Tuesday, 7 June 2016
Day 2 Ramadhan - Step 5
Day 2 Ramadhan
Step 5 - Sufi Ramadhan Secrets and Gems by ~ Sajad Ali ~
Dhikr in Ramadan reciting 70,000 la ilaha ill’Allah-(Tahleel) and (istaghfaar) Duas for Protection him from hell-fire and dua of calling you to Enter him into Paradise, as mentioned by Ghawth Shaykh ‘Abdul Qadir Jilani and Habib `Umar bin Hafiz.
"O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you that you may (learn) self restraint." (Al-Qur`an, 2:183) - So fasting helps learn self-restraint, (Taqwa)
7"This is a month, the first part of which brings Allah's Mercy, the middle of which brings Allah's forgiveness, and the last part of which brings emancipation from the hell-fire." [Bukhari]
* Dua for 1st 10 days of Ramadhan recite dua above for Mercy
Allahum-maar-hamna Ya Arham-mar-Rahimeen
O Allah have mercy on me, Oh Most Merciful of those who show mercy.
* Dua for 11- 20 days Middle is Forgiveness: 2nd 20 days.
11th -20th days of Ramadhan recite dua above for remission for Sins (forgiveness)
Allahum-magh-fir-li dhunoobi Ya Rabbal Alameen
Oh Allah forgive My sins Oh Lord of the worlds (in 1st person)
Allahum magh-firlana dhunbana Ya Rabbal Alameen
O Allah forgive Our sins, O Lord of the Worlds
* Dua for 21st to last ten days of Ramadhan recite dua above for free from Hell recite this dua in plenty for safety from hell.
Allahumma ajirni min an-nar - O Allah, save me from the Fire.
Begins with Mercy: 1st 10 days,
Middle is Forgiveness: 2nd 20 days,
Ends with deliverance from Hell: 3rd 30 days
Who ever fasts will walk through the 8 th gate of Heaven called Rayyan. It is reserved only for the people of fasting. It is the month of Sabr – patient and charitable sharing.
Dhikr for Ramadan; Cultivate 4 practices and repeat them frequently which;
2 will earn your Lords pleasure
2 you just cannot afford to do without.
1st Dhikr of la ilaha ill’Allah-(Tahleel)
2nd Begging for Forgiveness, (istaghfaar) Example Astaghfirullah, Rab-bigh-fir-lee (12,000 times).
3rd Imploring to be granted the Garden of Paradise- (‘Allahumma inni as’aluka al-jannah - O Allah, I ask You for Paradise) 3/7 times.
“Whoever asks Allah for Jannah 3 times [Allahumma inni as'aluk al-Jannah], Paradise says, “ Oh Allah enter him into Jannah" - Hadith
4th Taking Refuge from the Fire of Hell i.e.
"Allahumma ajirni min an-nar," ('O Allah, save me from the Fire!') seven times after Maghrib and Fajr prayers. saying it at Maghrib would grant one protection from the Fire if one died at night; and saying it at Fajr would grant one protection from the Fire if one died during the day" - Hadith
Whoever asks Allah for Paradise three times [Allahumma innee as'aluk al-Jannah], then Paradise will say: “O Allah! Enter him into Paradise!” And whoever seeks protection with Allah from the Fire three times [Allahumma najjinee min an-Naar], the Fire will say: “O Allah! Protect him from the Fire!” - Hadith.
Recite the verse: "Inna Fa-tahna laka fath-hum-mubeena" - We have surely given you a signal) victory (48:1) Reward:That person will receive a guarantee of safekeeping for the whole year. So read it frequently.
Excerpts from Al-Ghunya li-Talibi Tariq al-Haqq Vol.3 by Shaykh ‘Abdul Qadir Jilani.
In ‘Sufi sage of Arabia’ by Imam Haddad from chapter 4 ‘structuring time’, it mentions that the Imam Haddad would reciting 1,000 la ilaha ill’Allah and doubling the number in the month of Ramadhan thus 2,000 and read into the first 5 days of Shawal so to total 70,000 la ilaha ill’Allah, the number which is said to bring salvation from the hell fire for oneself or on behalf of the decreased who it is done for.
In Tariqah al Qadiri Budshishiyyah, The basic Tahleel of la ilaha ill’Allah is 15,000 per day if you can manage this your just about Faqir of theTariqah, so in Ramadhan this plus the Group gathering at a basic level you reciting over half a Million or 500,000 Tahleel of
la ilaha ill’Allah.
Sayyidi al-Habib `Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him and benefit us by him) recommends reciting la ilaha ill’Allah 70,000 times in Ramadan.
The one who recites la ilaha ill’Allah 70,000 times frees himself from the Fire. It can be recited 500 times after each obligatory prayer which would make the total 2,500 every day. If you stick to this you will have recited it 70,000 times by the end of the month. Through reciting it, may Allah make us among the people of la ilaha ill’Allah and may it be a means of pleasing Him and deflecting tribulation.
Is there a specific dhikr which we should read in Ramadan?
We should recite the Qur’an in abundance.We should turn to Allah to seek relief for the suffering of the Muslims, since Badr and the Conquest of Makkah took place in Ramadan. We should also plead with Allah in abundance that he rectifies our individual states.
Answered by Sayyidi al-Habib `Umar bin Hafiz
Is there a specific dhikr which we should read in Ramadan?
We should read the dua of Ramadan 3,000 times at least:
أشْهَدُ أن لا إلهَ إلا الله نَسْتَغْفِرُ الله نسأَلُكَ الجنَّةَ ونَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ النَّار
Ashhadu allā ilahā ill’Allāh nastaghfirullāh nas`aluk’al-jannata wa na`ūdhu bika minannār.
‘I testify that there is no deity save Allah and we seek the forgiveness of Allah. We ask You for Paradise and seek refuge in You from the Fire.’
اللهمَّ إنَّكَ عَفُوٌ تُحِبُّ العَفْوَ فَاعْفُ عَنَّا(3) يا كَرِيم
Allahumma innaka `afuwun tuhibbu-l’`afwa f`afwa `anna
“O Allah, truly You are all-Pardoning, You love to pardon so pardon us” (3 times). On the third time say “O Most Generous” (Ya Karim).]
Allah give us the biggest portion of all goodness. Make Ramadan a cause of rectification and the removal of tribulations. Your Prophet would expend great efforts in worship in Ramadan, and particularly in the last ten days, so emulate your Prophet ﷺ. Beware of striving at the beginning of the month and then becoming lazy towards the end, as “actions are judged by their endings.”