Book Name:Pait ka Qufl e Madina

O Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ! Bless us with offering the daily five alāĥ with Jamā’at with the first Takbīr (i.e. Takbīr-e-Aūlā) in the first row of the Masjid!

آمِيۡن بِجَاهِ النَّبِيِّ الۡاَمِيۡن صَلَّى اللّٰهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيۡهِ وَاٰلِهِ وَسَلَّم

Mayn pānchon namāzayn pařĥūn bā-Jamā’at

Ĥo taufīq aysī ‘aṭā Yā Ilāĥī عَزَّوَجَلَّ

May I offer five alāĥ with Jamā’at, O Almighty!

Please, bestow upon me this ability!

صَلُّوۡا عَلَى الۡحَبِيۡب           صَلَّى اللّٰهُ تَعَالٰى عَلٰى مُحَمَّد

10. Thought provoking sermon

Sayyidunā Khālid Bin ‘Umayr ‘Adawī رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ has narrated that the governor of Basra, Sayyidunā ‘Utbaĥ Bin Ghazwān رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ once delivered a sermon. After glorifying Almighty Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ, he said: Without doubt, the world has declared its end and it is departing with utmost speed. At the moment, only as much part of the world remains as the small amount (of food) is left at the bottom of the pot and the owner of the pot is benefiting from it. You are about to be transferred from this mortal world to an eternal abode. Therefore, take the best of things from the world and depart towards that abode (of Hereafter). We have been told that a stone will be thrown into Hell from its corner that will continue to fall for seventy years, but it will not reach the bottom (despite the seventy year travel). By Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ! This Hell will certainly be filled. Are you surprised at this? We have also been told that the distance between the two doors of Paradise is of forty years and it will be filled because of the crowd. I was one of the seven people who were with the Holy Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم. Except the leaves of trees, we had nothing to eat and our lip corners had sores (because of eating the leaves). Once I found a piece of


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