Narrations about Fasting from AhlulBayt (as)

Narrations about Fasting from Ahlulbayt (as)

‘Everything has a zakat, and the zakat of the bodies is to fast.’
Transmitted from the Prophet (peace be upon him and his Household)

‘The fasting person is in [constant] worship of Allah, even when he is sleeping in his bed, as long as he does not backbite a fellow Muslim.’
Transmitted from the Prophet (peace be upon him and his Household)

‘Fasting is a shield from the Fire.’
Transmitted from the Prophet (peace be upon him and his Household)

‘Allah, Mighty and Exalted, says, ‘He whose limbs do not fast by refraining from what I have prohibited, then there is no need for him to refrain from food and drink for My sake.’
Transmitted from the Prophet (peace be upon him and his Household)

‘Fasting is just as much keeping away from prohibited things as it is keeping away from food and drink.’
Transmitted from Imam Ali (peace be upon him)

‘The best jihad is fasting in hot weather.’
Transmitted from Imam al-Sadiq (peace be upon him)

‘What is the fasting person doing with his fast if he is not guarding his tongue, his hearing, his sight and his limbs [from sins]?’
Transmitted from Sayyida Fatima (peace be upon her)

‘When you fast, your hearing must fast, along with your sight, your hair, your skin…’ and he listed a number of other things, and said, ‘The day that you fast must not be like a day that you do not fast.’
Transmitted from Imam al-Sadiq (peace be upon him)

‘Winter is the springtime of a believer – its nights are long, so he can make use of them to stand in prayer, whereas its days are short and he can make use of them to fast.’
Transmitted from Imam al-Sadiq (peace be upon him)

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