16. Fasting Continuously and All the Time

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1ـ عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحَكَمِ عَنْ سَيْفِ بْنِ عَمِيرَةَ عَنْ حَسَّانَ بْنِ مُخْتَارٍ قَالَ قُلْتُ لأَبِي عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ السَّلاَم) مَا الْوِصَالُ فِي الصِّيَامِ قَالَ فَقَالَ إِنَّ رَسُولَ الله (صلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِه) قَالَ لا وِصَالَ فِي صِيَامٍ وَلا صَمْتَ يَوْمٍ إِلَى اللَّيْلِ وَلا عِتْقَ قَبْلَ مِلْكٍ.


1. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from Ali ibn al-Hakam from Sayf ibn ‘Amirah from Hassan ibn Mukhtar who has said the following: “I asked abu ‘ Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, ’What is continuous fasting?’ He replied, ’The Messenger of Allah, O Allah, grant compensation to Muhammad and his family worthy of their services to Your cause, has said, “There must be no continuous fasting, no fasting in the form of remaining silent the whole day, and setting free of a slave before owning is invalid.’””


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2ـ أَحْمَدُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْحَسَنِ بْنِ مَحْبُوبٍ عَنِ الْحَلَبِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ السَّلاَم) قَالَ الْوِصَالُ فِي الصِّيَامِ أَنْ يَجْعَلَ عَشَاءَهُ سَحُورَهُ.


2. Ahmad ibn Muhammad from has narrated from al-Hassan ibn Mahbub from al-Halabiy who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘Connected fasting is when one takes his dinner during Suhur (breakfast in the morning before dawn) instead.’”


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3ـ عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ وَمُحَمَّدُ بْنُ إِسْمَاعِيلَ عَنِ الْفَضْلِ بْنِ شَاذَانَ جَمِيعاً عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ عَنْ حَفْصِ بْنِ الْبَخْتَرِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ السَّلاَم) قَالَ الْمُوَاصِلُ فِي الصِّيَامِ يَصُومُ يَوْماً وَلَيْلَةً وَيُفْطِرُ فِي السَّحَرِ.


3. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from Muhammad ibn ‘Isma‘il has narrated from al-Fadl ibn Shadhan from all from ibn abu ‘Umayr and Hafs ibn al-Bakhtariy who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘One’s fasting in a connected manner takes place when one fasts one day and night and takes breakfast in Sahar (in the morning before dawn) instead.’”


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4ـ الْحُسَيْنُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ مُعَلَّى بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْوَشَّاءِ عَنْ أَبَانٍ عَنْ زُرَارَةَ قَالَ سَأَلْتُ أَبَا عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ السَّلاَم) عَنْ صَوْمِ الدَّهْرِ فَقَالَ لَمْ نَزَلْ نَكْرَهُهُ.


4. Al-Husayn ibn Muhammad has narrated from Mu‘alla’ ibn Muhammad from al-Washsha’ from Aban from Zurarah who has said the following: “I once asked abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about fasting in a connected manner. He (the Imam) said, ‘We still dislike it.’”




5ـ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عُثْمَانَ بْنِ عِيسَى عَنْ سَمَاعَةَ قَالَ سَأَلْتُهُ عَنْ صَوْمِ الدَّهْرِ فَكَرِهَهُ وَقَالَ لا بَأْسَ أَنْ يَصُومَ يَوْماً وَيُفْطِرَ يَوْماً.


5. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from ‘Uthman ibn ‘Isa from Sama‘ah, who has said the following: “I once asked him (the Imam), ‘Alayhi al-Salam, about fasting forever. He (the Imam) disliked it and said, ‘It is not harmful to fast one day and not to fast the next day.’”


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