDDt are also 9i=en :it5 9reater Eeal and fer=o2r in t5is mont54 +52s t5e :5ole M2slim so3iety is ins6ired by t5e lo=e of .od4 Ab2 $2raira re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: 05en 8amadan be9ins; t5e 9ates of $ea=en are o6ened; t5e 9ates of $ell are lo3ked; and t5e de=ils are 35ained /'2k5ari and M2slim14 M25ammad Asad; :5ile el23idatin9 t5e s6irit2al and moral si9nifi3an3e of fast says:B +:ofold % learned; is t5e 62r6ose of t5is mont5 of fastin94 (ne 5as to abstain from food and drink in order to feel in one's body :5at t5e 6oor and 52n9ry feel: t52s so3ial res6onsibility is bein9 5ammered into 52man 3ons3io2sness as a reli9io2s 6ost2late4 +5e ot5er 62r6ose of fastin9 d2rin9 8amadan is self-dis3i6line; an as6e3t of indi=id2al morality stron9ly a33ent2ated in all %slami3 tea35in9s /as; for instan3e; in t5e total 6ro5ibition of all into7i3ants; :5i35 %slam re9ards as too easy an a=en2e of es3a6e from 3ons3io2sness and res6onsibility14 %n t5ese t:o elements-brot5er5ood of man and %ndi=id2al selfdis3i6line -% be9an to dis3ern n5e o2tline of %slam's et5i3al o2t lookB /8oad to Me33a; London; 1954; 64 1!!14

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Book 006, Number 2361:
Ab2 $2raira re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: 05en t5ere 3omes t5e mont5 of 8amadan; t5e 9ates of mer3y are o6ened; and t5e 9ates of $ell are lo3ked and t5e de=ils are 35ained;

Book 006, Number 2362:
+5is 5adit5 is re6orted by Ab2 $2raira /:it5 a sli95t alteration of :ords1 t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said:B 05en /t5e mont5 of1 8amadan be9ins4B

Cha-te) 0: Fa t!n" !n /a&a*an ho+$* ne,e a)!$1 #e ,o&&en,e* %!th the !"ht of the ne% &oon an* f!n! he* %!th the !"ht of the ne% &oon !f the %eathe) ! ,$o+*1 at the #e"!nn!n" o) at the en*2 then ,o&-$ete th!)t1 *a1
Book 006, Number 2363:
%bn &mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9 in 3onne3tion :it5 8amadan: <o not fast till yo2 see t5e ne: moon; and do not break fast till yo2 see it> b2t if t5e :eat5er is 3lo2dy 3al32late abo2t it4

Book 006, Number 2364:
%bn &mar re6orted t5at Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 made a mention of 8amadan and 5e :it5 t5e 9est2re of 5is 5and said: +5e mont5 is t52s and t52s4 /$e t5en :it5dre: 5is t52mb at t5e t5ird time14 $e t5en said: ,ast :5en yo2 see it; and break yo2r fast :5en yo2 see it; and if t5e :eat5er is 3lo2dy 3al32late it /t5e mont5s of #5a'ban and #5a::al1 as t5irty days4

Book 006, Number 2365:
+5is 5adit5 is narrated on t5e a2t5ority of '&baid2lla5 :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters; and 5e said: %f /t5e sky1 is 3lo2dy for yo2; t5en 3al32late t5irty days /for t5e mont5 of 8amadan14

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Book 006, Number 2366:
'&baid2lla5 narrated on t5e a2t5ority of t5e same 35ain of transmitters t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 made a mention of 8amadan and said: +5e mont5 may 3onsist of t:enty-nine days; and it may be t52s; t52s and t52s; and /5e f2rt5er1 said: Cal32late it; b2t 5e did not say t5irty4

Book 006, Number 2367:
%bn'&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5-bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e mont5 of 8amadan may 3onsist of t:entynine days4 #o do not fast till yo2 5a=e si95ted it /t5e ne: moon1 and do not break fast; till yo2 5a=e si95ted it /t5e ne: moon of #5a::al1; and if t5e sky is 3lo2dy for yo2; t5en 3al32late4

Book 006, Number 2368:
'Abd2lla5 b4 '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e mont5 /of 8amadan1 may 3onsist of t:enty nine days> so :5en yo2 see t5e ne: moon obser=e fast and :5en yo2 see /t5e ne: moon a9ain at t5e 3ommen3ement of t5e mont5 of #5a::al1 t5en break %t; and if t5e sky is 3lo2dy for yo2; t5en 3al32late it /and 3om6lete t5irty days14

Book 006, Number 2369:
'Abd2lla5 b4 &mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Measen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: 05en yo2 see t5e ne: moon; obser=e fast; and :5en yo2 see it /a9ain1 t5en break it; and if t5e sky is 3lo2dy for yo2; t5en 3al32late it4

Book 006, Number 2370:
%bn '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e mont5 may 3onsist of t:enty-nine ni95ts4 #o do not fast till yo2 5a=e si95ted it /t5e ne: moon1 and do not break it till yo2 5a=e si95ted it; e73e6t :5en t5e sky is 3lo2dy for yo2; and if it is so; t5en 3al32late it4

Book 006, Number 2371:
%bn &mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e mont5 is t52s and t52s and t52s /i4 e4 6ointin9 :it5 5is fin9ers t5ri3e1; and 5e 5eld ba3k 5is t52mb at t5e t5ird time /in order to s5o: t5at it 3an also 3onsist of t:enty-nine days14

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Book 006, Number 2372:
%bn &mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e mont5 may 3onsist of t:enty-nine days4

Book 006, Number 2373:
Abd2lla5 b4 '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e mo2t5 /of 8amadan1 is t52s and t52s; and t52s4 i4 e4 ten; ten and-nine4

Book 006, Number 2374:
%bn &mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e mont5 is t52s; and t52s; and t52s; and 5e fla66ed 5is 5ands :it5 all t5eir fin9ers t:i3e4 b2t at t5e t5ird t2rn; folded 5is ri95t t52mb or left t52mb /in order to 9i=e an idea of t:enty-nine14

Book 006, Number 2375:
%bn '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e mont5 /of 8amadan1 may 3onsist of t:enty4 nine days; and #52'ba /one of t5e narrators1 /9a=e a 6ra3ti3al demonstration 5o: t5e $oly 6ro65et /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 e76lained to t5em1 by 2nfoldin9 5is 5ands t5ri3e and foldin9 5is t52mb at t5e t5ird t2rn4 '&Dba /one of t5e narrators in t5is 35ain of trans- mitters1 said: % t5ink t5at 5e said t5at t5e mont5 3onsists of t5irty days and 2nfolded 5is 6alm t5ree times4

Book 006, Number 2376:
%bn '&mar /may Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's A6ostle /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: 0e are an 2nlettered 6eo6le :5o 3an neit5er :rite nor 3o2nt4 +5e mont5 is t52s; and t52s4 foldin9 5is t52mb :5en 5e said it t5e t5ird time4 +5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of As:ad b4 Cais :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters; b2t 5erein no mention 5as been made of t5e ot5er mont5 /3onsistin9 of1 t5irty days4

Book 006, Number 2377:
#a'd b4 '&baida re6orted t5at %bn'&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 5eard a 6erson sayin9: +5is ni95t is t5e midni95t /of t5e mont514 &6on t5is 5e said to 5im: $o: do yo2 kno: t5at it is t5e midni95t /of t5e mont51; for % 5eard t5e Mes- sen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e mont5 is t52s and t52s /and 5e 6ointed :it5 5is ten fin9ers t:i3e1 and t52s /i4 e4 at t5e t5ird time 5e 6ointed :it5 all 5is fin9ers b2t :it5dre: or folded 5is t52mb1I

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Book 006, Number 2378:
Ab2 $2raira re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: 05ene=er yo2 si95t t5e ne: moon /of t5e mont5 of 8amadan1 obser=e fast4 and :5en yo2 si95t it /t5e ne: moon of #5a::al1 break it; and if t5e sky is 3lo2dy for yo2; t5en obser=e fast for t5irty days4

Book 006, Number 2379:
Ab2 $2raira re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: (bser=e fast on si95tin9 it /t5e ne: moon1 and break /fast1 on si95tin9 it /t5e ne: moon1; b2t if t5e sky is 3lo2dy for yo2; t5en 3om6lete t5e n2mber /of t5irty14

Book 006, Number 2380:
Ab2 $2raira re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: (bser=e fast on si95tin9 it /t5e ne: moon1 and break it on si95tin9 it4 '2t if /d2e to 3lo2ds1 t5e a3t2al 6osition of t5e mont5 is 3on3ealed from yo2; yo2 s5o2ld t5en 3o2nt t5irty /days14

Book 006, Number 2381:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 narrated t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e 5e 26on 5im1 made a mention of t5e ne: moon and /in t5is 3onne3tion1 said: (bser=e fast :5en yo2 see it /t5e ne: moon1 and break fast :5en yo2 see it /t5e ne: moon of #5a::al1; b2t :5en /t5e a3t2al 6osition of t5e mont5 is1 3on3ealed from yo2 /on a33o2nt of 3lo2dy sky1; t5en 3o2nt t5irty days4

Cha-te) 3: 4o not fa t fo) a *a1 o) t%o *a1 ahea* of /a&a*an
Book 006, Number 2382:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: <o not obser=e fast for a day; or t:o days a5ead of 8amadan e73e6t a 6erson :5o is in t5e 5abit of obser=in9 a 6arti32lar fast> 5e may fast on t5at day4

Book 006, Number 2383:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of Ja5ya b4 Abi )at5ir :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4

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Book 006, Number 2384:
H25ri re6orted t5at /on3e1 t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 took an oat5 t5at 5e :o2ld not 9o to 5is :i=es for one Mont54 H25ri said t5at '&r:a narrated to 5im from 'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 t5at s5e said: 05en t:enty-nine ni95ts :ere o=er; :5i35 % 5ad 3o2nted; t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 3ame to me /5e 3ame to me first of all14 % said: Messen9er of Alla5; yo2 5ad taken an oat5 t5at yo2 :o2ld not 3ome to 2s for a mont5; :5ereas yo2 5a=e 3ome after t:enty nine days :5i35 % 5a=e 3o2nted4 05ere26on 5e said: +5e mont5 may also 3onsist of t:enty-nine days4

Book 006, Number 2385:
Fabir /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 narrated t5at t5e $oly @ro65et /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 se6arated 5imself from 5is :i=es for a mont54 /$is :i=es said: 1 $e 3ame to 2s on t5e t:enty-nint5 day; :5ere26on :e said: %t is t5e t:enty-nint5 /day1 today4 +5ere26on 5e said: #o far as t5e mont5 is 3on3erned; /and 5e; :it5 a =ie: to e76lainin9 it1 fla66ed 5is 5ands t5ri3e; b2t 5eld ba3k one fin9er at t5e last t2rn4

Book 006, Number 2386:
Ab2 H2bair is re6orted to 5a=e 5eard Fabir b4 'Abd2lla5 /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 as sayin9: +5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 se6arated 5imself from 5is :i=es for a mont54 /$is :i=es said: 1 $e 3ame to 2s on t5e mornin9 of t5e t:enty-nint54 &6on t5is some; of t5e 6eo6le said: %t is t5e mornin9 of t:enty- nint5 /a33ordin9 to o2r 3al32lation14 &6on t5is t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: +5e mont54 may also 3onsist of t:enty-nine days4 +5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 t5en fla66ed 5is bands t5ri3e; t:i3e :it5 all t5e fin9ers of bot5 5is 5and /to indi3ate t:enty-nine1 and by t5e t5ird time :it5 nine /fin9ers14

Book 006, Number 2387:
&mm #alama /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 took an oat5 t5at 5e :o2ld not 9o to some of 5is :i=es for t5e :5ole of t5e mont54 05en t:enty-nine days bad 6assed 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 :ent to t5em in t5e mornin9 or in t5e e=enin94 &6on t5is it :as said to 5im: A6ostle of Alla5; yo2 took an oat5 t5at yo2 :o2ld not 3ome to 2s for a mont5; :5ere26on 5e said: +5e mont5 may also 3onsist of t:enty-nine days4

Book 006, Number 2388:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of %bn F2rai? :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4
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Book 006, Number 2389:
#a'd b4 Abi 0aDDas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 said t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 str23k 5is 5and a9ainst t5e ot5er and /t5en :it5 t5e 9est2re of 5is t:o 5ands1 said: +5e mont5 is t52s; t52s /t:o times14 $e t5en :it5dre: /one of1 5is fin9ers at t5e t5ird t2rn4

Book 006, Number 2390:
M25ammad b4 #a'd re6orted on t5e a2t5ority of 5is fat5er /#a'd b4 Abi 0aDDas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 t5at t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad said: +5o mont5 is t52s and t52s; and t52s; i4 e4 ten; ten and nine4 +5is 5adit5 5as been narrated by Ab2 )5alid :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4

Cha-te) 6: The)e ! a !"ht!n" of the &oon fo) e7e)1 to%n8 the !"ht!n" at one to%n ,annot #e he$* 7a$!* fo) the othe) to%n !t+ate* at a ,on !*e)a#$e *! tan,e f)o& !t
Book 006, Number 2391:
)2raib re6orted t5at &mm ,adl; da295ter of $arit5; sent 5im /,adl; i4 e4 5er son1 to M2'a:iya in #yria4 % /,adl1 arri=ed in #yria; and did t5e needf2l for 5er4 %t :as t5ere in #yria t5at t5e mont5 of 8amadan 3ommen3ed4 % sa: t5e ne: moon /of 8amadan1 on ,riday4 % t5en 3ame ba3k to Medina at t5e end of t5e mont54 Abd2lla5 b4 'Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 asked me /abo2t t5e ne: moon of 8amadan1 and said: 05en did yo2 see itI % said4: 0e sa: it on t5e ni95t of ,riday4 $e said: /<id1 yo2 see it yo2rselfI -% said: Jes; and t5e 6eo6le also sa: it and t5ey obser=ed fast and M2'a:iya also obser=ed fast; :5ere26on 5e said: '2t :e sa: it on #at2rday ni95t4 #o :e :o2ld 3ontin2e to obser=e fast till :e 3om6lete t5irty /lasts1 or :e see it /t5e ne: moon of #5a::al14 % said: %s t5e si95tid9 of t5e moon by M2'a:iya not =alid for yo2I $e said: -o> t5is is 5o: t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5as 3ommanded 2s4 Ja5ya b4 Ja5ya :as in do2bt /:5et5er t5e :ord 2sed in t5e narration by )2raib1 :as -aktafi or +aktafi4

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Book 006, Number 2392:
Ab2'l-'ak5tari re6orted: 0e :ent o2t to 6erform &mra and :5en :e en3am6ed in t5e =alley of -ak5la; :e tried to see t5e ne: moon4 #ome of t5e 6eo6le said: %t :as t5ree ni95ts old; and ot5ers /said1 t5at it :as t:o ni95ts old4 0e t5en met %bn 'Abbas and told 5im :e 5ad seen t5e ne: moon; b2t t5at some of t5e 6eo6le said it :as t5ree ni95ts old and ot5ers t5at it :as t:o ni95ts old4 $e asked on :5i35 ni95t :e 5ad seen it> and :5en :e told 5im :e 5ad seen it on s235 and s235 ni95t; 5e said t5e @ro65et of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad said: "erily Alla5 deferred it till t5e time it is seen; so it is to be re3koned from t5e ni95t yo2 sa: it4

Book 006, Number 2393:
Ab2'l-'ak5tari re6orted: 0e sa: t5e ne: moon of 8amadan as :e :ere at <5iti-'%rD4 0e sent a man to %bn Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 to ask 5im /:5et5er t5e si95tin9 of a small moon 5ad somet5in9 of t5e nat2re of defe3t in it14 &6on t5is %bn 'Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 said t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad said: "erily Alla5 deferred its si95t; b2t if /t5e ne: moon1 is 5idden from yo2; t5en; 3om6lete its n2mber /t5irty14

Cha-te) 9: The &onth of :I* a)e not !n,o&-$ete
Book 006, Number 2394:
+5e son of Ab2 'akra re6orted it on t5e a2t5ority of 5is fat5er t5at t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad said: +5e t:o mont5s of '%d; 8amadan and <52'l-$i??a /are not in3om6lete14

Book 006, Number 2395:
'Abd ar-8a5man b4 Ab2 'akra re6orted on t5e a2t5ority of Ab2 'akra t5at t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad said: +5e mont5s of '%d are not in3om6lete4 And in t5e 5adit5 narrated by )5alid /t5e :ords are1:B +5e mont5s; of '%d are 8amadan and <52'l-$i??a4B
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Book 006, Number 2396:
'Adi b4 $atim /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at :5en /t5is =erse1 :as re=ealed:B &ntil t5e :5ite streak of t5e da:n be3omes distin3t from t5e dark streakB /ii4 1!71 Adi b4 $atim said: Messen9er of Alla5; =erily % kee6 2nderneat5 my 6illo: t:o strin9s; one :5ite and t5e ot5er bla3k; by :5i35 % distin92is5 ni95t from da:n4 &6on t5is t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: Jo2r 6illo: seems to be =ery lar9e4 ,or t5e :ord k5ait im6lies t5e bla3kness of t5e ni95t and t5e :5iteness of t5e da:n4

Book 006, Number 2397:
#a5l b4 #a'd said t5at :5en t5is =erse :as re=ealed:B Eat and drink till t5e :5ite streak is distin3t from t5e dark streak;B a 6erson :o2ld take 5old of a :5ite t5read and a bla3k t5read and kee6 on eatin9 till 5e 3o2ld find t5em distin3t /in t5e li95t of t5e da:n14 %t :as t5en t5at Alla5; t5e Ma?esti3 and .reat; re=eiled /t5e :ords1 min al-fa?r /from t5e da:n1; and t5en it be3ame 3lear /t5at t5e :ord k5ait refers to t5e streak of li95t in t5e da:n14

Book 006, Number 2398:
#a5l b4 #a'd /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 said: 05en t5is =erse :as re=eal- ed4B Eat and drink till t5e :5ite streak be3omes distin3t from t5e dark streak for yo2;B t5e 6erson :5o de3ided to obser=e fast tied on one of 5is feet a bla3k t5read and on t5e ot5er a :5ite t5read4 And 5e :ent on eatin9 and drinkin9 till 5e 3o2ld distin92is5 /bet:een t5eir 3olo2r1 on seein9 t5em4 %t :as after t5is t5at Alla5 re=eal- ed /t5e :ords1: min al-fa?r4 And t5ey /t5e M2slims1 3ame to kno: t5at /t5e :ord k5ait1 refers to t5e ni95t and day4

Book 006, Number 2399:
'Abd2lla5 b4 Mas'2d /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad said: 'ilal :o2ld 6rono2n3e Ad5an /at t5e fa9 end of t5e ni95t in order to inform t5e 6eo6le abo2t t5e time of t5e #a5ri14 #o yo2 eat and drink till yo2 5ear t5e Ad5an of %bn &mm Makt2m /:5i35 :as 6rono2n3ed at t5e 3on3l2sion of t5e #a5ri and t5e 3ommen3ement of t5e fast14

Book 006, Number 2400:
Abd2lla5 b4 '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted: % 5eard t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: 'ilal anno2n3es Ad5an d2rin9 t5e ni95t; so yo2 eat and drink; till yo2 5ear t5e Ad5an of %bn &mm Makt2m4

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Book 006, Number 2401:
%bn '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad t:o M2'ad5d5ins; 'ilal and son of &mm Makt2m; t5e blind4 +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: 'ilal anno2n3es Ad5an at /t5e fa9 end of t5e1 ni95t /i4 e4 #a5ri1; so eat and drink till t5e son of &mm Makt2m anno2n3es Ad5an4 And 5e /t5e narrator1 said: And t5e /differen3e of time1 bet:een t5eir /Ad5ans1 :as not more t5an t5is t5at one 3limbed do:n /from t5e minaret1 and t5e ot5er 3limbed 26 /to anno2n3e Ad5an14

Book 006, Number 2402:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been transmitted on t5e a2t5ority of 'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er14

Book 006, Number 2403:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of '&baid2lla5 on t5e t:o 35ains of transmitters4

Book 006, Number 2404:
%bn Mas'2d /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9 +5e Ad5an of 'ilal s5o2ld not restrain anyone amon9 yo2 from eatin9 #a52r /last meal before daybreak d2rin9 t5e mont5 of 8amadan1 for 5e anno2n3es Ad5an /or 5e 3alls1 at /t5e fa9 end of1 t5e ni95t to make 5im t2rn :5o stands for 6rayer amon9 yo2; and to a:aken t5ose :5o are slee6in9 amon9 yo24 And 5e said: +5e da:n is not like it; as one says /and 5e lifted 5is 5and1 till 5e /dis6ersed 5is fin9ers1 and said: %t is like t5is4

Book 006, Number 2405:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated by #2laiman al-+aimi :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters /b2t :it5 a sli95t =ariation of :ords1 t5at 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: +5e da:n is not like it as it is said> 5e t5en 9at5ered 5is fin9ers and lo:ered t5em4 '2t 5e said; it is like t5is /and 5e 6la3ed t5e inde7 fin9er 26on t5e ot5er one and s6read 5is 5and14

Book 006, Number 2406:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of #2laiman +aimi :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters and; at t5e end; it :as said t5at t5e first Ad5an :as meant to a:aken t5ose :5o :ere in sl2mber amon9st t5em and in order to make t5em t2rn :5o stand in /6rayer1 amon9 t5em /to:ards food at t5e 3ommen3ement of t5e fast14 Farir /one of t5e narrators1 said t5at t5e Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 did not say like t5is b2t 5e said like it /tr2e da:n1 t5at t5e streaks of /tr2e da:n 1 are 5oriEontal and not =erti3al4

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Book 006, Number 2407:
#am2ra b4 Fand2b re6orted M25ammad /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin94 +5e 3all of 'ilal may not mislead any one of yo2 /and 5e may; 2nder t5e :ron9 im6ression 9at5ered from it; refrain1 from takin9 meal before t5e 3ommen3ement of t5e fast /for t5e streaks1 of t5is :5iteness /:5i35 are =erti3al indi3ate t5e false da:n and t5e tr2e da:n :it5 :5i35 t5e fast 3ommen3es is t5at :5en t5e streaks of li95t are1 s6read4

Book 006, Number 2408:
#am2ra b4 F2nd2b sayin9: +5e Ad5an of of da:n; for it is not :5i35 is =erti3al like s6read like it4 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as 'ilal s5o2ld not mislead yo2 nor t5e :5iteness /of t5e 6illar1 t5e :5iteness of t5e tr2e da:n; b2t t5at of t5e false da:n a 6illar and yo2 3an eat food till t5e streaks of :5iteness

Book 006, Number 2409:
#am2ra b4 F2nd2b /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e Ad5an of 'ilal may not mislead yo2 :it5 re9ard to yo2r food at t5e 3ommen3ement of t5e fast; nor t5e =erti3al /streaks1 of :5iteness in t5e 5oriEon /for it is an indi3ation of false da:n14 Jo2 s5o2ld sto6 eatin9 /food1 till /t5e :5iteness1 s6reads like it4 $ammad narrated it and :it5 t5e 9est2re of 5is band 5e e76lained; t5e 5oriEontal 6osition /of t5e streaks of li95t14

Book 006, Number 2410:
#am2ra b4 F2nd2b addressed and narrated from t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5a=in9 said /t5ese :ords1: -eit5er t5e 3all of 'ilal s5o2ld mislead yo2 nor t5is :5iteness /of false da:n1 till /t5e tr2e1 da:n a66ears /or 5e said1 till t5e da:n breaks4

Book 006, Number 2411:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of #am2ra b4 F2nd2b4

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Book 006, Number 2412:
Anas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +ake meal a little before da:n; for t5ere is a blessin9 in takin9 meal at t5at time4

Book 006, Number 2413:
'Amr b4 al-'As re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e differen3e bet:een o2r fastin9 and t5at of t5e 6eo6le of t5e 'ook is eatin9 s5ortly before da:n4

Book 006, Number 2414:
M2sa b4 'Ali 5as narrated t5is 5adit5 t5ro295 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4

Book 006, Number 2415:
Haid b4 +5abit /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 said: 0e took meal s5ortly before da:n alon9 :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im14 0e t5en stood 26 for 6rayer4 % said: $o: m235 s6an of time :as t5ere bet:een t5e t:o /a3ts; i4 e4 takin9 of #a5ri and obser=in9 of 6rayer1I $e said /a s6an of re3itin91 fifty =erses4

Book 006, Number 2416:
+5is 5adit5 5as been transmitted on t5e a2t5ority of Catada too4

Book 006, Number 2417:
#a5l b4 #a'd /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6otted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e 6eo6le :ill 3ontin2e to 6ros6er as lon9 as t5ey 5asten t5e breakin9 of t5e fast4

Book 006, Number 2418:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been transmitted by #a5l b4 #a'd4

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Book 006, Number 2419:
Ab2 'Atiyya re6orted: % and Masr2D :ent to 'A'is5a and said to 5er: Mot5er of t5e 'elie=ers; t5ere are t:o 6ersons amon9 t5e Com6anions of M25ammad /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 one amon9 :5om 5astens in breakin9 t5e fast and in obser=in9 6rayer; and t5e ot5er delays breakin9 t5e fast and delays obser=in9 6rayer4 #5e said: 05o amon9 t5e t:o 5astens in breakin9 fast and obser=in9 6rayersI 0e said; %t is 'Abd2lla54 i4 e4 son of Mas'2d4 :5ere26on s5e said: +5is is 5o: t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 did4 Ab2 )2raib added: +5e se3ond one :as Ab2 M2sa4

Book 006, Number 2420:
Ab2 'Atiyya re6orted: % and Misr2D :ent to 'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 and Masr2D said to 5er: +5ere are t:o 6ersons amon9 t5e Com6anions of M25ammad /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 none of :5om abandons t5e 9ood; b2t one of t5em 5astens to obser=e s2nset 6rayer and break t5e fast; and t5e ot5er delays in obser=in9 t5e s2nset 6rayer and in breakin9 t5e fast; :5ere26on s5e said: 05o 5astens to obser=e s2nset 6rayer and break t5e fastI $e said: %t is 'Abd2lla54 &6on t5is s5e said: +5is is 5o: t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to do4

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Book 006, Number 2421:
'&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: 05en t5e ni95t a66roa35es and t5e day retreates and t5e s2n sinks do:n; t5en t5e obser=er of t5e fast s5o2ld break it4 %bn -2mair made no mention of t5e :ordB t5enB4

Book 006, Number 2422:
'Abd2lla5 b4 Abi A2fa re6orted: 0e :ere :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 on a ?o2rney d2rin9 t5e mont5 of 8amadan4 05en t5e s2n 5ad s2nk 5e said: #o and so; 9et do:n /from yo2r ride1 and 6re6are t5e meal of 6ar35ed barley for 2s4 $e said: Messen9er of Alla5; still /t5ere is li95t of1 day4 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: .et do:n and 6re6are meal of 6ar35ed barley for 2s4 #o 5e 9ot do:n and 6re6ared t5e meal of 6ar35ed barley and offered 5im; and t5e a6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 drank t5at /liD2id meal14 $e t5en told :it5 t5e 9est2re of 5is 5and t5at :5en t5e s2n sank from t5at side and t5e ni95t a66eared from t5at side; t5en t5e obser=er of t5e fast s5o2ld break it4

Book 006, Number 2423:
%bn Abi A2fa /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted: 0e :ere :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 on a ?o2rney4 05en t5e s2n sank 5e said to a
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6erson: .et do:n and 6re6are barley meal for 2s4 &6on t5is 5e said: Messen9er of Alla5; let t5ere be d2sk4 /$e t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: .et do:n and 6re6are barley meal for 2s4 $e /t5e 6erson1 said: +5ere is still /t5e li95t of1 day 26on 2s4 /'2t1 5e 9ot do:n /in obedien3e to t5e 3ommand of t5e $oly @ro65et1 and 6re6ared a barley meal for 5im and 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 drank t5at /liD2id meal1 and t5en said: 05en yo2 see t5e ni95t a66roa35in9 from t5at side /:est1 /and 5e 6ointed to:ards t5e east :it5 5is 5and1; t5en t5e obser=er of t5e fast s5o2ld break it4

Book 006, Number 2424:
Abd2lla5 b4 Abi A2fa /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted: 0e tra=elled :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as 5e 5ad been obser=in9 fast4 05en t5e s2n sank 5e said: #o and so; 9et do:n and 6re6are barley meal for 2s4 +5e rest of t5e 5adit5 is t5e same4

Book 006, Number 2425:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of %bn Abi A2fa /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 t5ro295 anot5er 35ain of transmitters /b2t :it5 a si95t alteration of :ords1: %n t5is 5adit5 transmitted by one of t5e narrators /neit5er t5ese :ords are fo2nd1: <2rin9 t5e mont5 of 8amadan4B nor 5is statement:B And t5e ni95t 6re=ails from t5at side /t5e eastern side14B /+5ese :ords are fo2nd in t5e narration of1 $2s5aim only4

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Book 006, Number 2426:
%bn '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 said t5at t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 forbade 2ninterr26ted fastin94 +5ey /some of t5e Com6anions1 said: Jo2 yo2rself fast 2ninterr26tedly; :5ere26on 5e said: % am not like yo24 % am fed and s266lied drink /by Alla514

Book 006, Number 2427:
%bn '&mar re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 abser=ed fasts 2ninterr26tedly in 8amadan and t5e 6eo6le /in 5is :ake1 did t5is4 '2t 5e forbade t5em to do so4 %t :as said to 5im /to t5e $oly @ro65et1: Jo2 yo2rself obser=e t5e fasts 2ninterr26tedly /b2t yo2 forbid 2s to do so1 &6on t5is 5e said: % am not like yo2> % am fed and s266lied drink /by Alla514

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Book 006, Number 2428:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been transmitted by %bn '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1; b2t 5e did not make mention of /t5e :ords1:B <2rin9 t5e mont5 of 8amadan4B

Book 006, Number 2429:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 forbade /5is Com6anions1 from obser=in9 fast 2ninterm6tedly4 (ne of t5e M2slims said: Messen9er of Alla5; yo2 yo2rself obser=e #a2m 0isal4 :5ere26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: 05o amon9 yo2 is like meI % s6end ni95t /in a state1 t5at my Alla5 feeds me and 6ro=ides me drink4 05en t5ey /t5e Com6anions of t5e $oly @ro65et1 did not a9ree in abandonin9 t5e 2ninterr26ted fast; t5en t5e $oly @ro65et /may 6ea3e4 be 26on 5im1 also obser=ed t5is fast :it5 t5em for a day; and t5en for a day4 +5ey t5en sa: t5e ne: moon and 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: %f t5e a66earan3e of t5e ne: moon :ere delayed4 % :o2ld 5a=e obser=ed more /fasts1 :it5 yo2 /and 5e did it1 by :ay of :arnin9 to t5em as t5ey 5ad not a9reed to refrain /from obser=in9 #a2m 0isal1

Book 006, Number 2430:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: Abstain from #a2m-0isal4 +5ey /5is Com6anions1 said: Messen9er of Alla5; b2t yo2 obser=e #a2m 0isal4 &6on t5is 5e said: Jo2 are not like me in t5is matter; for % s6end my ni95t /in a state1 t5at my Lord feeds me and 6ro=ides me drink <e=ote yo2rsel=es to t5e deeds /t5e b2rden of :5i351 yo2 3an bear4

Book 006, Number 2431:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's A6ostle /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9 /t5e :ords as said in t5e 6re=io2s 5adit51 b2t :it5 t5is alteration /of :ords1:B +ake 26on yo2rsel=es /t5e b2rden of t5e deeds1 for :5i35 yo2 5a=e t5e stren9t5 to bear4B

Book 006, Number 2432:
Ab2 $2raira re6orted t5at t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 forbade /5is Com6anions1 to obser=e #a2m 0isal4

Book 006, Number 2433:
Anas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :as obser=in9 6rayer d2rin9 8amedan4 % 3ame and stood by 5is side4 +5en anot5er man 3ame and 5e stood like:ise till :e be3ame a 9ro264 05en t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 6er3ei=ed t5at :e :ere be5ind 5im; 5e li95tened t5e 6rayer4 $e t5en :ent to 5is abode and obser=ed s235 /a lon91 6rayer /t5e like of :5i351 5e ne=er obser=ed :it5 2s4 05en it :as
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mornin9 :e said to 5im: <id yo2 6er3ei=e 2s d2rin9 t5e ni95tI &6on t5is 5e said: Jes; it :as t5is /realisation1 t5at ind23ed me to do t5at :5i35 % did4 $e /t5e narrator1 said: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 be9an to obser=e #a2m 0isal at t5e end of t5e mont5 /of 8amadan1; and some 6ersons amon9 5is Com6anions be9an to obser=e t5is 2ninter- r26ted fast; :5ere26on t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: 05at abo2t s235 6ersons :5o obser=e 2ninterr26ted fastsI Jo2 are not like me4 'y Alla54 if t5e mont5 :ere len9t5ened for me; % :o2ld 5a=e obser=ed #a2m 0isal; so t5at t5ose :5o a3t :it5 an e7a99eration :o2ld /5a=e been obli9ed1 to abandon t5eir e7a99eration4 1501

Book 006, Number 2434:
Anas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 obser=ed #a2m 0isal d2rin9 t5e early 6art of t5e mont5 of 8amadan4 +5e 6eo6le amon9 M2slims also obser=ed 2ninterr26ted fast4 +5is /ne:s1 rea35ed 5im /t5e $oly @ro65et1 and 5e said: $ad t5e mont5 been len9t5ened for me % :o2ld 5a=e 3ontin2ed obser=in9 #a2m 0isal; so t5at t5ose :5o a3t :it5 for3ed 5ardness :o2ld /5a=e been obli9ed1 to abandon it4 Jo2 are not like me /or 5e said1: % am not like yo24 % 3ontin2e to do so /in a state1 t5at my Lord feeds me and 6ro=ides me drink4

Book 006, Number 2435:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 said: +5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 forbade t5em /5is Com6anions1 to obser=e #a2m 0isal o2t of mer3y for t5em4 +5ey said: Jo2 /$oly @ro65et1 yo2rself obser=e it4 &6on t5is 5e said: % am not like yo24 My Lord feeds me and 6ro=ides me drink4

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Book 006, Number 2436:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 said t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 kissed one of 5is :i=es :5ile 5e :as fastin9; and t5en s5e /'A'is5a1 smiled /as s5e narrated14

Book 006, Number 2437:
#2fyan re6orted: % said to 'Abd al-8a5man b4 Casim: $a=e yo2 5eard from yo2r fat5er narratin9 from 'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 t5at 5e kissed 5er :5ile obser=in9 fastI $e /'Abd al-8a5man b4 Casim1 ke6t silen3e for a s5ort :5ile and t5en said:B Jes4B

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Book 006, Number 2438:
'A'is5a re6orted: Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to kiss me :5ile obser=in9 fast> and :5o amon9 yo2 3an 3ontrol 5is desire as t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 3o2ld 3ontrol 5is desire4

Book 006, Number 2439:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted: Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to kiss /5is :i=es1 :5ile fastin9 and embra3ed /t5em1 :5ile fastin9> b2t 5e 5ad t5e 9reatest mastery o=er 5is desire amon9 yo24

Book 006, Number 2440:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to kiss /5is :i=es1 :5ile fastin9> and 5e 5ad t5e 9reatest 3ontrol o=er 5is desire /as 3om6ared :it5 yo214

Book 006, Number 2441:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 said t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to embra3e /5is :i=es1 :5ile fastin94

Book 006, Number 2442:
As:ad re6orted: % and Masr2D :ent to 'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 and asked4 5er if t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 embra3ed /5is :i=es1 :5ile fastin94 #5e said: Jes> b2t 5e 5ad t5e 9reatest 3ontrol o=er 5is desire amon9 yo2: or 5e :as one of t5ose :5o 5ad 3ontrol o=er 5is desire4 %t is f2rt5er narrated on t5e a2t5ority of As:ad and Masr2D t5at t5ey :ent to t5e Mot5er of t5e 'elie=ers and t5ey asked 5er /and t5e rest of t5e 5adit5 is t5e same1

Book 006, Number 2443:
'&r:a b4 H2bair narrated t5at 'A'is5a t5e Mot5er of t5e 'elie=ers /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 informed 5im t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 kissed 5er :5ile fastin94

Book 006, Number 2444:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been narrated by Ja5ya b4 Ab2 )at5ir :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4

Book 006, Number 2445:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to kiss 5er d2rin9 t5e mont5 of fastin94

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Book 006, Number 2446:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 kissed /5is :i=es1 d2rin9 8amadan :5ile obser=in9 fast4

Book 006, Number 2447:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at Alla5's A6ostle /6ea3e be 26on 5im1 kissed /5is :i=es1 :5ile fastin94

Book 006, Number 2448:
$afsa /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 kissed /5is :i=es1 :5ile fastin94

Book 006, Number 2449:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been narrated by $afsa /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 t5ro295 anot5er 35ain of transmitters4

Book 006, Number 2450:
&mar b Ab2 #alama re6orted t5at 5e asked t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1: #5o2ld one obser=in9 fast kiss /5is :ife1I +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said to 5im: Ask 5er /&mm #alama14 #5e informed 5im t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 did t5at; :5ere 26on 5e said: Messen9er of Alla5; Alla5 6ardoned t5ee all t5y sins; t5e 6re=io2s and t5e later ones4 &6on t5is t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 1 said: 'y Alla5; % am t5e most .od 3ons3io2s amon9 yo2 and % fear $im most amon9 yo24

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Book 006, Number 2451:
Ab2 'akr /5e is Ab2 'akr b4 Abd al-8a5man b4 $arit51 re6orted: % 5eard Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 narratin9 t5at 5e :5o is o=ertaken by da:n in a state of seminal emission s5o2ld not obser=e fast4 % made a mention of it to 'Abd al-8a5man b4 $arit5 /i4 e4 to 5is fat5er1 b2t 5e denied it4 'Abd al-8a5man :ent and % also :ent alon9 :it5 5im till :e 3ame to'A'is5a and &mm #alama /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 and Abd al-8a5man asked t5em abo2t it4 'ot5 of t5em said: /At times it so 5a66ened1 t5at t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :oke 26 in t5e mornin9 in a state of ?2n2b /b2t :it5o2t seminal emission in a dream1 and obser=ed fast $e /t5e narrator1 said: 0e t5en 6ro3eeded till :e :ent to Mar:an and Abd al-8a5man made a mention of it to 5im4 &6on t5is Mar:an said: % stress 26on yo2 /:it5 an oat51 t5at yo2 better 9o to Ab2 $2raira and refer to 5im :5at is said abo2t it4 #o :e 3ame to Ab2 $2raira
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and Ab2 'akr 5ad been :it5 2s t5ro295o2t and 'Abd al-8a5man made a mention of it to 5im; :5ere26on Ab2 $2raira said: <id t5ey /t5e t:o :i=es of t5e $oly @ro65et1 tell yo2 t5isI $e re6lied: Jes &6on t5is /Ab2 $2raira1 said: +5ey 5a=e better kno:led9e4 Ab2 $2raira t5en attrib2ted t5at :5at :as said abo2t it to ,adl b4 'Abbas and said: % 5eard it from ,adl and not from t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im14 Ab2 $2raira t5en retra3ted from :5at 5e 2sed to say abo2t it4 %bn F2rai? /one of t5e narrators1 re6orted: % asked 'Abd al-Malik; if t5ey /t5e t:o :i=es1 said /made t5e statement1 in re9ard to 8amadan; :5ere26on 5e said: %t :as so; and 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 /:oke 26 in t5e1 mornin9 in a state of ?2n2b :5i35 :as not d2e to t5e :et dream and t5en obser=ed fast4

Book 006, Number 2452:
'A'is5a; t5e :ife of t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1; said: +5e da:n broke 26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 d2rin9 t5e 8amadan in a state of ?2n2b not be3a2se of se72al dream /b2t on a33o2nt of inter3o2rse1 and 5e :as5ed 5imself and obser=ed fast4

Book 006, Number 2453:
Ab2 'akr re6orted t5at Mar:an sent 5im to &mm #alama to ask :5et5er a 6erson s5o2ld obser=e fast :5o is in a state of ?2n2b and t5e da:n breaks 26on 5im; :5ere26on s5e said t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 /:as at times1 ?2nbi on a33o2nt of inter3o2rse and not d2e to se72al dream; and t5e da:n broke 26on 5im; b2t 5e neit5er broke t5e fast nor re3om6ensed4

Book 006, Number 2454:
Ab2 'akr b4 'Abd al-8a5man b4 al-$arit5 b4 $is5am re6orted on t5e a2t5ority of 'A'is5a and &mm #alama; t5e :i=es of t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 at times 9ot 26 in t5e mornin9 in a state of ?2n2b on a33o2nt of 5a=in9 a se72al inter3o2rse /:it5 5is :i=es d2rin9 ni95t1 b2t not d2e to se72al dreams in t5e mont5 of 8amadan; and :o2ld obser=e fast4

Book 006, Number 2455:
'A'is5a re6orted t5at a 6erson 3ame to t5e A6ottle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 askin9 for a fat:a /reli9io2s =erdi3t14 #5e /'A'is5a1 5ad been o=er5earin9 it from be5ind t5e 32rtain4 'A'is5a added t5at 5e /t5e 6erson1 5ad said: Messen9er of Alla5; /t5e time1 of 6rayer o=ertakes me as % am in a state of ?2n2b> s5o2ld % obser=e fast /in t5is state1I &6on t5is t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: /At times t5e time1 of 6rayer o=ertakes me :5ile % am in a state of ?2n2b; and % obser=e fast /in t5at =ery state1; :5ere26on 5e said: Messen9er of Alla5; yo2 are not like 2s Alla5 5as 6ardoned all yo2r sins; t5e 6re=io2s ones and t5e later ones4 &6on t5is 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: 'y Alla5; % 5o6e % am t5e most .od-fearir9 of yo2; and 6ossess t5e best kno:led9e amon9 yo2 of t5ose /t5in9s1 a9ainst :5i35 % s5o2ld 92ard4

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Book 006, Number 2456:
#2laiman b4 Jasar re6orted t5at 5e asked &mm #alama :5et5er a 6erson /:5o 9ets 261 in t5e mornin9 in a state of ?2n2b s5o2ld obser=e fast4 #5e said: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 /at times1 9ot 26 in t5e mornin9 in a state of ?2n2b; not be3a2se of se72al dreams /b2t on a33o2nt of inter3o2rse at ni95t1; and t5en obser=ed fast4

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Book 006, Number 2457:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at a 6erson 3ame to t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 and said: Messen9er of Alla5; % am 2ndone4 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: 05at 5as bro295t abo2t yo2r r2inI $e said: % 5a=e 5ad inter3o2rse :it5 my :ife d2rin9 t5e mont5 of 8amadan4 &6on t5is 5e /t5e $oly 6ro65et1 said: Can yo2 find a sla=e to set 5im freeI $e said: -( $e /t5e $oly @ro65et a9ain1 said: Can yo2 obser=e fast for t:o 3onse32ti=e mont5sI $e said: -o4 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: Can yo2 6ro=ide food to si7ty 6oor 6eo6leI; $e said: -o4 $e t5en sat do:n and /in t5e mean:5ile1 t5ere :as bro295t to t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 a basket :5i35 3ontained dates4 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: .i=e t5ese /dates1 in 35arity4 $e /t5e man1 said: Am % to 9i=e to one :5o is 6oorer t5an %I +5ere is no family 6oorer t5an mine bet:een t5e t:o la=a 6lains of Medina4 +5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 la295ed so t5at 5is molar teet5 be3ame =isible and said: .o and 9i=e it to yo2r family to eat4

Book 006, Number 2458:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of M2bammad b4 M2slim al-H25ri :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters; and 5e said: +5ere :as bro295t an 'araD 3ontainin9 dates; an 'araD bein9 a 529e basket4 '2t in t5is 5adit5 no mention 5as been made of /t5e fa3t1 t5at t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 la295ed till 5is molar teet5 be3ame =isible4

Book 006, Number 2459:
Ab2 $2raira re6orted t5at a 6erson 5ad inter3o2rse :it5 5is :ife d2rin9 8amadan /:5ile fastin914 $e asked for t5e reli9io2s =erdi3t /abo2t it1 from t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1; :5ere26on 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: Can yo2 find a sla=e /to 9rant 5im freedom1I $e said: -o4 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et a9ain1 said: Can yo2 afford to obser=e fasts for t:o /3onse32ti=e1 mont5sI $e said: -o4 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: +5en feed si7ty 6oor men4

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Book 006, Number 2460:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of H25ri :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters t5at a 6erson broke fast in 8amadan :5ere26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 3ommanded 5im to free a sla=e /as an atonement1; and t5e rest of t5e 5adit5 is t5e same as narrated by %bn &yaina4

Book 006, Number 2461:
$2maid b4 'Abd al-8a5man re6orted t5at Ab2 $2raira 5ad narrated to 5im t5at t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 3ommanded t5e 6erson /:5o1 broke t5e fast in 8amadan to free a sla=e or obser=e fasts for t:o /3onse32ti=e1 mont5s or feed si7ty 6oor 6ersons4

Book 006, Number 2462:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters on t5e a2t5ority of H25ri4

Book 006, Number 2463:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at a 6erson 3ame to t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 and said: % am b2rnt; :5ere26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: $o: is itI $e /t5e 6erson1 said: % 5ad inter3o2rse :it5 my :ife d2rin9 t5e day in 8amadan4 &6on t5is /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: .i=e 35arity; 9i=e 35arity4 $e /t5e 6erson1 said: +5ere is not5in9 :it5 me4 $e 3ommanded 5im to sit do:n; /%n t5e mean:5ile1 t5ere :ere bro295t to 5im /to t5e $oly @ro65et1 t:o baskets 3ontainin9 eatables; :5ere26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 told 5im to 9i=e t5em as sadaDa4

Book 006, Number 2464:
'Abbad b4 Abd2lla5 b4 H2bair narrated t5at 5e 5eard 'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 sayin9: A 6erson 3ame to t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1; and 5e t5en narrated t5e 5adit54 '2t /neit5er t5ese :ords are fo2nd1:B .i=e 35arity; 9i=e 35arityB /nor1 5is :ords:B d2rin9 t5e day timeB4

Book 006, Number 2465:
Abbad b4 Abd2lla5 b4 H2bair re6orted t5at 5e 5ad 5eard 'A'is5a; t5e :ife of t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1; as sayin9: A 6erson 3ame to t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 in t5e mosD2e d2rin9 /t5e mont5 of1 8amadan and said: Messen9er of Alla5; % am b2rnt % am b2rnt; :5ere26on t5e Mes- sen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 asked 5im as to :5at t5e matter :as4 &6on t5is 5e said: % 5ad inter3o2rse :it5 my :ife /in a state of fastin91 +5ere26on 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: .i=e 35arity4 &6on t5is 5e said: A6ostle of Alla5; % s:ear by .od; t5ere is not5in9 :it5 me /to 9i=e in 35arity1 as % do not 6ossess anyt5in94 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: #it do:n4 #o 5e sat do:n and 5e :as in t5is =ery state :5en t5ere 3ame a 6erson 2r9in9 a donkey :it5 a load of
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eatables 26on it4 +5e Mes- sen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: 05ere is t5at b2rnt one :5o :as ?2st 5ereI +5ere26on t5e 6erson stood 264 +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: .i=e t5is /eatables bro295t by t5e man1 in 35arity4 &6on t5is t5e 6erson said: Messen9er of Alla5; 3an t5ere be anyone else /more deser=in9 t5an %1I 'y Alla54 :e are 52n9ry; :e 5a=e not5in9 :it5 2s4 &6on t5is 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: +5en eat /t5ese eatables14

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Book 006, Number 2466:
%bn Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :ent o2t d2rin9 t5e mont5 of 8amadan in t5e year of "i3tory /:5en Me33a :as 3onD2ered1 and :as fastin9 till 5e rea35ed )adid /a 3anal sit2ated at a distan3e of forty-t:o miles from Me33a1 and 5e t5en broke t5e fast4 And it :as t5e 5abit of t5e Com6anions of t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 to follo: 5im in e=ery ne: t5in9 /or a3t14 #o t5ey follo:ed 5im also /in t5is matter14

Book 006, Number 2467:
+5is 5adit5 is narrated on t5e a2t5ority of H25ri :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4 Ja5ya /one of t5e narrators1 said t5at #2fyan /t5e narrator1 5ad stated: % do not kno: :5ose statement it is:B %t is t5e last :ord of t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :5i35 is a33e6ted as /final as it abro9ates t5e 6re=io2s ones14B

Book 006, Number 2468:
%t 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of H25ri :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters t5at breakin9 of fast /in a ?o2rney1 is t5e final of t5e t:o 3ommands /:5et5er one may fast or one may break it1; and it is t5e last 3ommand of t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :5i35 is to be a33e6ted as final4 H25ri said: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 mar35ed on Me33a on t5e mornin9 of 14t5 of 8amadan /lit4 :5en t5irteen ni95ts 5ad 6assed14

Book 006, Number 2469:
A 5adlt5 like t5is 5as been transmitted on t5e a2t5ority of %bn #5ibab :5o said t5at t5ey /t5e Com6nions of t5e $oly @ro65et1 follo:ed t5e latest of 5is 3ommands and looked 26on it as one abro9atin9 /t5e 6re=io2s ones1 and t5e most firm4

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Book 006, Number 2470:
%bn 'Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 ?o2rneyed d2rin9 t5e mont5 of 8amadan in a slate of fastin9 till 5e rea35ed '&sfan4 $e t5en ordered a 326 3ontainin9 drinkin9 :ater and 5e drank t5at o6enly so t5at t5e 6eo6le mi95t see it; and broke t5e fast /and did not res2me it1 till 5e rea35ed Me33a4 %bn 'Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 said: Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 fasted and broke t5e fast; so 5e :5o :is5ed fasted and 5e :5o :is5ed to break it broke it4

Book 006, Number 2471:
%bn Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted: <o not 3ondemn one :5o obser=es fast; or one :5o does not obser=e /in a ?o2rney14 for t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 obser=ed fast in a ?o2rney or 5e did not obser=e it /too14

Book 006, Number 2472:
Fabir b4 'Abd2lla5 /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted t5at Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :ent o2t to Me33a in 8amadan in t5e year of "i3tory; and 5e and t5e 6eo6le fasted till 5e 3ame to )2ra' al-.5amim and t5e 6eo6le also fasted4 $e t5en 3alled for a 326 of :ater :5i35 5e raised till t5e 6eo6le sa: it; and t5en 5e drank4 $e :as told after:ards t5at some 6eo6le 5ad 3ontin2ed to fast; and 5e said: +5ese 6eo6le are t5e disobedient ones> t5ese are t5e disobedient ones4

Book 006, Number 2473:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated by Fa'far :it5 t5e some 35ain of trans- mitters and 5e added: %t :as said to 5im /to t5e $oly @ro65et1: +5ere are 6eo6le to :5om fastin9 5as be3ome 2nbearable and t5ey are :aitin9 5o: yo2 do4 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 t5en 3alled for a 326 of :ater :5en it :as afternoon4 +5e rest of t5e 5adit5 is t5e same4

Book 006, Number 2474:
Fabir b4 'Abd2lla5 /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted t5at in t5e 3o2rse of a ?o2rney Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 sa: a man; 6eo6le 3ro:din9 aro2nd 5im and 6ro=idin9 5im a s5ade4 &6on t5is 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: 05at is t5e matter :it5 5imI +5ey said: $e is a 6erson obser=in9 fast4 05ere26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: %t is no ri95teo2sness t5at yo2 fast on ?o2rney4

Book 006, Number 2475:
'Amr b4 al-$asan is re6orted to 5a=e said t5at 5e 5eard Fabir b4 'Abd2lla5 /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 as sayin9 t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 sa: a man4 +5e rest of t5e 5adit5 is t5e same as mentioned abo=e4

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Book 006, Number 2476:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of #52'ba :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters b2t :it5 t5is addition t5at 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said:B +ake ad=anta9e of t5e 3on3ession of Alla5 05o 0anted it to yo24B 05en 5e /one of t5e narrators1 asked 5im /t5e ot5er one; Jabya b4 Abi )at5ar1 5e did not retain it in 5is mind4

Book 006, Number 2477:
Ab2 #a'id al-)52dri /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted: 0e :ent o2t on an e76edition :it5 Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 on t5e 1*t5 of 8amadan4 #ome of 2s fasted and some of 2s broke t5e fast4 '2t neit5er t5e obser=er of t5e fast fo2nd fa2lt :it5 one :5o broke it; nor t5e breaker of t5e fast fo2nd fa2lt :it5 one :5o obser=ed it4

Book 006, Number 2478:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of Catada :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters by different narrators /e73e6t t5is differen3e1 t5at in t5e 5adit5 transmitted by +aimi and &mar b4 Amir and $is5am /t5e date of settin9 o2t is1 1!t5; and in t5e 5adit5 transmitted by #a'id it is t5e 12t5; and in t5e one transmitted by #52'ba it is t5e 17t5 or 19t54

Book 006, Number 2479:
Ab2 #a'id al-)52dri /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted: 0e :ent o2t on an e76edition :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 d2rin9 8amadan and neit5er t5e obser=er of t5e fast :as fo2nd fa2lt :it5 for 5is fastin9; nor t5e breaker of t5e fast for breakin9 it4

Book 006, Number 2480:
Ab2 #a'id al-)52dri /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted: 0e :ent o2t on an e76edition :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 d2rin9 8amadan4 #ome of 2s obser=ed t5e fast and some of 2s broke it4 -eit5er t5e obser=er of t5e fast 5ad any 9r2d9e a9ainst one :5o broke it; nor t5e breaker of t5e fast 5ad any 9r2d9e a9ainst one :5o 5ad fasted +5ey kne: t5at 5e :5o 5ad stren9t5 eno295 /to bear its ri9o2r1 fasted and t5at :as 9ood; and t5ey also fo2nd t5at 5e :5o felt :eakness /and 3o2ld not bear t5e b2rden1 broke it; and t5at :as also 9ood4

Book 006, Number 2481:
Ab2 -adra re6orted Ab2 #a'id al4 )52dri and Fabir b4 Abd2lla5 as sayin9: 0e tra=elled :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im14 +5e obser=er of t5e fast obser=ed it; and t5e breaker of t5e fast broke it; b2t none of t5em fo2nd fa2lt :it5 ea35 ot5er4

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Book 006, Number 2482:
$2maid re6orted t5at Anas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 :as asked abo2t fastin9 d2rin9 8amadan :5ile tra=ellin94 $e said: 0e tra=elled :it5 t5e Messe<9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 d2rin9 t5e mont5 of 8amadan; b2t neit5er t5e obser=er of t5e fast fo2nd fa2lt :it5 t5e breaker of t5e fast; nor t5e breaker of t5e fast fo2nd fa2lt :it5 t5e obser=er of t5e fast4

Book 006, Number 2483:
Ab2 )5alid al-A5mar narrated from $2maid :5o said: % :ent o2t and :as fastin9> t5ey said to me: 'reak /lit 9o ba3k; re6eat14 $e said t5at Anas re6orted t5at t5e Com6anions of t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to set o2t on a ?o2rney and neit5er t5e obser=er of t5e fast fo2nd fa2lt :it5 t5e breaker of t5e fast; nor t5e breaker of t5e fast fo2nd fa2lt :it5 t5e obser=er of t5e fast4 /(ne of t5e narrators $2maid said1: % met %bn Abi M2laika :5o informed me t5e same t5in9 on t5e a2t5ority of 'A'is5a4

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Book 006, Number 2484:
Anas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted: 0e :ere :it5 t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 on a ?o2rney4 #ome of 2s 5ad been obser=in9 t5e fast and some of 2s 5ad not been fastin94 0e 9ot do:n at a 6la3e on a 5ot day4 Most of 2s 5ad t5e 3lot5 for s5elter4 +5ere :ere also t5ose amon9st 2s :5o s5eltered /t5emsel=es a9ainst t5e rays of t5e1 s2n :it5 t5e 5el6 of t5eir 5ands4 +5e obser=ers of t5e fast fell do:n /on a33o2nt of :eakness14 +5ose :5o 5ad not obser=ed it 9ot 26 and 6it35ed tents and :atered t5e mo2nts4 +5ere26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: +5e breakers of t5e fast 5a=e taken a:ay t5e re:ard today4

Book 006, Number 2485:
Anas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :as ?o2rneyin9 /alon9 :it5 5is Com6anions14 #ome of t5em 5ad obser=ed t5e fast :5ereas t5e ot5ers 5ad broken it4 +5ose :5o did not fast 9irded 26 t5eir loins and :orked; b2t t5e obser=ers of t5e fast :ere too :eak to :ork4 &6on t5is 5e /t5e A6ostle of Alla51 said: +oday t5e breakers of t5e fast 5a=e 9one :it5 t5e re:ard4

Book 006, Number 2486:
CaEa'a re6orted: % 3ame to Ab2 #a'id al-)52dri /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 and 5e :as s2rro2nded /by 6eo6le1; and :5en t5ey dis6ersed % said to 5im: % am not 9oin9 to ask yo2 abo2t :5at t5ese 6eo6le :ere askin94 % ask yo2 abo2t fastin9 on a ?o2rney4 &6on t5is 5e said: 0e tra=elled :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may
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6ea3e be 26on 5im1 to:ards Me33a and :e 5ad been obser=in9 fast4 0e 5alted at a 6la3e4 +5ere t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: Jo2 are nearin9 yo2r enemy and breakin9 of fast :o2ld 9i=e yo2 9reater stren9t5; and t5at :as a 3on3ession /9i=en to 2s14 '2t some of 2s 3ontin2ed to obser=e t5e fast and some of 2s broke it4 0e t5en 9ot do:n at anot5er 6la3e and 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: Jo2 are 9oin9 to en3o2nter t5e enemy in t5e mornin9 and breakin9 of t5e fast :o2ld 9i=e yo2 stren9t5; so break t5e fast4 As it :as a 6oint of stress; so :e broke t5e fast4 '2t s2bseD2ently :e sa: o2rsel=es obser=in9 t5e fast :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 on a ?o2rney4

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Book 006, Number 2487:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at $amEa b4 'Amr al-Aslami asked t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 abo2t fastin9 on a ?o2rney; and 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: ,ast if yo2 like and break it if yo2 like4

Book 006, Number 2488:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at $amEa b4 Amr al-Aslami asked t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 t52s: Messen9er of Alla5; % am a 6erson de=oted m235 to fastin94 #5o2ld % fast d2rin9 t5e ?o2rneyI $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: ,ast if yo2 like and break it if yo2 like4

Book 006, Number 2489:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of $is5am :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4

Book 006, Number 2490:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of $is5am :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters t5at $amEa said: % am a 6erson m235 2sed to fastin94 #5o2ld % fast d2rin9 t5e ?o2rneyI /+5e rest of t5e 5adit5 is t5e same41

Book 006, Number 2491:
$amEa b4 'Amr al-Aslami /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 said: Messen9er of Alla5; % find stren9t5 in me for fastin9 on a ?o2rney> is t5ere any sin 26on me /in doin9 it1I +5ere26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: %t is a 3on3ession from Alla54 $e :5o took ad=anta9e of it; it is 9ood for 5im; and 5e :5o 6referred to obser=e fast; t5ere is no sin 26on 5im4 $ar2n /one of t5e narrators1 in 5is narration said: 'lt is a 3on3ession; and 5e made no mention ofB from Alla5B4

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Book 006, Number 2492:
Ab2 <arda' /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted: 0e set o2t d2rin9 t5e mont5 of 8amadan :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 in s235 an intense 5eat t5at one of 2s :o2ld 6la3e 5is 5and o=er 5is 5ead /in order to 6rote3t 5imself1 a9ainst t5e e73essi=e 5eat; and none amon9 2s :as obser=in9 t5e fast; e73e6t t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 and 'Abd2lla5 b4 8a:a5a4

Book 006, Number 2493:
Ab2 <arda' re6orted: 0e :ere :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 on some of 5is ?o2rneys on an intensely 5ot day so m235 so t5at a 6erson :o2ld 6la3e 5is 5and on 5is 5ead /in order to 6rote3t 5imself1 a9ainst e73essi=e 5eat; and none amon9st 2s :as fastin9 b2t t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 and Abd2lla5 b4 8a:a5a

Cha-te) (;: It ! -)efe)a#$e fo) the -!$")!& not to o# e)7e fa t !n :A)afat on the *a1 of :A)afa
Book 006, Number 2494:
&mm al-,adl bint- al-$arit5 re6orted t5at some 6eo6le ar92ed abo2t t5e fastin9 of t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 on t5e day of 'Arafa4 #ome of t5em said t5at 5e 5ad been fastin9; :5ereas t5e ot5ers said t5at 5e 5ad not been fastin94 % sent a 326 of milk to 5im :5ile 5e :as ridin9 5is 3amel at 'Arafa; and 5e drank it4

Book 006, Number 2495:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of Ab2 -adr :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters; b2t 5e did not mention t5at 5e :as mo2ntin9 /ridin9 on1 5is 3amel4

Book 006, Number 2496:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated by Ab2 -adr on t5e a2t5ority of &mair; t5e freed sla=e of &mm al-,adl; t5ro295 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4

Book 006, Number 2497:
&mm al-,adl /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 is re6orted to 5a=e said t5at some 6eo6le amon9 t5e Com6anions of t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :ere in do2bt abo2t fastin9 on t5e day of 'Arafa and :e :ere :it5 5im on t5at day4 % /&mm al-,adl1 sent 5im a 326 of milk and 5e :as 5altin9 at 'Arafa; and 5e drank t5at4

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Book 006, Number 2498:
)2raib; t5e freed sla=e of %bn 'Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1; re6orted from Maim2na; t5e :ife of t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1; t5at 6eo6le 5ad do2bt abo2t t5e fastin9 of Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 on t5e day of 'Arafa4 Maim2na sent 5im a 326 of milk and 5e :as 5altin9 at a 6la3e and 5e drank it and t5e 6eo6le :ere seein9 5im4

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Book 006, Number 2499:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at t5e C2rais5 2sed to fast on t5e day of 'As52ra in t5e 6re-%slami3 days and t5e Messen9er ot Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 also obser=ed it4 05en 5e mi9rated to Medina; 5e 5imself obser=ed t5is fast and 3ommanded /ot5ers1 to obser=e it4 '2t :5en fastin9 d2rin9 t5e mont5 of 8amadan :as made obli9atory 5e said: $e :5o :is5es to obser=e t5is fast may do so; and 5e :5o :is5es to abandon it may do so4

Book 006, Number 2500:
+5is 5adit5 is narrated on t5e a2t5ority of $is5am :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters; b2t 5e made no mention in t5e first 6art of t5e 5adit5 t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to obser=e fast; and said abo2t t5e se3ond 6art t5at 5e abandoned t5e /fast1 of As52ra; and 5e :5o :is5ed obser=ed t5e fast and :5o :is5ed ot5er:ise abandoned it; and 5e did not 5old it as t5e :ords of t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as mentioned in t5e narration transmitted by Farir4

Book 006, Number 2501:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted4 %n t5e 6re-%slami3 days fast :as obser=ed on t5e day of As52ra; b2t :it5 t5e ad=ent of %slam /its 6osition :as as3ertained as t5at of a =ol2ntary fast14 +5en 5e :5o :is5ed to fast fasted; and 5e :5o liked to abandon it abandoned it4

Book 006, Number 2502:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad ordered to obser=e fast /on 'As52ra1 before t5e fastin9 in 8amadan :as made obli9atory4 '2t :5en it be3ame obli9atory; t5en 5e :5o :is5ed fasted on t5e day of As52ra; and 5e :5o :is5ed did not obser=e it /on t5at day14

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Book 006, Number 2503:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at t5e C2rais5 2sed to obser=e fast on t5e day of As52ra d2rin9 t5e 6re-%slami3 days4 +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26o9 5im1 t5en 3ommanded to fast on t5at day till /fastin91 in 8amadan be3ame obli9atory4 +5en t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: $e :5o :is5ed to fast s5o2ld do so4 and 5e :5o :is5ed to break it may do so4

Book 006, Number 2504:
Abd2lla5 b4 '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted t5at /t5e Arabs of1 6re-%slami3 days 2sed to obser=e fast on t5e day of As52ra and t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 obser=ed it and t5e M2slims too /obser=ed it1 before fastin9 in 8amadan be3ame obli9atory4 '2t :5en it be3ame obli9atory; t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: 'As52ra is one of t5e days of Alla5; so 5e :5o :is5ed s5o2ld obser=e fast and 5e :5o :is5ed ot5er:ise s5o2ld abandon it4

Book 006, Number 2505:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of Abd2lla5 t5ro295 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4

Book 006, Number 2506:
%bn '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 said t5at t5e day of 'As52ra :as mentioned before t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e 5e 26on 5im14 +5ere26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5; /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: +5at :as a day on :5i35 t5e 6eo6le of 6re-%slami3 days 2sed to obser=e fast4 #o 5e :5o amon9st yo2 likes to obser=e fast s5o2ld do so; and 5e :5o does not like it s5o2ld abandon it4

Book 006, Number 2507:
Abd2lla5 b4 '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted t5at 5e 5eard t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 say abo2t t5e day of As52ra: %t is a day on :5i35 t5e 6eo6le of 6re-%slami3 days obser=ed fast4 #o 5e :5o liked to fast on t5is day s5o2ld do so; and 5e :5o liked to abandon it s5o2ld abandon it4 'Abd2lla5 /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 did not obser=e fast e73e6t :5en it 3oin3ided /:it5 t5e days :5en 5e :as in t5e 5abit of obser=in9 =ol2ntary fasts d2rin9 e=ery mont514

Book 006, Number 2508:
Abd2lla5 b4 &mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted t5at t5e day of 'As52ra :as mentioned before t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 and 5e narrated a 5adit5 like one /narrated abo=e14

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Book 006, Number 2509:
'Abd2lla5 b4 &mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted t5at t5e day of 'As52ra :as mentioned before t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 and 5e said: %t is a day :5en t5e 6eo6le in t5e 6re-%slami3 days need to obser=e fast; so 5e :5o :is5es to obser=e fast s5o2ld do so; and 5e :5o :is5es to abandon it s5o2ld do so4

Book 006, Number 2510:
Abd al-8a5man b4 JaEid said: 05en al-As5'at5 b4 Cais entered t5e 5o2se of 'Abd2lla5 5e :as 5a=in9 5is breakfast4 $e /'Abd2lla5 b4 &mar1 said: Abd M25ammad /al-As5a't51; 3ome near to t5e breakfast4 +5ere26on 5e said: %s not today t5e day of 'As52raI $e /'Abd al-8a5man1 said: <o yo2 kno: :5at t5e day of 'As52ra isI $e said: 05at is itI $e said: %t is a day on :5i35 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to obser=e fast before t5e /fastin91 in t5e mont5 of 8amadan /be3ame1 obli9atory4 '2t :5en it be3ame obli9atory t5e /fastin9 of 'As52ra1 :as abandoned /as 3om62lsory14 Ab2 )2raib said: $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 abandoned it4

Book 006, Number 2511:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated from Farir on t5e a2t5ority of A'mas5 :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters and 5e said /t5ese :ords :it5 a little bit of =ariation from t5e 6re=io2s 5adit51: 05en /fastin91 in 8amadan :as /made1 obli9atory; 5e aban- doned it /t5e 6ra3ti3e of obser=in9 fast on As52ra14

Book 006, Number 2512:
Cais b #akan re6orted t5at al-As5'at5 b4 Cais :ent to 'Abd2lla5 on t5e day of 'As52ra :5ile 5e :as eatin94 $e said: Ab2 M25ammad; 3ome near and dine4 &6on t5is 5e said: % am fastin94 +5ere26on 5e said: 0e 2sed to obser=e fast and t5en /t5is 6ra3ti3e1 :as abandoned4

Book 006, Number 2513:
'AlDama re6orted t5at As5'at5 b4 Cais :ent to %bn Mas'2dd :5ile 5e :as eatin9 on t5e day of As52ra4 +5ere26on 5e said: Ab2 Abd al-8a5man; it is t5e day of 'As52ra /and yo2 are eatin914 &6on t5is 5e said: ,ast :as obser=ed on /t5is day1 before t5e /fastin91 in 8amadan :as made obli9atory; b2t :5en it :as made obli9atory; /fastin9 on t5e day of 'As52ra1 :as abandoned4 #o if yo2 are not fastin9; t5en take food4

Book 006, Number 2514:
Fabir b #am2ra re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 3ommanded 2s to obser=e fast on t5e day of As52ra and e75orted 2s to do it and :as 6arti32lar abo2t it '2t :5en /fastin91 in 8amadan :as made obli9atory; 5e 5en3e4 fort5 neit5er 3ommanded 2s nor forbade 2s; nor :as 5e so 6arti32lar abo2t it4
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Book 006, Number 2515:
Abd al-8a5man re6orted t5at 5e 5eard M2'a:iya b4 Ab2 #2fyan deli=erin9 a sermon in Medina4 i4 e4 :5en 5e 3ame t5ere /for $a??14 $e deli=ered a sermon on t5e day of 'As52ra and said: @eo6le of Medina; :5ere are yo2r s35olarsI % 5eard t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 say on t5is =ery day: %t is t5e day of 'As52ra4 Alla5 5as not made fastin9 on +5is day obli9atory for yo2 b2t % am fastin94 $e :5o likes to obser=e fast amon9 yo2 s5o2ld do so; and 5e :5o likes not to obser=e it may not obser=e it4

Book 006, Number 2516:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of %bn #5i5ab t5ro295 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4

Book 006, Number 2517:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of H25ri :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters t5at be 5eard Alla5's A6ostle /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9 on a similar day: % am fastin9 today; so 5e :5o :is5es to obser=e fast s5o2ld do so> b2t 5e did not make mention of t5e rest of t5e 5adit54

Book 006, Number 2518:
%bn Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted t5at :5en Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 3ame to Medina; 5e fo2nd t5e Fe:s obser=in9 t5e fast on t5e day of As52ra4 +5ey /t5e Fe:s1 :ere asked abo2t it and t5ey said: %t is t5e day on :5i35 Alla5 9ranted =i3tory to Moses and /5is 6eo6le1 'ani %sra'il o=er t5e @5arao5 and :e obser=e fast o2t of 9ratit2de to $im4 &6on t5is t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: 0e 5a=e a 3loser 3onne3tion :it5 Moses t5an yo2 5a=e; and 5e 3ommanded to obser=e fast on t5is day4

Book 006, Number 2519:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated by %bn 'is5r :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters /b2t :it5 a sli95t =ariation1 t5at 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 inD2ired of t5em /Fe:s1 abo2t it /fastin9 on t5e day of 'As52ra14

Book 006, Number 2520:
%bn'Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 arri=ed in Medina and fo2nd t5e Fe:s obser=in9 fast on t5e day of 'As52ra4 +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said to t5em: 05at is t5e /si9nifi3an3e1 of t5is day t5at yo2 obser=e fast on itI +5ey said: %t is t5e day of 9reat /si9nifi3an3e1 :5en Alla5 deli=ered Moses and 5is 6eo6le; and dro:ned t5e @5arao5 and 5is 6eo6le; and Moses obser=ed fast o2t of 9ratit2de and :e also obser=e it4 &6on t5is t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: 0e 5a=e more ri95t; and :e 5a=e a 3loser 3onne3tion :it5 Moses

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t5an yo2 5a=e> so Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 obser=ed fast /on t5e day of 'As52ra1; and 9a=e orders t5at it s5o2ld be obser=ed4

Book 006, Number 2521:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of Ayy2b :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4

Book 006, Number 2522:
Ab2 M2sa /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted: +5e day of 'As52ra :as one :5i35 t5e Fe:s res6e3ted and t5ey treated it as %d4 +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: Jo2 also obser=e fast on t5is day4

Book 006, Number 2523:
Ab2 M2sa re6orted t5at t5e 6eo6le of )5aibar /most of t5em :ere Fe:s1 obser=ed fast on t5t day of 'As52ra and t5ey treated it as '%d and 9a=e t5eir :omen ornaments and bea2tif2l dressto:ear4 +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: Jo2 /only1 obser=e fast on t5is day4

Book 006, Number 2524:
%bn Abbas :as asked abo2t obser=in9 of fast on t5e day of As52ra; :5ere26on 5e said: % do not kno: Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 sin9lin9 o2t any day's fast and 3onsiderin9 it more e73ellent t5an anot5er; e73e6t t5is day /t5e day of As52ra1 and t5is mont5; meanin9 t5e mont5 of 8amadan4

Book 006, Number 2525:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of '&baid2lla5 b4 Abi JaEid4

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Book 006, Number 2526:
$akam b4 al-'Ara? re6orted: % :ent to %bn 'Abbas /Alla5 be @leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 and 5e :as re3linin9 2sin9 5is mantle as a 6illo: near t5e fo2ntain of HamEam4 % said to 5im: +ell me abo2t fastin9 on As52ra4 $e said: 05en yo2 see t5e ne: moon of M25arram t5en 3o2nt t5e /days1 and obser=e fast on t5e 9t54 % said to 5im: %s it 5o: t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 obser=ed t5e fastI $e said: Jes4

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Book 006, Number 2527:
$akam b4 'Ara? re6orted: % asked %bn Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 as 5e :as re3linin9 2sin9 5is 3loak as a 6illo: near HamEam abo2t fastin9 on 'As52ra4 +5e rest of t5e 5adit5 is t5e same4

Book 006, Number 2528:
%bn 'Abbas re6orted t5at :5en t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 fasted on t5e day of 'As52ra and 3ommanded t5at it s5o2ld 5e obser=ed as a fast; t5ey /5is Com6anions1 said to 5im: Messen9er of Alla5; it is a day :5i35 t5e Fe:s and C5ristians 5old in 5i95 esteem4 +5ere26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: 05en t5e ne7t year 3omes; .od :illin9; :e :o2ld obser=e fast on t5e 9t5 '2t t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 died before t5e ad=ent of t5e ne7t year4

Book 006, Number 2529:
Abd2lla5 b 'Abbas re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad said: %f % li=e till t5e ne7t /year1; % :o2ld definitely obser=e fast on t5e 9t5; and t5e narration transmitted by Ab2 'akr is:B $e meant t5e day of As52ra4B

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Book 006, Number 2530:
#alama b4 al-Ak:a' /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 sent a 6erson of t5e tribe of Aslam on t5e day of 'As52ra and 3ommanded 5im to de3lare to t5e 6eo6le to obser=e fast in 3ase t5ey 5ad not obser=ed it; and to 3om6lete fast till e=enin9 if t5ey 5ad taken food

Book 006, Number 2531:
82bayyi' da295ter of M2'a::id5 b4 'Afra' said t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 sent /a 6erson1 on t5e mornin9 of As52ra to t5e =illa9es of Ansar aro2nd Medina /:it5 t5is messa9e1: $e :5o 9ot 26 in t5e mornin9 fastin9 /:it5o2t eatin9 anyt5in91 5e s5o2ld 3om6lete 5is fast; and 5e :5o 5ad 5ad 5is breakfast in t5e mornin9; 5e s5o2ld 3om6lete t5e rest of t5e day /:it5o2t food14 +5e Com6anions said> 0e 5en3efort5 obser=ed fast on it /on t5e day of 'As52ra1 and; .od :illin9; made o2r 35ildren obser=e t5at4 0e :ent to t5e mosD2e and made toys o2t of :ool for t5em and :5en anyone felt 52n9ry and :e6t for food :e 9a=e t5em t5ese toys till it :as t5e time to break t5e fast4

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Book 006, Number 2532:
)5alid b4 <5ak:an re6orted: % asked 82bayyi' da29t5er of M2'a::id5 abo2t fastin9 on t5e day of 'As52ra4 +5ere26on s5e said: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e 5e 26on 5im1 sent 5is messen9er to t5e =illa9es of t5e Ansar; and t5e rest of t5e 5adit5 is t5e same /b2t :it5 t5is =ariation t5at one of t5e Com6anions1 said:B 0e 2sed to make toys o2t of :ool and took /t5em to t5e mosD2e1 alon9 :it5 2s4 05en t5ey /t5e 35ildren1 asked 2s for food; :e 9a=e t5em t5ese toys to 6lay :it5; and t5ese made t5em for9etf2l till t5ey 3om6leted t5eir fast4B

Cha-te) 00: Fo)#!**an,e to o# e)7e fa t on :I*+$-F!t) an* :I*-+$-A*ha
Book 006, Number 2533:
Ab2 &baid; t5e freed sla=e of %bn AE5ar; re6orted: % obser=ed %d alon9 :it5 &mar b4 al-)5attab /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im14 $e 3ame /o2t in an o6en s6a3e1 and 6rayed and /after1 3om6letin9 it addressed t5e 6eo6le and said: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5as forbidden t5e obser=in9 of fast on t5ese t:o days4 (ne is t5e day of ,itr /at t5e end of yo2r fasts1; and t5e se3ond one; t5e day :5en yo2 eat /t5e meat1 of yo2r sa3rifi3es4

Book 006, Number 2534:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 forbade to obser=e fast on t5ese t:o days4 '%d-2l-Ad5a bi and '%d-2l-,itr4

Book 006, Number 2535:
CaEa'a related from Ab2 #a'id4 $e said: % 5eard from 5im /Ab2 #a'id1 a 5adit5 :5i35 im6ressed me; and % said to 5im: <id yo2 5ear it from t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1I +5ere26on 5e said: /%s it 6ossible1 t5at /% s5o2ld1 say abo2t t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 t5at :5i35 % 5a=e not 5eardI % 5eard 5im sayin9: %t is not 6ro6er to fast on t:o days; Ad5a and ,itr /at t5e end1 of 8amadan4

Book 006, Number 2536:
Ab2 #a'id al-)52dri /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 forbade to obser=e fast on t:o days t5e day of ,itr and t5e day of #a3rifi3e /'%d-2l-Ad5a14

Book 006, Number 2537:
Hiyad b4 F2bair re6orted t5at a 6erson 3ame to %bn '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 and said: % 5ad taken a =o: t5at % :o2ld fast on t5e day /b2t it
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a33identally1 syn35ronises :it5 t5e day of Ad5a or t5e day of ,itr4 +5ere26on %bn '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 said: Alla5; t5e E7alted; 5as 3ommanded f2lfillin9 of t5e =o:; b2t t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5as forbidden t5e obser=an3e of fast on t5is day4

Book 006, Number 2538:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 said t5at t5e @ro65et /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 forbade to obser=e fast on t:o days-t5e day of ,itr and t5e day of Ad5a4

Book 006, Number 2539:
-2bais5a al-$2d5ali re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e days of +as5riD are t5e days of eatin9 and drinkin94

Book 006, Number 2540:
-abais5a re6orted t5at )5alid said: % met Ab2 Mali5 and asked 5im and 5e narrated it to me from t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im14 a 5adit5 like one /narrated abo=e1 :it5 t5is addition:B And remembran3e of Alla5B

Book 006, Number 2541:
%bn )a'b b4 Malik re6orted on t5e a2t5ority of 5is fat5er t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 sent 5im and A2s b4 $adat5an d2rin9 t5e days of +as5riD to make t5is anno2n3ement: -one b2t t5e belie=er :o2ld be admitted into @aradise; and t5e days of Mina' are t5e days meant for eatin9 and drinkin94

Book 006, Number 2542:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of %bra5im b4 +a5man :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters b2t :it5 t5is =ariation t5at 5e said: 'ot5 of t5em made t5e anno2n3ement4B

Cha-te) 03: 4! a--)o7a$ of fa t!n" on f)!*a1 a$one
Book 006, Number 2543:
M25ammad b4 'Abbas b4 Fa'far re6orted: % asked Fabir b4 'Abd2lla5 /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 as 5e :as 3ir32mamb2latin9 t5e $o2se /)a'ba1 :5et5er t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad forbidden t5e fastin9 on ,riday; :5ere26on 5e said: Jes; by t5e Lord of t5is $o2se4

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Book 006, Number 2544:
M25ammad b4 'Abbas b4 Fa'far re6orted t5at 5e asked Fabir b4 Abd2lla5 /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1; :5et5er 5e 5ad 5eard like t5is from t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im14

Book 006, Number 2545:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: -one amon9 yo2 s5o2ld obser=e fast on ,riday; b2t only t5at 5e obser=es fast before it and after it4

Book 006, Number 2546:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's A6ostle /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: <o not sin9le o2t t5e ni95t /6re3edin91 ,riday amon9 t5e ni95ts for 6rayer and do not sin9le o2t ,riday amon9 days for fastin9 b2t only :5en anyone amon9 yo2 is a332stomed to fast /on dates1 :5i35 3oin3ide :it5 t5is day /,riday14

Cha-te) 05: A#)o"at!on of the %o)* of A$$ah: @An* a fo) tho e %ho ,an fa t (#+t *o not) the e.-!at!on ! @ #1 the %o)* : @Who oe7e) %!tne e !t he ha$$ ha7e to fa t the %ho$e &onth@ (!!' (;5)
Book 006, Number 2547:
#alama b4 Ak:a' /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at :5en t5is =erse :as re=ealed:B And as for t5ose :5o 3an fast /b2t do not1 e76iation is t5e feedin9 of a needy 6ersonB /ii4 1! 1; /5e :5o liked to obser=e fast did obser=e it1 and 5e :5o felt rel23tant to obser=e it ate and e76iated till t5e =erse :as re=ealed :5i35 abro- 9ated it4

Book 006, Number 2548:
#alama b4 Ak:a' re6orted: 0e; d2rin9 t5e lifetime of t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1; in one mont5 of 8amadan /obser=ed fast a33ordin9 to o2r likin914 $e :5o :is5ed to fast lasted and 5e :5o :is5ed to break broke it and fed a needy 6erson as an e76iation 1544 till t5is =erse :as re=ealed:B $e :5o :itnesses amon9 yo2 t5e mont5 /of 8amadan1 5e s5o2ld obser=e fast d2rin9 itB /ii4 1!414

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Book 006, Number 2549:
Ab2 #alama re6orted: % 5eard 'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 as sayin9: % 5ad to 3om6lete some of t5e fasts of 8amadan; b2t % 3o2ld not do it b2t d2rin9 t5e mont5 of #5a'ban d2e to my d2ties to t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 or :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im14

Book 006, Number 2550:
+5is 5adit5 is narrated on t5e a2t5ority of Ja5ya b4 #a'id :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters b2t :it5 t5is =ariation t5at 5e said t5at /'A'is5a did not obser=e fast b2t in #5a'ban1 o2t of re9ard for t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im14 /%n anot5er =ersion; t5e :ords are1:B Ja5ya said: % t5ink it :as d2e to t5e re9ard for t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im14B

Book 006, Number 2551:
+5is 5adit5 is re6orted on t5e a2t5ority of Ja5ya :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters b2t no mention is made of t5e d2ty to t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im14

Book 006, Number 2552:
'A'is5a re6orted: %f one amon9st 2s 5ad to break fasts /of 8amadan d2e to nat2ral reasons; i4 e4 menses1 d2rin9 t5e life of t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 s5e 3o2ld not find it 6ossible to 3om6lete t5em so lon9 s5e 5ad been in t5e 6resen3e of Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 till #5a'ban 3ommen3ed4

Cha-te) 06: Co&-$et!n" of the fa t on #eha$f of the *ea*
Book 006, Number 2553:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: %f anyone dies in a state /t5at 5e 5ad to 3om6lete1 some fasts; 5is 5eir m2st fast on 5is be5alf4

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Book 006, Number 2554:
%bn 'Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted: A :oman 3ame to t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 and said: My mot5er 5as died; and fasts of a mont5 are d2e from 5er4 +5ere26on 5e said: <on't yo2 see t5at if debt :as d2e from 5er; :o2ld yo2 not 6ay itI #5e said: Jes /% :o2ld 6ay on 5er be5alf14 +5ere26on 5e said: +5e debt of Alla5 deser=es its 6ayment more t5an /t5e 6ayment of anyone else14

Book 006, Number 2555:
%bn 'Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted: A man 3ame to t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 and said: Messen9er of Alla5; my mot5er 5as died /in a state1 t5at s5e 5ad to obser=e fasts of a mont5 /of 8amadan14 #5o2ld % 3om6lete /t5em1 on 5er be5alfI t5ere26on 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: 0o2ld yo2 not 6ay t5e debt if yo2r mot5er 5ad died /:it5o2t 6ayin9 it1I $e said: Jes4 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: +5e debt of Alla5 deser=es more t5at it s5o2ld 5e 6aid4

Book 006, Number 2556:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of %bn 'Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 from t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im14

Book 006, Number 2557:
%bn Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted: A :oman 3ame to t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 and said: Messen9er of Alla5; my mot5er 5as died and t5ere is d2e from 5er a fast of =o:> s5o2ld % fast on 5er be5alfI +5ere26on 5e said: Jo2 see t5at if yo2r mot5er 5ad died in debt; :o2ld it not 5a=e been 6aid on 5er be5alfI #5e said: Jes4 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: +5en obser=e fast on be5alf of yo2r mot5er4

Book 006, Number 2558:
Abd2lla5 b4 '2raida /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted on t5e a2t5ority of 5is fat5er: 05en :e :ere sittin9 :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1; a :oman 3ame to 5im and said: % 5ad 9ifted to my mot5er a maid-ser=ant; and no: s5e /t5e mot5er1 5as died4 +5ere26on 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: +5ere is a definite re:ard for yo2 and s5e /t5e maid-ser=ant1 5as been ret2rned to yo2 as an in5eritan3e4 #5e /t5at :oman1 a9ain said: ,asts of a mont5 /of 8amadan1 are d2e 26on 5er> s5o2ld % obser=e t5em on 5er be5alfI $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: (bser=e fasts on 5er be5alf4 #5e /a9ain1 said: #5e did not 6erform $a??; s5o2ld % 6erform it on 5er be5alfI $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: @erform $a?? on 5er be5alf4

Book 006, Number 2559:
'Abd2lla5 b4 '2raida /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted on t5e a2t5ority of 5is fat5er: % :as sittin9 :it5 t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 > t5e rest

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of t5e 5adit5 is t5e same b2t :it5 t5is =ariation t5at t5e /t5e narrator1 said:B ,asts of t:o mont5s4B

Book 006, Number 2560:
%bn '2raida /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted on t5e a2t5ority of 5is fat5er: A :oman 3ame to t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1; and t5e rest of t5e 5adit5 is t5e same; b2t 5e said:B ,astin9 of one mont54B +5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of #2fyan :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters in :5i35 it is said:B ,astin9 of t:o mont5s4B

Book 006, Number 2561:
'2raida /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted a similar 5adit5 on t5e a2t5ority of 5is fat5er t5at a :oman 3ame to t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 and 5e said:B ,astin9 for one mont54B

Cha-te) 09: When an o# e)7e) of fa t ! !n7!te* to a fea t2 o) o&eone f!"ht %!th h!&2 he ho+$* a1: @I a& fa t!n"@
Book 006, Number 2562:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's A6ostle /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: %f any one of yo2 is in=ited to a meal :5en 5e is fastin9; 5e s5o2ld say:B % am fastin94B

Book 006, Number 2563:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted: 05en any one of yo2 9ets 26 in t5e mornin9 in t5e state of fastin9; 5e s5o2ld neit5er 2se obs3ene lan92a9e nor do any a3t of i9noran3e4 And if anyone slanders 5im or D2arrels :it5 5im; 5e s5o2ld say:B % am fastin9; % am fastin94B

Cha-te) 0;: E.,e$$en,e of fa t!n"
Book 006, Number 2564:
Ab2 $2raira re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: Alla5; t5e Ma?esti3 and t5e E7alted; said: E=ery a3t of t5e son of Adam is for 5im e73e6t fastin94 %t is done for My sake; and % :ill 9i=e a re:ard for it4 'y Alla5 in 05ose $and is t5e life of M25ammad; t5e breat5 of t5e obser=er of fast is s:eeter to Alla5 t5an t5e fra9ran3e of m2sk4

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Book 006, Number 2565:
Ab2 $2raira re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: ,astin9 is a s5ield4

Book 006, Number 2566:
Ab2 $2raira re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: Alla5 t5e E7alted and Ma?esti3 said: E=ery a3t of t5e son of Adam is for 5im; e73e6t fastin94 %t is /e73l2si=ely1 meant for Me and % /alone1 :ill re:ard it4 ,astin9 is a s5ield4 05en any one of yo2 is fastin9 on a day; 5e s5o2ld neit5er ind2l9e in obs3ene lan92a9e; nor raise t5e =oi3e> or if anyone re=iles 5im or tries to D2arrel :it5 5im 5e s5o2ld say: % am a 6erson fastin94 'y $im; in 05ose $and is t5e life of M25ammad; t5e breat5 of t5e obser=er of fast is s:eeter to Alla5 on t5e <ay of ?2d9ment t5an t5e fra9ran3e of m2sk4 +5e one :5o fasts 5as t:o /o33asions1 of ?oy; one :5en 5e breaks t5e fast 5e is 9lad :it5 t5e breakin9 of /t5e fast1 and one :5en 5e meets 5is Lord 5e is 9lad :it5 5is fast4

Book 006, Number 2567:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: E=ery /9ood1 deed of t5e son of Adam :o2ld be m2lti6lied; a 9ood deed re3ei=in9 a tenfold to se=en 52ndredfold re:ard4 Alla5; t5e E7alted and Ma?esti3; 5as said: 0it5 t5e e73e6tion of fastin9; for it is done for Me and % :ill 9i=e a re:ard for it; for one abandons 5is 6assion and food for My sake4 +5ere are t:o o33asions of ?oy for one :5o fasts; ?oy :5en 5e breaks it; and ?oy :5en 5e meets 5is Lord; and t5e breat5 /of an obser=er of fast1 is s:eeter to Alla5 t5an t5e fra9ran3e of m2sk4

Book 006, Number 2568:
Ab2 $2raira and Ab2 #a'id /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 /as sayin91: Alla5; t5e E7alted and Ma?esti3; said: ,ast /is e73l2si=ely1 meant for Me and % :o2ld 9i=e its re:ard4 +5ere are t:o /o33asions1 of ?oy for t5e obser=er of fast4 $e feels ?oy :5en 5e breaks t5e fast and 5e is 5a66y :5en 5e meets Alla54 'y Alla5 in 05ose $and is t5e life of M25ammad; t5e breat5 of t5e obser=er of fast is s:eeter to Alla5 t5an t5e fra9ran3e of m2sk4 A 5adit5 like t5is is narrated on t5e a2t5ority of Ab2 #inan :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters /and t5e :ords are1:B As 5e meets Alla5; $e re:ards 5im; and 5e is 5a66y4B

Book 006, Number 2569:
#a5l b4 #a'd /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: %n @aradise t5ere is a 9ate :5i35 is 3alled 8ayyan t5ro295 :5i35 only t5e obser=ers of fast :o2ld enter on t5e <ay on 8es2rre3tion4 -one else :o2ld enter alon9 :it5 t5em4 %t :o2ld be 6ro3laimed: 05ere are t5e obser=ers of fast t5at t5ey s5o2ld be admitted into itI -and :5en t5e last of t5em :o2ld enter; it :o2ld be 3losed and no one :o2ld enter it4

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Book 006, Number 2570:
Ab2 #a'id al )52dri /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: E=ery ser=ant of Alla5 :5o obser=es fast for a day in t5e :ay of Alla5; Alla5 :o2ld remo=e; be3a2se of t5is day; 5is fa3e fart5er from t5e ,ire /of $ell1 to t5e e7tent of se=enty years' distan3e4

Book 006, Number 2571:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated by #25ail :it5 t5e; arne 35ainof tra2smitters4

Book 006, Number 2572:
Ab2 #a'id al-)52dri /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: $e :5o obser=es fast for a day in t5e :ay of Alla5 $e :o2ld remo=e 5is fa3e from t5e $ell to t5e e7tent of se=enty years' distan3e4

Cha-te) 0<: ?e)&! !#!$!t1 of &ak!n" an !ntent!on fo) 7o$+nta)1 fa t!n" #efo)e noon an* -e)&! !#!$!t1 of #)eak!n" 7o$+nta)1 fa t %!tho+t )ea on
Book 006, Number 2573:
'A'is5a; t5e Mot5er of t5e 'elie=ers /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1; re6orted t5at one day t5e Messen9er of Alla5 t6ay 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said to me: 'A'is5a; 5a=e yo2 anyt5in9 /to eat1I % said: 'Messen9er of Alla5; t5ere is not5in9 :it5 2s4 +5ere26on 5e said: % am obser=in9 fast4 #5e said: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :ent o2t; and t5ere :as a 6resent; for 2s and /at t5e same time1 some =isitors dro66ed in4 05en t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 3ame ba3k; % said to 5im: Messen9er of Alla5; a 6resent :as 9i=en to 2s; /and in t5e mean:5ile1 t5ere 3ame to 2s =isitors /a ma?or @ortion of it 5as been s6ent on t5em1; b2t % 5a=e sa=ed somet5in9 for yo24 $e said: 05at is itI % said: %t is 5ais /a 3om6o2nd of dates and 3larified b2tter14 $e said: 'rin9 t5at4 #o % bro295t it to 5im and 5e ate it and t5en said: % :oke 26 in t5e mornin9 obser=in9 fast4 +al5a said: % narrated t5is 5adit5 to M2?a5id and 5e said: +5is /obser=in9 of =ol2ntary fast1 is like a 6erson :5o sets a6art #adaDa o2t of 5is :ealt54 $e may s6end it if 5e likes; or 5e may retain it if 5e so likes4

Book 006, Number 2574:
'A'is5a; t5e Mot5er of t5e 'elie=ers /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1; re6orted: +5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 3ame to me one day and said: %s t5ere anyt5in9 :it5 yo2 /to eat1I % said: -o4 +5ere26on 5e said: % s5all t5en be fastin94 +5en 5e 3ame to 2s anot5er day and :e said: Messen9er of Alla5; 5ais 5as been
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Book 006, Number 2575:
Ab2 $2raira re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: %f anyone for9ets t5at 5e is fastin9 and eats or drinks 5e s5o2ld 3om6lete 5is fast; for it is only Alla5 05o 5as fed 5im and 9i=en 5im drink4

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Book 006, Number 2576:
Abd2lla5 b4 #5aDiD re6orted: % said to'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1: <id t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 obser=e fast for f2ll one mont5 besides 8amadanI #5e said: % do not kno: of any mont5 in :5i35 5e fasted t5ro295- o2t; b2t t5at of t5e mont5 of 8amadan and /t5e mont51 in :5i35 5e did not fast at all; till 5e ran t5e 3o2rse of 5is life4

Book 006, Number 2577:
'Abd2lla5 b4 #5aDiD re6orted: % said to 'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1: <id t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 obser=e fast d2rin9 a mont5I #5e said; % do not kno: of any mont5 in :5i35 5e fasted t5ro295o2t e73e6t 8amedan and /t5e mont51 in :5i35 5e did not fast at all till 5e ran t5e 3o2rse of 5is life4 May 6ea3e be 26on 5im4

Book 006, Number 2578:
Abd2lla5 b4 #5aDiD re6orted4 % asked 'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 abo2t fastin9 of t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im14 #5e said: $e 2sed to obser=e fast /at times1 so 3ontin2o2sly t5at :e said: $e 5as fasted; 5e 5as fasted4 And /at times1 5e did not obser=e fast /for days1 and :e be9an to say: $e 5as abandoned fastin9; 5e 5as abandoned fastin94 #5e said: % did not see 5im obser=in9 fast t5ro295o2t t5e :5ole of t5e mont5 sin3e 5e arri=ed in Medina; b2t t5at of 8amadan4

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Book 006, Number 2579:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of Abd2lla5 b4 #5aDiD b2t in t5e 35ain of transmitters no mention is made of $is5am and M25ammad4

Book 006, Number 2580:
'A'is5a; t5e Mot5er of t5e 'elie=ers /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1; re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to obser=e fasts /so 3ontin2o2sly1 t5at :e said t5at 5e :o2ld not break; and did not obser=e /t5em1 till :e said t5at 5e :o2ld not fast: and % did not see t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 3om6letin9 t5e fast of a mont5; b2t t5at of 8amadan; and % did not see 5im fastin9 more in any ot5er mont5 t5an t5at of #5a'ban4

Book 006, Number 2581:
Ab2 #alama re6orted: % asked 'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 abo2t t5e fastin9 of t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im14 #5e said: $e 2sed to obser=e fast /at times so 3ontin2o2sly1 t5at :e said: $e 5as fasted /ne=er to break1; and 5e did not obser=e fast till :e said: $e 5as 9i=en 26 6er5a6s ne=er to fast; and % ne=er sa: 5im obser=in9 /=ol2ntary fasts1 more in any ot5er mont5 t5an t5at of #5a'ban4 /lt a66eared as if1 5e obser=ed fast t5ro295o2t t5e :5ole of #5a'ban e73e6t a fe: /days14

Book 006, Number 2582:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 did not obser=e fast in any mont5 of t5e year more t5an in t5e mont5 of #5a'ban; and 2sed to say: <o as many deeds as yo2 are 3a6able of doin9; for Alla5 :ill not be3ome :eary /of 9i=in9 yo2 re:ard1; b2t yo2 :o2ld be tired /of doin9 9ood deeds1 > and 5e also said: +5e deed liked most by Alla5 is one to :5i35 t5e doer ad5eres 3onstantly e=en if it is small4

Book 006, Number 2583:
%bn Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 did not fast t5ro295o2t any mont5 e73e6t d2rin9 ramadan4 And :5en 5e obser=ed fast /5e fasted so 3ontin2o2sly1 t5at one :o2ld say t5at 5e :o2ld not break /t5em1 and :5en 5e Abandoned; 5e abandoned /so 3ontin2o2sly1 t5at one :o2ld say: 'y Alla5; 6er5a6s 5e :o2ld ne=er fast4

Book 006, Number 2584:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated on t5e a2t5ority of Ab2 'is5r :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters /:it5 a sli95t =ariation of :ords and t5ese are1; t5at 5e /t5e narrator1 said:B <2rin9 any mont5 3ontin2o2sly sin3e 5e 3ame to Medina4B

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Book 006, Number 2585:
'&t5man b4 $akim al-Ansari said: % asked #a'id b4 F2bair abo2t fastin9 %n 8a?ab; and :e :ere t5en 6assin9 t5ro295 t5e mont5 of 8a?ab; :5ere26on 5e said: % 5eard %bn 'Abbas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 as sayin9: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to obser=e fast /so 3ontin2o2sly1 t5at :e /:ere in3lined1 to say t5at 5e :o2ld not break /t5em1 and did not obser=e t5em so 3onti- n2o2sly1 t5at :e /:ere in3lined to say1 t5at 5e :o2ld not obser=e fast4

Book 006, Number 2586:
Anas /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to obser=e fast till it :as said t5at 5e 5ad obser=ed fast; 5e 5ad obser=ed fast /6er5a6s ne=er to break it1; and 5e did not fast till it :as said t5at 5e 5ad 9i=en 26 fast; 5e 5ad 9i=en 26 fast /6er5a6s ne=er to obser=e it14

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Book 006, Number 2587:
'Abd2lla5 b4 'Amr b4 al-'As re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :as informed t5at 5e 3o2ld stand 26 for /6rayer1 t5ro295o2t t5e ni95t and obser=e fast e=ery day so lon9 as 5e li=ed4 +5ere26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: %s it yo2 :5o said t5isI % said to 5im: Messen9er of Alla54 it is % :5o said t5at4 +5ere26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5 may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: Jo2 are not 3a6able eno295 to do so4 (bser=e fast and break it> slee6 and stand for 6rayer; and obser=e fast for t5ree days d2rin9 t5e mont5> for e=ery 9ood is m2lti6lied ten times and t5is is like fastin9 for e=er4 % said: Messen9er of Alla54 % am 3a6able of doin9 more t5an t5is4 +5ere26on 5e said: ,ast one day and do not fast for t5e ne7t t:o days4 % said: Messen9er of Alla5; % 5a=e t5e stren9t5 to do more t5an t5at4 +5e $oly @ro65et /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1; said: ,ast one day and break on t5e ot5er day4 +5at is kno:n as t5e fastin9 of <a=id /6ea3e be 26on 5im1 and t5at is t5e best fastin94 % said: % am 3a6able of doin9 more t5an t5is4 +5ere26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: +5ere is not5in9 better t5an t5is4 'Abd2lla5 b4 'Amr /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 said: $ad % a33e6ted t5e t5ree days /fastin9 d2rin9 e=ery mont51 as t5e Messein9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad said; it :o2ld 5a=e been more dear to me t5an my family and my 6ro6erty4

Book 006, Number 2588:
Ja5ya re6orted: % and 'Abd2lla5 b4 JaEid set o2t till :e 3ame to Ab2 #alama4 0e sent a messen9er to 5im /in 5is 5o2se in order to inform 5im abo2t o2r arri=al1 and 5e 3ame to 2s4 +5ere :as a mosD2e near t5e door of 5is 5o2se; and :e :ere
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in t5at mosD2e; till 5e 3ame o2t to 2s4 $e said: %f yo2 like yo2 may enter /t5e 5o2se1 and; if yo2 like; yo2 may sit 5ere /in t5e mosD2e14 0e said: 0e :o2ld rat5er sit 5ere and /yo21 relate to 2s4 $e /Ja5ya1 t5en narrated t5at 'Abd2lla5 b Amr b4 al-'As /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 told 5im: % 2sed to obser=e fast 2ninterr26tedly and re3ited t5e /:5ole of t5e1 C2r'an e=ery ni95t4 %t /t5e 2ninterr26ted fastin9 and re3ital of t5e C2r'in e=ery ni95t1 :as mentioned to t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 or 5e sent for me; and % :ent to 5im and 5e said to me: % 5a=e been informed t5at yo2 fast 3ontin2o2sly and re3ite /t5e :5ole of t5e C2r'An1 e=ery ni95t4 % said: A6ostle of Alla5; it is ri95t; b2t % 3o=et t5ereby not5in9 b2t 9ood; :5ere26on 5e said: %t s2ffi3es for yo2 t5at yo2 s5o2ld obser=e fast for t5ree days d2rin9 e=ery mo2t54 % said: A6ostle of Alla5; % am 3a6able of doin9 more t5an t5is4 $e said: Jo2r :ife 5as a ri95t 26on yo2; yo2r =isitor 5as a ri95t 26on yo2; yo2r body 5as a ri95t 26on yo2> so obser=e t5e fast of <a=id; t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /6ea3e be 26on 5im1; for 5e :as t5e best :ors5i66er of Alla54 % said: A6ostle of Alla5; :5at is t5e fast of <a=idI $e said: $e 2sed to fast one day and did not fast t5e ot5er day4 $e /also1 said: 8e3ite t5e C2r'an d2rin9 e=ery mont54 % said: A6ostle of Alla5; % am 3a6able of doin9 more t5an t5is; :5ere26on 5e said: 8e3ite it in t:enty days> re3ite it in ten days4 % said: % am 3a6able of doin9 more t5an t5is; :5ere26on 5e said: 8e3ite it e=ery :eek; and do not e73eed beyond t5is; for yo2r :ife 5as a ri95t 26on yo2; yo2r =isitor 5as a ri95t 26on yo2; yo2r body 5as a ri95t 26on yo24 $e /'Amr b4 'As1 said: % :as 5ard to myself and t52s % :as 62t to 5ards5i64 +5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad told me: 'Jo2 do not kno: yo2 may li=e lon9 /t52s and bear t5e 5ards5i6s for a lon9 time1; and % a33e6ted t5at :5i35 t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad told me4 05en % 9re: old % :is5ed % 5ad a=ailed myself of t5e 3on3es- sion /9ranted by1 t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may-6ea3e be 26on 5im14 +5is 5adit5 5as been narrated by Ja5ya b4 Ab2 )at5ir :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters and 5e made t5is addition after t5ese :ords: <2rin9 e=ery mont5; /fastin91 for t5ree days; t5ere is for yo2 ten times for e=ery 9ood and t5at is 6er6et2al fastin9 /for t5ree days :o2ld brin9 a re:ard for f2ll t5irty days14 % said: 05at is t5e fast of t5e A6ostle of Alla5; <a=idI $e said: $alf of t5e a9e /obser=in9 fast on alternate days for t5e :5ole life14 And in t5e 5adit5 no mention 5as been made of t5e re3ital of t5e C2r'an; and 5e did not say: Jo2r =isitor 5as a ri95t 26on yo2; b2t /instead1 5e said: Jo2r son 5as a ri95t 26on yo24

Book 006, Number 2589:
'Abd2lla5 b4 'Amr /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said to me: 8e3ite t5e :5ole of t5e C2r'An d2rin9 e=ery nont54 % said: % find 6o:er /to re3ite it1 in a s5orter 6eriod4 $e said: +5en re3ite it in t:enty ni95ts4 % said: % find 6o:er /to re3ite it in a s5orter 6eriod e=en t5an t5is1; :5ere26on 5e said: +5en re3ite it in se=en /ni95ts1 and do not e73eed beyond it4

Book 006, Number 2590:
'Abd2lla5 b4 'Amr b4 al-'As /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: 'Abd2lla5; don't be like so and so :5o obser=ed 6rayer d2rin9 t5e :5ole ni95t and t5en abandoned it /alto9et5er14
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Book 006, Number 2591:
Abd2'lla5 b4 'Amr b4 'As /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted: %t :as 3on=eyed to t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 t5at % obser=e fast s233es- si=ely and 6ray d2rin9 t5e :5ole ni95t4 $e sent for me or % met 5im and 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: %t 5as been 3on=eyed to me t5at yo2 obser=e fast 3ontin2o2sly and do not break it and 6ray d2rin9 t5e :5ole ni95t4 <on't do t5at4 for t5ere is s5are for yo2r eyes; s5are for yo2r o:n self; s5are for yo2r family> so obser=e fast and break it; 6ray and slee6 and obser=e fast for one day d2rin9 t5e ten days; and t5ere is a re:ard for yo2 /for ot5er1 nine /days besides t5e tent5 day of t5e fast14 % said: A6ostle of Alla5; % find myself more 6o:erf2l t5an t5is4 $e said: +5en obser=e t5e fast of <a=id /6ea3e be 26on 5im14 $e /'Amr1 said: A6ostle of Alla5; 5o: did <a=id obser=e fastI $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: $e 2sed to fast one day and break it on t5e ot5er day; and 5e did not r2n /from t5e battlefield1 as 5e en3o2ntered /t5e enemy14 $e said: A6ostle of Alla5; :5o 3an 92arantee t5is for me /:ill % also en3o2nter t5e enemy da2ntlessly1I 'Ata'; t5e narrator of t5e 5adit5; said: % do not kno: 5o: t5ere /3re6t in1 t5e matter of 6er6et2al fast4 +5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1; 5o:e=er; said: $e :5o obser=ed 6er6et2al fast did not fast at all> 5e :5o obser=ed 6er6et2al fast did not fast at all; 5e :5o obser=ed 6er6et2al fast did not fast at all4 +5is 5adit5 5as been narrated by %bn F2rai? :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4 %mam M2slim 5as narrated t5is 5adit5 on t5e a2t5ority of Ab2 'Abbas al-#a'ib b4 ,arr2k5 and 5e :as a tr2st:ort5y and reliable /narrator1 amon9 t5e 6eo6le of Me33a4

Book 006, Number 2592:
Abd2lla5 b4 Amr /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said to me: 'Abd2lla5 b4 Amr; yo2 fast 3ontin2o2sly and stand in 6rayer for t5e :5ole of ni95t4 %f yo2 do like t5at; yo2r eyes :o2ld be 5i95ly strained and :o2ld sink and lose si95t4 +5ere is no /re:ard for1 fastin9 /for 5im1 :5o fasts 6er6et2ally4 ,astin9 for t5ree days d2rin9 t5e mont5 is like fastin9; t5e :5ole of t5e mont54 % said: % am 3a6able of doin9 more t5an t5is; :5ere26on 5e said: (bser=e t5e fast of <a=id4 $e 2sed to fast one day and break /t5e ot5er1 day4 And 5e did not t2rn ba3k in t5e en3o2nter4

Book 006, Number 2593:
+5is 5adit5 is narrated on t5e a2t5ority of $abib b4 Ab2 +5abit :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters and 5e said:B And yo2 :o2ld be3ome e75a2sted4B

Book 006, Number 2594:
'Abd2lla5 b4 'Amr /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said to me: % 5a=e been informed t5at yo2 stand for 6rayer t5e :5ole of ni95t and fast d2rin9 t5e day4 % said: % do t5at; :5ere26on 5e said: %f yo2 did t5at yo2 in fa3t strained 5ea=ily yo2r eyes and made yo2rself :eak4 +5ere is a ri95t of yo2r eyes /26on yo21 and a ri95t of yo2r self /26on yo21 and a ri95t of yo2r family /26on yo214 #tand for 6rayer and slee64 obser=e fasts and break /t5em14

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Book 006, Number 2595:
'Abd2lla5 b4 'Amr /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: 0it5 Alla5 t5e best fastin9 is t5at of <a=id and t5e best 6rayer is t5at of <a=id /6ea3e be 26on 5im1 for 5e sle6t 5alf of t5e ni95t and stood for 6rayer for t5e t5ird of it and /t5en1 sle6t t5e si7t5 6art of it and 5e obser=ed fast one day and broke on t5e ot5er4

Book 006, Number 2596:
'Abd2lla5 b4 'Amr b4 al-'As re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e best fastin9 in t5e eye of Alla5 is t5at of <a=id; for 5e fasted for 5alf of t5e a9e /5e fasted on alternate days1; and t5e best 6rayer in t5e eye of Alla5; t5e E7alted and Ma?esti3; is t5at of <a=id /6ea3e be 26on 5im1; for 5e sle6t for 5alf of t5e ni95t and t5en stood for 6rayer and t5en a9ain sle6t4 $e 6rayed for one-t5ird of t5e ni95t after midni95t4 $e /t5e narrator1 said: % asked 'Amr b4 <inar :5et5er 'Amr b4 A2s said t5at 5e stood for 6rayer one-t5ird of t5e ni95t after midni95t4 $e said: Jes4

Book 006, Number 2597:
Ab2 Catada re6orted t5at Ab2 al Mali5 informed me: % :ent alon9 :it5 yo2r fat5er to 'Abd2lla5 b4 Amr; and 5e narrated to 2s t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :as informed abo2t my fastin9 and 5e 3ame to me; and % 6la3ed a leat5er 32s5ion filled :it5 fibre of date-6alms for 5im4 $e sat do:n 26on t5e 9ro2nd and t5ere :as t5at 32s5ion bet:een me and 5im; and 5e said to me: <oes t5ree days' fastin9 in a mont5 not s2ffi3e yo2I % said: Messen9er of Alla5; /% am 3a6able of obser=in9 more fasts14 $e said: /0o2ld1 fi=e /not s2ffi3e for yo21I % said: Messen9er of Alla5; /% am 3a6able of obser=in9 more fasts1 $e said: /0o2ld1 se=en /fasts1 not s2ffi3e yo2I % said: Messen9er of Alla5; /% am 3a6able of obser=in9 more fasts14 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 t5en said: /0o2ld1 nine /fasts not s2ffi3e yo21I % said: Messen9er of Alla5; /% am 3a6able of obser=in9 more fasts14 $e said: /0o2ld1 ele=en /fasts not s2ffi3e yo21I % said: Messen9er of Alla5; /% am 3a6able of obser=in9 more fasts t5an t5ese14 +5ere26on t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: +5ere is no fastin9 /better t5an1 t5e fastin9 of <a=id :5i35 3om6rises 5alf of t5e a9e; fastin9 a day and not fastin9 a day4

Book 006, Number 2598:
'Abd2lla5 b4 Amr /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 5ad said to 5im: (bser=e fast for a day and t5ere :o2ld be re:ard for yo2 for t5e rest /of t5e days14 $e said: % am 3a6able of doin9 more t5an t5is4 $e t5en said: (bser=e fast for t:o days; and t5ere :o2ld be re:ard for yo2 for t5e rest /of t5e days14 $e said: % am 3a6able of doin9 more t5an t5is4 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: (bser=e fast for t5ree days and t5ere :o2ld be re:ard for yo2 for t5e rest of t5e days4 $e said: % am 3a6able of doin9 more t5an t5is; :5ere26on 5e said: (bser=e fast for fo2r days and t5ere :o2ld be re:ard for yo2 for t5e rest of t5e days4 $e said: % am 3a6able of doin9 more t5an t5is4 +5ere26on 5e said: +5en obser=e fast /:5i35 is t5e1 best in t5e eye of Alla5;

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t5e fast of <a=id /6ea3e be 26on 5im1 > 5e 2sed to obser=e fast one day and break on t5e ot5er day4

Book 006, Number 2599:
'Abd2lla5 b4 'Amr /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said to meG 'Abd2lla5 b4 'Amr; it 5as been 3on=eyed to me t5at yo2 obser=e fast d2rin9 t5e day and stand in 6rayer d2rin9 t5e :5ole ni95t4 <on't do t5at; for yo2r body 5as a s5are of its o:n in yo2; yo2r eye 5as a s5are of its o:n in yo2; yo2r :ife 5as a s5are of 5er o:n in yo24 (bser=e fast and break it too4 ,ast for t5ree days in e=ery mont5 and t5at is a 6re6et2al fastin94 % saidG Messen9er of Alla5; % 5a=e 9ot stren9t5 eno295 /to do more t5an t5is1; :5ere26on 5e said: +5en obser=e t5e fast of <a=id /6ea3e be 26on 5im14 (bser=e fast one day and break it /on t5e ot5er1 day4 And 5e /'Abd2lla5 b4 'Amr1 2sed to say: 0o2ld t5at % 5ad a=ailed myself of t5is 3on3ession4

Cha-te) 33: E.,e$$en,e of o# e)7!n" fa t fo) th)ee *a1 *+)!n" e7e)1 &onth' An* fa t!n" on the *a1 of :A)afa an* :A h+)a an* &on*a1 an* th+) *a1
Book 006, Number 2600:
M2'ad5a al-'Ada:iyya re6orted t5at s5e asked 'A'is5a; t5e :ife of t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1; :5et5er t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 obser=ed fasts for t5ree days d2rin9 e=ery mont54 #5e said: Jes % said to 5er: 05i35 :ere /t5e 6arti32lar1 days of t5e mont5 on :5i35 5e obser=ed fastI #5e said: $e :as not 6arti32lar abo2t t5e days of t5e mont5 on :5i35 to obser=e fast4

Book 006, Number 2601:
'%mran b4 $2sain /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted t5at t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said to 5im /or 5e said to anot5er 6erson and 5e :as listenin9 to it1: (; so and so; did yo2 obser=e fast in t5e middle of t5e mont5I $e said: -o4 +5ere26on 5e /t5e Messen9er of Alla51 said: 05en yo2 break it; t5en obser=e fast for t:o days4

Book 006, Number 2602:
Ab2 Catada re6orted t5at a 6erson 3ame to t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 and said: $o: do yo2 obser=e fastI +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 felt annoyed4 15*0 05en '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 noti3ed 5is annoyan3e; 5e said: 0e are :ell 6leased :it5 Alla5 as o2r Lord; :it5 %slam as o2r Code of Life; and :it5 M25ammad as o2r @ro65et4 0e seek ref29e
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:it5 Alla5 from t5e an9er of Alla5 and t5at of $is Messen9er4 '&mar ke6t on re6eatin9 t5ese :ords till 5is /t5e @ro65et's1 an9er 3almed do:n4 +5en &mar said: Messen9er of Alla54 :5at is t5e 6osition of one :5o 6er6et2ally obser=es fastsI +5ere26on 5e said: $e neit5er fasted nor broke it; or 5e said: $e did not fast and 5e did not break it4 $e said: 05at abo2t 5im :5o obser=es fast for t:o days and breaks one day4 +5ere- 26on 5e said: %s anyone 3a6able of doin9 itI $e /'&mar1 said: 05at is t5e 6osition of 5im :5o obser=es fast for a day and breaks on t5e ot5er dayI +5ere26on 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: +5at is t5e fast of <a=id /6ea3e be 26on 5im14 $e /'&mar1 said: 05at abo2t 5im :5o obser=es fast one day and breaks it for t:o days4 +5ere26on 5e /t5e Messen9er of Alla51 said: % :is5; % :ere 9i=en stren9t5 to obser=e t5at4 +5ereafter 5e said: +5e obser=an3e of t5ree days' fast e=ery Mont5 and t5at of 8amadan e=ery year is a 6er6et2al fastin94 % seek from Alla5 t5at fastin9 on t5e day of 'Arafa may atone for t5e sins of t5e 6re3edin9 and t5e 3omin9 years4 and % seek from Alla5 t5at fastin9 on t5e day of As52ra may atone for t5e sins of t5e 6re3edin9 year4

Book 006, Number 2603:
Ab2 Catada al-Ansari /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :as asked abo2t 5is fastin94 +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 felt annoyed4 +5ere26on '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 said: 0e are 6leased :it5 Alla5 as t5e Lord; :it5 %slam as o2r Code of Life; :it5 M25ammad as t5e Messen9er and :it5 o2r 6led9e /to yo2 for :illin9 and 35eerf2l s2bmission1 as a /sa3red1 3ommitment4 $e :as t5en asked abo2t 6er6et2al fastin9; :5ere26on 5e said: $e neit5er fasted nor did 5e break it; or 5e did not fast and 5e did not break it4 $e :as t5en asked abo2t fastin9 for t:o days and breakin9 one day4 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: And :5o 5as stren9t5 eno295 to do itI $e :as asked abo2t fastin9 for a day and breakin9 for t:o days; :5ere26on 5e said: May Alla5 besto: 26on 2s stren9t5 to do it4 $e :as t5en asked abo2t fastin9 for a day and breakin9 on t5e ot5er; :5ere26on 5e said: +5at is t5e fastin9 of my brot5er <a=id /6ea3e be 26on 5im14 $e :as t5en asked abo2t fastin9 on Monday; :5ere26on 5e said: %t :as t5e day on :5i35 % :as born4 on :5i35 % :as 3ommissioned :it5 6ro65et5ood or re=elation :as sent to me; /and 5e f2rt5er1 said: +5ree days' fastin9 e=ery mont5 and of t5e :5ole of 8amadan e=ery year is a 6er6et2al fast4 $e :as asked abo2t fastin9 on t5e day of 'Arafa /9t5 of <52'%-$i??a1; :5ere26on 5e said: %t e76iates t5e sins of t5e 6re3edin9 year and t5e 3omin9 year4 $e :as asked abo2t fastin9 on t5e day of 'As52ra /10t5 of M25arram1; :5ere26on be said: %t e76iates t5e sins of t5e 6re3edin9 year4 /%mam M2slim said t5at in t5is 5adit5 t5ere is a1 narration of %mam #52'ba t5at 5e :as asked abo2t fastin9 on Monday and +52rsday; b2t :e /%mam M2slim1 did not mention +52rsday for :e fo2nd it as an error /in re6ortin914

Book 006, Number 2604:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated by #52'ba :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4

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Book 006, Number 2605:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated by .5ailan b4 Farir :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters; b2t :it5 one =ariation; t5at t5ere 5as been made mention of Monday and not of +52rsday4

Book 006, Number 2606:
Ab2 Catada Ansari /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at Alla5's Massen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :as asked abo2t fastin9 on Monday; :5ere26on 5e said: %t is /t5e day1 :5en % :as born and re=elation :as sent do:n to me4

Cha-te) 35: Fa t!n" !n the &onth of Sha:#an
Book 006, Number 2607:
'%mran b4 $2sain /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e 5e 26on 5im1 5a=in9 said to 5im or to someone else: <id yo2 fast in t5e middle of #5a'banI $e said: -o4 +5ere26on 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: %f yo2 did not obser=e fast; t5en yo2 s5o2ld obser=e fast for t:o days4

Book 006, Number 2608:
%mran b4 $2sain /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted t5at Alla5's A6ostle /:ay 6ea3e 5e26on 5im1 said4 to a 6erson: <id yo2 obser=e any fast in t5e middle of t5is mont5 /#5a'ban1I $e said: -o4 +5ere26on t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: ,ast for t:o days instead of /one fast1 :5en yo2 5a=e 3om6leted /fasts of1 8amadan4

Book 006, Number 2609:
'%mran b4 $2sain /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted t5at t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said to a 6erson: <id yo2 obser=e fast in t5e middle of t5is mont54 i4 e4 #5a'banI $e said: -o4 +5ere26on 5e said to 5im: 05en it is t5e end of 8amadan; t5en obser=e fast for one day or t:o /#52'ba 5ad some do2bt abo2t it1 b2t 5e said: % t5ink t5at 5e 5as said: t:o days4

Book 006, Number 2610:
+5is 5adit5 is narrated by 'Abd2lla5 b4 $ani b4 Ak5i M2tarrif :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters4

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Book 006, Number 2611:
Ab2 $araira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: +5e most e73ellent fast after 8amadan is .od's mont54 al-M25arram; and t5e most e73ellent 6rayer after :5at is 6res3ribed is 6rayer d2rin9 t5e ni95t4

Book 006, Number 2612:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at 5e /t5e Messen9er of Alla51 :as asked as to :5i35 6rayer :as most e73ellent after t5e 6res3ribed 6rayer; and :5i35 fast :as most e73ellent after t5e mont5 of 8amadan4 $e said: @rayer offered in t5e middle of t5e ni95t and t5e most e73ellent fast after /fastin91 in t5e mont5 of 8amadan is t5e fast in .od's mont5 al-M25arram4

Book 006, Number 2613:
A 5adit5 like t5is 5as been re6orted from t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 by 'Abd al-Malik :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters in 3onne3tion :it5 fast4

Cha-te) 36: E.,e$$en,e of o# e)7!n" fa t fo) !. *a1 !n the &onth of Sha%%a$ afte) /a&a*an
Book 006, Number 2614:
Ab2 Ayy2b al-Ansari /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: $e :5o obser=ed t5e fast of 8amadan and t5en follo:ed it :it5 si7 /fasts1 of #5a::al4 it :o2ld be as if 5e fasted 6er6et2ally4

Book 006, Number 2615:
Ab2 Ayy2b al-Ansari re6orted /t5ro295 anot5er 35ain of transmitters1: % 5eard Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 sayin9 like t5is4

Book 006, Number 2616:
Ab2 Ayy2b re6orted a 5adit5 like t5is /t5ro295 anot5er 35ain of transmitters14

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Book 006, Number 2617:
%bn '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted t5at some 6ersons amon9 t5e Com6anions of t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 :ere s5o:n Lailat2l-Cadr :5ile slee6in9 in t5e last :eek /of 8amadan14 +5ere26on Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: % see t5at yo2r dreams a9ree re9ardin9 t5e last :eek> so 5e :5o :ants to seek it s5o2ld seek it in t5e last :eek /d2rin9 t5e ni95t14

Book 006, Number 2618:
%bn '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted Alla5's A6ostle /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: #eek Lailat-2l-Cadr in t5e last :eek /of 8amadan14

Book 006, Number 2619:
#alim re6orted on t5e a2t5ority of 5is fat5er t5at a 6erson sa: Lailat-2l- Cadr on t5e 27t5 /of 8amadan14 +5ere26on Alla5's A6ostle /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 said: % see t5at yo2r dreams a9ree re9ardin9 t5e last ten /ni95ts of 8amadan14 #o seek it on an odd n2mber /of t5ese ten ni95ts14

Book 006, Number 2620:
#alim b4 'Abd2lla5 b4 '&mar re6orted t5at 5is fat5er said: % 5eard Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: #o far as Lailat-2l-Cadr is 3on3erned4 some 6ersons amon9 yo2 5a=e seen it /in a dream1 in t5e first :eek and some 6ersons amon9 yo2 5a=e been s5o:n t5at it is in t5e last :eek> so seek it in t5e last ten /ni95ts14

Book 006, Number 2621:
%bn &mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: #eek it /Lailat-2l-Cadr1 in t5e last /ten ni95ts14 %f one amon9 yo2 s5o:s sla3kness and :eakness /in t5e earlier 6art of 8amadan1; it s5o2ld not be allo:ed to 6re=ail 26on 5im in t5e last :eek4

Book 006, Number 2622:
%bn &mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: $e :5o is an7io2s to seek it /Lailat-2l-Cadr1 s5o2ld seek it in t5e last ten /ni95ts of 8amadan14

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Book 006, Number 2623:
'%bn '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: #eek t5e time of Lailat-2l-Cadr in t5e last /ten ni95ts1; or 5e said: in t5e last nine /ni95ts14

Book 006, Number 2624:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: % :as s5o:n Lailat-2l-Cadr> t5en some members of my family a:oke me 26; t5en % :as 3a2sed to for9et it4 #o seek it in t5e last :eek4 $armala said: /+5e $oly @ro65et did not say:B % :as made to for9et;B b2t 5e stated1:B '2t % for9ot it4B

Book 006, Number 2625:
Ab2 #a'id al-)52dri /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 s6ent in de=otion /in i'tikaf1 t5e middle ten ni95ts of t5e mont5 of 8amadan; and :5en t:enty ni95ts :ere o=er and it :as t5e t:entyfirst ni95t; 5e :ent ba3k to 5is residen3e and t5ose :5o :ere alon9 :it5 5im also ret2rned /to t5eir res6e3ti=e residen3es14 $e s6ent one mont5 in de=otion4 +5en 5e addressed t5e 6eo6le on t5e ni95t 5e 3ame ba3k /to 5is residen3e1 and 3ommanded t5em as Alla5 desired /5im to 3ommand1 and t5en said: % 2sed to de=ote myself /obser=e i'tikaf1 d2rin9 t5ese ten /ni95ts14 +5en % started de=otin9 myself in t5e last ten /ni95ts14 And 5e :5o desires to obser=e i'tikaf alon9 :it5 me s5o2ld s6end t5e ni95t1 at 5is 6la3e of i'tikaf4 And % sa: t5is ni95t /Lailat-2lCadr1 b2t % for9ot it /t5e e7a3t ni95t1 > so seek it>%n t5e last ten ni95ts on odd n2mbers4 % sa: /t5e 9lim6ses of t5at dream1 t5at % :as 6rostratin9 in :ater and m2d4 Ab2 #a'id al-)52dri said: %t rained on t5e t:enty-first ni95t and t5e :ater dri66ed /from t5e roof1 of t5e mosD2e at t5e 6la3e :5ere t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 obser=ed 6rayer4 % looked at 5im and as 5e 3om6leted t5e da:n 6rayer; /% fo2nd1 5is fa3e :as :et :it5 m2d and :ater4

Book 006, Number 2626:
Ab2 #a'id al-)52dri /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 de=oted /5imself to 6rayer1 in t5e middle /ten ni95ts1 of 8amadan4 +5e rest of t5e 5adit5 is t5e same e73e6t for t5ese :ords:B +5at 5e ad5ered to 5is 6la3e of i'tikaf and 5is fore5ead :as besmeared :it5 m2d and :ater4B

Book 006, Number 2627:
Ab2 #a'id al-)52dri /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 obser=ed i'tikaf /3onfined 5imself for de=otion and 6rayer1 in t5e first ten /days1 of 8amadan> 5e t5en obser=ed i'tikaf in t5e middle ten /days1 in a +2rkis5 tent :it5 a mat 5an9in9 at its door4 $e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 took 5old of t5at mat and 6la3ed it in t5e nook of t5e tent4 $e t5en 62t 5is 5ead o2t and talked :it5 6eo6le and t5ey 3ame near 5im; and 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: % obser=ed i'tikaf in t5e first ten /ni95ts and days1 in order to seek
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t5at ni95t /Lailat-2l-Cadr14 % t5en obser=ed i'tikaf in t5e middle ten days4 +5en /an an9el1 :as sent to me and % :as told t5at t5is /ni95t1 is amon9 t5e last ten /ni95ts14 $e :5o amon9 yo2 likes to obser=e i'tikaf s5o2ld do so> and t5e 6eo6le obser=ed it alon9 :it5 5im; and 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 said: +5at /Lailat-2l-Cadr1 :as s5o:n to me on an odd /ni95t1 and % /sa: in t5e dream1 t5at % :as 6rostratin9 in t5e mornin9 in 3lay and :ater4 #o in t5e mornin9 of t5e t:enty-first ni95t :5en 5e /t5e $oly @ro65et1 9ot 26 for da:n /6rayer14 t5ere :as a rainfall and t5e mosD2e dri66ed; and % sa: 3lay and :ater4 05en 5e 3ame o2t after 3om6letin9 t5e mornin9 6rayer /% sa:1 t5at 5is fore5ead and t5e ti6 of 5is nose 5ad /tra3es1 of 3lay and :ater; and t5at :as t5e t:enty-first ni95t amon9 t5e last ten /ni95ts14

Book 006, Number 2628:
Ab2 #alama re6orted: '0e dis32ssed amon9st o2rsel=es Lailat-2l-Cadr4 % 3ame to Ab2 #a'id al-)52dri /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 :5o :as a friend of mine and said to 5im: 0o2ld yo2 not 9o :it5 2s to t5e 9arden of date treesI $e :ent o2t :it5 a 3loak o=er 5im4 % said to 5im: <id yo2 5ear t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 makin9 mention of Lailat-2l-CadrI $e said: Jes; /and added1 :e :ere obser=in9 i'tikaf :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 in t5e middle ten days of 8amadan; and 3ame o2t on t5e mornin9 of t5e t:entiet5 and t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 addressed 2s and said: % :as s5o:n Lailat-2l-Cadr; b2t % for9ot /t5e e7a3t ni95t1 or % :as 3a2sed to for9et it; so seek it in t5e last ten odd /ni95ts1; and % :as s5o:n t5at % :as 6rostratin9 in :ater and 3lay4 #o 5e :5o :anted to obser=e i'tikaf :it5 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /inay 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 s5o2ld ret2rn /to t5e 6la3e of i'tikaf14 $e /Ab2 #a'id al)52dri1 said: And :e ret2rned and did not find any 6at35 of 3lo2d in t5e sky4 +5en t5e 3lo2d 9at5ered and t5ere :as /so 5ea=y1 a do:n6o2r t5at t5e roof of t5e mosD2e :5i35 :as made of t5e bran35es of date-6alms be9an to dri64 +5en t5ere :as 6rayer and % sa: t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 6rostratin9 in :ater and 3lay till % sa: t5e tra3es of 3lay on 5is fore5ead4

Book 006, Number 2629:
+5is badit5 5as been re6orted on t5e a2t5ority of Ja5ya b4 Ab2 )at5ir :it5 t5e same 35ain of transmitters /:it5 a sli95t =ariation of t5ese :ords1: % sa: t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 after 5e 5ad 3om6leted /t5e 6rayer1 and t5ere :as a tra3e of 3lay on 5is fore5ead and ti6 /of t5e nose14

Book 006, Number 2630:
Ab2 #a'id al-)52dri /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted: +5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 obser=ed i'tikaf in t5e middle ten days of 8amadan to seek Lailat-2l-Cadr before it :as made manifest to 5im4 05en /t5ese ni95ts1 :ere o=er; 5e 3ommanded to strike t5e tent4 +5en it :as made manifest to 5im t5at /Lailat-2l-Cadr1 :as in t5e last ten ni95ts /of 8amadan1; and 3ommanded to 6it35 t5e tent /a9ain14 $e t5en 3ame to t5e 6eo6le and said: ( 6eo6le; Lailat-2l-Cadr :as made manifest to me and % 3ame o2t to inform yo2 abo2t it t5at t:o 6ersons 3ame 3ontend- in9 :it5 ea35 ot5er and t5ere :as a de=il alon9 :it5 t5em and % for9ot it4 #o seek it in t5e last ten ni95ts of 8amadan4
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#eek it on t5e nint5; on t5e se=ent5 and on t5e fift54 % /one of t5e narrators1 said: Ab2 #a'id; yo2 kno: more t5an 2s abo2t n2mbers4 $e said: Jes; indeed :e 5a=e better ri95t t5an yo24 % said: 05at is t5is nint5; se=ent5; and fift5I $e said: 05en t:enty-one /ni95ts are o=er1 and t5e t:enty-se3ond be9ins; it is t5e nint5; and :5en t:enty-t5ree /ni95ts1 are o=er; t5at :5i35 follo:s /t5e last ni95t1 is t5e se=ent5; and :5en t:enty-fi=e ni95ts are o=er; :5at follo:s it is fift54 %bn )5allad said: %nstead of t5e :ord Ja5liDan /3ontendin91; 5e said Jak5tasiman; /t5ey are dis62tin914

Book 006, Number 2631:
'Abd2lla5 b4 &nais re6orted Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be26on 5im1 as sayin9: % :as s5o:n Lailat-2l-Cadr> t5en % :as made to for9et it; and sa: t5at % :as 6rostratin9 in :ater and 3lay in t5e mornin9 of t5at /ni95t14 $e /t5e narrator1 said: +5ere :as a do:n6o2r on t5e t:enty-t5ird ni95t and t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 led 2s in 6rayer; and as 5e :ent ba3k; t5ere :as a tra3e of :ater and 3lay on 5is fore5ead and on 5is nose4 $e /t5e narrator1 said: 'Abd2lla5 b4 &nais 2sed to say t5at it :as t5e t:enty-t5ird /ni95t14

Book 006, Number 2632:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 and %bn -2mair re6orted Alla5's Mes- sen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 as sayin9: Look for /and in t5e :ords of 0aki; seek1 Lailat-2l-Cadr in t5e last ten ni95ts of 8amadan4

Book 006, Number 2633:
Hirr b4 $abais5 re6orted: % t52 asked &bayy b4 )a'b /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1: Jo2r brot5er /in fait51 %bn Mas'2d says: $e :5o stands /for t5e ni95t 6rayer1 t5ro295o2t t5e year :o2ld find Lailat-2l-Cadr; :5ere26on 5e said: May Alla5 5a=e mer3y 26on 5im> /5e said t5ese :ords1 :it5 t5e intention t5at 6eo6le mi95t not rely only /on one ni95t1; :5ereas 5e kne: t5at it /Lailat-2l-Cadr1 is in t5e mont5 of 8amadan and it is t5e t:enty-se=ent5 ni95t4 $e t5en took oat5 /:it5o2t makin9 any e73e6tion; i4 e4 :it5o2t sayin9 %nns5a Alla51 t5at it :as t5e t:entyse=ent5 ni95t4 % said to 5im: Ab2 M2nd5ir; on :5at 9ro2nd do yo2 say t5atI +5ere26on 5e said: 'y t5e indi3ation or by t5e si9n :5i35 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 9a=e 2s; and t5at is t5at on t5at day /t5e s2n1 :o2ld rise :it5o2t 5a=in9 any ray in it4

Book 006, Number 2634:
Hirr b4 $2bais5 re6orted t5at &bayy b4 )a'b /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 said abo2t Lailat-2l-Cadr: 'y Alla5; % kno: :ell abo2t it4 #52'ba said: +o t5e best of my kno:led9e it :as t5e t:enty-se=ent5 ni95t for :5i35 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 3ommanded 2s to stand for 6rayer4 #52'ba do2bted t5ese :ords: +5at it :as t5e ni95t for :5i35 t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 3ommanded 2s to stand for 6rayer4 And /5e f2rt5er1 said: +5is :as narrated to me by a friend of mine from 5im /t5e $oly @ro65et14

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Book 006, Number 2635:
Ab2 $2raira /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 re6orted: 0e :ere talkin9 abo2t Lailat2l-Cadr in t5e 6resen3e of t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 and 5e said: $e :5o amon9st yo2 remembers /t5e ni95t1 :5en t5e moon arose and it :as like a 6ie3e of 6late /at t5e fa9 end of t5e mont5 in a state of :anin914

Cha-te) 3;: O# e)7!n" of !:t!kaf !n the $a t ten *a1 of /a&a*an
Book 006, Number 2636:
%bn '&mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted t5at t5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to obser=e i'tikaf in t5e last ten days of 8amadan4

Book 006, Number 2637:
Abd2lla5 b4 &mar /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 bot5 of t5em1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to obser=e i'tikaf in t5e last ten days of 8amadan4 -afi' said: Abd2lla5 /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5im1 s5o:ed me t5e 6la3e in t5e mosD2e :5ere t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to obser=e i'tikaf4

Book 006, Number 2638:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to obser=e i'tikaf in t5e last ten days of 8amadan4

Book 006, Number 2639:
+5is 5adit5 5as been narrated by 'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 t5ro295 anot5er 35ain of transmitters4

Book 006, Number 2640:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e 5e 26on 5im1 2sed to obser=e i'tikif in t5e last ten days of 8amadan till Alla5 3alled 5im ba3k /to 5is 5ea=enly 5ome14 +5en 5is :i=es obser=ed i'tikaf after 5im4

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Book 006, Number 2641:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at :5en t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 de3ided to obser=e i'tikaf; 5e 6rayed in t5e mornin9 and t5en :ent to t5e 6la3e of 5is i'tikaf; and 5e 3ommanded t5at a tent s5o2ld be 6it35ed for 5im; and it :as 6it35ed4 $e /on3e1 de3ided to obser=e i'tikaf in t5e last ten days of 8amadan4 Hainab /t5e :ife of t5e $oly @ro65et1 3ommanded t5at a tent s5o2ld be 6it35ed for 5er4 %t :as 6it35ed a33ordin9ly4 And some ot5er :i=es of Alla5's A6ostle /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 3ommanded t5at tents s5o2ld be 6it35ed for t5em too4 And t5ey :ere 6it35ed4 05en t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e 5e 26on 5im1 offered t5e mornin9 6rayer; 5e looked and fo2nd /so many1 tents4 +5ere26on 5e said: 05at is t5is =irt2e t5at t5ese /ladies1 5a=e de3ided to a3D2ireI $e 3ommanded 5is tent to be str23k and abandoned i'tikaf in t5e mont5 of 8amadan and 6ost6oned it to t5e first ten days of #5a::al4

Book 006, Number 2642:
+5is 5adit5 5as been re6orted t5ro295 anot5er 35ain of transmitters; and t5ere it is mentioned t5at4 'A'is5a; $afsa and Hainab /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 t5em1 6it35ed t5e tents for i'tikaf4

Cha-te) 5=: One ho+$* e.e)t &o)e (!n *e7ot!on an* -)a1e)) !n the $a t ten *a1 of /)a&a*an
Book 006, Number 2643:
'A'%s5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at :5en t5e last ten ni95ts be9an Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 ke6t a:ake at ni95t /for 6rayer and de=otion1; :akened 5is family; and 6re6ared 5imself to obser=e 6rayer /:it5 more =i9o2r14

Book 006, Number 2644:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted t5at Alla5's Messen9er /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 2sed to e7ert 5imself in de=otion d2rin9 t5e last ten ni95ts to a 9reater e7tent t5an at any ot5er time4

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Book 006, Number 2645:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted: % ne=er sa: t5e Messen9er of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 fastin9 in t5e ten days of <52'%-$i??a4

Book 006, Number 2646:
'A'is5a /Alla5 be 6leased :it5 5er1 re6orted: +5e A6ostle of Alla5 /may 6ea3e be 26on 5im1 did not obser=e fast in t5e ten days of <52l-$i??a4

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