Life in Section 70 The Dua Jawshan Kabir in a section focuses on life: يا حي قبل كل حي يا حيا بعد كل حي يا حي الذي ليس كمثله حي يا حي الذي لا يشاركه حي يا حي الذي لا يحتاج إلى حي يا حي الذي كل حي يا...
The Concept of Dua and its Proper Meaning Interestingly, the whole dua Jawshan Kabir contains only one single request i.e. the one contained in the repeated sentence. The rest of the dua is about...
Dua Jawshan Kabir, literally Great Armor, has been narrated from Prophet Muhammad (s). In his beautiful introduction to this dua, the late Shaykh 'Abbas Qummi writes: [This dua] is mentioned in the...
Salat in its Prescribed Time from the Masumin 5) Anas ibn Malik said, "Normally, whenever the Prophet travelled, if the time for Salat would set in, he would stop right there and recite his Salat." 6...
The Salat is the time when the meeting with Allah and the ascension (Me'raj) of the believer takes place. We all know the importance of this obligatory act, and thus, we do not wish to delve into...
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful اللّهُمَّ إنَّ هذَا الشَّهْرَ الْمُبَارَكَ الَّذِي أُنْزِلَ فِيهِ الْقُرْآنُ وَجُعِلَ هُدَىً لِلنَّاسِ...
Translators Note: Upon examining this collection of Amal, the believers will observe that in addition to the recommended Salat and supplications that can be found in the common books of Du`a (such as...
The reforming effect of prayer is certainly not confined to the individual only. It encompasses a wide range of social domains, so that the life is organized and straightened according to Allah's...
The Prophet (S) said: “Whoever offers his evening prayer, night prayer, and noon prayer in congregation in the mosque, it is as if he had spent the whole night worshipping”.(1) “Congregational prayer...
5. Presence of Heart and Sincerity The Prophet (S) is quoted as having said: “When one stands up to offer his prayer, he communes with his Lord”.(1) And he said: “Whoever makes light of prayer, he...
3. Qiblah (the Direction of Prayer) Qiblah is the direction of prayer, and Masjid al-Haram (the Holy Mosque) in Mecca is the Muslims’ qiblah, to which their hearts and souls turn, and vibrate for. At...
Islam fixed stated times for prayer, and embellished them with a certain precise, accompanying rituals. It stipulates rules for the prayer's correctness, outlines conditions under which it is...

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