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22 means of blessings on Jumu’ah (Friday)

By: Islam Great Religion Source: Islam Great Religion Sayiduna Ali Ibn Abu Talib (Allah be pleased with him) narrated on the pulpit in the mosque of Kufah: “When Friday comes, the devils go to the markets with their flags, and involve people in their needs and prevent them from the Friday prayer. The angels come early in the morning, sit at the door of the mosque, and record that so-and-so came at the first hour, and so-and-so came at the second hour until the imam comes out (for preaching). When a man sits in a place where he can listen (to the sermon) and look (at the imam), where he remains silent and does not interrupt, he will receive a double reward. If he stays away, sits in a...

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The hour of acceptance on Friday

By: Haq Islam Source: Haq Islam Rasulullah (Allah bless him & give him peace) said: “There is such an hour on Friday that if any Muslim makes dua in it, his dua will definitely be accepted. ” [Bukhari, Muslim] The ulama have differed in specifying that hour which has been mentioned in the Hadith. Shaykh Abdul Haq Muhaddith Dehlawi rahmatullahialayh has mentioned 40 different opinions in his book Sharh Sifrus Sa’aadah. However, from among all these opinions he has given preference to two opinions: (1) That time is from the commencement of the khutbah till the end of the salaat, (2) That time is towards the end of the day. A big group of ulama have given preference to this second opinion...

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12 signs of a true scholar

  By: Mawlana Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhalawi (translated by M. Tayyab Bakhsh Badayuni with editing by Ismaeel Nakhuda) Source: Editor’s (Ismaeel Nakhuda) note – In his masterpiece, Ihya ‘Ulum al-Din, Imam al-Ghazali writes passionately about the evils of not acting on knowledge and the signs of the ‘ulama of the hereafter. A condensed version of this lengthy passage was rendered into Urdu by Shaykh al-Hadith Mawlana Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhalawi and produced in part two of Fada’il-i-Sadaqat, which was subsequently translated from Urdu into English by M. Tayyab Bakhsh Badayuni.These twelve signs have, under the instructions of Dr. Hanif Kamal, been edited and are now being...

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