Nov 30, 2015
Those who disbelieve say: If only some portent were sent down upon him from his Lord! Thou art a warner only, and for every folk a guide.
(the wife of the Prophet (p.b.u.h) I used to scent Allah's Apostle when he wanted to assume Ihram and also on finishing Ihram before the Tawaf round the Ka'ba (Tawaf-al-ifada).
Nov 29, 2015
Ibn Umar used to oil his hair. I told that to Ibrahim who said, ''What do you think about this statement: Narrated Aswad from Aisha: As if I were now observing the glitter of the scent in the parting of the hair of the Prophet while he was Muhrim?''
And they bid thee hasten on the evil rather than the good, when exemplary punishments have indeed occurred before them. But lo! thy Lord is rich in pardon for mankind despite their wrong, and lo! thy Lord is strong in punishment.
Nov 28, 2015
And if thou wonderest, then wondrous is their saying: When we are dust, are we then forsooth to be raised in a new creation? Such are they who disbelieve in their Lord; such have carcans on their necks; such are rightful owners of the Fire, they will abide therein.
Salim bin Abdullah's father said, ''The Prophet said that while resting in the bottom of the valley at Mu'arras in Dhul-Hulaifa, he had been addressed in a dream: You are verily in a blessed valley.' '' Salim made us to dismount from our camels at the place where Abdullah used to dismount, aiming at the place where Allah's Apostle had rested and it was below the Mosque situated in the middle of the valley in between them (the residence) and the road.
Nov 27, 2015
And in the Earth are neighbouring tracts, vineyards and ploughed lands, and date-palms, like and unlike, which are watered with one water. And we have made some of them to excel others in fruit. Lo! herein verily are portents for people who have sense.
In the valley of Al-'Aqiq I heard Allah's Apostle saying, ''To night a messenger came to me from my Lord and asked me to pray in this blessed valley and to assume Ihram for Hajj and Umra together. ''
Nov 26, 2015
Allah's Apostle used to go (for Hajj) via Ash-Shajara way and return via Muarras way; and no doubt, whenever Allah's Apostle went to Mecca, he used to offer the prayer in the Mosque of Ash-Shajara; and on his return, he used to offer the prayer at Dhul-Hulaifa in the middle of the valley, and pass the night there till morning.
And He it is Who spread out the earth and placed therein firm hills and flowing streams, and of all fruits He placed therein two spouses male and female. He covereth the night with the day. Lo! herein verily are portents for people who take thought.
Nov 25, 2015
Allah it is Who raised up the heavens without visible supports, then mounted the Throne, and compelled the sun and the moon to be of service, each runneth unto an appointed term; He ordereth the course; He detaileth the revelations, that haply ye may be certain of the meeting with your Lord.
Abdullah bin Umar' said, ''Allah's Apostle made his camel sit (i.e. he dismounted) at Al-Batha' in Dhul-Hulaifa and offered the prayer.'' Abdullah bin Umar used to do the same.
Nov 24, 2015
When these two towns (Basra and Kufa) were captured, the people went to Umar and said, ''O the Chief of the faithful believers! The Prophet fixed Qarn as the Miqat for the people of Najd, it is beyond our way and it is difficult for us to pass through it.'' He said, ''Take as your Miqat a place situated opposite to Qarn on your usual way. So, he fixed Dhatu-Irq (as their Miqat).''
Nov 23, 2015
The Prophet (p.b.u.h) fixed Dhul-Hulaifa as the Miqat for the people of Medina, Al-Juhfa for the people of Sham, Qarn-ul-Manazil for the people of Najd, and Yalamlam for the people of Yemen; and these Mawaqit are for those living at those very places, and besides them for those whom come through them with the intention of performing Hajj and Umra; and whoever is living within these Mawaqit should assume lhram from where he starts, and the people of Mecca can assume Ihram from Mecca.
In their history verily there is a lesson for men of understanding. It is no invented story but a confirmation of the existing Scripture and a detailed explanation of everything, and a guidance and a mercy for folk who believe.
Nov 22, 2015
Till, when the messengers despaired and thought that they were denied, then came unto them Our help, and whom We would was saved. And Our wrath cannot be warded from the guilty.
The Prophet fixed Dhul-Hulaifa as the Miqat for the people of Medina, Al-Juhfa, for the people of Sham, Yalamlam for the people of Yemen, and Qarn for the people of Najd. And these Mawaqlt are for those living at those very places, and besides them for those who come through those places with the intention of performing Hajj and Umra; and whoever is living inside these places can assume lhram from his own dwelling place, and the people of Mecca can assume lhram from Mecca.
Nov 21, 2015
We sent not before thee any messengers save men whom We inspired from among the folk of the townships - Have they not travelled in the land and seen the nature of the consequence for those who were before them? And verily the abode of the Hereafter, for those who ward off evil, is best. Have ye then no sense? -
I heard Allah's Apostle saying, ''The Miqat for the people of Medina is Dhul-Hulaifa; for the people of Sham is Mahita; (i.e. Al-Juhfa); and for the people of Najd is Qarn. And said Ibn Umar, ''They claim, but I did not hear personally, that the Prophet said, ''The Miqat for the people of Yemen is Yalamlam.''
Nov 20, 2015
Say: This is my Way: I call on Allah with sure knowledge. I and whosoever followeth me - Glory be to Allah! - and I am not of the idolaters.
Nov 19, 2015
Deem they themselves secure from the coming on them of a pall of Allah's punishment, or the coming of the Hour suddenly while they are unaware?
Allah's Apostle had fixed Dhul Hulaifa as the Mlqat for the people of Medina; Al-Juhfa for the people of Sham; and Qarn Ul-Manazil for the people of Najd; and Yalamlam for the people of Yemen. So, these (above mentioned) are the Mawaqit for all those living at those places, and besides them for those who come through those places with the intention of performing Hajj and Umra and whoever lives within these places should assume Ihram from his dwelling place, and similarly the people of Mecca can assume lhram from Mecca.
Nov 18, 2015
Abdullah bin Umar said, ''Allah's Apostle said, The people of Medina should assume lhram from Dhul-Hulaifa; the people of Sham from Al-Juhfa; and the people of Najd from Qarn.'' And Abdullah added, ''I was informed that Allah's Apostle had said, The people of Yemen should assume Ihram from Yalamlam.' ''
Nov 17, 2015
Allah's Apostle (p.b.u.h) made Dhul-Huiaifa as the Miqat for the people of Medina; Al-Juhfa for the people of Sham; Qarn-al-Manazil for the people of Najd; and Yalamlam for the people of Yemen; and these Mawaqit are for the people at those very places, and besides them for those who come thorough those places with the intention of performing Hajj and Umra; and whoever is living within these boundaries can assume lhram from the place he starts, and the people of Mecca can assume Ihram from Mecca.
Nov 16, 2015
The people of Yemen used to come for Hajj and used not to bring enough provisions with them and used to say that they depend on Allah. On their arrival in Medina they used to beg the people, and so Allah revealed, ''And take a provision (with you) for the journey, but the best provision is the fear of Allah.'' (2.197).
Nov 15, 2015
And though thou try much, most men will not believe.
I went to visit Abdullah bin Umar at his house which contained many tents made of cotton cloth and these were encircled with Suradik (part of the tent). I asked him from where, should one assume Ihram for Umra. He said, ''Allah's Apostle had fixed as Miqat (singular of Mawaqit) Qarn for the people of Najd, Dhul-Hulaifa for the people of Medina, and Al-Juhfa for the people of Sham.''
Nov 14, 2015
This is of the tidings of the Unseen which We inspire in thee Muhammad. Thou wast not present with them when they fixed their plan and they were scheming.
The Prophet (p.b.u.h) said, ''Whoever performs Hajj for Allah's pleasure and does not have sexual relations with his wife, and does not do evil or sins then he will return (after Hajj free from all sins) as if he were born anew.''
Nov 13, 2015
(the mother of the faithful believers) I said, ''O Allah's Apostle! We consider Jihad as the best deed.'' The Prophet said, ''The best Jihad (for women) is Hajj Mabrur. ''
O my Lord! Thou hast given me something of sovereignty and hast taught me something of the interpretation of events - Creator of the heavens and the earth! Thou art my Protecting Friend in the world and the Hereafter. Make me to die submissive unto Thee, and join me to the righteous.
Nov 12, 2015
And he placed his parents on the dais and they fell down before him prostrate, and he said: O my father! This is the interpretation of my dream of old. My Lord hath made it true, and He hath shown me kindness, since He took me out of the prison and hath brought you from the desert after Satan had made strife between me and my brethren. Lo! my Lord is tender unto whom He will. He is the Knower, the Wise.
The Prophet was asked, ''Which is the best deed?'' He said, ''To believe in Allah and His Apostle.'' He was then asked, ''Which is the next (in goodness)?'' He said, ''To participate in Jihad in Allah's Cause.'' He was then asked, ''Which is the next?'' He said, ''To perform Hajj-Mabrur. ''
Nov 11, 2015
And when they came in before Joseph, he took his parents unto him, and said: Come into Egypt safe, if Allah will!
Aisha said, ''O Allah's Apostle! You performed Umra but I did not.'' He said, ''O Abdur-Rahman! Go along with your sister and let her perform Umra from Tan'im.'' Abdur-Rahman made her ride over the pack-saddle of a she-camel and she performed Umra.
Nov 10, 2015
He said: I shall ask forgiveness for you of my Lord. Lo! He is the Forgiving, the Merciful.
Anas performed the Hajj on a pack-saddle and he was not a miser. Anas said, ''Allah's Apostle performed Hajj on a pack-saddle and the same Mount was carrying his baggage too.''
Nov 9, 2015
They said: O our father! Ask forgiveness of our sins for us, for lo! we were sinful.
Nov 8, 2015
I saw that Allah's Apostle used to ride on his Mount at Dhul Hulaifa and used to start saying, ''Labbaik'' when the Mount stood upright.
Then, when the bearer of glad tidings came, he laid it on his face and he became a seer once more. He said: Said I not unto you that I know from Allah that which ye know not?
Nov 7, 2015
Those around him said: By Allah, lo! thou art in thine old aberration.
Al-Fadl (his brother) was riding behind Allah's Apostle and a woman from the tribe of Khath'am came and Al-Fadl started looking at her and she started looking at him. The Prophet turned Al-Fadl's face to the other side. The woman said, ''O Allah's Apostle! The obligation of Hajj enjoined by Allah on His devotees has become due on my father and he is old and weak, and he cannot sit firm on the Mount; may I perform Hajj on his behalf?'' The Prophet replied, ''Yes, you may.'' That happened during the Hajj-al-Wida (of the Prophet ).
Nov 6, 2015
Allah's Apostle has made Sadaqatul-Fitr obligatory, (and it was), either one Sa' of barley or one Sa' of dates (and its payment was obligatory) on young and old people, and on free men as well as on slaves.
Nov 5, 2015
Ibn Umar said, ''The Prophet made incumbent on every male or female, free man or slave, the payment of one Sa' of dates or barley as Sadaqat-ul-Fitr (or said Sadaqa-Ramadan).'' The people then substituted half Sa' of wheat for that. Ibn Umar used to give dates (as Sadaqat-ulFitr). Once there was scarcity of dates in Medina and Ibn Umar gave barley. And Ibn Umar used to give Sadaqat-ul-Fitr for every young and old person. He even used to give on behalf of my children. Ibn Umar used to give Sadaqatul-Fitr to those who had been officially appointed for its collection. People used to give Sadaqat-ul-Fitr (even) a day or two before the Id.
Nov 4, 2015
He said: Have no fear this day! May Allah forgive you, and He is the Most Merciful of those who show mercy.
In the life-time of Allah's Apostle , we used to give one Sa' of food (edible things) as Sadaqat-ul-Fit,r (to the poor). Our food used to be either of barley, raisins (dried grapes), cottage cheese or dates.
Nov 3, 2015
They said: By Allah, verily Allah hath preferred thee above us, and we were indeed sinful.
Nov 2, 2015
In the life-time of the Prophet we used to give one Sa' of food or one Sa' of dates or one Sa' of barley or one Sa' of Raisins (dried grapes) as Sadaqat-ul-Fitr. And when Muawiya became the Caliph and the wheat was (available in abundance) he said, ''I think (observe) that one Mudd (of wheat) equals two Mudds (of any of the above mentioned things).
They said: Is it indeed thou who art Joseph? He said: I am Joseph and this is my brother. Allah hath shown us favour. Lo! he who wardeth off evil and endureth findeth favour; for verily Allah loseth not the wages of the kindly.
Nov 1, 2015
The Prophet ordered (Muslims) to give one Sa' of dates or one Sa' of barley as Zakat-ul-Fitr. The people rewarded two Mudds of wheat as equal to that.
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