Voice of the Week 3/6/11

MV: Aselamulaikum! Its really good weather out here in NY and alhumdoililah it really brighten ups my day!

So lets get on with the show!

Hadith of the Week

Narrated Jarir bin Abdullah (Radi-Allahu ‘anhu):

We were in the company of the Prophet (Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam) on a
fourteenth night (of the lunar month), and he looked at the (full) moon and
said, “You will see your Lord as you see this moon, and you will have no
trouble in looking at Him. So, whoever can, should not miss the offering of
prayers before sunrise (Fajr prayer) and before sunset (Asr prayer).” Then
the Prophet (Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wa Sallam) recited:

‘And celebrate the praises of your Lord before the rising of the sun and
before (its) setting.’ (50.39)


Bukhari Vol. 6 : No. 374

Dua of the Week

MV: Planning to get married?

Istikhara for nikah (marriage)
When intending to marry someone then even before proposing or expressing one’s intention to propose, one should perform Wudhu in the best of manner and then offer as many Nafl Salaahs as possible.  Thereafter one should praise and glorify Allah in the best manner and recite the following Dua:

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Translation:  O Allah, You have power and I have none.  You know all and I know not.  You are The Knower of all that is hidden.  If, in Your knowledge (mention name of person here) be good for me in my faith and in my temporal and religious life, then ordain her (or him) for me.  And if anyone other than her (or him) be good for me in my faith and religious life, then ordain her (or him) for me.

Video of the Week

MV: This nasheed by Zain Bhikha is one of my favorite nasheeds out there, its something I can relate to and is really touching. Check it out!

Spotlight of the Week

MV: Thats right…I changed the title for Fame of the week to spotlight of the week just because it sounds better!

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