Abolfazl Sabouri, Abolfazl Sabouri is based in New Zealand and has an MA in Jurisprudence and Islamic Studies. He is a graduate of Elmiyeh seminary in Qom with more than 15 years of study and research where he has... Answered 3 years ago

It is not prohibited. However some ulama says it is mostahab to make day of Ashura, day of sorrow and do not eat so much during the day.