Thursday, April 16, 2009

Virtues of Friday!

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
-*The pious people of the past have stated that the person to receive the most benefit on Friday will be that person who waits for it and who makes preparations for it from Thursday. There is no day more virtuous than Friday.

(a) By going walking for the jumu'ah salaat, one gets the reward of fasting for one year for every step that he takes. (Tirmidhi)

(b) “Rasulullah (Allah bless him & give him peace) said: "Friday is the "mother" of all days and the most virtuous in the sight of Allah Ta'ala. In the sight of Allah Ta'ala it has more greatness than Eid ul-Fitr and Eid ul-Ad'haa. " (Ibn Majah)

(c) It was narrated that Ibn ‘Umar (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: “The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: ‘Whoever reads Soorat al-Kahf on the day of Jumu’ah, a light will shine for him from beneath his feet to the clouds of the sky, which will shine for him on the Day of Resurrection, and he will be forgiven (his sins) between the two Fridays.’”

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*The Surah may be read during the night or the day of Jumu’ah. The night of Jumu’ah starts from sunset on Thursday, and the day of Jumu’ah ends at sunset. Therefore the time for reading this Surah extends from sunset on Thursday to sunset on Friday.

(d) On one Friday, Rasulullah (Allah bless him & give him peace) said: "O Muslims! Allah Ta'ala has made this day a day of eid . So have a bath on this day, whoever has perfume should apply it, and use the miswaak. " (Ibn Majah)

(e) He should try and go very early to the jaame musjid. The earlier a person goes, the more reward he will receive. Rasulullah (Allah bless him & give him peace) said: "On the day of jumu'ah, the angels stand at the entrance of that musjid in which jumu'ah salaat is to be offered. They write down the name of the person who enters the musjid first, and thereafter the name of the person who follows, and they continue doing this . The person who entered first will receive the reward of sacrificing a camel in the path of Allah, the one who followed him will get the reward of sacrificing a cow, thereafter a chicken, thereafter the reward of giving an egg as charity in the path of Allah. Once the khutbah commences, the angels close the register and begin listening to the khutbah. " (Bukhari and Muslim)

7 comments:

  1. Surat al-Kahf, I'll keep that in mind always

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  2. Salaam Sister,

    JazakAllah khair for this post! It is really beneficial masyaAllah! :) Hope you had a good jumaah today ;)

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  3. Wa Alakyam Salam,
    Jummah Mubarak! Wayakum Sister Asha thank you, I hope you did too! && InshAllah Saafir!

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  4. :,( I guess I neglected the past Friday. I'll have to prepare for the coming Friday. Thanks so much for your post. May Allah reward you. :) Salam.

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  5. InshAllah Quick It Girl! Welcome, May Allah reward you for reading and all your kind words! Wa Salaam

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  6. learn something new everyday! i wouldnt change my religion for the world! Allahu Akbar.Thank u so much for this. Jazak Allah Elf Khair inshallah!

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  7. jazzakaAllah hair

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Jazak Allah Khair =)