Sida aynu la wada socono Culimada Islamku Waxaa ay gacanta ku hayaan dhaxalkii umada Islaamka, waayo waxaa ay Nebigii Alle ee Maxamed nabadgelyo iyo naxariisi korkiisa ha ahaatee waxay ka dhaxleyn caqiidadii,cilmigii,dhaqankii iyo wax kasta oo uu inoo hayey ee diinta Alle(swt) ku saleysneyd.
Sidaa ayaa Culimada Islamka wixii cilmi madmadow inaga galo ugu soo bandhignaa si ay inoogu cadeeyaan jahligana inooga saaraan.
Halkan sheekh waxaa aan ula jeedaa Caalinka islamiga ah ee dhaxalkii suubanaha inoo haya.
Sidaa awgeed Sheekha Soo jeedaa waa midkan ka war haya umada islamka ah waa midka ilaalinaya qiyamkooda,diintooda,dhaqankooda iyo wax kasta oo Alle raali kaga yahay umad islam ah waana mid mar walba ka hortegaya wax kasta oo aan waafaqsaney dhaqanka diinta Alle (swt).
Culimadu waxay sharaf ku lee yihiin diinta,dadka islamka ah iyo Alle agtiisa waana waajib in aynu ka dambeyno marka laga hadlayo diinta iyo aqoonteeda iyo wax kasta oo khayr ahba.Culimadana waxaa looga bahan yahay in ay noqdaan kuwo lagaga daydo diinta iyo jidka toosan ee Alle (swt) iyo raali gelinta Alle(swt).
Culimada waxaa ku waajiba in ay si mugleh uga qaybgalaan dhismaha bulsho islam ah oo
aan ku kala qaybsaneyn dariiqooyin iwm.Culimadu waa in ay wadankooda ka war hayaan dadkana ku beeraan diinta,dalka iyo is jeclaanta dhexdooda ah.Islamku waa nabad, aqoon,caafimaad,dhaqan wanaag iyo Alle ka cabsi,meel diinta kuma laha Dulmiga,Cayda,Habaarka,beenta,isku dirka iyo wax kasta oo dhibaato lahi.Diintu waa nasteexo waxaad moodaa in culimo badani ka seexatey nasteexiinta bulshada, oo ay kaga mashquuleen arimo kale.Sida Aduunyo raadis.iwm halka qaar kale aad moodo in ay ka daaleen wacdi iyo waano markii ay u arkeen in aaney cidi dheg u dhigeynin,Culimada waxaa ka mid noqon kara kuwo baadiyeenta bulshada qay ka ah oo dariiqii Islamnimada ka leexinaya waxaa halka ay somalidu kaga mahmaahdo “DUUL CULIMO QASTEY BAANU NAHAY” arintu hadii ay noqoto duul culimo qastey waxaa lumaya dadkii oo ku jahawareeraya qawaaniintii saxa ahayd ee Alle(swt) inoogu tala galey sidaa darted Caalinka Soo jeeda waxaa ku waajibo inuu saxo bulshada,ku soo dabaalo jidka toosan,u adkeysto cayda,dilka,iyo dhibaatada kaga imaneysa kuwo danaha kala duwan kale faafinta beenta,dhaqan xumada,burburinta nolosha Adamaha,suna wanaagsan iyo raaligelinta Alle(stw).Caalimka Muslimka ahi waa iftiimiyaha xaqa waa intiiyiha dulmiga agtiisana Laguma lumo qof isagu raba inuu lumo mooyee waayo Waxa jirta sheeko ku saabsan nin doqon ah oo intuu lumay la soo helay oo markii la soo helay ee gurigii la keenay ayuu ku yidhi dadkii raacda ku soo helay ” MAXAA LAYGA SOO HELIN BERIBA WAAN LUMINE!”. Sidaa darteed Doqon hadii la soo helo oo xaqa loo cadeeyo oo uu beri halkiisii ka miiso Caalin iyo Caamo midna loo qaban maayo waayo xilkoodii way guteen kol hadii gurigii xaqa la keenay Albaabkiina la tusay inta hadhey waa shaqadiisa.Culimada waa in la ixtiraamaa laga dambeeya,oo lagu tixgeliyaa dhaxalka ay inoo sidaan ee diintii Alle(swt).Culimaduna waa in ay inoo tixmaamaan Caalinka sida badheedhka ah inoo luminaya,iyo caamada Caalinka iskaga keen dhigaya ee sunta inagu faafinaya si aananu u odhan: “IDIIN KALA GARAMIINEE GUULEYSTA” waayo cadii mid walba xadiis iyo nasuus wax u eeg uu inoo dalilinayo ama af carabi inoogu gabyayo, aqoonteenu dhinaca luqada ama diinta Alle(swt) ku liidato oo aynu afka carbigaba naqoonin si hal yar ayaa la inoo lumin karaa hadaba culimada saxa ah ama soo jeedaa iyaga ayaa laga rabaa in ay tooshka ku ifiyaan khaladka iyo khiyaamada diinta Alle(swt) laga been abuuranayo waayo Anagu waxaa aanu lee nahay ” MADMADOWE BADANE ALLE KU YAQAAN” oo ka turjumeysa sida aan filayo qof muslim ah oo aan waxna qorin waxna akhriyin ayaa isa soo dultaagey ardey Quraan loox ku baraneysa oo ka akhriyeysa markaa ayuu la yaabey sida khadkan madow ee looxa ama warqada ku qoran ee hadana loo akhriyayo,taas waxaa aan ula jeedaa in aynu diinteena barano oo aan la inagu qaldin waa muhiim.
Hadii kale waxaa aynu ku dhacaynaa dunuub iyo dambiyo jahli ah sida dhacdadii Muqdisho ee Alle ha u naxariistee Marxuumka aan waxba galabsan dabka loogu qabtey laguna gubey magaalada Muqdisho waxay ka mid tahay dhibaatada dhinaca jahliga ee qabyaalada iwm.Culimada waxaa la gudboon iney u sare istaagaan wacyi gelinta bulshada.
After the creation of Adam, just one original message has been repeatedly delivered to mankind through the history of human.
Thus, to remind people about it and bring them back on track, many prophets and messengers including Adam, Noah,Abraham, Moses, Juses, and Muhammad(saw) were sent by the only true God to convey this message:
The true God is only ONE. Worship Him ALONE and keep His commandments.
God sent these major prophets and messengers to accomplish several tasks and missions, some of which are:
1. To receive guidance from God and deliver it to people.
2. To convey the message that of God is One.
3. To be role models to their people.
4. To instruct their people to fear God and keep his commandments.
5. To teach their followers important religious and moral tenets and worldly matters.
6. To guide those who deviated, disobeyed God, or worshipped other gods or idols.
7. To tell people about their final destination (the last Day) and what leads to Paradise or Hellfire.
Just one message by Dr.Naji I. Artan
Allah has given us many wonderful gifts.Tongue is one of them.It is wonderful to be able to speak, but we should see that everything we speak is true. Allah does not like the liars. Allah’s Messenger (saw) has said, “Be truthful. For truthfulness leads to piety and piety leads to paradise.If a man holds to truth and persisists in it; he will be recorded with Allah as a truthful man. Beware of lying. For lying leads to wickedness and wickedness leads to Hell. If a man lies and persists in it, he wwill be recorded with llah as a liar.”
Types of truthfulness:
Truthfulness may be classified into three types:
a) Truthfulness of speech
b) Truthfulness of action and
c) Truthfulness of intention
references :studies in Islam by Abdulaziz M.A
Prepare yourself and your environment for worship by doing the following:
1- Hasten to repent and turn back to Allah.
2- Rejoice at the onset of this month.
3- Fast properly.
3- Have the correct frame of mind and fear Allah when praying Taraaweeh.
4- Do not become tired tired during the middle ten days of the month.
5-Seek Layla al-Qadr.
6- Read the entire Qura’aan repetitively, try to weep,and try to understand what you are reading.
The World Divine Book Dictionary (1995; Vol. L-z page 1326) has defined a miracle as “ a wonderful happening that is beyond the known laws of nature.”
A typical example of these laws is the appearance of the sun from the east. If it appears from the West, it becomes a miracle and sign.
Encyclopaedia Britannica (1983; Vol. 12 P269) toes the above line of reasoning and defines miracles as “extraordinary and astonishing happenings that are attributed to the presence and action of an ultimate or divine power,” and that is Allah, the Almighty.
The Quran is called a miracle because it has certain features which make it unique and of inimitable quality. This inimitability is called “ijaaz al-Quraan,” the “miraculous nature” of the Quran.
The word “’ijaaz” is derived from the root ‘’’ajaza’’ which has various meanings, ranging from ‘’ to be incapable, to make powerless, ‘’to ‘’to be impossible, to be inimitable’’.
In technical language, it means the inimitable and unique nature of the Quran which leaves its opponents powerless or incapable of meeting the challenge which the revelation poses to them (divine, 1985,149). Indeed, the miraculous nature of the Quran has another unique dimension.This dimension is the mention of diverse knowledge that mankind was unaware of.
In the areas of science, psychology, medicine,…etc, the Quran has preceded intellectual prowess of all times and this will be clearly seen when we look at the diverse miracles in the Divine Book.
According to Muslim theologians, the following five conditions must be met before an event can be accepted as a miracle from Allah, the Almighty:
- That no one else apart from Allah, the Master of the world, is able to do it;
- That it breaks the usual norms and differs from the laws of nature (that is the way nature normally is);
- That it serves as proof for the truth and claim of the messenger;
- That it happens in accordance with the messenger’s claim;
- That the event happens through the messenger and no one else(Saabuuni,1981;99)
Imam Al Qurtubii(d.656/1258) in his commentary on the Quran has indicated the following ten aspects of the ‘ijaaz al-Quraan:
- Its language excels all other Arabic Language
- Its style excels all another Arabic style;
- Its comprehensiveness connot be matched;
- Its Legislation connot be surpassed;
- Its narrations about the unknown can only result from revelation;
- Its lack of contradiction with the sound natural sciences;
- Its fulfilment of all that it promises, both good tidings and threat;
- The knowledge it comprises (both legal and concerning the creation);
- Its fulfilment of human needs;
- Its effect on the hearts of men;
Such is the unique, inimitable and miraculous state of the Quran and in the coming lines, I intend to look at the diverse miracles associated with the Divine Book.
References: The Beauty Islam
Sheikh Ishaak Ibrahim Nuamah.
Purity is the power of which the mysteries revealed to you. The purification of body strengthens your soul which ultimately bring you close to Allah. This is the reason why Islam emphasizes on purity, as it is the basic part of faith in Islam.
Every Muslim performs ablution (wudhu), before offering prayers. It is a simple, certain and obligatory pattern of washing one’s body parts with which they start their prayers. As Allah said in Holy Quran that,
“O you who have believed, when you rise to [perform] prayer, wash your faces and your forearms to the elbows and wipe over your heads and wash your feet to the ankles”. (Al-Maidah)
After about 1400 years, this pattern of washing the body parts became an amazing thing for scientists all around the globe. Many Muslims are unaware that ablution is a medical protection they are applying to their body.
Here are the medical benefits of ablution, the scientists came to know after years of research.
- Ablution Refreshes Your Body
The Prophet (PBUH) recommended ablution before going to bed. Yoga experts also encourage washing of hands, arms, eyes, legs, mouth and genitals before sleep with cool water for a deep sleep.
Source: Prayer in Islam
Ablution stimulates biological rhythms of the body and specifically Biological Active Sports (BASes) which are similar to the idea behind Chinese reflex-therapy. It is a treatment which includes hydro-massage of the BAS, their thermal and corporal stimulation.
- Washing Nose Prevents Microbe Diseases
Source: Stock Fotos
After a microscopic investigation, it is confirmed that the noses of those who do not perform ablution were exposed to a huge amount of harmful microbes which can cause many diseases.
- Washing Arms Activates Blood Circulation
It is also established that blood circulation at the limbs is weaker because they are far from the centre of the blood pumping heart. Therefore, their washing activates blood circulation at these remote areas of the body, making the person more vigorous.
- Washing Hands Prevents You from Pneumonia
Source: The Atlantic
A study carried out in Pakistan found that over 50% of pneumonia-related infections in children under the age of 5 could simply be prevented by the washing of hands with soap. Hand washing also reduces respiratory infections by removing infectious pathogens to be found on the hands.
- Rinsing Mouth Prevents Systematic Diseases
Source: Prayer in Islam
It is to be noted that Muslims wash their hands before rinsing their mouth, ensuring that they rinse their mouth with clean water. During the ablution, Muslims rinse their mouth in order to remove food particles and bacteria from the mouth. Most of them prefer Miswak – a natural toothbrush made from a twig or root of the tree which has its own antiseptic properties, for cleaning the mouth before ablution.
According to a recent study published in the Clinical Microbiology Reviews Journal by the name of ‘Systemic Diseases Caused by Oral Infection’, have found a direct link between a lack of oral hygiene and systemic diseases. Systemic diseases include Cardiovascular Disease, Bacterial Pneumonia, Osteoporosis, Low Birth Weight and Diabetes-Related Complications.
In every Islamic ritual, there are numerous hidden scientific benefits on which scientists are working. Muslims are, by real means, blessed with Allah’s undeniable wisdom.
Thank you, my greatest Lord (Allah)
M J Farah BEng (hon), BA.
All the time you are alive you are developing your own backbone. sometimes you feel there is no point in trying because you are so small and unimportant that nothing you do will ever matter. But you realise this is quite wrong. It does matter. Allah doesn’t care whether you are little or weak or of no importance in the world. He knowns all about that. What matters to Allah is what you do with yourself. And if you joint with others who are of like mind, by grace you may no longer be little and weak.
“How many a little band has overcome a great band by Allah’s leave. And Allah is with the steadfast.” ( Surah Al-Baqara 2:249).
Remember, if you are in total darkness and you strike a match, it is only a little flame but it breaks through and sheds light. And if there are thousands of you with matches making little flames, then how great is the light.
We are like bricks for Allah- bricks, as you know, are boring little non-entities made out of mud-but a wall cannot be made without them. Even the great Wall of china was put there brick by brick. Although we cannot realise our own importance to Allah or fully know His will for us, we are the bricks of which the Muslim community is made and every one of us has place. Take that brick away and there is a gaping hole.
” Truly Allah loves the ones who fight in his way, arrayed in ranks, as if they were a building which is firmly and compactly cemented. ” (Surah As-Saff 61:4)
If you are a Muslim you cannot just assume that other people will do everything for you. You have a duty to become a responsible about soon as you possibly can. It is no use waiting for someone else to take the lead and tell you what to do. If you open your eyes and take a good a look at the adults around you and those responsible for governing your small area and then the larger areas countries and nations you realise straight away how very wrong so many things are. The world is not only the place where you live, it is also a battlefield and the enemy is not a person you can see and point the finger at, it is Shaytan, the slinking whisperer. He is no simpleton , but the cleverest, most cunning of tricksters, eager to pull unsuspecting people into his clutches.
Two of the most used tricks are to influence people to stop believing in Allah ( This is where science is so often used, you have heard the phrase “Blinding with science”) and to make people give in to laziness.
By: Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood, ( Muslim Teenagers Coping)
Think you can recognise a Muslim by dress or nationality?
Nearly one-fourth of the world’s population is Muslim. And although some people mistakenly think that all Muslims are Arab (or vice versa), Arabs makeup but 18% of the world’s Muslim population. Muslims are found everywhere from West Africa, East Europe, China and the Philippines, and they are building a rising presence in the West. Muslims arrive in all races and colours, are found in all professions and walks of life, and have pulled in significant contributions to every area of human endeavour since the origin of Islam. From science and mathematics to art and humanities.
a) Islam: There are five pillars of Islam, which are as follow:
1- to testify that there is no true god except Allah(swt), and Mohammad (scw) is the messenger of Allah.
2- To perform Salat
3- To pay Zakat
4- To fast in the month of Ramadhan
5- To perform Hajj (pilgrimage)
b) Imaan: is to have faith duly uttered through tongue, ratified by heart and practised by organs. It increases by obedience and decreases by disobedience.
Imaan consists of six article:
To Believe in —-
1- Allah 2- His Angels 3- His Books (Quran Karim)
4- His messengers 5- The last Day 6- Pre-destination and its good or evil consequences.
c) Ehsaan: is to worship Allah as though you see Him, although you don’t see Him yet He sees you. (Al-Bukhaari and Muslim).
Aim of life by S. Anwarul Haq
Muhammed (pbuh) said: “I swear by God that you will not be true believers in Him unless you love each other. I will tell you something, if you do it you will love each other. Greet each other frequently and make it a common habit.
And Said: “No one will become a good believer unless he wishes for his brethren what he likes for himself.”
Also Said: “Whoever helps a believer overcome a difficulty, God will help him overcome a difficulty at the Day of Judgment, and God will always help an individual as long as he/she is helping others”
Riyadh Al-Salihin (183/3), Sahih Al-Bukhari(13).
1- At the end of the fardh prayers (Tirmidhi). 2- The last third part of the night (Bukhari). 3- Between adhan & iqamah. 4- in sajdah (Muslim). 5- Whilst fasting and opening the fast (Tirmidhi). 6- The last portion of Jumu’ah. 7- The du’a of a muslim for his absent brother(Muslim). 8- Whilst visiting the sick, and du’a made by the sick. 9- When it rains (Abu Dawud). 10- The du’a of the oppressed (Bukhari). 11-The du’a of the traveller (Tirmidhi).
Ramadaam waa Bisha 9aad ee Bilaha sanadku ka kooban yahay oo ah 12 bilood tiro ahaan,tani waxay ina tusaysaa in mudo 8 bilood ah sanad kasta nolosheena ku soo qaadano, camalo la xidhiidha kheyr iyo sharba(Camalo Wanaagsan iyo Camalo aan wanaagsaneyn) sidaa awgeed bisha Ramadaam waa mid Allah(swt) uu Adoomadiisa ugu talo galey in camaladooda ay soo wadeen 8 daas bilood ay ku kabaan bishan barakeysan ee Ramadaam si ay sanadka ku kamilaan camaal wanaagsan oo salka ku haysa guusha dunida iyo tan aakhiroba sidaa darted ayaa Allah(swt)naxariistiisa awgeed uu inoogu doorey bishan Ramadaam oo ahna bishii Quraanku soo degey.
Si Adoomada Alle uga qanimeystaan oo ay ugu beregtamaan khayrka,dembi dhaafka,is kaalmeynta iyo isku naxariisashada umada dhexdeeda.Sidaa darteed
Bishan Ramadaam waa in aynu gacan furnaanaa oo aynu foqorada u naxariisanaa oo aynu quudinaa.Waa in aynu dadka wanaaga ku dhexfaafinaa oo aynu bariida dadka aynu badinaa kuwa aynu naqaano iyo kuwa aynaan garaneyninba.
Nin baa weydiiyey Nebiga (scw): ” maxa camal la sameeyo ugu wanaagsan?
Nebigu(scw) wuxuu ugu jawaabey:”Quudinta foqorada iyo salaamida kuwa aad Taqaanid(garaneysid) iyo kuwaanad aqoonba(aanad garaneynin).” (Muslim).Waa in
aynu badinaa cibaadada oo aynu toban labnaa sida:
Soonka(fasting),Salaada(Salah),Quraan Akhriska(reciting Quran),Salladaha Taraweexda(Taraweeh prayers),Xusuusashada Alle(swt),Tusida(u muujinta) dadka naxariista, la wadaaga dadka Cilmiga iyo aqoonta faa’iidada leh,Booqashada bukaanada,Saamixida dadka ku dulmiya ama dhibka kuu geysta,badinta ducooyinka iyo in Allah(swt) kuu dembi dhaafo iyo raadinta Layltul Qadrka.
Dhamaan Camaladaasi wanaagsani waa kuwo aynu u baahan nahay in aynu ku xoojino cibaadadeena bishan barakeysan si Alleh(swt) inoogu dhaafo dunuubteena,Camalkeena uu inooga dhigo mid wanaagsan oo aynu ku liibaano Dunida iyo Akhiroba.ALLAH(swt) ha iga dhoofo wixii khalad ah ee ku Jira qoraalkeyga kooban waa iga aqoon daro ee wixii aan asiibeyna hagu naxariisto.Dhamaantiina Allah ha inaga Aqbolo Soonkeena,Salaadeena iyo Camal kasta oo fiican oo aynu sameyno.Ha inaga dhigo kuwii hela naxariistiisa,iyo abaal marintiisa Janooyinkiisa sare lana jaara Nebigeenii (scw),Nebiyadii,awliyadii iyo saalixiintii uu Allah ku amaanay Camalkii wanaagsanaa ee ay sameenjireen.
Aamin Yaa ALLAH.
Muhammad(SAAS)’s reputed ‘Nocturnal Journey’ (The miraj) took place from Makkah to Jerusalem and thence to Seventh Heaven. He was charged with the command that all Muslims were to offer prayer five times a day.
There are different accounts of what occurred during the Mi’raj, but most narratives have the same elements: Muhammad(SAAS) ascended into heaven with the angel Gabriel and met a different prophet at each of the seven levels of heaven; first Adam, then John the Baptist and Jesus, then Joseph, then Idris, then Aaron, then Moses, and lastly Abraham. After Muhammad meets with Abraham.
The events of Isra and Mi’raj are referred to briefly in the Qur’an. For greater detail, they have been discussed in Hadith literature, reported sayings of the prophet which supplement the Qur’an. Of the hadith, two of the best known are by Anas ibn Malik, who would have been a young boy at the time of Muhammad’s journey of Mi’raj. Ibn ‘Abbas is another source that challenges the usual description of the Mi’raj. He was also a young boy at the time of the journey.
1- A Chronology of Islamic History, H. U . RAHMAN
Waxaa Shalay (06/10/16) lagu Aasay Qabuuraha Magalada hargeysa XALWO XASAN CABDI,OO AHAYD HOOYO IYO AYEEYO QAALI IGU AH.Balse geeridida cidina ma baajin karto,oo waa Xaq ,ALLAH(SWT) Waxaa aan ka baryayaa inuu ku daro Adoomadiisa uu ku Casuumo Janadiisa Qaaliga ah ee JANATUL FARDUUSA, AAMIN YAA RABI. WAXAA KA TACSIDEENAYAA DHAMAAN UBADKEEDII(REER MAWEEL) IYO CARUURTII AY DHALEEN IYO KUWII AY SII DHALEENBA, WALAASHEED CIBAADO RUUN,SIDOO KALE DHAMAAN OWLAADII EDEDA,HABARYARTA,U AHAYD IYO UBADKOODA OO DHAN,DHAMAAN EHELKII IYO QARAABADII IYO AXSAABTII AY KA BAXDAY AYAAN LEE YAHAY SAMIR IYO IIMAAN ALLAH(SWT) HA INAGA SIIYO, IYADANA NAXAARTA ALLAH KUWA MUTEYSTA ALLAH HA KU DARO.AMIN YAA RABI.
waxaa Jecleystey in aan qoraalkan hoose inagu xasuusiyo diinteena suubani qaabka ay u dhigtey in aynu iskugu tacsiyeeno bal ila wadaag qoraalkan kooban :
EXPRESSING CONDOLENCES AND SYMPATHY
When offering condolences about a plight that befalls a relative, friend or acquaintance, it is kind to pray for the dead. Say a prayer similar to that reported by Muslim to have been articulated by Messenger (PBUH) to Umm Salamah (RA) at the death of her husband: ‘O Allah, forgive Abi Salamah, elevate his status among the guided people, and look afterthe family that he left behind. O Lord of the universe, forgive us and him, comfort him in his grave, and lighten his stay.’
Your conversation with anguished persons should be aimed at mitigating their agony by mentioning the reward of patience, the transitory nature of life on earth, and that the Hereafter is everlasting life.
In this respect, it is desirable to reiterate certain verses of the Quran, the sayings of the Prophet (PBUH) or some of the well-spoken condolences of our ancestors. You may mention the saying of Allah SWT: ‘But give glad tidings to those who patiently endure, who say, when afflicted with calamity: To Allah we belong and to Him we return. They are those on whom [descend] blessings from their Lord, and mercy, and they are the ones that receive guidance.’4 Or you may quote another verse from the Quran: ‘Every soul shall have a taste of death and only on the Day of Judgment shall you be paid your full recompense. Only those who are saved far from the fire and admitted to the Garden will have attained the object [of life], for the life of this world is but goods and chattels of deception.’ And such are Allah’s words: ‘All that is on earth will perish. But Allah will abide [for ever], the face of your Lord, most gracious, and most generous.’
You may mention some of sayings of the Prophet (PBUH) reported by Muslim and others: ‘Oh Allah, reward my calamity and replace my loss with a better one.’ And like the saying of Prophet (PBUH) reported by Bukhari and Muslim: ‘It is Allah’s that takes and it is He that gives, and He prescribes a certain destiny for every matter.’ Al-Bukhari and Muslim reported that when the Prophet (PBUH) mourned the death of his son Ibrahim he said: ‘My eyes are tearful. My heart is full of anguish, but we will say only what pleases our Lord. O Ibrahim, your loss filled us with sorrow.’ Also, it is very appropriate in this regard to use some of the traditional sayings of the Muslim forefathers. Omar bin Al-Khattab used to say: ‘Everyday we are told that so and so has just died. One day it will be said, ‘Omar has died.’ ‘ You may allude to the saying of the just Caliph Omar ibn Abdul Aziz (RA): ‘A person who is not separated from Adam by a living father, is indeed deep-rooted in death.’
The honoured follower Al-Hasan Al-Basri said: ‘Oh son of Adam, you are nothing but mere days. Whenever a day passes away: a part of you passes away.’ He also said: ‘Allah ordained that the ultimate resting place of believers will be paradise, no less.’ His student Malik ibn Dinar said: ‘The wedding of the one who fears Allah, is the Day of Judgment.’ A poet said:
Passing the days we are content
Passing a day brings us near the end
M J Farah
from the book ISLAMIC MANNERS
By Shaykh Abdul-Fattaah Abu Ghuddah (RA)