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World in grip of Natures Fury, Introspection Time for Mankind.

April 20, 2010 1 comment

Valconic Erruptions in the form of Clouds

Valconic Ash Erruptions in the form of Clouds, that parlalised more than  half of Europe and Cancelled More than 19000 flights, and effected  billions worth business, and stranded & made home less thousands. Mankind busy looking at material resons to correct,the fact is we are giving pass to evils and sins in us, and disobidiance to our Creator.

Creator is Angry, our Sins have surpassed all limits of disobedience to creator of Universe.  We have to inrospect, to save this planet Earth. Or I fear this is  a warning of the worst from God Almighty.

The Nature’s fury is on by the tick of the watch for more than a year now, in various natural calamities, Earth quakes, tsunamis, landslides, droughts, floods, epidemics, volcanoes, Rains, Heat waves, and many more, across continents, and across social structure.

Does it not declare and expose our lowering levels of morality, obediance and fading spirituality levels and rememberance of God ? Read more…

Saving “Vessels of Deeds”

February 27, 2010 1 comment

The Seal of Prophet of God Mohammed May Peace and Blessings of Allah be on him. {It was engraved "Allah's messenger Mohammed sas" on His ring which he used as His Seal. }

In the name of Allah the most beneficent and merciful.  Quran the book of guidance and merci for all mankind, which guides us mankind out from the darkness towards light, Reads

“Oh you who believed! Obey Allah and Obey the Messenger (Mohammed sas) and do not invalidate your deeds. “   Quran -Chapter 47 – verse 33.

A reward for deeds is directly linked to  our believe.  A believing Man and Women are at advantage of getting the good deeds which they do accepted and rewarded in right measure,  by the creator and the sustainer of universe almighty Allah.  Both in this world and the world after, that will never end. 

No amount of good deeds in this world will guarantee the pleasure and Merci of Allah. For  one who is a disbeliever,  rejectng clear signs of Allah and calling of his Messengers towards Him. Even after witnessing open truth from Allah and his Messenger repeatedly.

“That is because those who disbelieve follow falsehood. And those who believe follow the truth from their Lord…”  Quran- Chapter 47 – Verse 3

“That is because they disliked Allah and what Allah has revealed, (This Quran) so He rendered worthless their deeds” Quran-Verse 9 – Chapt 47.

 Deeds of disbeliever are like the vessels which can never be filled till the cavity of disbelieve is repaired, and sealed  with submission to will of Allah  swt and accepting Allah swt as sole creator and sustainer of all Mankind, And to Him,  all mankind  will  return.  And he alone is worthy of our worship. Read more…

Vanishing dream, of a Golden AP, as was seen by its people, under YSR. Whom to blame ?

January 9, 2010 4 comments

The HM has asked the Chief Minsiter to speed up the probe on the Helicopter Crash in which the most loved and tall leader of Congress and CM lost his life to be speeded up. The intentions and the motive of the channle which gave a irresponsible and malacious false, cooked up, news involving Ambanis should be probed, and a finding on who is intending to damgae the interests of the state to be found.

Has baseless, malicious comments by a TV Channel alleged involvement of Ambani’s, added as a catalyst to the frustrated political activist who did not get any result from Jan 5th All Party meeting with the Home Minister P Chidambaram. 

Issues need to be addressed with fair intentions and clear talk, with great amount of transparency. Delaying and keeping the matter in to a cold freezer is not an option which a bold, result oriented society would expect from the governing body of the time. 

The nation has bigger challenges ahead of it. The state of Andhra Pradesh has seen great positive growth in past decade both the period the TDP got lead by Chandrababu Naidu and Congress govt.  Lead by the leader of the masses and the needy Y S Rajsherker Reddy, who unfortunately could not get the lease of life from the master of our life’s God Almighty. He lived his life king size and served the people of Andhra Pradesh in best of his capabilities, in the time he got to serve them.

The state became an attractive destination of hundreds of multinational companies and business houses of the our nation, both in the times of TDP and YSR lead Congress, the beauty of YSR was he did not reject the policies of the earlier govt of Chandrababu instead he took it as challenge in positive sense to excel and do better than Chandrababu Naidu.

  The advantage in the approach of  YSR was he was doing good and achieving  goals set  both rural and urban AP,  taking along the infrastructure, agricultural, power, welfare, health, administrative, poor, corporate, and the minorities hand in hand it was a magical term he lead.

Which won him and congress the 2009 general elections, and soon the dreadful thing happened to the state of AP, the loss of YSR in an Accident in Nalamala Hills of a fateful rainy day, that had come after a severe drought and harsh summer where in prayers was the order of the day for rains, as the cattle was starving for water and rivers were soaked with no drop of water.

Since the day he is gone nothing went well with AP, there were protests and dissidents in the congress party over the demand of a group in the congress supporting son of YSR, Jangan Mohan Reddy as the CM, state saw violence, burning of placards of Sonia Gandhi, in spite of appeals to calm down from Jagan the unrest, and non co-operation of Ministers and the party leaders with the new Chief Minister continued.

 In the midst of all this state was stuck with drought in many Districts, due to late monsoon, the nature’s fury struck it again in the form of Floods in Parts of Rayalseems, effecting most Kurnool, Alampur, Mahboobnagar, Vijyawada, and few other districts of coastal Andhra the rain was worst since 100 years, killing hundreds, and displaced lakhs, with cities like Kurnool submerged, and hundreds of villages drowned.  

Before even the sludge and clean up of the damage could be dried and life coming back to normal for the flood effected victims in laths in AP, and still the not very efficient relief work in its advance stages, an issue with people some thought is settled, stuck hard in the form of Telangana agitation, by KCR, and his party TRS, KCR, started his hunger strike demanding separate Telangana, in the last week of Nov. 2009.

The agitation got the momentum from the student organizations joining him in his protest and demand for a separate state of Telangana, a demand by the region for over 40 years now, with no respite, some blame the unequal and biased treatment by the rich Costal Andhra bearcats and officials who took the opportunity away from the local residents in the Telanaga dist.

Both regions Telangana and Rayaleema are behind in the representation in govt department on higher positions, and progress on development works and projects when compared to the coastal Andhra region, which once was part of Madras, sarkar districts, before it joined with Telangana to form a great Telugu State, in 1956.  

Otherwise  very calm people in the region got restless and violent  agitative mob on the news of  falling health due to hunger strike by KCR, took to  violence and disturbed the normal life in the city of Hyderabad which otherwise a peaceful and vibrant home for many people from all over the country.

On the eve of 9th Dec 2010 late night a statement on taking forward the formation of Telangana was made by  Home Minster which gave the Telangana People the most expected happiness and joy, on the other hand it triggered agitation in Andhra and Rayalseeema demanding United Andhra, with violent protests and all sorts of scenes by people like Lagapati Rajbgoapal.  Then the H M again in the wake of out bust and burning of AP with sentiments reversed his 9th Dec decision, and called for a wide-ranging consensus on the matter of Tealngana.

The tempers reached to greater ripples, and violence, and bands, and agitations, disturbing the education, business, and normal life in the state.  Then came the announcement of the 5 Jan meeting of all parties to discuss on the issue which also resulted in anticlimax not satisfy both the pro and anti Telangana groups in all the political parties which by now are broken houses with leaders not knowing where they stand as already most of the legislative and parliament members resigned and their resignation pending on the desk of the speaker in AP. AP as become a no party no leader state by this time.  The command and tact of the UPA govt is in command miraculously. 

After all trouble AP has gone thru, an irresponsible and a malicious, news of Ambani’s involvement in conspiring to kill YSR by Telugu Channel on 7th of Jan, which erupted huge reaction by the followers of YSR and hurt the sentiments of the people of AP once again, this is horrific and most damaging and hurting to the people of AP.

This will hurt further the state business community, and hinder the process of consensus and formation a committee to reach to a peaceful solution to the issue of Telangana.   Running by a Telugu Channel is acting a last dump to dump the pride, respect, opportunity, and positive energy the state enjoyed just few month back when YSR, was in command. And people of AP where happy and enjoying the fruits of governance by the Congress govt lead by YSR, under the guidance of his leader and mentor Sonia Gandhi and able PM Manmohan Singh. 

God help AP, Telangana, Andhra, and Rayalseema, and relief the state from further damage, and let the wisdom prevail, in all of us, to sort out our problems, with reasoning and respectfully with grace Amin.

Fasting in the Month of Muharram and its significance for Muslims. What is “Ashroora” ?

December 28, 2009 Leave a comment

 

Moon in the sky, Keeps, Muslims, reminded of the days and months of Lunar Calander followed by them.

Muharram is the month with which the Muslims begin their lunar (Hegira) Calendar. It is one of the four sanctified months about which the Holy Quran Says (what means): {Indeed, the number of months with Allah is twelve [lunar] months in the register of Allah [from] the day He created the heavens and the earth; of these, four are sacred…}[Quran 9: 36]

These four months, according to the authentic traditions (Prophetic narrations), are Thul-Qi’dah, Thul-Hijjah, Muharram and Rajab. All the commentators of the Noble Quran are unanimous on this point, because the Noble Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) declared in his sermon on the occasion of his last Hajj (pilgrimage to Makkah): “One year consists of twelve months, of which four are sanctified months, three of them are in sequence; Thul-Qi’dah, Thul-Hijjah, Muharram, and the fourth is Rajab.”
The specific mention of these four months does not mean that any other month has no sanctity, because the month of Ramadhaan is admittedly the most sanctified month in the year. But these four months were specifically termed as sanctified months for the simple reason that even the pagans of Makkah accepted their sanctity.
The sanctity of these four months was established right from the day Allaah created the universe. Since the Pagans of Makkah attributed themselves to Ibraaheem (Abraham)  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention who observed the sanctity of these months, they also observed the sanctity of these four months and despite their frequent tribal battles, they held it unlawful to fight in these months.
In Islam, the sanctity of these months was upheld and the Holy Quran referred to them as the “sanctified months”. Muharram has certain other characteristics special to it, which are stated below:
Fasting during the month:
The Noble Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) said: ‘The best fasts after the fasts of Ramadhaan are those of the month of Muharram.”
Although the fasts of the month of Muharram are not obligatory, yet one who fasts in these days out of his own will is entitled to a great reward by Allaah Almighty. The Hadeeth cited above signifies that the fasts of the month of Muharram are most rewardable ones among the voluntary fasts. It does not mean that the award promised for fasts of Muharram can be achieved only by fasting for the whole month. On the contrary, each fast during this month has merit. Therefore, one should avail of this opportunity as much as he can.
The day of ‘Aashooraa’:
Although Muharram is a sanctified month as a whole, yet, the 10th day of Muharram is the most sacred among all its days. The day is named ‘Aashooraa’.  According to Ibn ‘Abbaas  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) when he migrated to Madeenah, found that the Jews of Madeenah used to fast on the 10th day of Muharram. They said that it was the day on which Prophet Moosa (Moses)  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention and his followers crossed the Red Sea miraculously and the Pharaoh was drowned in its waters. On hearing this from the Jews, the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) said, “We are worthier of Moosa than you,” and directed the Muslims to fast on the day of ‘Aashooraa’. [Abu Daawood]
It is also reported in a number of authentic traditions that in the beginning, fasting on the day of ‘Aashooraa’ was obligatory for the Muslims. It was later that the fasts of Ramadhaan were made obligatory and the fast on the day of ‘Aashooraa’ was made optional. ‘Aa’ishah  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  her said: “When the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) came to Madeenah, he fasted on the day of ‘Aashooraa’ and directed the people to do likewise. But when the fasts of Ramadhaan were made obligatory, the obligation of fasting was confined to Ramadhaan and the obligatory nature of the fast of ‘Aashooraa’ was abandoned. Whoever so desires should fast on it and any other who so likes can avoid fasting on it.” [Abu Daawood]
However, the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) used to fast on the day of ‘Aashooraa’ even after the fasting in Ramadhaan was made obligatory. Abdullaah Ibn Moosa  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him reports that the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) preferred the fast of ‘Aashooraa’ on the fasts of other days and preferred the fasts of Ramadhaan on the fast of ‘Aashooraa’. [Al-Bukhaari and Muslim]
Misconceptions and Innovations:
However, there are some legends and misconceptions with regard to ‘Aashooraa’ that have managed to find their way into the minds of the unlearned, but have no support of authentic Islamic sources, some very common of them are these:
·        This is the day on which Aadam  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention was created.
·        This is the day when Ibraaheem  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention was born.
·        This is the day when Allaah accepted the repentance of Aadam  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention.
·        This is the day when Doomsday will take place. Whoever takes a bath on the day of ‘Aashooraa’ will never get ill.
All these and other similar whims and fancies are totally baseless and the traditions referred to in this respect are not worthy of any credit. Some people take it as Sunnah (established recommended practice) to prepare a particular type of meal on the day of ‘Aashooraa’. This practice, too, has no basis in the authentic Islamic sources.
Some other people attribute the sanctity of ‘Aashooraa’ to the martyrdom of Al-Hussayn  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him. No doubt, the martyrdom of Al-Hussayn  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him is one of the most tragic episodes of our history. Yet, the sanctity of ‘Aashooraa’ cannot be ascribed to this event for the simple reason that the sanctity of ‘Aashooraa’ was established during the days of the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) much earlier than the birth of Al-Hussayn  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him. On the contrary, it is one of the merits of Al-Hussayn  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him that his martyrdom took place on this blessed day.
Another misconception about the month of Muharram is that it is an evil or unlucky month, for Al-Hussayn was killed in it. It is for this misconception that some people avoid holding marriage ceremonies in the month of Muharram. This is again a baseless concept, which is contrary to the teachings of the Holy Quran and the Sunnah (Prophetic Tradition). If the death of an eminent person on a particular day renders that day unlucky for all times to come, one can hardly find a day of the year free from this bad luck because every day is associated with the demise of some eminent person. The Holy Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) have liberated us from such superstitious beliefs.
Lamentations and mourning:
Another wrong practice related to this month is to hold the lamentation and mourning ceremonies in the memory of martyrdom of Al-Hussayn  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him. As mentioned earlier, the event of Karbalaa’ is one of the most tragic events of our history, but the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) has forbidden us from holding the mourning ceremonies on the death of any person. The people of Pre-Islamic ignorance era used to mourn over their deceased through loud lamentations, by tearing their clothes and by beating their cheeks and chests. The Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) prevented the Muslims from doing all this and directed them to observe patience by saying “Inna lillaahi wa inna ilayhi raaji’oon” (To Allaah We belong, and to Him is our return). A number of authentic narrations are available on the subject. To quote only one of them: “He is not from us who slaps his checks, tears his clothes and cries in the manner of the people of jahiliyyah (Pre-Islamic ignorance)”. [Al-Bukhaari]
All the prominent jurists are unanimous on the point that the mourning of this type is impermissible. Even Al-Hussayn  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him sholtry before his demise, had advised his beloved sister Zaynab  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  her not to mourn over his death in this manner. He  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him said, “My dear sister! I swear upon you that in case I die you shall not tear your clothes, nor scratch your face, nor curse anyone for me or pray for your death.” (Al-Kaamil, Ibn Katheer vol. 4 pg. 24)
It is evident from this advice, that this type of mourning is condemned even by the blessed person for the memory of whom these mourning ceremonies are held. Every Muslim should avoid this practice and abide by the teachings of the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ).

 

Sunday : 27/12/2009
Categories: Ashoora, Fasting, Muharram, religion

Europe loosing nerves. As Islam becomes the right choice of faith, by many of its people.

December 5, 2009 3 comments
 
 

The Swiss Bais towards Islam, They feel the pinch as Islam Spreads among the Europeans as the right way of live.

 
Are the political parties in Switzerland trying to polarize votes on the lines of Religion and Define Secularism a fresh.
 
Islam has given the cultural ethos and respect and the monuments of Islamic architectural buildings and mosques have graced the sky lines of urban and rural spaces of the world.  

This is a new way of extreme rightists to test the patience and tolerance levels of Muslims, in Europe.

This will only make the Muslims Strong and more determined to express the Identity of Islam with greater resolve and present the better and perfect Islam to the Europe which is struggling to maintain the Cultural Ethos of Europe due to fast moral degradation among its people.

The Swiss vote saying ‘yes’ to banning theconstructionof minarets has sparked off a debate all over Europe, whether extreme right or secular left is the public opinion on Islam equally hostile?
The posters of the party that launched the minaret campaign in Switzerland, show white sheep kicking a black sheep off the Swiss flag
 , crows shredding the Swiss flag into bits and minarets shaped like missiles with burqa clad figures. 

 

In neighboring France, where church bells are not allowed to ring for prayer services but only to indicate the time, secularism means religion has to be understated and kept out of matters of the state. But some feel that the secular opinion, instead of being neutral, could also be turning hostile to Muslims living in Europe.
 
“We are framing the issue of integration of migrants as a moral divide, a conflict between values. There will be all values; the secular values being part of this framing as opposed to their values – like Islam, polygamy, deviance whatsoever. We discover that we can be progressive in terms of values and very intolerant vis a vis others,” said Christophe Bertossi, from French Institute of International Relations.
 
The Swiss vote is not just being seen as a huge triumph of the extreme right in Europe, but also raising concerns that the idea of secularism where neutrality is seen as progressive is perhaps also being used as a tool to challenge Muslim identity, pushing Muslims living in Europe into a tight corner.
 
 
 

First Ten Days of Dhu’l-Hijjah the month of Haj.

December 2, 2009 Leave a comment
Extensive Righteous Deeds by Muslims. 
 Among the great seasons of worship are the first ten days of Dhu’l-Hijjah, which Allaah has favoured over other days. It was narrated from Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “There are no days on which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allaah than these ten days.” They said: “Not even jihad for the sake of Allaah?” He said: “Not even jihad for the sake of Allaah, unless a man goes out himself for jihad taking his wealth with him and does not come back with anything.” Narrated by al-Bukhaari, 2/457

It was also narrated from Anas (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “There is no deed that is better before Allaah or more greatly rewarded than a good deed done in the (first) ten days of al-Adha.” It was said: “Not even jihad for the sake of Allaah?” He said: “Not even jihad for the sake of Allaah, unless a man goes out himself for jihad taking his wealth with him and does not come back with anything.” Narrated by al-Daarimi, 1/357; its isnaad is hasan as stated in al-Irwa’, 3/398.

These texts and others indicate that these ten days are better than all other days of the year, with no exception, even the last ten days of Ramadaan. But the last ten nights of Ramadaan are better than the first ten nights of Dhu’l-Hijjah, because they include Laylat al-Qadr, which is better than a thousand months. See Tafseer Ibn Katheer, 5/412.

So the Muslim should start these days with sincere repentance to Allaah, then he should do a lot of righteous deeds in general, then he should pay attention to doing the following deeds:

1 – Fasting

It is Sunnah for the Muslim to fast on the first nine days of Dhu’l-Hijjah, because the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) encouraged us to do righteous deeds in the first ten days of Dhu’l-Hijjah, and fasting is one of the best of deeds, which Allaah has chosen for Himself as it says in the hadeeth qudsi: “Allaah says: ‘All the deeds of the son of Adam are for him, except fasting, which is for Me and I shall reward for it.”

Narrated by al-Bukhaari, 1805.

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to fast on the first nine days of Dhu’l-Hijjah. It was narrated from Hunaydah ibn Khaalid from his wife, that one of the wives of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to fast on the first nine days of Dhu’l-Hijjah and the day of ‘Ashoora’, and three days each month, the first Monday of the month and two Thursdays. Narrated by al-Nasaa’i, 4/205 and by Abu Dawood; classed as saheeh by al-Albaani in Saheeh Abi Dawood, 2/462.

2 – Reciting tahmeed, tahleel and takbeer a great deal

It is Sunnah to recite takbeer (saying Allaahu akbar (Allaah is most great)), tahmeed (saying al-hamdu Lillah (praise be to Allaah)), tahleel (saying Laa ilaaha ill-Allaah (There is no god but Allaah)) and tasbeeh (saying Subhaan-Allaah (Glory be to Allaah)), during the first ten days of Dhu’l-Hijjah, saying these words out loud in the mosques, homes, streets and every place in which it is permissible to remember Allaah, to perform this act of worship openly and proclaim the greatness of Allaah.

Men should recite out loud and women should recite quietly.

Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning):

“That they may witness things that are of benefit to them (i.e. reward of Hajj in the Hereafter, and also some worldly gain from trade), and mention the Name of Allaah on appointed days, over the beast of cattle that He has provided for them (for sacrifice)”

[al-Hajj 22:28]

The majority are of the view that the “appointed days” are the first ten days of Dhu’l-Hijjah, because it was narrated from Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the appointed days are the first ten days of Dhu’l-Hijjah.

It was narrated from ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Umar (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “There are no days that are greater before Allaah or in which good deeds are more beloved to Him, than these ten days, so recite a great deal of tahleel, takbeer and tahmeed during them.” Narrated by Ahmad, 7/224; its isnaad was classed as saheeh by Ahmad Shaakir.

The takbeer is as follows:

Allaah akbar, Allaahu akbar, laa ilaaha ill-Allaah, Allaahu akbar, wa Lillaah il-hamd (Allaah is Most Great, Allaah is Most Great, there is no god but Allaah; Allaah is Most Great and to Allaah be praise).

And there are other versions.

This takbeer has become a forsaken Sunnah nowadays, especially at the beginning ofthese ten days. You can hardly hear it except from a few. It should be recited out loud, so as to revive the Sunnah and remind the heedless.

It was proven that Ibn ‘Umar and Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with them both) used to go out to the marketplace during the first ten days of Dhu’l-Hijjah, reciting the takbeer our loud, and the people would recite takbeer when they heard them, i.e., the people would remember the talkbeer and each one would recite it by himself; it does not mean that they recited in unison – that is not prescribed in sharee’ah.

Reviving Sunnahs that have been forgotten brings a great deal of reward, as is indicated by the words of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him): “Whoever revives one of my Sunnahs that has died out after I am gone, will have a reward like that of everyone who does it, without that detracting from their reward in the slightest.” Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, 7/443; this hadeeth is hasan because of corroborating reports.

3 – Doing Hajj and ‘Umrah

One of the greatest deeds that can be done during these ten days is Hajj to the sacred House of Allaah. Whoever Allaah helps to go on Hajj to His House and do the rituals in the required manner will – in sha Allaah – be included in the words of the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him): “An accepted Hajj brings no less a reward than Paradise.”

4 – Udhiyah (sacrifice)

One of the righteous deeds that bring a person closer to Allaah in these ten days is to slaughter the sacrifice and to look for a good, fat animal and to spend money on it for the sake of Allaah.

Let us hasten to make the most of these great days, before the negligent regrets what he did, and before he asks to go back and receives no response.

Categories: religion

The Five Jewels of Ramadan – Zakat Part 4b (last) of (1 to 4b) ( Fasting, Taraweeh, Zakat, Itekaf, Lailatul Qader- Night of Revelation of Quran.)

September 17, 2009 Leave a comment
In order to calculate your zakat, please fill all of the fields.           

1. Cash on hand and in bank accounts (savings, checking)
 
2. Refundable deposits (e.g. on rented apartment)
 
3. Non-delinquent loans (money you loaned to others)  
4. Expected Tax refund        
5. Gold and its certificate, Jewellery of Women.  
6. Shares, stocks, bonds, IRA, pension plans, options, etc.  
7. Business cash on hand and in banks plus invoices due.  
8. Business inventory Enter $0 if less than Nisab.  
9. Net income you are entitled to as of Zakat due date.  
10. Your liabilities  

11. Properties, both Buildings, and Landed that are not in personnel use kept with intention to gain  zakat has to be paid on them. . Except the Houses or properties, which are in use.   

 
“Compute” to see the total amount subject to Zakat.See Final Zakat Amount below for the final amount due!          

 

Final Zakat Amount:  The Zakat amount thus calculated taking in to account the payables, laibilities and assests and reserves and savings will give the net amount on which zakat is to be paid. reffer and take advice of a scholar or a knowledge person in family and friends.

 The above sheet will give a broad out line in the manner to calculate Zakat. This chart is courtesy Islam City web. For doubts, and clarifications do no hasitate to meet your mufti, and shcolar, the idea is not to commit mistake in calculations, and giving of zakat. Inshallah.

there are many calculator and spread sheets available on net the basic is shown above i would advice, to kindly do the calculation by yourself sitting with a pure intention to claculate the savings and the assest values with a intention inshallah to please Allah and be generous to the people in need of support as designed by Allah and explained by our prophet Mohammed sas. This is a very personnel matter between you and your Allah. The amount of Iklas and willingness togeather with sence of satisfaction and fear of failing ot calcultate porperly should be parmount while claculating Zakat.

May Allah help you in claculateing Zakat and searching for the true mustahaq who are listed as per the Teachings of Prophet Mohammed sas.  Few Verses of Quran and Few select Hadees of Prophet Mohammed sas are listed below to increase our, commitment, iklas, and love for zakat, and help finding right deserving people in family, and society to be comforted with respect and true affection towards the needy.  May Allah help me, you and all Muslims on whom zakat is Obligatory to give with great desire to please Allah and follow the true guidlines of Prophet Mohammed may peace and blessings of Allah be on him. Amin.

Quran Al Hakeem  Selecte Verses

[2:263] Kind words and compassion are better than a charity that is followed by insult. GOD is Rich, Clement.

[2:267] O you who believe, you shall give to charity from the good things you earn, and from what we have produced for you from the earth. Do not pick out the bad therein to give away, when you yourselves do not accept it unless your eyes are closed. You should know that Allah is Rich, Praiseworthy.

3:134] who give to charity during the good times, as well as the bad times. They are suppressors of anger, and pardoners of the people. GOD loves the charitable.

[4:38] They give money to charity only to show off, while disbelieving in GOD and the Last Day. If one’s companion is the devil, that is the worst companion.

[9:54] What prevented the acceptance of their spending is that they disbelieved in GOD and His messenger, and when they observed the Contact Prayers (Salat), they observed them lazily, and when they gave to charity, they did so grudgingly.

 Hadith of Prophet Mohammed sas select Hadiths.

Volume 2, Book 24, Number 497:
Whenever Allah’s Apostle (p.b.u.h) ordered us to give in charity, we used to go to the market and work as porters and get a Mudd (a special measure of grain) and then give it in charity. (Those were the days of poverty) and to-day some of us have one hundred thousand.
 Narrated Abu Masud Al-Ansar:
 
Volume 2, Book 24, Number 500:
A man came to the Prophet and asked, “O Allah’s Apostle! Which charity is the most superior in reward?” He replied, “The charity which you practice while you are healthy, niggardly and afraid of poverty and wish to become wealthy. Do not delay it to the time of approaching death and then say, ‘Give so much to such and such, and so much to such and such.’ And it has already belonged to such and such (as it is too late).”
  Narrated Abu Huraira:
 
Volume 2, Book 24, Number 509:
 Narrated Ibn ‘Umar:
I heard Allah’s Apostle (p.b.u.h) while he was on the pulpit speaking about charity, to abstain from asking others for some financial help and about begging others, saying, “The upper hand is better than the lower hand. The upper hand is that of the giver and the lower (hand) is that of the beggar.”
 
 Volume 2, Book 24, Number 514:
 Narrated ‘Abda:
The Prophet said, “Do not with-hold your money by counting it (i.e. hoarding it), (for if you did so), Allah would also with-hold His blessings from you.”

 

 Volume 2, Book 24, Number 554:

Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet said, “The poor person is not the one who asks a morsel or two (of meals) from the others, but the poor is the one who has nothing and is ashamed to beg from others.”

Asking forgivness from Allah.

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Thank You. and Prayer for Muslims and people of the World.

 I thank you all and request with humble heart to pray for all Muslims, Masjid Al Aqsa, the People in Middle East our Brothers who are in need of our Prayers, and suffering poeple where ever they are to be blessed by Allah and  for All fasting Muslim brothers and sisters who have fasted and prayed taraweeh, recited Quran, stood in late parts of night in Tahjud, in Itekaf and giving of Zakat, and searhing for Lailatul Qader to be rewarded and blessed in this life  na life after amin amin, may allah accept our preayers.  

Amin 

your brother   Adil MH

Reach them with Care and Humility and Fulfill the Commands of Allah, Be mindful that Allah has been very kind on us. It is our duty to contribute to improve the lifes of the people around us as trur muslims by giving Zakat, the obligatory Charity. Please make an effort to reach to them in person.  Inshallah.

Reach them with Care and Humility and Fulfill the Commands of Allah, Be mindful that Allah has been very kind on us. It is our duty to contribute to improve the lifes of the people around us as trur muslims by giving Zakat, the obligatory Charity. Please make an effort to reach to them in person. Inshallah.