(223) Jabir said: ‘He rode Al-Qaswa until he reached Al-MashAAar Al-Haram, he then faced the qiblah, supplicated to Allah, and extoled His greatness and oneness. He stood until the sun shone but left before it rose.’ Al-Qaswa: The name of the Prophet’s camel.
i.e. Stoning the three areas at Mina during Hajj. (224) Every time the Prophet threw a pebble at any of the three jamarat, he would say: اللهُ أَكْبَرُ. Allahu akbar. ‘Allah is the greatest’ …on completion of the first jamarah, he advanced a little, stood facing the qiblah, raised […]
(225) ‘The Prophet circled the KaAAbah on a camel, every time he reached the black stone he would point to it with his staff and say: اللهُ أَكْبَرُ. Allahu akbar ‘Allah is the greatest’
(226) اللَّهُمَّ مُنْزِلَ الكِتَابِ سَريعَ الحِسابِ اهْزِمَ الأَحْزَابَ اللَّهُمَّ اهْزِمْهُمْ وَزَلْزِلْهُمْ. Allahumma munzilal-kitab, sareeAAal-hisab, ihzimil-ahzab, allahummah-zimhum wazalzilhum. ‘O Allah, Revealer of the Book, Swift at reckoning, defeat the confederates. O Allah, defeat them and convulse them.’
(227) اللَّهُمَّ اكْفِنِيهِمْ بِما شِئْتَ. Allahummak-fineehim bima shi/t. ‘O Allah, protect me from them with what You choose.’
(228) سُبْحَانَ اللهِ! Subhanal-lah!. ‘How perfect Allah is.’ (229) اللهُ أَكْبرُ! Allahu akbar. ‘Allah is the greatest.’
(230) The Prophet would prostrate in gratitude to Allah تبارك و تعالى upon receiving news which pleased him or which caused pleasure.
(231) ‘Place your hand at the site of the pain and say: بِسْمِ اللهِ (ثَلاثاً) Bismil-lah (three times) ‘In the name of Allah’ (three times) …the supplicate seven times: أَعُوذُ باللهِ وَقُدْرَتِهِ مَنْ شَرِّ مَا أَجِدُ وَأُحَاذِرُ. (سبع مرات) aAAoothu billahi waqudratih min sharri ma ajidu wa-ohathir. (seven […]
The Evil Eye: To look at something and be impressed with it, causing harm to befall it. This “looking” may or may not involve jealousy, and can occur unintentionally, indeed be part of a person’s nature! A person can even inflict harm on himself. From the supplications for the protection […]
(233) ‘When night falls (i.e. Al-Maghrib), restrain your children (from going out) because at such time the devils spread about. After a period of time has passed, let them be. Shut your doors and mention Allah’s name, for verily the devil does not open a shut door, tie up […]