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Salat before Zawal on Friday

Amongst the propriety of Fridays is to arrive at the mosque as early as possible for the Friday service. Upon entering the mosque, one should perform the recommended prayer of Greeting the Mosque [tahiyyat al-masjid]. Then, if there is adequate time before meridian [zawal], one should aim to perform the following prayer mentioned by Sayyiduna al-Shaikh Muhyuddin Abdul Qadir […]

Adhkar after the Friday Prayers

After completing the Friday prayer [salat al jumu’a], there are some specific adhkar recommended to be performed before leaving the mosque. For ease of access, we are listing them below: 1. For Protection After pronouncing the Salam at the end of the Friday prayer, before unfolding one’s legs or engaging in any worldly conversation, recite the following Qur’anic chapters […]

Du’a li-Yawm Al-Jumu’a

This supplication is attributed to the Sultan of the ascetics and Imam of the Sufis, Ibrahim bin Adham al-Balkhi, may Allah be well pleased with him. He is reported to have made this entreaty every Friday, morning and evening. To conclude the prayer, we have appended one of Shaikh Ahmad ibn Idris al-Hasani’s unique salawat, […]

Salat for One’s Parents

And We have charged man concerning his parents — his mother bore him in weakness upon weakness, and his weaning was in two years — ‘Be thankful to Me, and to thy parents; to Me is the homecoming.’ From amongst the goodly works one can perform to thank and benefit one’s parents is: “The Prayer of Filial Piety” [salat […]

Surah Al-Dukhan

Surah: 44 – Ad-Dukhân (Smoke) Verses: 59 Period: Makki Our Shaikhuna highly emphasises the recitation of Surah Al-Dukhân on Friday nights (Thursday evenings) as “whoever recites ad-Dukhan on the night of al-Jum’ah, seventy thousand angels will ask for forgiveness for that person until morning”. This is based on the following two narrations found in Sunan […]