Islamic Perspectives


A traveler once came to the masjid to see the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) after greeting the Prophet (pbuh), he was asked where he came from. The traveler replied that he came from very far just to get a few questions answered. Following is the dialogue between the traveler and the Prophet (pbuh).
Traveler: I do not want punishments to be written in my account.
Prophet: Behave well with your parents
Traveler: I want to be known amongst people as an intelligent person.
Prophet: Fear Allah (Jalla Jalaluhu), always.
Traveler: I want to be counted amongst Allah’s favourites.
Prophet: Recite Quran every morning and evening.
Traveler: I want my heart to always be enlightened.
Prophet: Never forget death.
Traveler: I never want to be away from Allah’s blessing.
Prophet: Always treat fellow creatures well.
Traveler: I never want to be harmed by my enemies.
Prophet: Always have faith in Allah alone
Traveler: I never want to be humiliated.
Prophet: Be careful of your actions.
Traveler: I wish to live long.
Prophet: Always do Goodness towards blood Relations
Traveler: I want my sustenance to increase.
Prophet: Always be in wudhoo.
Traveler: I wish to stay free of punishment in the grave.
Prophet: Always wear pure clothes.
Traveler: I never want to be burned in hell.
Prophet: Control your eyes and tongue.
Traveler: How do I get my sins forgiven?
Prophet: Always ask forgiveness from Allah with
a lot of humility.
Traveler: I want people to respect me always.
Prophet: Never extend your hands of need at people.
Traveler: I want to always be honored.
Prophet: Never humiliate or put down anyone.
Traveler: I don’t want to be squeezed by Qabr (grave)
Prophet: Recite Surat Al Mulk (The Dominion) often.
Traveler: I want my wealth to increase.
Prophet: Recite surat Al Waqi’ah (The Inevitable) every night.
Traveler: I want to be safe and at peace on Day of Judgment.
Prophet: Do zikr (Praises) of Allah from dusk to night.
Traveler: I want to be in full attention and concentration during prayers.
Prophet: Always do wudhoo with concentration and attention.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 December 2016 on page no. 20

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