Nov 4, 2009

Living Islam Daily

1.    Pray fajr (morning prayer) in the mosque in Jamaa`ah (gathering) every day

2.    Keep all prayers in the masjid in Jamaa`ah

3.    Read any portion of Allaah’s Book today

4.    Consistent in saying your thikr (words of remembrance) and praise of Allaah (T) and wird (regular daily dhikr) after every prayer?

5.    Pray all the regular sunnah prayers (supererogatory prayers) before and after the fard prayers

6.    Humble and sincere in your prayers today, conscious of what you were reciting?

7.    Reflect upon death and the grave

8.    Reflect upon the Last Day, its horrors and its perils

9.    Ask Allaah (three times) to let you into the Jennah? For, Anas, radhiallahu `anhu, reported that the Messenger sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam said:

When someone asks Allaah (three times) to let him into the Jannah, the Jannah says: ‘O Allaah, let him into his Jannah?’ And when someone asks Allaah (three times) to shelter him from the Fire, the Fire says: ‘O Allaah, protect him from the Fire’.” [At-Tirmidhee, an-Nasaa’ee, and al-Haakim; Saheeh al-Jaami` by al-Albaanee no. 6275]

10.  Ask Allaah (three times) to protect you from the Hellfire

11.  Read any of the hadeeth of the Prophet, sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam

12.  Keeping away from evil companions

13.  Avoid excessive laughing and joking

14.  Cry today for fear of Allaah

15.  Say the morning and evening thikr

16.  Seek forgiveness for your sins from Allaah for today

17.  Sincerely ask Allaah (ta`ala) for the Shahaadah (martyrdom) today? For, the Messenger of Allaah, sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam, said: “Whoever asks Allaah (ta`ala) for the Shahaadah with sincerity, Allaah will grant him the rank of martyrs, even if he dies in bed.” [Muslim and others]

18.  Supplicate to Allaah to keep your heart firm upon His Deen

Take advantage of the answerable periods (those during which supplications are answerable) to ask of Allaah?