Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Two

The Reason for being given the Title As-Siddeeq: Hazrat ‘Aa’ishah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) reports that on the occasion of Mi’raaj, when Rasulullah (Sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) was taken by night from Musjid Haraam to Musjid Aqsa (and thereafter to the seven heavens), then upon his return, he informed the people of Makkah …

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Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Three

First to Accept Islam from the Men Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was the first among the free men to accept the invitation of Rasulullah (Sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) and enter into the fold of Islam. (Al-Bidaayah-wan-Nihaayah 3/28) Spontaneously Accepting the Invitation of Rasulullah (Sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) Rasulullah (Sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) …

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Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Four

Inviting to Islam Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was a person with whom his people were well acquainted. He was beloved to his people and he was also soft and gentle in nature. He was the most knowledgeable regarding the lineage of the various tribes that were part of the …

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Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Five

Incident regarding his accepting Islam Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddeeq (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) relates: Prior to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) being blessed with prophethood, I set out on a journey to Yemen. On arriving in Yemen, I came across a learned sheikh from the tribe of Azd who possessed great knowledge regarding …

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Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Six

Incident regarding his accepting Islam (continued) Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddeeq (radhiallahu ‘anhu) then says: After completing my work in Yemen, I returned to the learned sheikh to bid him farewell. He asked me, “Do you wish to hear a few verses of poetry which I have composed in praise of …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Eating – Part 7

1.  First remove the food before getting up and leaving. When removing the dastarkhaan, the following duaa should be read: اَلحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ حَمْدًا كَثِيرًا طَيِّبًا مُبَارَكًا فِيهِ غَيرَ مَكْفِيٍّ وَلَا مُوَدَّعٍ وَلَا مُسْتَغْنًى عَنهُ رَبَّنَا All praise is due to Allah Ta’ala, such praises that are plentiful, pure and full …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Eating – Part 6

1. One should recite the following duaa after eating: اَلحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَطْعَمَنَا وَسَقَانَا وَجَعَلَنَا مُسْلِمِينَ All praise is due to Allah Ta’ala who gave us food and drink and made us Muslims. اَلحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَطْعَمَنِي هَذَا الطَّعَامَ وَرَزَقَنِيهِ مِن غَيرِ حَولٍ مِّنِّي وَلَا قُوَّة All praise is due to Allah …

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Reciting Aayatul Kursi in a Home

عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه : أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم قال : سورة البقرة فيها آية سيد آي القرآن لا يقرأ في بيت و فيه شيطان إلا خرج منه آية الكرسي (مستدرك للحاكم رقم 2059) Hadhrat Abu Hurayrah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi …

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The Best of Verses

عن أيفع بن عبد الكلاعي رضي الله عنه قال : قال رجل : يا رسول الله أي سورة القرآن أعظم ؟ قال : ( قل هو الله أحد ) قال : فأي آية في القرآن أعظم ؟ قال : آية الكرسي ( الله لا إله إلا هو الحي القيوم )  …

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The Greatest of Verses

عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه قال : قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم لكل شيء سنام وإن سنام القرآن سورة البقرة وفيها آية هي سيدة آي القرآن هي آية الكرسي (ترمذي رقم 2878) Hadhrat Abu Hurayrah (Radhiallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: "Everything has …

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