Sunday, December 5, 2010

Before Travel

Before I start on any journey, I always read my du'a. But only until recently after I started taking arabic classes @ MEDIU I finally found the hadith about travel. Usually, I will just read the ayats from Surah Az-Zuhruf. But the hadith specifically relates the correct way of doing this. So, let us all benefit from this.
~The prophet, peace and blessings from Allah swt upon him has taught us a beautiful du'a for travelling. 
We first make takbir 3 times ... allahu akbar...allahu akbar...allahu akbar followed by 2 ayats from surah az-zuhruf. 
subhanallizi sahharalana ..... till the end. 

                           الله اكبر....الله اكبر.....الله اكبر

                        سُبْحَانَ الَّذِي سَخَّر لَنا هَذا ومَا كُنّا لَهُ 

                           مُقْرِنينَ وإِنَّا إلى رَبِّنا لَمُنْقَلِبُونَ
  then, read this du'a... 

اللّهُمَّ إنَّا نَسْأَلُكَ فِي سَفَرِنا هَذا البِرَّ والتَّقْوَى وَمِنَ العَمَلِ مَا تَرْضَى.

 اللّهُمَّ هَوِّنْ عَلَيْنَا سَفَرنا هَذا واطْوِعَنَّا بُعْدَهُ. اللهُمَّ أنْتَ الصَّاحِبُ فِي

 السَّفَرِ والخَلِيفَةُ فِي الأهْل.ِ اللّهُمَّ إنَّا نَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ وَعثَاءِ السَّفَر,ِ

           وكآبَةِ المَنْظر,ِ وَسُوءِ المُنْقلَبِ في المَالِ وَالأهْلِ". 

"o Allah, we seek piety and virtue from you in this journey of ours and the act that pleases u. o Allah lighten this journey of ours and make its distance easy for us. o Allah, you are our companion in this journey and a guardian for our family. o Allah we seek refuge from you hardships in this journey and gloominess of the sights and finding of evil changes in our property and family in our return." 

narrated by Muslim (425)

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