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Optional Worship for Dhu-l Hijja

Allah Most High has revealed: “The number of months in the sight of Allah is twelve (in a year)—so ordained by Him the day He created the heavens and the earth; of them four are sacred: that is the straight usage. So wrong not yourselves therein,”—al-Qu’ran 9:36 Allah Most High has sworn: “By the dawn, […]

Optional Worship for Dhu-l Qa’da

Allah Most High has revealed: “The number of months in the sight of Allah is twelve (in a year)—so ordained by Him the day He created the heavens and the earth; of them four are sacred: that is the straight usage. So wrong not yourselves therein,”—al-Qu’ran 9:36 The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “The year […]

Salat for the Night of Eid al-Adha

The nights of the 2 Festivals [‘Eidain i.e. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha] are 2 of the 14 nights in which it is particularly commendable to keep vigil in order to enliven the night [ihya al-layl] with religious service, worship, adoration and devotion. Imam Ibn Majah in his Sunan narrates the following narration from Abu […]

Salat for the Night of Eid al-Fitr

The nights of the 2 Festivals [‘Eidain i.e. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha] are 2 of the 14 nights in which it is particularly commendable to keep vigil in order to enliven the night [ihya al-layl] with religious service, worship, adoration and devotion. Imam Ibn Majah in his Sunan narrates the following narration from Abu […]

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 […]