- Fatira alssamawati waalardi anta waliyyee fee alddunya waalakhirati tawaffanee (Musliman waalhiqnee bialssaliheena
“You Creator of the heavens and the earth! You are my Protector in this world and in the Hereafter. Take You my soul (at death) as one submitting to Your will (as a (Muslim), and unite me with the righteous.” (Qur’aan: 12:101)
Prophet Yusuf (peace be upon him) made this dua after he became the ruler of Egypt, and he met with his parents. The parents prostrated to Allah (SWT) and Yusuf (peace be upon him) realised his dream of eleven stars and the sun and the moon making obeisance to Allah (SWT). Read more... (631 words, estimated 2:31 mins reading time)
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Why cannot du’â be a treatment? Du’â is a guaranteed way of seeking a cure from that Being who is Kind, Merciful, Forgiving. Du’â means to implore and beg before that Being who is All Powerful and by whose command everything happens.
Verily du’â is the most beneficial treatment and it has many benefits, especially when a person earnestly makes those duâs which have been narrated from Nabi (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) by sincerely turning towards Allah Ta’ala , considering the times of acceptance. Allah Ta’ala says: “Call Me, I will answer you.” (Sura Ghafir, ayah 80) Read more... (1233 words, estimated 4:56 mins reading time)
But the anguish of it all: proportional to as many ways our beloved Prophet sallallahu alayhe wa sallam enlightened us with to attain nearness of our Allah, as much we are distant from Him today (if not even more). The whole world dwells in our heart; if anything does not then that is Allah. Everybody we are concerned about and the one whom not concerned for – that again – Allah. The harms of this if were for the Hereafter alone then that too was excessively enormous to bear, but simultaneously this world that we are so concerned for also gets ruined. Read more... (272 words, estimated 1:05 mins reading time)
One of his companions came to the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). In his hands he had some birds chicks which were chirping. The Prophet asked him what those chicks were. The Companion said, “O Messenger! As I was passing by bush, I heard the chirping of these chicks, so I took them away. When their mother saw this she began to circle around my head in her anguish.” The Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) said, “Go at once and put them back wherefrom you have taken them”. [Mishkat, Ma’arif -ul- Hadis] Read more... (231 words, estimated 55 secs reading time)