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Reflections on Isra’ (Night Journey) and Mi’raj (Ascension) – Habib Umar bin Hafiz

This article is sourced from Muwasala: Click here for the original post Every created thing longed to have its portion of Allah’s Beloved (Peace be upon him). It was not until he (Peace be upon him) made his Mi’raj that the heavens got their portion of him. — Al-Habib- Abdul Qadir Al Saggaf Importance of Isra’ […]

Ask in the Presence of Allah – Dr Shadee Elmasry

Dr Shadee Elmasry recounts the narration on the reduction of prayers from fifty to five and lists nine things we can learn from this. In the Isra and Miraj, the Prophet, blessings and peace be upon him, tells us: Then the prayers were enjoined on me: they were fifty prayers a day. When I returned, […]

The First Prayer After the Night Journey: Why Was it Dhuhr and not Fajr?

Answered by Sidi Abdullah Anik Misra Question: I was asked this question by a friend and don’t really know the answer. Why was the first prayer prayed after the Prophet’s ascent (mi`raj) Zuhr and not Fajr? Answer: As salamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, We pray this reaches you in the best of health and […]