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It is recommended to fast tomorrow Monday and Tuesday ( Ashoora )

Ashura (also spelled Aashurah, ‘Ashurah or Aashoorah), is an Islamic holiday observed on the 10th of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic year. The word Ashura means "10," denoting the date of the holiday according to Islamic Lunar calendar. Shortly after the Hijira in AD 622, Prophet Muhammad may peace be upon him designated Ashura as a day of fasting from sunset to sunset, perhaps patterned on the Jewish Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur). Traditionally, Ashura commemorates two events: the day Nuh (Noah) left the ark and the day Musa (Moses) was saved from the tyranny of Pharaoh by Allah. [Al-Bukhari, 1867]. It is recommended to fast a day before which is Monday & day of 'Ashoora' on Tuesday InshAllah Ibn 'Abass (RA) said: I never saw the Prophet (SAWS) so keen to make sure he fasted any day & preferring it over another except this day, the day of 'Ashoora May Allah accept our fast on Ashoora in remembrance of prophet Moses when Allah save