Jun
21
2010
0

Most Excellent Zikr (Remembrance)

Hadrat Jabir (Radi Allahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Messenger of ALLAH said that the most excellent way to make mention of ALLAH is to say:

“There is no God but ALLAH.”

[Tirmizi - lbn Majah]

Hadrat Abu Hurairah (Radi Allahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated ALLAH’s Messenger as saying that if anyone says a hundred times in a day:

“There is no God but ALLAH Who has no partner, to whom dominion belongs, to whom praise is due, who is omnipotent.”

Jun
03
2010
0

Ishraq Salaah – Zuha Salaah and other voluntary Salaah

Hadrat Ali (Radi Allahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated: when in the morning the sun was high in the sky as it is at the time of Asr Salaah (after noon), the Prophet used to say two Rakahs as lshraq Salaah and when it is as high in the sky in the east as it is in the west at the time of Zuhar Salaah, he would perform four Rakaats as Chasht Salaah. [Shamail -e- Tirmizi]

lshraq Salaah:

May
28
2010
1

Qunutal Witar

“O’ ALLAH’ We beseech Thee for help and seek Thy protection and believe in Thee and extol Thee and are thankful to thee and are not ungrateful to Thee and we declare ourselves clear of, and forsake him who disobeys Thee. O’ ALLAH! Thee do we serve and for Thee do we perform and prostrate ourselves and to Thee do we betake ourselves and to Thee we are quick, and thy mercy do we hope for, and Thy punishment do we fear, for Thy punishment overakes the unbelievers.”

Apr
20
2010
0

FEATURES OF THE SALAAH OF ALLAH’S MESSENGER (SallAllahu Alaihi Wa Sallam)

Hadrat Abu Hurairah (Radi Allahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Prophet used to stand (offering voluntary Salaah) till his feet/legs were swollen. Someone mentioned to him that when he had already received tidings about all his sins, past and present, having been forgiven, why he subjected himself to such exertion. He replied: “(As ALLAH has been so kind to me) should I not be a grateful servant?” [Shamail -e- Tirmizi]

The Prophet (SallAllahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) is reported to have stated: “Salaah is the delight of my eyes.” [Khasail -e- Nabawi]

Mar
26
2010
0

SOME IMPORTANT MATTERS RELATED TO SALAAH

DELAY IN SALAAH FORBIDDEN

(Hadrat) Ali Murtaza (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Messenger of ALLAH (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) told him, “There are three things, Ali, which you must not postpone:

1. Performing Salaah when its time comes

2. funeral, and

3. The marriage of an unmarried woman when there is available one of a suitable class for her.” [Tirmizi, Ma’rif -ul- Hadis]

IF A SALAAH IS MISSED OWING TO SLEEP OR FORGETFULNESS

Hadrat Anas (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Messenger of ALLAH said: “If anyone forgets prescribed Salaah or oversleeps, expiation is made by observing it when he remembers it.” [Bukhari, Muslim, Marif -ul- Hadis]

Feb
21
2010
0

CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH GHUSAL IS MASNUN

Hadrat Abu Hurairah (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) said: “It is the duty of every Muslim to take bath once a week (i.e. on Friday), washing his head and body.” [Bukhari, Muslim, Marif -ul- Hadis]

Hadrat Samura bin Jundab (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anha) narrated that the Messenger of ALLAH said: If any one performs ablution on Friday, well and good; but if any one takes bath, bathing is more excellent. [Ahmad, Abu Dawud, Tirmizi, Marif -ul- Hadis]

Feb
14
2010
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INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT RELIEVING AND CLEANING ONESELF AND THE DUA (SUPPLICATION) TO BE RECITED WHEN ENTERING THE TOILET

Hadrat Abu Huraiah narrated that the Prophet said: “I am to you just like a father to his son, (i.e. Just as it is the responsibility of a father to wish them well and to teach them the manners, so it is my duty to educate you properly) for I give you instruction:

When you go to relieve yourself, do not face or turn your back towards the QIBLAH.” Hadrat Abu Hurairah (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) has commanded that three stones be used, he forbade the use of dung and decayed bones, and also forbade the use of right hand for the purpose of ISTINJA. [Ma’rif -ul- Hadis, Sunnan Ibn Majah, Darimi]

Feb
13
2010
0

HOLY PROPHET’S (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) PRACTICES IN THE MATTER OF RELIEVING ONESELF (ISTINJA)

(1) The Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) used to enter the privy putting his left foot forward, and to come out putting the right foot out. [Tirmizi]

(2) While entering the privy, he used to say: (‘O Allaah! I seek refuge in thee from the foul male and female devils)

(3) On coming out of Privy, he would say: (‘I seek thine forgiveness Praise be to ALLAH, who has removed harm from me and kept me in health) [Zad -ul- ma’ad, Tirmizi, Ibn Majah}

(4) When he sat down to answer a call of nature, he would not raise his garments until he was quite close to the ground. [Zad-ul Ma’ad]

Feb
06
2010
0

Concise and foremost counsels Part 7

Hadrat Abdullah bin Mas’ud (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Apostle of ALLAH (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) said, “On the day of resurrection, the feet of the son of Adam will not move away till he is questioned about five matters:

1. On what he spent his life;

2. In what he made his youth pass away;

3. Whence he acquired his property;

4. On what he spent it and

5. What he did regarding what he knew; [Tirmizi Ma’arif -ul- Hadis]

Jan
28
2010
0

Not associating with the world and conscious of the Life Hereafter

Hadrat Jabir (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Messenger of ALLAH passed by a dead kid whose ears had been cut off. He said, “Who would like to exchange it for a dirham. The hearers said, (“Not to speak of a dirham) we would not like to have it even for the meanest thing. “The Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) said, “By ALLAH, the world is more contemptible than what this is for you. [Muslim, Hayat-ul-Muslemin]

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