Sunnats and Aadaab of Ramadhaan – Part 1

1. Start preparing for the month of Ramadhaan well in advance. Some of the pious elders would prepare six months in advance. 2. Make a timetable for how one will utilise the valuable moments of Ramadhaan. عن أبي سعيد الخدري رضي الله عنه عن النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Safar (Travelling) – Part 10

1.  When entering the town or city, one should one should recite the following Duaa thrice: اللهم بارك لنا فيها O Allah, grant us barakah in this place Thereafter, one should recite the following Duaa: اَللَّهُمَّ ارْزُقنَا جَنَاهَا وَحَبِّبنَا إِلَى أَهلِهَا وَحَبِّبْ صَالِحِى اَهلِهَا إِلَينَا  O Allah, give us of its …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Safar (Travelling) – Part 9

1.  One should adopt a gentle approach when dealing with one’s companions and engage in light-hearted discussions while on the journey. One should not adopt a serious approach. 2.  Do not undertake a journey unnecessarily. If one has a need then one should undertake the journey, and upon completing one’s …

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Paradise becoming Waajib for a Person

عن أبي سعيد الخدرى أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال من قال رضيت بالله ربا وبالإسلام دينا وبمحمد رسولا وجبت له الجنة (ابو داود رقم 1531) Hadhrat Abu Saeed Khudri (Radhiallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever recites the following duaa, Paradise becomes waajib for …

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Being taken by the Hand into Paradise

عن المنيذر رضي الله عنه صاحب رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم وكان يكون بإفريقية قال : سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم يقول : من قال إذا أصبح : رضيت بالله ربا وبالإسلام دينا وبمحمد نبيا فأنا الزعيم لآخذن بيده حتى أدخله الجنة  رواه الطبراني وإسناده …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Safar (Travelling) – Part 8

1. One should not inconvenience any of his companions in any way during the journey. المسلم من سلم المسلمون من لسانه و يده  (و في رواية لاحمد: من سلم الناس)  (البخاري رقم 6484) A perfect Muslim is he who does not inconvenience any person through his tongue or his hand. …

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Reciting "I am pleased with Allah as my lord"

One should recite the following Duaa thrice in the morning and evening: رَضِيتُ بِاللهِ رَبَّا وَبِالإسْلَامِ دِينًا وَبِمحَمَّدٍ نَبِيًّا I am pleased with Allah as my lord, Islaam as my religion and Hadhrat Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) as my messenger.  عن أبي سلام قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Safar (Travelling) – Part 7

1. If you are leaving behind your dependants e.g. wife and children etc. then ensure that sufficient arrangements are made for their needs and requirements before leaving.  [1] 2. While on journey, ensure that you remain in pious company. Remaining in pious company will motivate one towards righteousness. عن علقمة قال قدمت …

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Earn many Rewards and Receive Protection for the Day

One should recite the following Duaa in the morning and evening: لاَ إلَهَ إلا الله وَحْدَهُ لَا شرِيكَ لَه لَه الملكُ وَلَهُ الحَمْدُ يُحيِ وَيُمِيتُ وَهُوَ حَيٌّ لَا يَمُوتُ، بِيَدِهِ الخَير وَهُوَ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيءٍ قَدِير There is no deity besides Allah Ta’ala alone, who has no partner. To Him …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Safar (Travelling) – Part 6

1.  The following Duaa should be recited when bidding someone farewell at the time he is departing on a journey: اَستَودِعُ اللهَ دِينَكَ وَأَمَانَتَكَ وَخَوَاتِيمَ عَمَلِكَ I place your deen, your trust (wife, children and subordinates) and your final actions (at the time of death) in the care and trust …

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