The First 10 Days of Dhul Hijjah
The first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah are of the most blessed days in the entire Muslim Calendar and are on par with the last 10 nights of Ramadan in their importance and virtue. We should all treat these 10 days with the same level of motivation and vigour that we show to the last 10 nights of Ramadan. The following is brief exposition of some of the virtues of these days.
Allah (SWT) refers to these days when He says in His Book:
‘By the Dawn, And ten nights …’ [Qur’an 89, 1-2]
He also mention these as the ‘appointed’ days in the following verse:
‘Remember Allah through the appointed days…’ [Qur’an 2:203]
The Mufassirin (Commentators of the Qur’an) generally state that the above verses relate to the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah. Continue reading The First 10 Days of Dhul Hijjah