September 2017

Take Benefit From Five Things Before Five Things Will Be Happening:
(1) Your Youth Before Your Old Age,
(2) Your Health Before Your Sickness,
(3) Your Wealth Before Your Poverty,
(4) Your Free Time Before You Are Preoccupied,
(5) And Your Life Before Your Death


Please note this great Hadith is narrated by Ibn Abbas (radiya-Allaahu anahu), as the Prophet (swalla-Allaahu alayhi wa-sallam) was delivering an admonition to a man.

اغتنم خمسا قبل خمس شبابك قبل هرمك وصحتك قبل سقمك وغناءك قبل فقرك وفراغك قبل شغلك وحياتك قبل موتك.

“Your youth before your old age, your health before your sickness, your wealth before your poverty, your free time before you are preoccupied, and your life before your death.”

[It is an authentic sound Hadith recorded by Imam Al-Haakim in his Al-Mustadrak, Hadith # 7846 (4/341), Ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith # 34319 (7/77), and Al-Qdhaee in Musnad Al-Shihaab, Hadith # 729 (1/425).

Sheikh Al-Albani graded this Hadith as “Saheeh” authentic in his Saheeh Al-Jaami’, Hadith # 1077, and Saheeh Al-Targheeb wal-Tarheeb, Hadith # 3355].


 Guidance To The Right Way Guarantees Happiness In This World And Salvation In The Hereafter!
Allah said in the Qur’an:
 اهْدِنَا الصِّرَاطَ الْمُسْتَقِيمَ صِرَاطَ الَّذِينَ أَنْعَمْتَ عَلَيْهِمْ غَيْرِ الْمَغْضُوبِ عَلَيْهِمْ وَلَا الضَّالِّينَ


Guide us on the straight path; the path of those on whom You have bestowed Your favours, not those who have incurred Your wrath, nor those who have gone astray. [Al-Qur’an: Surah Al-Faatihah 1:6-7]

With these words a believer pleads to be shown the Right Way and to be helped along it, which cannot be achieved without Allah’s guidance, care and mercy.

To acknowledge that is in itself a recognition of Allah’s sovereignty and dominance over all things and events.

Guidance to the right way of life guarantees man’s happiness in this world and and salvation in the hereafter.

These verses reveal the nature of the “straight path” as being one taken by those whom Allah has favoured, not the way of those who have earned His displeasure by their deviation from the Truth, nor that of the heedless who have no knowledge of the truth.

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: “Husayn is part of me and I am part of him. May Allah love those who love Husayn. Husayn is one of my grandsons.”

[al-Tirmidhi (3775), Ibn Maajah (144) and Ahmad (17111) – classed as hasan by at-Tirmidhi and al-Albaani]

Al-Husayn ibn ‘Ali (may Allah be pleased with him) was killed on the day of ‘Ashoora’, he was killed by the transgressing, wrongdoing group. Allah honoured al-Husayn with martyrdom, as He honoured other members of his family; He honoured Hamzah and Ja‘far (may Allah be pleased with them) with martyrdom, as well as his father ‘Ali and others (may Allah be pleased with them all).


His martyrdom was one of the means by which Allah raised him in status, for he and his brother al-Hasan will be the leaders of the youth among the people of Paradise, and high status is only achieved by means of trials, as the Prophet (ﷺ) said, when he was asked which of the people are most sorely tested? He said: “The Prophets, then the righteous, then the next best and the next best. A man will be tested to a degree commensurate with his level of religious commitment. If there is firmness in his religious commitment, his test will be greater, and if there is any weakness in his religious commitment, the test will be reduced for him. Trials will continue to befall the believer until he walks upon the earth with no sin on him.” [Narrated by at-Tirmidhi and others].

Al-Hasan and al-Husayn had previously been granted high status by Allah, may He be glorified, and they did not go through the same trials and hardships that had befallen their predecessors, because they were born at a time when Islam was prevalent and they had grown up with honour and dignity. The Muslims venerated them and honoured them, and when the Prophet (ﷺ) died, they had not yet reached the age of discernment.

The blessing that Allah bestowed upon them was that He tested them with that which caused them to join the other members of their family, just as He tested others who were better than them. ‘Ali ibn Abi Taalib was better than them, and he was killed as a martyr.

The two beautiful beloved ones who many are grieving for these days, were martyred as Allah willed it, and this was a blessing for them. They are now in Jannah with their grandfather (ﷺ) having a high status with Allah so why should we be sad for them? Instead let’s pray Allah gives us tawfiq to follow them in righteous deeds and that He has mercy on us and forgives us like He had mercy on them and that He unites us with them in Jannat Al Firdaws!
Aameen!

But it’s going back to the original teachings of all the Prophets and Messengers of Allah (peace be upon them all) including Prophet Nuh (Noah), Ibrahim (Abraham), Eisa (Jesus), Musa (Moses), and Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon them all).

Guidance ultimately comes directly from Allah . Allah says:

وَإِذْ قَالَ عِيسَى ابْنُ مَرْيَمَ يَا بَنِي إِسْرَائِيلَ إِنِّي رَسُولُ اللَّـهِ إِلَيْكُم مُّصَدِّقًا لِّمَا بَيْنَ يَدَيَّ مِنَ التَّوْرَاةِ وَمُبَشِّرًا بِرَسُولٍ يَأْتِي مِن بَعْدِي اسْمُهُ أَحْمَدُ ۖ فَلَمَّا جَاءَهُم بِالْبَيِّنَاتِ قَالُوا هَـٰذَا سِحْرٌ مُّبِينٌ.

And (remember) when `Eisa - Jesus, son of Maryam - Mary, said: "O Children of Israel! Indeed I am the Messenger of Allah to you, confirming the Tawrah - Torah [which came] before me, and giving glad tidings of a Messenger to come after me, whose name shall be Ahmad. "But when he came to them with clear proofs, they said: "This is plain magic."
[Surah Al-Saff 61 : 6]

There are eight prerequisites to the great phrase 'la ilaaha illa-Allaah'. Every person who declares this phrase should fulfill the following preconditions and to achieve the benefits from Allah on the Day of Judgment.


It will also cause to save him from the Hell-Fire, as well as to win the Pleasure and Love of Allah and admission to Paradise.These preconditions are as follow:

(i) To acquire the necessary knowledge about the phrase 'la-ilaaha illa-Allaah' and to learn it is compulsory.
Allah said
فَاعْلَمْ أَنَّهُ لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ
"So know that there is no deity worthy of worship in truth but Allah."
[Surah Muhammad 47:19].
The Prophet Muhammad (swalla-Allaahu alayhi wa-sallam) said,
« مَنْ مَاتَ وَهُوَ يَعْلَمُ أَن لاَّ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ اللهُ دَخَلَ الْجَنَّةَ »
“Whoever dies after knowing that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah, will enter Paradise.”
[A Hadith related by Muslim (26) on the authority of 'Uthman bin 'Affan].

 Look At A Beautiful Example Illustrated By Prophet Muhammad (swalla-Allaahu alayhi wasallam).Umar bin Al-Khattab (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Some prisoners were brought to Messenger of Allah (Swalla-Allaahu alayhi wa-sallam) amongst whom there was a woman who was running (searching for her child).


When she saw a child among the captives, she took hold of it, pressed it against her belly and gave it a suck.

Messenger of Allah (swalla-Allaahu alayhi wa-sallam) said,
أتَرَوْنَ هذِهِ المَرْأةَ طَارِحَةً وَلَدَها في النَّارِ
 "Do you think this woman would ever throw her child in fire?''

We said, "By Allah, she would never throw the child in fire.'' Thereupon Messenger of Allah (swalla-Allaahu alayhi wa-sallam) said,
للهُ أرْحَمُ بِعِبَادِهِ مِنْ هذِهِ بِوَلَدِهَا
"Allah is more kind to his slave than this woman is to her child".
[Related by Saheeh Al-Bukhari, Hadith # 5999 (8/9), and Saheeh Muslim, Hadith # 2754 (8/97)].

Al-Hafiz Ibn Hajar states that the Musnad Ismai`li has the following additional words in the narrative: "After continuous search, she finally found her baby. She took the baby and hugged him".

It is permissible to illustrate by example what one cannot make others understand by means of reason and senses, the way the Prophet (swalla-Allaahu alayhi wasallam) did it in the present case.

Since it was not possible to describe the immensity of Allah's Mercy, he cited the example of that woman to illustrate his point.



 The Prophet (salallahu alayhi wa sallam), from among the things he reports from his Lord (mighty and sublime be He), is that he said: A servant [of Allah’s] committed a sin and said: O Allah, forgive me my sin. And He (glorified and exalted be He) said: My servant has committed a sin and has known that he has a Lord who forgives sins and punishes for them. Then he sinned again and said: O Lord, forgive me my sin. And He (glorified and exalted be He) said: My servant has committed a sin and has known that he has a Lord who forgives sins and punishes for them. Then he sinned again and said: O Lord, forgive me my sin. And He (glorified and exalted be He) said: My servant has committed a sin and has known that he has a Lord who forgives sins and punishes for sins. Do what you wish, for I have forgiven you.
— Sahih al-Bukhari

We have been created for a purpose and this purpose is to worship Allah in public and in secret. Allah does not look at our money our worldly position but in what is inside our heart. 

Abu Hurayrah (رضي الله عنه) Narrated: Messenger of الله (PBUH) Said;"ALLAH does not look at your Figures, nor at your Attire, But He looks at your Hearts and accomplishments".
[رواه مسلم]
 Commentary:
This Hadith highlights The Importance of sincerity And Good intention. It is, therefore, Essential that every Noble action Should be based on those Two Virtues: And Heart should be Free From all such things That destroy noble Deeds. Hypocrisy, ostentation greed for wealth, Riches and other worldly things fall in the category Of such evils. Since the true condition Of hearts is known To الله Alone,  The true position of one's Actions will be known On the Day of Resurrection When one will be required For them by Allah. In this world, one will be treated according to His apparent condition While his insight Will be Left to الله.


Subhanallah! Brother be careful do not make a woman cry because Allah (SWT) counts her tears. We in the Muslim community should not tolerate our sisters being abused verbally, physically, emotionally and financially. Why Muslim sheikhs and scholars remain silent. They will be held accountable before Allah if they do not speak out. Shame on the brothers did they forgot that  A WOMAN CAME OUT OF A MANS RIB. 
Read : violence-against-women in Islam


Allah assigns guardianship to the man by virtue of the Qur'anic verse: " Men are the protectors and maintainers of women, because Allah has made the one of them to excel the other and because they spend (to support them) from their means". [ Surah 4:34]  

Actually, if I started to write about women position in Islam I will never end. Islam appreciates women as a mother, daughter, and wife.


Ya Allah protect all the sisters in the world. Please say Ameen.

Most Dangerous Destructive Sins
1. Associating Anything With Allah In Worship i.e., Committing An Act Of Shirk,
2. Sorcery,
3. Killing Of One Whom Allah Has Declared Inviolable Without A Just Cause,
4. Devouring The Property Of An Orphan,
5. The Eating Of Usury And Interest (Riba),
6. Fleeing From The Battlefield
7. Accusing Chaste Believing Women, Who Never Even Think Of Anything Touching Their Chastity.


The less fear of Allah, one has the more disobedient he becomes to Him. As the fear of Allah decreases, one becomes the bolder in committing sins.

As the Companions of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) were intensely fearful of Allah, they were afraid of committing even very minor sins.

After the time of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him), with the passage of time, the fear of Allah went on decreasing gradually and a stage came when even the most grievous sins looked ordinary to the people.

It is, therefore, essential that the fear of the Majesty and Supreme of Allah is created in people’s mind.

Anas said: “You indulge in (bad) actions which are more insignificant to you than a hair while we considered them at the time of Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) to be great destroying sins".

[Ref. Shabeer Al Haj-Bukhari 11/283, Ahmad 157, (3/3) and 470].
There are seven most destructive sins. What are they? In the Two Sahis of Al-Bukhari and Muslim, it is recorded that Abu Hurayrah said that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him said,
»اجْتَنِبُوا السَّبْعَ الْمُوبِقَاتِ «
“Shun the seven great destructive sins.”
The Companions inquired, ‘Oh Allah's Messenger! What are they?’ He said,
»الشِّرْكُ بِاللَّهِ وَالسِّحْرُ وَقَتْلُ النَّفْسِ الَّتِي حَرَّمَ اللَّهُ إِلاَّ بِالْحَقِّ وَأَكْلُ الرِّبَا وَأَكْلُ مَالِ الْيَتِيمِ وَالتَّوَلِّي يَوْمَ الزَّحْفِ وَقَذْفُ الْمُحْصَنَاتِ الْمُؤْمِنَاتِ الْغَافِلاَتِ«
“(They are:) To join others in worship along with Allah in worship (Shirk), to kill the life which Allah has forbidden except for a just cause, magic, to consume Riba (interest and usury), to consume an orphan's wealth, to turn away from the enemy and flee from the battlefield when the battle begins, and to accuse chaste women, who never even think of anything that would tarnish their chastity and are good believers.”
 [Al-Bukhari 2767, – Fat’h-ul-Bari 5:462, Muslim (89) 1:94, An-Nasaie (3671), Abu Dawud (2874)].

Associating anything with Allah in worship i.e., committing an act of Shirk, sorcery, killing of one whom Allah has declared inviolable without a just cause, devouring the property of an orphan, the eating of usury and interest (Riba), fleeing from the battlefield and accusing chaste believing women, who never even think of anything touching their chastity.
These are seven most destroying sins.
All the sins mentioned in the Hadith are major sins but Shirk is the greatest of all.The reason behind this is that it will never be pardoned, and one who commits it and died on it without the true repentance to Allah, will abide in Hell-Fire for all eternity.

So, far as the other major sins are concerned with Allah, He may forgive them if He so wills; otherwise one who is guilty of such sins will have to suffer the torments of Hell-Fire.He will, however, be sent to Jannah after suffering the punishment if he is a Muslim.

May Allah protect us from these heinous destructing sins and destroying evils and keep us safe from the grievous punishment of Hell-Fire! Aameen


The believers, men and women, are supporters of one another; they help and aid each other. Surely, an authentic Hadith states.

The believer to the believer is just like a building, its parts support each other. And the Prophet crossed his fingers together. In the Sahih it is recorded.


The example of the believers in the compassion and mercy they have for each other, is the example of one body: if a part of it falls ill, the rest of the body suffers with fever and sleeplessness.
Allah's statement...they enjoin good, and forbid evil), this is similar to,(Let there arise out of you a group of people inviting to all that is good, enjoining Al-Ma`ruf and forbidding the Munkar...) 3:104.

A true believers should prepare them selves to answer these 5 question which we all should know the correct answer of it

 Allah said next,(they perform the Salah, and give the Zakah), they obey Allah and are kind to His creation,(and obey Allah and His Messenger), concerning what he commands and refraining from what he prohibits.

(Allah will have mercy on them.) Therefore, Allah will give mercy to those who have these qualities.

(Surely, Allah is All-Mighty), He grants glory to those who obey Him, for indeed, might and glory is from Allah Who gives it to His Messenger and the believers.

(All-Wise), in granting these qualities to the believers, while giving evil characteristics to hypocrites. Surely, Allah's wisdom is perfect in all His actions; praise and glory be to Him.
If we truly followed the guidance of Allah this will have a great impact on our lives , Read The impact of obeying Allah on our lives 

Quran Tafsir Ibn Kathir


During the Mahdi's reign, he would be involved with three conflicts: One conflict would be against the tyranny, oppression and injustice in the region, replacing it with equity and justice. Another conflict would be against the Romans and the Turks, who would be trying to destroy his Caliphate. Then, the final conflict would be against the False Messiah, who would be trying to rule the world, and misguide people to his false religion. This would occur as follows:

With his army now bolstered by saintly and pious people, the Mahdi will defeat his enemies, as we have seen in the initial battles mentioned above. Upon releasing Syria from the oppressive rule of the Sufyaani, whom he captures and executes, he then sends his forces to Antioch to rest. One of the Prophet's companions commented upon the lushness of Antioch saying that he had never seen a place that had so much rain, whereupon the Prophet, praise and peace be upon him, told him that it was because the Torah, Staff of Moses, Tablets and the Table of Solomon, the son of David are concealed within its caves and that not one single cloud comes to it from any direction that does not pour its blessing upon that valley.

Thereafter the Mahdi will become the supreme leader and reformer of the Muslim Ummah.

There will be a great Islamic revival, and this Deen will reign supreme, with unity slowly being restored to the Muslims.

He will continue fighting against the despots of the region in his campaign of bringing equity and justice to the world after it had been plagued with oppression. Among these despots would be a disabled man, descending from the Kindah tribe, who would have seized control of Egypt from another despot; the 'Abqa (one with a spotted face). Another of these despots would be the As'hab (one who is gray or reddish white) in al-Sham.

He will practice and lead people according to the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam).

He will live for twenty years after his emergence, in which he will fight for the first thirteen years, and rule for the last seven, with complete justice and righteousness. All of this time, Islam will be becoming the predominant religion of the world, until finally, when Prophet 'Eyssa (Jesus) descends to kill the Dajjal (False Messiah/Prophet) and confirm the Mahdi's Caliphate, Islam becomes the only religion.

The Mahdi will conquer the city of Constantinople (presently known as Istanbul). The story behind this conquest is as follows:

After the earthquakes, which destroyed his enemies, and the subsequent amassing of Muslim armies under his leadership, the Imam will leave Mecca for Medina, where he will offer salaam at the Rowzha Mubarak (The Grave of The Messenger of Allah Sallallahu alayhi wasallam).

Having done this his next step would be to proceed on to Damascus, where the tribe of Kalb and their Sufyaani leader, would be based, as was previously mentioned. There, they will be defeated, and there, the Imam will set up his headquarters where he will conduct military operations against the despotic tyrants in the region and defeat them. The Bayt-ul-Maqdis (Masjid al-Aqsa) in Jerusalem will also be rebuilt, and then the Mahdi will move the capital of the Caliphate there from Medina, and the people of Medina will flock to it. At this point, the Mansoor will hand over the black banner army to the Mahdi.

In response to this, the Roman forces, in the following year, will start to gather their forces against the Mahdi.

At a place known as either Amuq or Dabiq, somewhere near Allepo Syria, 960,000 Roman forces would be assembled under 80 banners representing 80 nations, quite clearly to annihilate the Muslims.

At this time, the Muslims will be gathering their armed forces in Iraq, Syria and Yemen, forming a huge battalion. The Mahdi will send this battalion of mujahideen (Muslim fighters), from among the best people on earth, to engage them. The Romans and the Muslims will be gathering their forces for nine months. Between the time of the initial Roman treachery and their coming out to Dabiq, the Prophet said that nine months will elapse, during which the Mahdi will wage two campaigns initiated by the Dajjal, one against the Arabs that shall not recognize him, and one against the Persians of Khorasan that shall not recognize him. When the two groups, the Romans and the Muslims, encounter each other face to face, the Romans will request that the Muslims hand over to them those who had fought and captured their Roman brethren. The Muslims will refuse, saying: “By Allah, We will never hand over our Muslim brothers” thus triggering off a fierce battle, which is the beginning of the Great war (i.e. Armageddon). A third of the Muslim army will flee, and Allah will never ever grant them towba (repentance). A third will be slain, and they will be the noblest martyrs in The Sight of Allah. The surviving third will be victorious, never to suffer defeat thereafter.

The initial battle will last four days. Each day the Muslim troops will resolve on oath that they will not return but as victors. For three days, they will fail to crush the enemy, with many men becoming martyrs. On the fourth day, the Romans will falter and succumb to a tremendous onslaught from the remaining Muslim troops. The ensuing slaughter will be unprecedented in history. This decimation will utterly shatter the morale of the Romans.

Thus, the Mahdi will smash the might of the anti-Muslim forces in that period, forces which had come together from all parts of the world.

Pressing forward against the remaining Romans, the next destination will be Turkey. From the Syrian coast, the Mahdi will dispatch 70,000 soldiers of the Banu Is-haq to re-conquer Istanbul, liberating it from Roman rule. They will cross the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Turkey and will conquer Istanbul without the use of a single weapon. Parts of the city will collapse upon the Takbeer and Tahleel of these warriors. They will recite' Laa ilaha ilial-laahu wallahu Akbar' and simply walk over the city. The Muazhzhins of the Muslims will then establish the five times daily azhaan throughout the city. 

The Mahdi will also arrive at Istanbul and set up the structure for his rule, appoint people to govern there and most importantly, make arrangements for the implementation of Islamic law. This conquest will deliver untold fortunes into the hands of the Muslims. As he and his men busy themselves capturing and rounding up these vast riches a rumor will spread that "the Dajjal has broken loose in Syria and is wreaking havoc among your families.” This news will be very disturbing to the Imam, and so consequently, he will send ten men ahead to ascertain the truth. About these ten The Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said: “ I know their names and the names of their fathers they will be among the best warriors in that era.” Prophet e Kareem (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) even knew the color of their horses.

One of them will report that the whole story is false. Dajjal has not yet emerged. This was a lie fabricated by Shaitaan to try and disrupt the progress of the Muslims. So the Mahdi, along with the conquerors of Istanbul, will resume their march on and continue to invade the enemy territories of Western Europe (Greece, Italy, etc.) in the same manner, with the Takbeer and Kalimah, and eventually conquering Rome in the process.

In the following year, after the Mahdi reaches Jerusalem the great imposter (Dajjaal), the False Messiah, will now truly emerge and begin his campaign of mischief and corruption between Syria and Iraq. He will remain to do his bidding for forty days, one day like a year, one like a month, one like a week, and the rest like regular days, so these days will in fact cover the length of 428 days.

The Dajjal will have a large following of mainly Jews from Iran, Tatars, Bedouins, and illegitimate people (those born outside of marriage). The Muslims under the Mahdi will be in Damascus, surrounded by the armies of the Dajjaal, making preparations to fight them.

After the 40th day of the Dajjaal's reign, the Mahdi and his companions will be busy arranging the formation for prayer during the time of Fajr. The jamaat salaah will be almost about to start when suddenly the Messiah Eyssa (Alayhis salaam) son of Maryam will descend from the heavens, dressed in two yellow garments, leaning on the shoulders of two angels and join the ranks of Muslims for salaah. The Mahdi will lead that Fajr salaah. He will go out, slaying the followers of the Dajjal, while the son of Maryam chases the Dajjal until he catches up with him at the Gate of Uhud and slays him.

After the slaying of the Dajjal and his armies, the Mahdi will then rule the entire world for seven years with equity and justice.

During his rule, the Muslims will experience great economic enrichment. There will be no droughts and lands will be exceptionally fertile. The earth will yield crops in abundance and of the best quality. This rich agricultural state will ensure a glut of money and food. In fact, so much that people who come to the Baitul-Maal for assistance will be given as much as they can take away.

The hearts of people will become so independent of wealth and so dependent on Allah that when an announcement is made for the needy to come forward, only one person will stand up. When this person will be given wealth in such abundance, he will feel ashamed and would want to return the wealth, but the answer will be: "We do not take back what has been given. It's all yours to keep."

In short the Muslims will live a most luxurious and comfortable life, something they will never ever experience again in this world. The Mahdi will distribute lands equally among people.

After these seven years, this great Imam, a man who provided the perfect sequel to Allah's Supreme Religion -ISLAM, will pass on to the realms of the hereafter. The Muslims will perform his Janaaza salaah and bury him, and the Messiah son of Maryam will then become the new ruler of the Muslims.



 Who is Imam Mahdi Al-Montazar (The Awaited) Part ONE ?
Who is Imam Mahdi Al-Montazar (The Awaited) Part TWO ? 
Who is Imam Mahdi Al-Montazar (The Awaited) Part THREE ? 
Who is Imam Mahdi Al-Montazar (The Awaited) Part FOUR ?

THE MAHDI'S EMERGENCE AS THE NEW KHALEEFA
Hadhrat Abdullah bin Mas'ood (RA) reports from the Prophet (SAW), who said:
"The world will not come to pass until a man from among my family, whose name will be my name, rules over the Arabs."

(Tirmidhi Sahih, Vol. 9, P. 74; Abu Dawud, Sahih, Vol. 5, P. 207; also narrated by Ali b. Abi Talib, Abu Sa'id, Umm Salma, Abu Hurayrah)

From the above we can see that that the Mahdi would be from amongst the family of Prophet Muhammad, his name would be Muhammad, and he would come to rule over the Arabs.


"The promised Mahdi will be among my family. God will make the provisions for his emergence within a single night."

(Ibn Majah, Sahih, Vol. 2, P. 519)

Thus, the Mahdi will be inspired, and preparations will be made for him in one night to carry out his task successfully. They will actually lead him by the hand towards the Hajare Aswad, where people will then formally pledge their allegiance to him as the Khaleefah. This pledge will take place in front of The Holy Ka 'ba, between the Hajare Aswad and the Maqaame Ibraheem, during or just after the days of Hajj.

Initially the number of people to take the bay 'at (pledge of allegiance) at his hands will be 313, which is the number of Sahaba that took part in the battle of Badr. He will be forty years old at the time of his appointment. This will all take place in the month of Zul-Hijjah.

Abu Sa'id al-Khudari (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said: "Our Mahdi will have a broad forehead and an aquiline nose. He will fill the earth with justice as it is filled with injustice and tyranny. He will rule for seven years."
(Abu Dawud, Sahih, Vol. 2, p. 208; Fusul al-muhimma, p. 275) 
PROTECTION AND ACCEPTANCE BY ALLAH
The following new year, immediately upon his appointment as the new Khaleefah the Mahdi will witness the direct Help of Allah. This would be considered the first year of the Mahdi's rule, as he only emerged at the end of the previous year. Before the Mahdi, as has already been mentioned, a man from the heart of Damascus, known as the Sufyaani (from the family of Abu Sufyaan) had begun a horrendous campaign of bloodshed and killing, during which no tribe or community will be left alone. Even women and children will be mercilessly butchered. His chief supporters and followers will be the tribe of Kalb. Just before allegiance is pledged to the Mahdi, a great battle will be fought at Ahjar Al Zayt -- The Stone of Oil -- between the army of the Sufyaani and the Muslims of Medina in which the people of Medina will suffer. Shuayb, the son of Salih from Tamin will learn of the coming of the Mahdi and march to join him from Khurasan (Afghanistan) under three banners, under which will be 5,000 warriors ready to pledge their allegiance to the Mahdi. Muslims from Talakaan, Kufa, Yemen and Tunisia will also march to join him.

When this Sufyaani hears of the Mahdi, he will immediately dispatch an army towards Mecca (where the Mahdi will be). The Imam and his handful of followers will easily defeat this army. Then this Sufyaani will himself lead a contingent from Syria towards Mecca to fight against the Mahdi.

This army will be destroyed by an enormous earthquake at Baidaa, a place just after Zhul-Hulaifa, on the way to Mecca. First the rear of the army will be devastated, and when those in front go back to see what had happened, they too will meet the same fate. All but two members of this army will perish, and these sole survivors will take back the news of this disaster. There will be many in this army who had been brought along by force, people who did not intend to oppose the Mahdi. Such people would also be destroyed along with the others, but on the Day of Judgment they will be raised up according to their intentions. When the story of Divine Help being granted to the Mahdi spreads through the Muslim world, the Abdaals of Syria and the pious people of Iraq will come to pledge allegiance to the Mahdi and join his ranks.

Similarly, other Muslim armies from Medina and elsewhere will also come to Mecca and offer their support and allegiance to the Mahdi.

The Mahdi then moves forward to Syria, where he fights the armies of the Sufyaani who has the backing of the tribe of Kalb. He too will send an army against the Mahdi - who will yet again, through The Grace of Allah, inflict heavy defeat on his enemies. This will be known as the "Battle of Kalb".

The Prophet of Allah actually castigated those who do not participate in this battle against Kalb. The inhabitants of the heavens and the inhabitants of the earth will be pleased with him. It will be compulsory upon all Muslims who hear of the Mahdi to pledge their allegiance and full support to him.



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THOSE THAT PAVE THE WAY FOR THE MAHDI BEFORE HE APPEARS:
Before the Mahdi's appearance, there would be those who pave the way for his appearance.

Narrated 'Ali son of Abu Talib:, 

“The Prophet said, ‘A man named al-Harith son of Hirath will come from Transoxania. His army will be led by a man named Mansoor. He will be pave the way for and establish the government of the family of Muhammad, just as the Quraysh established the government of the Messenger of Allah. Every believer will be obliged to support them.’”

(Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 36, No. 4277)

Thus, from the east, a man named "al-Harith" would appear, with his army being led by another individual called "Mansoor" who would pave the way for and establish the government for the family of Prophet Muhammad, which can be taken to be a reference to the Mahdi's government, since he would be a descendant from the family of Prophet Muhammad. In other narrations, we find implied references to "al-Harith" as the Hashimi (Hashemite) and to "Mansoor" as Shu'ayb son of Salih, with their army coming from Khorasan, carrying black banners. This army would continue moving westward against the armies of the Sufyaani, conquering the lands they pass over, until they reach the city of Jerusalem, where they would establish the Mahdi's government, after the Mahdi appears. When the Mahdi migrates to Jerusalem six years later, the Mansoor would give his army to him.

Ibn-i Munawi said that, "Danyal (Daniel) (as) reported in his book that:
"There are 3 Sufyaanis and 3 Mahdis. When the first Sufyaani appears and his name and fame become widespread, the first Mahdi will confront him, the second Mahdi will confront the second Sufyaani and the third Mahdi will confront the third Sufyaani and Allah, the Exalted, will send him (the third Mahdi) to save the ones who have suffered mischief, and the believers. The Sunnah will be revived through him and oppression, injustice and cruelty will come to an end through him. The people will be highly prized and become victorious over their opponents at his time. A beautiful life will be lived, and the earth and the heavens will increase their blessing.." 




This quote exists in a handwritten copy of the book titled Al-Burhan fi Alamat al-Mahdi Akhir al-Zaman held in the Suleymaniye Library.

According to this quote, the book of Daniel says that there are 2 Mahdis that appear before the Mahdi. Assuming this reference is correct, it can therefore be said that these 2 mahdis, one succeeding the other, would be those who pave the way for the Mahdi. They would therefore be Caliphs, but without a Caliphate system or an Islamic state in place to govern. al-Harith son of Hirath the Hashemite must therefore be one of these mahdis. When the Mahdi appears, he would succeed, with al-Harith's army's support, in finally overthrowing the despotic tyrants, then establishing his Caliphate over the Muslims. The other mahdi can be said to be the Yemeni leader from the Quraysh, mentioned in the Kitab al-Fitan of Nu'aym bin Hammad.

During the time of the Yemeni, there would be a war in Byzantium (Turkey), in which the Byzantine ruler will be at war with the Turks (who will be invading them) and will be allied with the Romans. Thus the Turks will run over Qustuntuniyyah (Istanbul), and will occupy it. The Byzantine ruler will flee and go to Bilad al-Sham (The Levant). Following this, an agreement is made between the Yemeni and the Roman king, which is mediated by an Israelite, descending from Aaron. This agreement will be upheld for seven years. Together, they will wage war against, and invade, the enemy beyond Rome, and will be victorious. This war would be global in which many people will be killed.

There would be joint re-conquest of Istanbul, and a Christian from the allied Romans will erect a cross, and announce that "because of the cross, victory was gained, and in the name of the cross we won." On hearing this, a person from the Muslim army will assault him and will say, "No. Islam was victorious and because of Islam victory was gained", and shall go and break the cross. As a result of this incident, the Romans and the Turks will join together, breaking their peace-agreement with the Arabs, and then going to war against them. Those Muslims, as well as their leader, the Yemeni, will be martyred and the Romans, with the Turks, will take over al-Sham.

THE HASHIMITE
The Hashimite (a descendant of the Hashim clan of the Quraysh tribe) named of Harith son of Hirrath, will emerge during the time of the Sufyaani, from beyond the Euphrates River, with his army; the army of the Mahdi, whose vanguard will be the Mansoor . The former (i.e. Haarith) will be preparing the minds of Muslims to-accept the Mahdi when he comes and pave the way for the Mahdi's government. He will perform the same task for the Mahdi, what the Qurayish performed for The Messenger of Allah (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) in Medina before the Hijrah. The Mansoor will aid him in this direction. It is compulsory upon every Muslim to help this Harith, or to respond to his call.
THE MANSOOR (VICTOR)
At head of the Hashemite's army will be the Mansoor, named Shu'ayb son of Salih from the tribe of Tamim. The term "Mansoor" is a title, meaning "victor", or "one who is given victory". As such, Shu'ayb is the one who leads the Mahdi's army to victory. He will lead the army of the Mahdi, who will come from the East carrying Black flags. The East here refers to Taliqan in Khurasan, i.e. Afghanistan. They will pave the way for the establishment of the Mahdi's kingdom and nothing shall stop their onward march, and eventually they will plant their flags on the soils of Jerusalem. After al-Sham is taken over by the Romans, their rule would extend up to Khyber. At that point, the comet with a tail (a sign of the Mahdi), will appear. Its passing would cause much devastation across the world, resulting in a shift in the balance of powers. The Sufyaani would then come and take over Syria, then start massacring people in Iraq. When some flee to Khurasan, the Sufyaani's army would attempt to move eastward in pursuit of them. Then the Hashemite's army of the Mahdi, led by the Mansoor, would engage them in Iran, and defeat them. The Sufyaani's army would escape, then launch an assault into Arabia, capturing the Hashemites there and imprisoning them in Iraqi city of Kufa. Then the Euphrates river would dry up, revealing a treasure, which everyone would kill each other over. The three leaders competing for authority over the entirety of al-Sham (the Sufyaani, the Ashhab, and the 'Abqa) will also fight each over this treasure. However, none of them will attain it. After this, the Mahdi would appear.


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SIGNS BEFORE HIS APPEARANCE AS THE MAHDI
Before the appearance of the Mahdi, the world will be filled with a great amount of injustice and oppression. There will be widespread evil in which all people will be heavily involved. Throughout the world, earthquakes would occur frequently, corruption would be rampant, innocent people would be massacred, with major events and appalling things happening. Terrible wars, anarchy and chaos would also become common place, with constant bloodshed. As a result, great cities would be destroyed/ruined. Muslim countries and their people will have become so weak that even animals would defeat them in battle, due to their love of life, and fear of death, as well as their disunity. On the other hand, the Kuffar of the whole world would be united under one leader. Their rule would spread over the entire world, and would reach as far as Khyber, a mere hundred miles from Medina Shareef. 
Such would be the dominance of the kuffar during that era. The Muslims would also be under severe persecution and oppression, not only from the Romans, but also from the tyrannical leader of that time (i.e. the Sufyaani), who will rule Syria. The Ahl ul-Bait (Family of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu alayhi wasallam) will experience difficulties and persecution under his reign. The Abdaals and pious leaders will all be on the lookout for the Mahdi, knowing that only he could bring relief to the failing Ummah. 


FROM WORLD WAR I TO THE TIME OF THE MAHDI
Among the general signs of the Mahdi, there are also specific events that lead up to his appearance.

Here is an esoteric narration, which demonstrates this:

Narrated by Abu Hurayrah:

"The war of the end of time is the war of the world. There will be a third war after two great wars in which many are killed. He who will light the fires of the first/second world war will be known as the 'Great Leader' and then the world speaks the name (Hitler). 1300 years after the Hijra, count a few decades. 
At that time, the Greek King wants to wage a war against the entire world. Meanwhile, Allah commands the war for that man. A short while later, that is, in two decades, a man whose name is associated with a cat name from the (German) lands, appears as a scourge on the Romans. He starts to bother people and wants to hold control over the world. He wages war against the entire world, both the warm and cold lands. After years filled with severe war fires, he meets Allah's punishment. Then, he is killed as the Russians' mystery. Count five or six or seven or eight decades after 1300 of Hijra.
 At that time, a man called "Nasser" rules Egypt. Arabs call him "succa-ul Arab" (the "brave of the Arabs"). Allah disgraces him twice, once in a war, and then in another one, in which that "Nasser" can never attain victory. Then Allah grants victory to Egypt in the most beloved month of Allah. Upon this, Allah, the Lord of the House, makes a dark-colored person, whose father is more enlightened than himself, the leader of the Egyptian people and the Arab nation. But, he makes an agreement with the thieves of the Masjid al-Aqsa in the land of sadness. Then a cruel man appears in Iraq, which is located in the Damascus region. This man, with a slight injury in his eye, is a Sufyani. His name comes from confrontation (Saddam), and he is confrontational against his opponents.
 All the world gathers for him in small Kut, the region to which he came previously because he was deceived. There is no good in that Sufyani except with Islam and he is both good and bad.....and woe to he who betrays the trustworthy Mahdi. Count two or three decades after the year/decade of Hijri 1400. At that time, the Mahdi emerges. He fights the whole world and both the ones who have gone astray (Christians) and the ones who have earned Allah's anger (Jews) join against him with the hypocrites in the land of Isra and Miraj at Mount Megiddo. 

And there comes out against him the Queen of the world and deception, an adulteress called (America), who incites the world to deviation and infidelity...and the Jews of the world at that time would have the upper hand, ruling Quds and the holy city. And all the nations come to fight by sea and air except those in the land of extreme cold and the land of extreme heat. And the Mahdi sees that all the world does plot against him, but he also sees that Allah's plan is stronger than all, and he sees that the World belongs to Allah and to Him it will return, and that the World is but a tree that Allah wills him to rule from its roots to its branches.......and Allah throws down on them (unbelievers) with a disastrous punishment, burning their lands and seas and skies. And the sky rains down a harmful shower, with the people of the Earth cursing the infidels, and Allah wills the defeat of the unbelievers."

(Asma al-Masalik Li'ayyam al-Mahdi al-Malik Li-Kul al-Dunya Bi-Amr Allah al-Malik ("The Best ways to know the time of the Mahdi, King of the World, by Allah's command"), Qalda bin Zayd, p. 216)

The source mentioned for this narration, is said to be a rare hand-written book (manuscript), dated around 300 years after the Hijra and is found today, in Istanbul, Turkey in "Kitab Khane" (which is possibly the Süleymaniye Library), under the section listed as "Islamic manuscripts 3664/ Al Medina Al Munawara". This book contains an amazing collection of narrations, compiled by its author, Qalda son of Zayd son of Baraka, in Medina.

This translation relies on the translation provide by "Harun Yahya" on his website, as well as this chain message, which provides more of the whole narration.

It is said in another book, “Kitab Al-Fitan” by Abu `Abdullah Nu`aim bin Hammad, that Abu Hurayrah had two areas of knowledge he gained from the Prophet; one of them he imparted, while he hid the other. Abu Hurayrah commented on that saying that if he had imparted the other area of knowledge, he would have been slaughtered (and he pointed to his neck when saying so). The same hadith of Abu Hurayrah's "hidden knowledge" is also confirmed in Sahih Bukhari:

Narrated Abu Hurayrah:

"I have memorized two kinds of knowledge from Allah's Apostle . I have propagated one of them to you and if I propagated the second, then my pharynx (throat) would be cut (i.e. killed)."

(Sahih Bukhari, Vol. 1, Book 3, No. 121)

The prophetic narration in question can be said to come from this area of knowledge he "hid". On his deathbed (he died in 59 AH / 681 CE), he is said to have disclosed this "hidden knowledge" to others, including the narration in question. The (...) is where the text was eroded. As we know, the Dajjal and the son of Maryam both appear during the time of the Mahdi. Therefore, it can be assumed that 'Eyssa's descent happens in the last eroded text, and the Dajjal's appearance happens in the 2nd-to-last eroded text.

So, to briefly summarize; the Mahdi will fight the entire world in his jihad for equity and justice with Islam. They will gather against him on Mount Megiddo, and America too will come out against him. Amidst their failure to stop the Mahdi, the Dajjal will emerge to offset the Mahdi's revolution with deceptive miracles and a false religion, and the Mahdi will fight him as well. Then, under the Dajjal, the nations of the world will come to fight against the Mahdi by sea and air. As they fight the Mahdi and his armies, the Messiah son of Maryam will descend. His descent will spell the end of the Dajjal, along with his followers, and a defeat with a disastrous punishment for the unbelieving nations that joined with the Dajjal against the Mahdi. Allah's will would be fulfilled, and the Mahdi will rule the world, equitably and justly through Islam, as he is destined to, with the Messiah 'Eyssa (Jesus), son of Maryam there to help and succeed him in doing so.

It's time-framing of future events, although it may seem strange and suspicious to some, isn't really unusual, as we can see this being done in the Qur'an (30:2-5) and in a few mainstream ahadith (the end of the Rashidun Caliphate for example, in the Abu Dawud, Tirmidhi and Hanbal ahadith collections). The naming of people and locations also isn't unusual for prophecies in ahadith literature. What is unusual about this one, is its implied use of the hijrah calendar. However, it was narrated by Abu Hurayrah on his deathbed, and he lived during the time the hijrah calendar was first officially used by the 2nd Caliph 'Umar ibn al-Khattab during his rule. This would give its implied use of the hijrah calendar precedence related to the time period it was first narrated to others. What this would imply, however, is that this hadith isn't an exact quote from the Prophet, but rather, it might've been "converted" to the hijrah calendar by Abu Hurayrah, when he conveyed it to others on his deathbed. This could possibly explain the uncertainty of the exact decade an event is to occur, in relation to the hijrah calendar, while, in relation to other events mentioned (i.e. the time between World War 1 and World War 2) the exact number is given (i.e. 2 decades).




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It was narrated from Ibn Mas’ood (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “The son of Adam will not be dismissed from before his Lord on the Day of Resurrection (Qiyamah) until he has been questioned about five things:

  1. His life and how he spent it.
  2. His youth and how he used it.
  3. His wealth and how he earned it.
  4. And how he disposed of it.
  5. And how he acted upon what he acquired of knowledge.
[Reference: Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, 2422; classed as hasan by al-Albaani in Saheeh al-Tirmidhi, 1969]
Brief Explanation:
So there is no escape from being questioned about:
  • Your life - how you spent it. Was it in righteousness and piety or in sin and transgression?
  • Your youth - how you spent it. Was it in acts of obedience or acts of disobedience to Allah?
  • Your wealth - how you acquired it. Was it from that which is halaal or from that which is haraam?
  • Your wealth - how you spent it. Did you give others their rights in it - your relatives, the needy, the orphans, in the way of Allah... or did you squander it on yourself alone?
  • Your knowledge - how you acted upon it. How much of your knowledge of Allah’s Deen did you put into practice? Did you study Islam to live by its teachings or did you acquire knowledge of the Quran and hadith to appear knowledgeable with it or gather wealth with it?
These things we seldom think about or question ourselves over. Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) has promised us our sustenance, but not promised us forgiveness. Yet we fret over the acquisition of wealth but not over acquiring Allah’s forgiveness. Doomed is the person who does not question himself, but waits to be questioned!
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This World was created for a Wisdom 

Here Allah tells us of His justice, and that He is far above mere play, folly and falsehood. This is like the Ayah:

(And We created not the heaven and the earth and all that is between them without purpose! That is the consideration of those who disbelieve! Then woe to those who disbelieve from the Fire!) (38:27)


(Did you think that We had created you in play, and that you would not be brought back to Us So Exalted be Allah, the True King: La ilaha illa Huwa, the Lord of the Supreme Throne!) (23:115-116) Then Allah says:

(Verily, the Day of Judgement is the time appointed for all of them) This is the Day of Resurrection, when Allah will judge between all creatures, and He will punish the disbelievers and reward the believers.

(is the time appointed for all of them) means, He will gather all of them, the first and the last of them.

(The Day when a near relative cannot avail a near relative in aught,) means, no relative will be able to help another relative. This is like the Ayah:

(Then, when the Trumpet is blown, there will be no kinship among them that Day, nor will they ask of one another.) (23:101)

(And no friend will ask a friend (about his condition). Though they shall be made to see one another) (70:10-11) which means, he will not ask his brother about how he is, even though he can see him with his own eyes.

(and no help can they receive,) means, no relative will help another, and no help will come to him from outside.

(Except him on whom Allah has mercy.) means, and nothing will be of any avail that Day except the mercy of Allah towards His creation.

(Verily, He is the All-Mighty, the Most Merciful.) means, he is the Almighty, with immense mercy.

Tafsir Ibn Kathir

Allah created us to worship Him, but worshiping Allah not just by praying and making dua but also with acting well towards all human especially our families.Actually to be a good Muslims you should take care of others feelings and try hardly to not hurt them.

This hadith shows how the early Muslims were very careful about obeying Allah in things now we consider it so easy and we almost neglect it. This hadith explains the entire meaning of Marriage and how it should be and what you should do if you no longer need this marriage.


Al-Bukhari (5273) narrated from Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the wife of Thaabit ibn Qays came to the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) and said: “O Messenger of Allaah, I do not find any fault with Thaabit ibn Qays in his character or his religious commitment, but I do not want to commit any act of kufr after becoming a Muslim.” She was granted the permission of divorce by Prophet (sw) on some terms.According to Ibn Maajah (2056), she said: “I cannot stand him.” Classed as saheeh by al-Albaani in Saheeh Ibn Maajah. 

This woman went to our prophet in order to ask him to relieve her from the bond of marriage because she simply cannot stand her husband despite she cannot find any wrong in his characteristics.

The words “I do not want to commit any act of kufr after becoming a Muslim” refer to ingratitude towards her partner, as she was falling short with regard to his rights and was not doing what Allaah has enjoined of obeying her husband and treating him kindly."

This demonstrates that marriage relationship is not only connected to love but also to right and responsibilities, therefore, as Muslims, we should respect this responsibility in order to follow what our prophet has delivered it to us from Allah.

She used the term "Kuffar" which is a very big thing and not something to be neglected. Allah (swt) made marriage half of deen and among every relationships this relation between husband-wife is the most beloved to Him (swt). This is enough to prove that this relationship is magnificent.

I hope that we all find comfort and love and respect in our marriages relationships, as Muslims we should know that a successful marriage is well-connected to how good Muslim you are.

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