Allamah ash-Shanawani said:

It is related with regard to Abu Dawud (as-Sijistani), the author of the Sunan [Abi Dawud], that he was on board of ship. He heard a person at shore sneezing and saying “Alhamdulillah.” [the praise is for Allah].


So he hired a rowing boat for one dirham and went to shore and replied to this person’s saying: “Yarhamukullah” [Allah have mercy on you].

Imam Abu Dawud then was asked about this action of his, he answered:
It is possible that this person who sneezed is a man whose supplication is accepted by Allah*.

When people on board fell asleep, they heard a voice calling out:
“O people of the ship! Surely Abu Dawud purchased paradise from Allah for one dirham!.”


— Ash-Shanawani «Sharhul mukhtasar ibn Abi Jamrah» p 290.)


• He may have expected that person to reply to him by saying; “May Allah have mercy on us and you and forgive us and you”… As was practised by the Salaf:


• Malik related to me from Nafi that when Abdullah ibn Umar sneezed and someone said to him, “May Allah have mercy on you,” (Yarhamuka’llah), he said, “May Allah have mercy on us and you, and forgive us and you.” (Yarhamuna’llah wa yaghfirlana wa lakum).


— Malik’s Muwatta Book 54, Number 54.2.5

إِنَّمَا الْمُؤْمِنُونَ إِخْوَةٌ فَأَصْلِحُوا بَيْنَ أَخَوَيْكُمْ ۚ

The believers are but brothers,so make settlement between your brothers.
— 49 : 10 

Allah, The Most High says in the Qur’aan, “And He has united their (i.e. believers’) hearts. If you had spent all that is in the earth, you could not have united their hearts, but Allâh has united them. Certainly He is All-Mighty, All-Wise.”

— [Suraah al-Anfaal: 63]

Muadh Ibn Jabal (radhiyAllahu ‘anhu) reported that the Messenger of Allah (sallAllahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said,”Allah, the Exalted, has said, ‘For those who love one another for the Sake of My Glory, there will be seats of light (on the Day of Resurrection), and they will be envied by the Prophets and martyrs.’”

— [at-Tirmidhi]

Upon the authority of Ibnil Fudhail who said: “I went to visit Abu Ishaaq As Sabee’ee after he lost his sight. So I said: “Do you know who I am? He said: “Fudhail? So I said: “Yes!” So he said to me: “Verily, By Allah I love you! and were it not for me being shy of you I would kiss you” then he pulled me to his chest (and hugged me) then said:

“Al Ahwas narrated to me upon the authority of ‘Abdullah who said (concerning the statement of Allah) “If you were to give in Charity All that is on earth you would not be able to unite their hearts but Allah has united them”

— (Surah al Anfaal : 63)

“This verse was revealed concerning those who love each other (For the sake of Allah)”


— Collected by Imaamudh Dhahabi in ‘Siyar A’laamin Nubalaa’ 5/378 

Upon the authority of Imaamul Auwzaa’ee (who lived in Shaam, the area of Syria) who said: “Qataadah wrote to me from Basrah (Modern day Iraq) saying: “Even though our lands have caused a separation between me and you, the uniting factor of Islaam brings us together“

— Collected by Imaamudh Dhahabee in ’Siyar A’laamin Nubalaa 7/121.

Upon the authority of Bashaar Ibn Moosaa Al Ijlee who said: “Tomorrow is a blessed appointment! Ibn Ma’een and I have a meeting!”

— Collected by Imaamudh Dhahabi in ‘Sityar A’laamin Nubalaa 10/582

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And the forerunners, the forerunners -Those are the ones brought near [to Allah ]In the Gardens of Pleasure,

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Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajiun.

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Assalamu’alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu,

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Subhanal-lahi wabihamdih, AAadada khalqihi warida nafsih, wazinata AAarshih, wamidada kalimatih.
‘How perfect Allah is and I praise Him by the number of His creation and His pleasure, and by the weight of His throne, and the ink of His words.’

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Verily, in the remembrance of Allah do hearts find rest

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The Home of the Hereafter (Surat al-An`am – Quran 6:32)

وَمَا الْحَيَاةُ الدُّنْيَا إِلَّا لَعِبٌ وَلَهْوٌ وَلَلدَّارُ الْآَخِرَةُ خَيْرٌ لِلَّذِينَ يَتَّقُونَ أَفَلَا تَعْقِلُونَ
And the worldly life is not but amusement and diversion; but the home of the Hereafter is best for those who fear Allah , so will you not reason?

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يَسْتَخْفُونَ مِنَ النَّاسِ وَلَا يَسْتَخْفُونَ مِنَ اللَّهِ وَهُوَ مَعَهُمْ إِذْ يُبَيِّتُونَ مَا لَا يَرْضَىٰ مِنَ الْقَوْلِ..


They conceal [their evil intentions and deeds] from the people,
but they cannot conceal [them] from Allah ,

and He is with them [in His knowledge] when they spend the night in such as He does not accept of speech.

— Quraan 4 : 108

The Prophet ﷺ did not differ nor distinguish himself from his Companions.

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Anas bin Malik said: “Once, while we were sitting with the Messenger of God ﷺ in the Masjid, a man on his camel approached. After he tied it with a rope, he asked: ‘Who amongst you is Muhammad?’ أَيُّكُمْ مُحَمَّدٌ ؟
The Messenger of God ﷺ was sitting on the ground while he was leaning, with his Companions.
we said to him : ‘This white man leaning on the ground.’ — Sunan Abi Dawud, 486

One year, when al-Asma’i was on his way to perform hajj, a bedouin carrying a large sword and a long spear confronted him. It was quite obvious that he was a highway robber. He came near al-Asma’i and instead of fleeing or attempting to escape, al-Asma’i drew nearer to him. He extended greetings of peace to the robber. The latter responded and then asked, “Where are you from?” “I am a poor man on a journey,” was al-Asma’i’s reply. “Do you have anything with you?” asked the robber. “Yes, I have with me the Quran,” answered al-Asma’i. “And what is the Quran?” asked the robber. “It is the speech of Allah ‘Azza wa Jall,” said al-Asma’i. “And does Allah have speech?” “Yes,” replied al-Asma’i. “Then let me hear some of His speech,” said the robber.
Al-Asma’i recited the following verse:
وَفِي السَّمَاء رِزْقُكُمْ وَمَا تُوعَدُونَ
And in the heaven is your provision, and that which you are promised [adh-Dhaariyaat : 22]
When the robber heard these words, he began to cry, and threw down his sword and spear, and said, “Perish the highway robber, who seeks sustenence on the Earth, when it is really in the heavens!” Al-Asma’i was very much pleased to see the quick transformation of the robber. On the following year, when al-Asma’i went to perform Hajj again, he saw the former robber- whose face now had the signs of faith written on it- clinging to the curtain of the Kaa’ba.
It was late in the night and he was saying, “O my Lord, the eyes are sleeping and every loved one is with his beloved. The gates of all kings are now closed, but Your gate is open to those who ask of You. Would that I knew whether You accepted this night of worship from me…”

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