GIVING UP SINS: AN EASY PRESCRIPTION – Moulana Yunus Patelرحمه الله

A Bedouin came to the Messenger of Allah (صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) and Greeted him in the mosque.

The Messenger of Allah Peace Be Up On Him (صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) asked him where he came from.

The Bedouin said:

“I came from far seeking answers to some questions”

Our master of masters told him to ask his questions:

 

What should I do to feel the presence of Allah when I make my prayers?

Holy Prophet (PBUM) Replied  

“Give the utmost care in taking your ablutions and in being clean and pure”

`How should I calm my fear of the day of last judgment?

Holy Prophet (صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied

“Remember Allah before you eat anything and before you sleep”

 
What should I do to protect myself from the tortures of the graves?
Holy Prophet (
صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied
“Recite the Surah Mulk”
I wish to be honorable?

Holy Prophet (صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied

“Then, don’t divulge the wrong doings of anybody”

I wish to be a respectable person?
Holy Prophet (
صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied

“Then, Don’t ask for anything from anybody”

I wish to be an intelligent man, what should I do?

Holy Prophet (صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied

“Fear Allah”

I wish to be a loyal servant to Allah and do what He wants me to do?

Holy Prophet (صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied

“Read The Quran”

I wish to be enlightened and have peace of heart?

Holy Prophet (صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied

“Remember Death”

I wish to follow the Straight Path?

Holy Prophet (صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied

“Do good to others for Allah’s sake”

I wish to be protected against enemies?

Holy Prophet (صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied

 “Trust in Allah”

What should I do so that Allah does not abase me?
Holy Prophet (
صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied
“Do not respond to the desires of your
flesh
I wish to have a long life?

Holy Prophet (صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied

“Praise and thank Allah”

I wish for prosperity?
Holy Prophet (
صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied
“Be in a state of ablution at all times”
How can I save myself from the hellfire?
Holy Prophet (
صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied
“Protect your eyes and your tongue and your hands and what is below your waistline against evil”
How can I cleanse myself from my sins?

Holy Prophet (صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَم) Replied

“Shed tears for what you have done and repent by undoing what you have done wrong”