Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Special Instructions for Ramadan

(1) Recite the Pure Word (kalima-e-taiyyaba) abundantly,
(2) Recite words of repentance (ataghfar) abundantly,
(3) Supplicate for heaven (gennah),
(4) Supplicate to seek refuge from hell (gehennah),
(5) Recitation of the Holy Qura'n, as per capacity,
(6) Send blessings (darood) at least three hundred times, more is even better,
(7) Be particular about Early Participation (takbir-e-oola) in prayers, specially congregational prayers,
(8) Be present before Isha prayers to participate in taraweeh,
(9) Spend free time in mosque with the intentions of aitikaaf,
(10) Avoid useless with utmost care, do not talk about religious things also without necessity.

(Back cover of the booklet Gift of Ramadan (Tohfa-e-Ramadan), glanced by Hazrat Muhi-us-Sunnah (RA), organized by Mufti Muhammed Usama, published by Professor Abdul Wasay Usmani)