O my Lord, indeed my people have taken this Qur’an as a thing (abandoned)” [al-Furqan 25: 30], Transliteration: Wa Q?la Ar-Ras?lu Y? Rabbi 'Inna Qawm? Attakhadh? H?dh? Al-Qur'?na Mahj?r?an
Are you one of those people who rarely touch the Qur’an? Or do you read daily, but don’t find it is having the impact on you that it should? Whatever the case may be, these are some simple tips that can help you connect with the Qur’an.
May Allah reward you for the help you are providing us by answering our questions!
What does Islam say about breaking an engagement (knowing that during the ceremony an Imam was present and reading Quran) because the following is my situation?
Why Abu Hurayrah, Ibn Umar, Anas, Aishah, etc. have reported more traditions than Abu Bakr and Umar?
Why were most of the hadith narrated by Abu Hurayrah(RA) and Anas Malik and not by Abu Bakr(RA) and Umar(RA) despite the very were the closest companions of the Holy Prophet(SAWS)?
You have raised an important question. Abu Hurayrah, Ibn Umar, Anas, Aishah, etc. have reported more traditions than Abu Bakr and Umar; the reasons are not hard to find. Let me try to explain:
Since Satan is our avowed enemy, and he is always bent on leading us astray, we cannot guard ourselves against him, unless we are extremely vigilant. It is not different from walking in a jungle full of prickly thorns, hard rocks, and dangerous pits: we cannot escape unscathed without extreme caution. Here are a few tips to follow, which should--insha Allah--help us in our efforts to save ourselves from sins:
1) You need to motivate yourself by visualizing clearly the pain and dire consequences of sins you wish to shun. Do this by listing the consequences of sins, including the eternal torments in hell-fire. List the dire consequences and fix them in your mind so vividly so that you are forced to change your association of sins with pleasure; hence no sooner you think of a sin, all you imagine is pure pain and suffering;
Scholars are of the opinion that Allah’s Blessing of His Prophet is a mercy that He Almighty bestows on him. Likewise, the angels’ prayers for the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) are a means of seeking forgiveness for him, and the believers' seeking blessings for the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) is a supplication for him. We are enjoined to pray to Allah to bestow more honor and mercy on His Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him).
Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum.
Nowadays, it is quite noticed that a great deal of people set Qur'anic verses, supplications, or Adhan (call to Prayer) as mobile ringtones. What is the ruling on this act?
Jazakum Allahu khairan.
As-Salamu `alaykum. Is there any special du`a' or dhikr I could recite during my pregnancy so that the baby would be safe, well and a practicing child?
Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh.
In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.