Once again Allah Ta’aala has given us Friday, which we know as Jumu’ah. This is the best day of the week, so it’s only right that we do the best actions we can on this day. Let us look at what we should wear on this blessed day.
Wear nice clothes (preferably white)
Like any special day or occasion, we should aim to wear our best available clothes. This does not require us to buy new clothes for Jumu’ah or wear expensive clothes but rather just choose the best of the clothes we already have.
What are the best of our clothes:
1) Clothing which are clean.
2) Clothing which are most new or best in quality compared to others.
3) Clothing which is closest to sunnah clothing or the clothing of the pious.
4) Wearing white clothes.
Some ahadeeth about wearing white clothing:
1.) Sayyiduna Abdullah Ibn Abbas رضي الله عنه relates that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “Wear white clothes, because they are the best of your clothes (khayru thiyabikum), and shroud your dead in it…” (Sunan Abi Dawud)
2.) Sayyiduna Samura Ibn Jundub رضي الله عنه relates that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “Wear white clothes because they are more pure and more clean.” (Sunan Ibn Majah)
3.) Sayyiduna Abu al-Darda رضي الله عنه relates that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “The best clothing in which you meet Allah Ta’ala in the graves and in your Mosques is white.” (Sunan Ibn Majah)
Look at how amazing our beloved Nabi ﷺ was!!
Miracle in a secret with Fatima رضي الله عنها
Prior to the demise of our beloved Nabi ﷺ, he whispered something into the ear of his daughter Fatimah رضي الله عنها, upon which she began to weep. He then whispered something for a second time which made her smile.
Fatimah رضي الله عنها informed ‘Aishah رضي الله عنها after our beloved Nabi ﷺ’s demise that the first time Our beloved Nabi ﷺ whispered something to her, he had informed her that he was soon to leave this world and the second time he had informed her that she would be the first from his family to join him.
This is exactly how it happened! Fatimah رضي الله عنها left this world only six months after our beloved Nabi ﷺ’s demise and she was indeed the first of his family to join him in the afterlife.