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The Fast of 15th Sha’ban (A Revised Opinion of Mufti Taqi Usmani)

The Fast of 15th Sha’ban (A Revised Opinion of Mufti Taqi Usmani)

Q. I have read the Shabaan issue of your magazine Al-BALAGH certain questions are bothering me with regard to fasting on the 15th of Shabaan. I would like to explain the reason for this question. Several months ago a friend explained to me that there is no special significance of the fast of the 15th of Shabaan. However, he says this Hadith is absolutely weak to such an extent that one of its narrators was a person who was regarded by some scholars of Hadith as a fabricator of Hadith and a liar. Hence, he says that, until another reliable Hadith can be found the fast of the 15th of Shabaan has no special virtue. He also explained to me the following points

http://attalib.blogspot.com/2007/08/fast-of-15th-shaban-revised-opinion-of.html

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