33 Sababun Lil-Khushoo' Fi Salaah 33 Ways of developing Khushoo' in Salaah English Translation Book by simply Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid
Introduction Concealment of Khushoo' Rulings on Khushoo' The way of developing Khushoo' Knowing the advantages of Khushoo' in Salaah Warding off distractions and things that adversely affect khushoo When a person suffers a great deal of waswaas Conclusion
Bismillaah il-Rahmaan il-Raheem With the intention of Allaah, Many Gracious Most Merciful Reward be to Allaah, God of the Sides, Who has explained in His publication (interpretation in the meaning), " вЂ¦and stand before Allaah with obedienceвЂќ [al-Baqarah 2: 238] and has said with regards to the prayer (interpretation of the meaning): " вЂ¦ and genuinely it is extremely large and hard except for al-khaashi'oonвЂ¦' [al-Baqarah 2: 45]; and peace and benefits be after the leader with the pious, the primary of al-khaashi'oon, Muhammad the Messenger of Allaah, and on all his family and friends. Salaah is the best of the practical pillars of Islam, and khushoo' in prayer is essential by sharee'ah. When Iblees, the foe of Allaah, vowed to mislead and tempt the sons of Adam
and said " Then I may come to all of them from available to them and behind them, from their right and from their leftвЂ¦вЂќ [al-A'raaf several: 17, model of the meaning], one of his most significant and building plots became to divert people from salaah by all possible means and to whisper to them during their prayer so as to deny them from the joy of the worship and cause them to reduce the reward for it. Because khushoo' could be the first thing to disappear in the earth, and are living within the last times, the text of Hudhayfah (may Allaah be thrilled with him) are very pertinent to us: " The first thing of the religion that you'll lose is usually khushoo', and the last thing that you'll lose of your religion is definitely salaah. There might be a person praying that has no amazing benefits in him, and soon you will your mosque rather than find all those who have khushoo'. вЂќ (al-Madaarij, 1/521). Because of what every person knows about himself, and because of the grievances that one hears from many people regarding waswaas (insinuating thoughts coming from Shaytaan) through the salaah as well as the loss of khushoo', the need for a few discussion of this matter is very obvious. Here i will discuss a reminder to myself and to my Muslim brothers, and I ask Allaah to make it of benefit. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): " Successful indeed will be the believers, people who offer their particular salaah (prayers) with all solemnity and full submissiveness. вЂќ [al-Mu'minoon 23: 1-2] вЂ“ i. at the., fearing Allaah and in a calm manner. Khushoo' means peace, serenity, peace, dignity and humility. The actual a person have this khushoo' is fear of Allaah as well as the sense that He is usually watching. (Tafseer Ibn Katheer, Daar al-Sha'b edn., 6/414). Khushoo' ensures that the cardiovascular system stands prior to Lord in humility and submission. (alMadaarij, 1/520). It had been reported that Mujaahid stated: " 'вЂ¦and stand just before Allaah with obedienceвЂќ [alBaqarah a couple of: 238 вЂ“ interpretation of the meaning]' вЂ“ element of obedience is always to bow, to become solemn and submissive, to lessen one's gaze and to modest oneself away of fear of Allaah, might He be glorified. вЂќ (Ta'zeem Qadr al-Salaah, 1/188). The site of khushoo' is definitely the heart, and its effects happen to be manifested in the physical body. The various function follow the heart: if the cardiovascular is dangerous by negligence or insinuating whispers via Shaytaan, the worship from the body's faculties will also be dodgy. The cardiovascular system is like a king plus the faculties are like his troops who follow his requests and go where they can be commanded. In case the king can be deposed, his followers will be lost, which is like what goes on when the center does not praise properly. Making a show of khushoo' is definitely condemned. Among the signs of truthfulness are:
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Concealment of khushoo'
Hudhayfah (may Allaah be pleased with him) used to say: " Beware of the khushoo' of...