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The Virtues of Four Rakats Before `Asr

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Eighteen): In this lesson, Shaykh Faraz discusses the the importance of praying the four rakats of the Sunnah before ‘Asr.

Ibn `Umar (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “May Allah have mercy on a person who prays four rakats before `Asr.” [Abu Dawud (1271) and Tirmidhi (429)]

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The Virtues of the Sunnah of Fajr

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Fourteen): In this lesson, Shaykh Faraz discusses the the importance of praying the Sunnah of Fajr. `A’isha (Allah be pleased with her) relates that the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “The two rakats of (the Sunnah of) Fajr are better than the world and all it contains.” [Muslim (725) and others]

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The Virtues of the Friday Prayer

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Thirteen): In this lesson Shaykh Faraz discusses the importance of the Friday prayer, how it may expiate our sins, and some etiquette pertaining to it. Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Whoever performs ritual ablution and does so well, and then goes to the Friday prayer, listens, and is attentive shall have all their sins between that Friday and the previous Friday as well as three extra days. And whoever touches pebbles has idled.” [Muslim and others]

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The Virtues of the Five Daily Prayers

Understanding Virtue through the Prophetic Teachings (Lesson Twelve): In this lesson Shaykh Faraz discusses how prayer is a form of seeking assistance from Allah (the most exalted), how it expiates our sins, and the importance of sincerity in making our prayers transformative. Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him) relates that he heard the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “If there were a river at the door of one of you from which they can bathe five time a day, do you think any of their dirt would remain on them?” They replied, “No, none of their dirt would remain.” He said (peace and blessings be upon him), “That is the example of the five prayers: by them, Allah wipes out sin.” [Bukhari (528) and Muslim (667)]

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