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Daily Lesson 32

This Weeks Sunnah

Listening Attentively

When someone is talking to us, it is very important that we have our full attention towards them. It is rude and disrespectful to let ourselves be distracted whilst someone is talking to us and also against the beautiful sunnah of our most beloved Nabi ﷺ.

In the Hadeeth we find that when someone would talk to our beloved Nabi ﷺ, he would not move away or even look away until they did had not finished and moved away themselves.

Not only this, but our amazing Nabi ﷺ would be so attentive to each and every person that they would feel they were the closest to him!

Only special people can do this and our beloved Nabi ﷺ was definitely special!

So, the next time someone is talking to us, we should face towards them, put away anything that may distract us like phones or anything that we may fiddle with, and then give them our total undivided attention. 

Some etiquettes to remember when speaking with others:

1) Speak clearly, use easy to understand language and speak in a moderate tone. Avoid the use of slang language

2) Only speak when necessary and speak of what is beneficial. It is better to remain silent if there is nothing good to say.

3) Be polite and kind at all times.

4) Avoid backbiting, slandering, lying and talebearing.

5) Choose your words carefully and make sure not to hurt anyone’s feeling with your words.

6) By showing your interest in what someone says and giving them full attention, they will feel worthy and happy that they came and spoke with you.

A kind, respectful person is always remembered, respected and loved and is close to Allah Ta’ala and close to the hearts of people. So, let’s try become the best person we can be!

This Weeks Du'a

Du’a for the best of this world and the Aakhirah.

We are always in need of Allah’s Help and Guidance. Let’s learn a beautiful du’a that will give us the best of both worlds!

The following Du’a should be recited abundantly, especially after every salaah and/or completing any good deed.

رَبَّنَا آتِنَا فِي الدُّنْيَا حَسَنَةً وَفِي الْآخِرَةِ حَسَنَةً وَقِنَا عَذَابَ النَّارِ


Rabbana atina fid-dunya hasanatan wa fil ‘akhirati hasanatan waqina ‘adhaban-nar


“Our Lord, give us in this world that which is good and in the Hereafter that which is good and protect us from the punishment of the Fire.”

[Al-Qur’ān, Surah Baqarah, Ayah 201]

Benefits of this dua?

This Dua is from the magical and very special dua’s taught to us by our most amazing Nabi ﷺ.

In just a few words this dua manages to include everything a person could need!

‘Goodness in this world’

This gives us all the good this world has to offer which includes wealth, happiness, good health, safety, family and friends, etc.

‘Goodness in the Hereafter’

This gives us all the good of the hereafter which includes Jannah, ease and safety in the grave and on the day of Qiyamah shade under Allah’s throne, and easy death etc.

So, let’s learn this simple dua and start reading it and having everything we want with just this one short Dua! Amazing right?

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