There is no doubt or suspicion whatsoever about this Divine Book of Allah which was revealed to Prophet Muhammad, the Last of all messengers and prophets sent by Allah the Almighty to guide humanity to the Straight Path; the chain of prophets and messengers started with Prophet Adam, father of all mankind and ended with Prophet Muhammad as is well-known by many. The Qur’an, the accuracy of which was attested to by many throughout the ages, is a book of guidance that aims to guide all humanity to what benefits them in this present life as well as the hereafter.
Muslims are earnestly advised by Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings be upon him) to fast one day before the day of Ashura’ and one day after it just to be different from other non-Muslims who used to fast on that day as well. It is recommended that we fast this day as the Prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him) used to fast it. Not only the Prophet fasted that day, but also his companions as well as Prophet Musa (Peace and blessings be upon him) who fasted it in a way to thank Allah the Almighty for saving him from Pharaoh and his people.
Just like Moses was given the sign of the burning fire, God gives all of us signs in this life. Sometimes it is a verse of the Qur’an that may touch our heart, or a heart penetrating reminder. Sometimes it is just a person we meet who teaches us a lot, or just life circumstances. When God shows us signs, it is up to us to take them.
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