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Last Wednesday of Safar

إِنَّ وَلِيِّيَ اللَّهُ الَّذِي نَزَّلَ الْكِتَابَ وَهُوَ يَتَوَلَّى الصَّالِحِينَ “Indeed, my protector is Allah, who has sent down the Book; and He is an ally to the righteous.” (7:196) From amongst the traditional practices of the Ahlu-s Sunnah wa-l Jama’a is observing the last Wednesday of Safar with voluntary acts of worship. This is done […]

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 […]

Supplications after Obligatory Prayers

The following are supplications [ad’iyya] traditionally recited in the Arwi region, collectively and/or individually, after the daily obligatory [fard] prayers. These appear in the major Fiqh works of Imamu-l ‘Arus such as Al-Maghani, Fathu-d Dayyan, amongst others. The supplications have been formatted to fit one A4 page and can be downloaded from this link [PDF | […]