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Dec02

What is the Unseen worth?

By: Zainul Mussa Source: Collection of Treasures Once, whilst in the company of one of my respected teachers, he gave us some Naseehah (advice). He mentioned to us important points to remember as students of knowledge. I will mention one of these below. During the time of Harun Rashid there was a saintly man by the name of Behlul رحمه الله who was an ascetic. Sayyiduna Behlul رحمه الله would generally be found sitting at the beach side, building sand models then breaking them. On one occasion, whilst Harun Rashid and his wife, Zubaida Khatun, were travelling on elephants, they came past Sayyiduna Behlul رحمه الله who was, as usual, building houses from the sand. On seeing Sayyiduna Behlul...

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Nov26

The merit of Sura al-Waqi’ah (56)

By: Shaykh Muhammad Zakariya Kandhlawi Source: Fazaa’il Aamaal via Jamiatul Ulama Guateng Ibn Masud (Allah be pleased with him) reports that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “Whoever reads surah AI-Waqi’ah (sura 56) every night, starvation shall never afflict him.” Ibn Masud (Radiallahu Anhu) used to bid his daughters recite this surah every night. The virtues of surah Al Waqi’ah are also reported in many ahadith. There is a hadith to the effect that whoever reads surahs Al-Hadid, AI-Waqi’ah and Ar-Rahman, is reckoned amongst the dwellers of Jannat-ul­ Firdaus (the highest level of Paradise). In another hadith, it is stated that surah AI-Waqi’ah,...

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Nov18

10 meal time Sunnahs

  By: Moulana Muhammad bin Haroon Source: Al-Miftah We eat and drink several times a day. By implementing the sunnah of the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and grant him peace) we can gain maximum reward for these mundane activities.  10 Sunnahs of Eating To wash both the hands before and after meals. (Sunan Abu Dawud, Hadith: 3755) To sit on the floor (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 5386) To sit in one of the following three postures; In the Tashahud position (like in Salah) (Fathul Bari, Hadith: 5399). Same as above with the right knee raised, (Ibid; Takhrijul Ihyaa, Hadith: 1304) and In the squatting posture (Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 5299). To eat with the fingers (thumb, index and middle...

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