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Why do some Muslims fast on the 9th and 10th moharram even when it was abandoned by the Prohpet (saw)?

Below are narrations which shows it was abandoned Sahih Muslim .No 2510 Abd al-Rahman b. Yazid said: When al-Ash'ath b. Qais entered the house of 'Abdullah he was having his breakfast. He ('...
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Islamic new year beginning in Muharram

I wonder, why does the Islamic new year start in the month of Muharram. As Muslims start their calendar with the immigration of the Holy Prophet from Mecca to Medina, known as Hijra, the first day of ...
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Can we fast only for 1 day in muharram? [closed]

9th and 10th is recommended but what if a person cannot keep 2. So is it okay to fast for 1 day. Also, how important is neeyat in Islam?
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Why Taasuaa (تاسوعا) is important for Shia?

There are two days that are so significant for Shiite as "Taasuaa/تاسوعا And عاشورا/Ashura" ... Actually usually they use and name these two days successive. (I am aware that Imam Hussein martyred at ...