Amina Inloes, Amina Inloes is originally from the US and has a PhD in Islamic Studies from the University of Exeter on Shi'a hadith. She is the program leader for the MA Islamic Studies program at the... Answered 7 months ago

To add to the answer (even though the answer is already complete in and of itself), the narration through which we receive Ziyarat 'Ashura says: "When the Imam finished reciting the ziyara, he told me 'O 'Alqama, if you can recite this ziyara every day during your lifetime, do it and all its reward will be yours."

[The full part of the narration is as follows]

Alqama b. Muhammad al-Hadrami says: I requested Imam al-Baqir (a) to "teach me something so that I can recite it when I visit him (Imam al-Husayn (a)) from nearby on this day (day of Ashura): and teach me something so that I can recite it when I want to direct my salutation toward him from regions far from Karbala and from my home. The Imam said: O 'Alqama, after you direct salutation toward him, perform a two-rak'a prayer, and after that, recite this ziyara-text, by reciting this ziyara you have truly called him in the way that angels call him when they want to address him, and Allah gives you thousand thousand (one million) rewards and forgives thousand thousand sins of yours and elevates your status thousand thousand levels, and you will be considered as one of those who were martyred along him and you even share their status; and the rewards of the Prophets, Apostles and all those who have visited al-Husayn b. Ali (a) since he has been martyred, would as well be written for you." 'Alqama continues: "When the Imam finished reciting the ziyara, he told me 'O 'Alqama, if you can recite this ziyara every day during your lifetime, do it and all its reward will be yours."

So it is recommended and some people do it but of course it is not required.

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