Preface by Dr. Shaykh Yusuf al-Qaradawi Introduction in English Introduction in Arabic The Translation Introduction The merit of remembrance The merit of tahmid, tahlil and tasbih Remembrance of Allah the Almighty at the two ends of the day What is to be said on going to sleep What is to be said by the person awakening from sleep at night What one should do on seeing something in a dream The merit of acts of devotion at night On entering one's home On entering and leaving the mosque The call to prayers and he who hears it At the commencement of prayers On the invocation to be said when bowing and rising therefrom, and when prostrating oneself, and when sitting between the two prostrations On invocations during the prayers and after the recitation of tashahhud Al-istikharah: the prayer for seeking guidance in making the best choice What is to be said at the time of distress, anxiety and sadness What is to be said when meeting the enemy and someone of power On the devil intruding upon man On submitting to divine decree but without holding back or being remiss About favours bestowed on man About that which befalls a believer, both small and great On debt On ruqyah On entering graveyards On praying for rain About winds What is to be said when there is thunder What is to be said when there is rainfall On seeing the crecent moon On journeying On mounting a riding animal On alighting at a place On food and drink About guests and the like On greeting people On sneezing and yawning On marriage On giving birth On the crowing of roosters, the braying of donkeys and the barking of dogs When in a gathering On anger On seeing people afflicted with misfortune On entering the market If an animal one is riding stumbles On him who has been given a present for whom an invocation has been said On someone from whom something harmful is removed On seeing the first fruits On something that pleases one and against which one fears the evil eye On good and bad omens
Ezzedin Ibrahim, was Vice-Chancellor of the University of the
United Arab Emirates and Cultural Adviser to the President of the
United Arab Emirates. He has authored numerous publications on
Islamic subjects and Arabic literature.