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24 Rajab 1440 A.H. - March 31 2019 Issue # 13, Newsletter #1804

Hadith of the Week

Abu Musa Al-Ashari, r.a., reported:

The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said:

"When the child of a servant dies, Allah says to the angels: Have you taken the life of my servant's child? They say yes.

Allah says:

Have you taken the fruit of his heart? They say yes. Allah says: What has my servant said? They say: He has praised you and said to Allah we belong and to Allah we return.Allah says:

Build a house for my servant in Paradise and name it the House of Praise."

Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1021
 Sis Kristi

[With thanks to Sis. Kristi]

 Web Statistics

Impressive Outreach on Facebook the March 24 issue of New Trend reached 125,106 people through Facebook.

Even more impressive: there were 3119 post clicks - that is the people who read it and passed it on.

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show

Local Outreach


March 29
Brooklyn, New York.

At Masjid Khalifa, a six page Jamaat al-Muslimeen document was given to 47 Muslims after Juma. Here is an outline of the document:

  1. China's Muslims betrayed by Saudi Crown Prince. [Dr Kamal]

  2. Mumin is a mirror. [Sis. Yasmin.

  3. Nike shoe busted in mid play. {US report]

  4. 300 mujahideen against 3000 SDF at Baghouz, Syria.

  5. Indian Occupation army in Kashmir. [JI]

  6. IS women support Caliphate in defiance of US bombing.[Sky News].

Second Local Outreach
White Marsh, Maryland,

March 29. The same 6-pager as distributed in Brooklyn, was distributed at Masjid Noor. It was a large crowd and copies of the document ran out.

 Word Around The Net

by Br. Nazeer, Texas

Afghans recruited by Iran for Syria war return home pariahs

Land Day: A potent symbol of the Palestinian struggle

7-Year-Old Who Died In U.S. Custody: Autopsy Shows She Died Of Sepsis

Leaked reports reveal severe abuse of Saudi political prisoners

Ship hijacked by migrants off Libya escorted to Malta

Hoping for peace, preparing for war: Libya on brink of Tripoli showdown

Millions of Turkish voters take to the polls in the country's local elections



The Great Right of Return

Every Friday for the last year, tens of thousands of Palestinian men, women, and children, have taken to the fence separating the Gaza Strip from Israel, to demand the right of return for refugees and the end of the illegal Israeli blockade.

While the Great March of Return has continued to be largely nonviolent, as of March 2019, Israeli forces have killed 195 Palestinians (including 41 children, 13 of whom attended UNRWA schools) and injured nearly 29,000 people (including over 7,000 shot with live ammunition).

UNRWA's primary health clinics are treating some of the most seriously wounded refugees as the hospitals in Gaza remain overstretched.

You can provide help to refugees who've been injured while exercising their international right to peacefully protest the inhumane conditions under which they are forced to live.


Aafia Siddiqui's Shameful Imprisonment Continues

It is with great sorrow that New Trend notices that Aafia Siddiqui has not been released even after 10 years, in spite of protests and rallies in Pakistan, the United States and other concerned countries.

Dr Fowzia Siddiqui has made Pakistani's aware of the injustice of this case. There is no credible evidence for her remaining in prison.

Within the U.S.A., Br. Mauri Saalakhan has led a systematic campaign to inform U.S. muslims of this grave injustice. He got a lot of support from Nadrat Siddique, Imam Ali Siddiqi, Sis. Ayesha and Ali Randall, and Br. Kaukab Siddique; however, most U.S. Muslims have not chosen to follow suit.

We can only hope and pray that this injustice, which is a blot on the human rights status of America, will be removed soon.




By Abdulkabir Oyemomi

The transfer of ownership of a Arabic school after the demise of its original founder as a result of regulations of inheritance is a major issue that mostly results into distortion of the original philosophy (s).

Many of saintly conceived intentions might have been derailed in the name of right of inheritance to ownership of Arabic schools that could have been originally targeted to solving some particular problems, rather than money making ventures.

For example, in 1952 , Sheik Adam Abdullah Al-Ilory introduced unprecedented modernity and standardization into the study of Arabic and Islamic learning in the Western Nigeria as against the old methodology where pupils were merely handed over to Muallim clerics by their parents for tutoring without any agreement on what to teach them and for how long.

To succeed in doing this, however, he realized that he needed to equip himself educationally. Therefore, he moved from scholar to scholar , as a student, searching for any relevant knowledge that could assist in fulfilling his dream.

But today, most unfortunately, his legacy is being distorted rather than getting it improved upon. Markaz is being led by a son of his who believes in the right of inheritance to position of leadership rather than knowledge.

Habib Adam Al-Ilory is the very vocal and bold son of late Sheik Adam,who holds the belief that he should be accorded respect and honor accrued to his late father, even though his propositions could be so repugnant.

This fellow has uttered many fallacies and unprintable imputations against all scholarly works that tend to uphold the ways of the prophet (peace upon him), even from the works of his late father: Sheik Adam held that the major sources of Islamic are Quran and Hadith; Habib asks a rhetorical question of " which word do you believe save Qur'an"?

Other Arabic Schools that have been inherited are Az-Zumuratul-Adabiyyah in Ilorin, Al- Ma'hadul- Arabiyah in Ibadan, and most recently Darud'Dawah, also in Lagos.



To be a Muslim, acceptance of Hadith is Essential.
by Kaukab Siddique, PhD

Under western influences, a growing number of Muslims in America do not want to accept Hadith. Rejection of hadith gives them the "freedom" to interpret the Qur'an according to their best understanding. They want to deal with the Qur'an as the Christians deal with the Bible.

Thus westernized Muslims, supported by deviant sects, try to fit Islam into the western paradigm, even to the extent of claiming that Jihad is not armed struggle and lgbtq are acceptable because, as the Christians say, God loves all.

One of the major points they make is that Bukhari and Muslim compiled their books about 200 years after the Prophet, pbuh. In this connection I answered a question some time back which I think will help to explain this issue from the Islamic viewpoint.

A question from Sis. N. in Detroit [From a long letter]:

I am originally from Iran, moving to real Islam, Qur'an and Hadith. I read a good book by Fazlur Rahman (Chicago University) but it confused me on some points. He writes, Hadith was written in third century after the Prophet. New Trend's web site says follow Qur'an and Hadith. I am confused please explain why Hadith was not written in time of the Prophet ?

ANSWER by Kaukab Siddique:

Dr. Fazlur Rahman was influenced by Christian missionaries and Jewish orientalists. He tried to confuse the Muslims of Pakistan, with the support of the military government, but was defeated and fled to America where he was immediately given a senior position at Chicago University to teach Islam.

Both the Qur'an and the Hadith were written down in the time of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). The Qur'an is the word of Allah revealed to Muhammad (peace be on him). The Hadith is the commentary, explanation, implementation of the Qur'an by Muhammad (pbuh). Both are interlinked and essential to each other. No authentic Islamic scholar has ever tried to say that Hadith is not necessary or was written later.

The people who wrote down the Qur'an, on bits and pieces of materials, were the SAHABA or companions of the Prophet (pbuh). Paper and printing were not available at that time. So, people could not go around with printed and bound copies of the Qur'an. Even the collation and putting together of the Qur'an was done by the SAHABA so that the Qur'an became a BOOK between two covers after the Prophet (pbuh) passed away. This great work was done under the supervision of Abu Bakr, Umar, Osman and Ali (may Allah be pleased with them all) who were the first four rightly guided Caliphs of Islam.

The same SAHABA also wrote and transmitted the Hadith and made sure that nothing was falsely attributed to the Prophet (pbuh).

The QUR'AN was also MEMORIZED by the Sahaba. In fact few of them had it in writing but many of them knew it from memory. The cross checking of memory with writing was carried out to make sure that the Qur'an as revealed to the Prophet, pbuh, was transmitted to future generations.

The HADITH was also memorized by the SAHABA and transmitted to future generations. Any scholar of Hadith had to MEMORIZE the HADITH from the written collections of the Sahaba and then RECITE IT FROM MEMORY to his/her teacher. Thus an accurate record of the Prophet's, pbuh, life and teachings was enshrined in the scholarship of the Muslim world.

In the era after the SAHABA various kinds of sects arose which tried to disseminate their own versions of the Qur'an. Some of them claimed that Hazrat Ali (r.a.) had received suras of the Qur'an from the Prophet, pbuh, which no one else had. The scholars of the line of Ali (r.a.) and Fatima (r.a.), such as Imam Jafar and Imam Baqir, were able to repudiate these claims because they had the Qur'an both by memory and in writing.

Similarly attempts were made to invent "Hadith." This was a very serious effort by Kings and emperors who wanted religion to justify their tyranny and to creatre a "tame Islam." The problem was aggravated by the fact that various SAHABA had migrated to various cities, and after they passed away, various people could claim that they had heard Hadith from them.

It was in that context that great scholars like Imam Bukhari stepped forward to ENSURE that fabrications did not enter the corpus of Hadith. I think that these scholars were a bit too strict and as a result they sometimes designated as "weak" even those Hadith which were authentic but which would not pass the test of extremely severe scrutiny.

Imam Bukhari and other imams are the ones Dr. Fazlur Rahman was abusing when he claimed that Hadith was written in the third century after the Prophet. Fazlur Rahman really was quite ignorant of Hadith and hence recklessly fell into the trap set for him by Christian missionaries and Jewish orientalists.

WAS HADITH WRITTEN in the TIME OF THE PROPHET (pbuh)? Yes, the evidence is overwhelming. Here is one sample from a prominent companion of the Prophet, pbuh, Abdullah ibn Umru ibn al-Aas. It is authenticated by two distinct and separate compilers of Hadith, Abu Dawud in his Sunan (chapter kitabut al-ilm) and Darimi in his Musnad (chapter on Rukhs fi kitabut al-ilm):

"Whatever I heard from the messenger of Allah, peace be on him, I would write it down so as to be able to memorize it. Then some in the Quraish (tribe) said to me: You write down whatever you hear though the messenger of Allah is a human being and speaks both in anger and in joy. On hearing that I stopped writing and then I mentioned this to the messenger of Allah. He pointed with his finger to his mouth and said: Write on! By Him in whose Hand is my being, no word comes out of this mouth but the Truth."

Abdullah ibn Umru (r.a.) collected the Hadith he had written in the presence of the Prophet (pbuh) in a book titled Al-Sadiqa. Abdullah said: "There are two things I love in life: Al-Sadiqa and al-Wahat." He explained: "Al-Sadiqa is that manuscript which I heard and wrote from the messenger of Allah and Wahat is that land which (my father) Umru ibn al-Aas donated to the cause of Allah and which I take care of." [Darimi's Sunan.]

The compendium Tahzeeb al-Tahzeeb tells us that on the death of Abdullah, r.a, the manuscript of Al-Sadiqa was secured by his grandson Shuaib bin Muhammad and then transmitted to the next generation by his son also named Umru. THE HADITH WRITTEN BY Abdullah, r.a., DIRECTLY FROM THE PROPHET, pbuh, AND AT HIS COMMAND, are to be found in the collections of Hadith which we have under this chain of narration:

"From Umru son of Shuaib from his father from his grandfather." As Hadith is a very strict discipline, some classical scholars wanted to classify the collection as Mursal because they thought the grandson should have SAT DOWN IN FRONT OF THE GRANDFATHER AND RECITED THE WHOLE COLLECTION TO HIM FROM MEMORY! However, some of the greatest scholars of Hadith, like Imam Ahmad Ibn Hanbal, accept the authenticity of Al-Sadiqa.

What makes Al-Sadiqa's authenticity irrefutable is that it was also transmitted by OTHER STUDENTS of Abdullah (r.a.) who had nothing to do with his grandson.

So, don't let anyone tell you that Hadith was not written in the time of the Prophet, pbuh.

FINALLY, spend a couple of months in trying to understand this verse of the Qur'an. It will help you to understand why the Hadith is essential and ALWAYS goes with the Qur'an:
"The Prophet is closer to the believers than their own selves, and his wives are their mothers. [33:6]



Imran Khan's 8 Months
of failure. [JI in Gujrat]

Large prayer gathering in Lahore. [New Zealand compared with Kashmir and Palestine.]

by Qaiser Sharif.

LAHORE, 29; Acting Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Liaqat Baloch, has said that the party which came to power on the slogan of change has been fully exposed and it is making a mockery of all its promises. He was speaking at the oath taking ceremony of 46 new Arkan (members of the JI at Gujrat.

Liaqat Baloch said that having taken the protégé of the past civil and military rulers on his side, Prime Minister Imran Khan was claiming to change the destiny of the country and the nation. He said that as against PTI's election promises, there had been a rapid increase in poverty, price hike and unemployment during the last eight months of the PTI rule. As result, the PTI was losing its popularity.

The JI acting chief said the PTI leaders had failed to recover anything from the plunderers, but were adding to the miseries of the masses due to price spiral. Those talking of the Madina state were promoting obscenity and vulgarity in the society.

On the economic front, he said, the party that had been talking of austerity and self sufficiency had obtained record amount of loans.

He said the parliament was a non-entity and all important decisions were being taken outside the parliament.

Liaqat Baloch pointed out that when the PTI took over, all political parties were against it but the JI had welcomed it and promised full cooperation in the good works of the government because the JI wanted the government to fulfill its promise of providing relief to the people. But, unfortunately, the PTI had miserably failed in this.

While distributing wheel chairs for the disabled by the Al-Khidmat Foundation, Liaqat Baloch said that basically it was the government responsibility to provide facilities to the disabled and the opposed, but the government had failed in this also. He said that the JI was also giving due attention to the issue with the support of the philanthropists.

Released by


LAHORE, Mar. 29; Deputy chief of the Jamaat e Islami, Hafiz Muhammad Idrees, has said that it was unfortunate that while the Prime Ministers of New Zealand and Canada had raised their voice against the oppression on the Muslims, the rulers of the Muslim countries were asleep over the bloodshed of the Muslims going on in different parts of the world.

Addressing a big Friday congregation at the Mansoora mosque, he said that the blood of the Muslims was being spilled in Kashmir and Palestine but the Muslim rulers were least bothered.

Hafiz Muhammad Idrees said that the PTI government was completing the colonial powers agenda left over by the past governments. The government was revolting against Allah's Deen. It was giving awards to the artists and dancers while Ulema and the religious scholars were being dubbed as terrorists.

The JI deputy chief said the younger generation of the country had been handed over to the Satanic civilization. There were attempts to destroy the Muslim family system under the cover of women emancipation and women rights. He said that the status and the rights which Islam gave to the women folk were unparalleled.

He said that the Islamic provision of the constitution were of no use unless these were implemented.

He exhorted the people to support the JI and the Ulema in order to get rid of the parties which were befooling the masses only to gain votes.

War News

 War News

Chad, Niger, Nigeria borders

A break away branch of Boko Haram has joined Islamic State and is on the rampage in the border areas, focusing on the military. Samples:

March 30.
Michika area of Adamawa, Nigeria, Islamic state raiders looted a bank and burned down government building.

March 29.
IS used a mine to blow up an army truck, killing 13 Nigerian troops and injuring others,.

March 27.
IS raiders burned down an army base in Miring. Losses not disclosed.

March 27.
Female fighters from Islamic State killed 10 people working for the state of Niger.

March 22.
On Lake Chad, at a town called Dangdola, Islamic State fighters of Boko Haram killed 23 Chad troops and wounded others.

March 25.
Islamic State fighters in 10 SUVs stormed the town of Ghadwa south of Sabha. [Middle East Monitor.]

IS has been driven out of its strongholds in eastern Libya by UAE and US air forces.

The country is ablaze again from North to South

On March 31, the US dropped a bunker-buster bomb on the suspected hiding places of IS fighters in the Buhuz countryside.

The U.S. airforce has also renewed its airstrikes after it became clear that IS fighters still remain in the farms outside the city, and are fighting back at night. Fifty IS fighters are thought to have been killed in the latest bombing. However, most fighters escaped to Eastern Homes province and are also carrying out hit and run raids on both Assad forces and SDF forces.

In Dera province, graffiti has appeared in 6 cities, calling for the downfall of Assad. For the first time in recent days, citizens open fire on Assad's troops. Conflict is also emerging in Dera between regime forces supporting Assad and those supporting Russia.

In Aleppo City, fire fights are going on between groups supporting Iran and those supporting Russia.

Assad's Iranian forces have attempted to advance into Northern Hama province, but were beaten back. Assad's forces are also shelling Muslim towns in the four Northern Provinces under Islamic jihad control.

Iran has now revealed that it sent 15,000 Afghan Shias to fight for Assad. Over the years they've incurred heavy losses at the hands of the mujahiden including more than 2,000 killed. In the battle for Khan Toman, just outside Aleppo, 80 of the Shia troops were killed in one day in a battle with the Islamic fighters. The town still remains in Islamic hands despite months of fighting.

Invitation to Think

 Invitation to Think

Colonization of the Muslim Mind & the Ideological Surrender

Dr. Firoz Mahboob Kamal
[The writer is a top level scholar from Bangladesh.]

The lost immunity

An invincible immunity is crucial for survival in an environment embedded with millions of lethal bugs and viruses. Hence, the Almighty Allah -the Most Merciful, has blessed every man and woman with an inbuilt system of immunity. An effective defence barrier with highly potential cellular and biochemical weapons exist in every part of the body against any invading toxic agents. Similar defensive immunity is also crucial for healthy conceptual or ideological survival of a believer. Otherwise, his mind gets quickly occupied by corrosive beliefs and ideas. Such ideas quickly kills iman. This is why, colonisation of the Muslim mind always receives the highest priority in enemies' ideological warfare against Islam and the Muslims. Hence the enemy bombing campaign or occupation is always accompanied by powerful propaganda war. The European colonialists always launch such invasive project from day one of their occupation of the Muslim lands. In fact, Islam now stands defeated in every Muslim country not for any sustained military or political occupation; but for deep colonisation of the Muslim minds. Because of such intellectual occupation by evil ideas, Islam doesn't stand victorious even in Muslims' conceptual premise, let alone overwhelm in other arenas.

Proper nutrition and vaccination help immensely to enhance the body's immunity. A man with enhanced immunity can walk safely even amidst the infected people with killer bugs and viruses. The HIV (Human Immune Deficiency Virus) does the opposite. It causes AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) and brings death by dismantling the body's protective immune barrier. As a result, millions of opportunistic bugs that live normally and silently on the body surface quickly get access deep inside the body and speed up the dying process. Similar immunity lapse has developed in the ideological cum conceptual premise of the Muslims. As a consequence, there exists little or no barrier in most of the Muslim minds against the wicked ideologies like racism, tribalism, nationalism, secularism, capitalism, socialism, fascism and many other toxic ideas. Hence, instead of Islam, these illicit ideologies get practised in most of the Muslim countries. So, the Muslim countries make little or no difference from a non-Muslim country in practising kufr, shirk, hypocrisy and betrayal against the commands of Allah Sub'hana wa Ta'la.

Against Islam, the imperialists now gives enormous importance to ideological warfare. They call it Cold War. They have seen its efficacy against the Soviet socialist bloc. Islam is the next target. The western imperialists deployed only its ideological weaponry to dismantle the United Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR); and needed not to fire a single bullet to dissolve this nuclear World Power. But against the Muslims, the imperialists' war is two-pronged; they are fighting both militarily and ideologically. It is indeed the intensification of the same old war that started about thousand years ago in the name of Crusade. The European colonialists never stopped by mere military occupation of the Muslim lands; rather continued with colonisation of the Muslim mind, too. Now, such project has received further re-enforcement through an aggressive western media all over the world. The ongoing socio-political engineering is also an important part of it. The secularist governments of the Muslim countries also work as the close partners of such project.

AIDS dismantles the bodily immunity; therefore brings physical death. But, the ideological invasion of the enemies destroys the intellectual cum conceptual immunity; hence cause spiritual death. Since, Qur'anic knowledge is the lifeline of iman; the imperialists and their native mercenaries could inflict a lethal blow to iman by restricting the Qur'anic education and destroying the Islamic institutions in the occupied Muslim lands. In fact, it has always been the key strategy of all anti-Islamic forces in the Muslim lands. Moreover, it has never been a hidden strategy of the enemy. Mr. William Gladstone -the nineteenth century British Prime Minister and a prominent promoter of colonialism and imperialism, very emphatically told in the Parliament that unless the Muslims are taken away from the Qur'an, they can't be brought under the British rule. He didn't make any mistake to realise that the holy Qur'an makes the Muslims totally incompatible with the kuffars' ideologies and rule. Therefore, the colonialists' war of occupation was not aimed at cleansing the Muslim lands of the Muslims; but to cleanse their minds of the Qur'anic teachings. And, the project still continues.

The ideological corruption & the misguidance

A man's vision, mission, objective, deeds, attitude, behaviour, culture, politics and warfare are indeed the exact expression of his conceptual model. It is equally true for a Muslim, too. His or her right guidance or misguidance entirely depends on it. The immense importance of such a conceptual model is revealed in the following Qur'anic verse: "Tell (O Muhammad), every one acts according to his (conceptual) model (shakela) and your Lord best knows who is rightly guided."-(Sura Isra, verse 84). For a Muslim, his conceptual model is fully based on the teaching of the holy Qur'an. If such internal model of his belief pattern gets dismantled, no more one can survive as a true Muslim; rather becomes a kafir or munafiq. The importance of occupying the conceptual premise is not unknown to the enemies. Hence, they occupy not only the Muslim lands; but also the Muslim minds. And, cleansing the Muslim mind of the Qur'anic teaching is indeed their topmost agenda. Therefore, the Muslims' fate for survival as a true Muslim is not decided on the prayer mats, rather by their ability to defend the Islamic state and their conceptual territory. But the Muslims have terribly failed on both. So, in Islam, jihad is so crucial; spending few minutes in jihad is more valuable than whatever exist on earth.

What the colonialists did in the past, now the US-led imperialist coalition is doing the same all over the Muslim World. Not only bombs, drones and missiles are added to their arsenal; billions of dollar are also invested to enhance Muslims' deviation from the Qur'anic road map. The teaching curriculum of the Muslim countries are strictly under their rudder. They have enforced tight restriction on teaching and learning of the holy Qur'an not only in schools, madrasahs and mosques but also in all media, public discourses and seminars.

Absence of sharia, hudud, shura, jihad, khilafa and other Islamic basics in the Muslims' life clearly demonstrates how badly they have lost the ideological war. It shows total ideological collapse. In fact, the imperialists' coercive cum manipulative strategy has been very successful to cause a deep ideological cleansing of the Muslim mind. During the long colonial era, the enemies used and abused the whole education system as a massive tool to take the Muslims away from the holy Qur'an. They even established religious madrasahs to corrupt the Muslims intellectually. They could also raise even a huge army of ulama, mullah and Muslim intellectuals to serve their cause. According to Hanafi school of thought, on day one of the enemy occupation, jihad become obligatory on the Muslims of the occupied land. But, because of ideological cleansing, the Muslims show little commitment or motivation for such jihad.

The ideological cleansing has other sinister consequences. It brings not only deviation from the right path -siratul mustaqeem; but also generates deep distaste to know the right path -as shown in the holy Qur'an. Instead of seeking knowledge on the holy Qur'an, mere recitation gets the priority. They even think that understanding of the holy Qur'an is the exclusive domain of the ulama. To make it worse, the subservient governments of the Muslim countries work as partners of such project.

Al-Qur'an is the only book of true Divine guidance. Therefore, without understanding it, how one can get the Divine guidance? In fact, it is the ugliest criminal neglect of the greatest gift of Allah Sub'hana wa Ta'la. Such a neglect of the holy Qur'an can only leave a man with no choice but to seek guidance from kufr -like the western ideas, laws, politics, and economics. Even the political maps of the Muslim countries are made by the enemies. Such a deviated state of the Muslims can only please Shaitan.

Seeking Qur'anic knowledge is obligatory on every Muslim man and woman; not only on the imams, ulama, and sheikhs. Ignorance makes it impossible for any human to stay in the true path; hence it is a major sin. It is revealed: "Among all His servants, only those who are filled with the knowledge (of Qur'an) are the ones who truly fear Allah." -(Sura Fatir, verse 28). Hence, for becoming an Allah-fearing Muslim, one must be a man of Qur'anic knowledge. This is why, every companion of the prophet (peace be upon him) was a great a'lim. Moreover, how a seeker of the true path can ignore or stay ignorant of the only treasure of true guidance on earth? Such guidance can't be acquired by mere rote recitation or memorisation; it needs proper understanding. This is why, in the holy Qur'an, Allah Sub'hana wa Ta'la has repeatedly asked for tafah'hum (understanding), tawaq'qul (contemplation), tadab'bur (pondering) on the Qur'anic revelation.

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

PROPHET*~(Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)
'Bismillahir Rehmanir Raheem'.
'Assalam Alaikum Wa Rehmath Ullahi Wa Barkatahu'
Abu Hurairah [Allah be pleased with him] who quotes ...
PROPHET ~(Sal-Allahu-Allaihi-Wasallam) as saying...

"A Charity is due for every joint in each person on everyday that the sun comes up"! to act justly between two people is a charity; to help a man with his mount, lifting him onto it or hoisting up his belongings onto it is a charity; a good word is a charity; and removing a harmful thing from the road is a charity."
[Source~Related by Al _Bukhari & Muslim].

Hadith # 2 on 'Sadaqah'...
Sayyiduna Abu Dhar (RadhiAllaho anho) narrates...
PROPHET ~ (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said...
Each morning for every person a Sadaqah is due for each joint Every utterance of 'Subhan Allah' (Glory be to Allah Who is above all faults) is an act of Sadaqah. Every utterance of 'Alhamdulillah ' (Praise be to Allah) is an act of Sadaqah. Every utterance of 'La ilaha Illallah'. (None is worthy of worship but Allah) is an act of Sadaqah. Every utterance of 'Allahu Akbar' (Allah is the Greatest) is an act of Sadaqah. Enjoining Good... is an act of 'Sadaqah' Forbidding from Evil... is an act of 'Sadaqah' 'Amar Bil Maroof...Nahi Anil Munkar' (Enjoining the right...Forbidding the wrong)


"Charity is due from every joint bone" means that when a person gets up in the morning, it is obligatory for him to thank Allah for having every joint of his intact. Therefore, one must praise and glorify Allah. Since a single invocation of the words mentioned in this Hadith is equivalent to one Sadaqah, one must say these words for 360 times ! a number which equals the number of joints in man's body. Moreover, to enjoin someone to do what is good and dissuade somebody from vice constitutes Sadaqah. However, if one performs two Rak'ah of Duha prayer, it will serve for Sadaqah for all the joints of the body.

We also learn from this Hadith that Sadaqah is not restricted to spending money alone but also has a vast meaning and covers all forms of virtues mentioned here.

[Source for commentary~ Riyadh ul Saleheen]
~ My 'Salaams' to All ~
~ Y a s m i n ~
 Sis Yasmin

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