Hadith Number Four


Chapter 08 - Ziyyaarat of Madina., Dawah & Tabligh, Virtues of Hajj (Fazail e Hajj) / Monday, October 25th, 2010

It is related by a person from the family of Khattab that Rasulullah Sal’am said; “Who ever undertakes a journey specially to visit my grave, will be my neighbor on the day of Qiyaamat; and who ever lives in Madina Munawwarah and bears with patience its hardships and trial, for him will I be a witness and intercessor on the day of Qiyaamat; and, who ever dies in either of the Haramain (Mecca or Madina) will be raised on the day of Qiyaamat with those who have been granted safety.”

The theme contained in this (viz: that who ever makes the intention to visit the Nabi Sal’am in Madina, shall be his neighbor in the hereafter) has been contained in so many other ahaadith. It is however important that the intention should be solely the visiting of his grave. It should not be a journey with another aim, which takes one to Madina with Ziyaarat being just by the way. In Hadith number two we have already quoted similar points. As for the point raised above, about living in Madina this shall be discussed in the following Hadith;

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