Q: Is the following message proven from sahih Hadeeth? If it is then what is the reference?
A traveller once came to the masjid to see the Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) after greeting the prophet, he was asked where he was from. The traveller replied that he came from very far just to get a few questions answered. Following is the dialogue between the traveller and the Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam).
Traveller : I do not want adhaab (punishments) to be written in my account.
*Prophet : Behave well with your parents *
Traveller : I want to be known amongst people as an intelligent person.
*Prophet : Fear Allah (Jalla Jalalahu), always. *
Traveller : I want to be counted amongst Allah’s favourites.
*Prophet : Recite Quran every morning and evening. *
Traveller: I want my heart to always be enlightened. ( Munawer )
*Prophet : Never forget death. *
Traveller: I never want to be away from Allah’s blessing.
*Prophet : Always treat fellow creatures well. *
Traveller: I never want to be harmed by my enemies.
*Prophet : Always have faith in only Allah. *
Traveller: I never want to be humiliated.
*Prophet : Be careful of your actions. *
Traveller: I wish to live long.
*Prophet : Always do silaa rahmi. (Goodness towards blood Relations) *
Traveller: I want my sustenance to increase.
*Prophet : Always be in wudhoo. *
Traveller: I wish to stay free of adhaab in the grave.
*Prophet : Always wear pure (paak) clothes. *
Traveller: I never want to be burned in hell.
*Prophet : Control your eyes and tongue. *
Traveller: How do I get my sins forgiven?
*Prophet : Always ask forgiveness from Allah with a lot of humility.
Traveller: I want people to respect me always.
*Prophet : Never extend your hands of need at people. *
Traveller: I want to always be honoured.
*Prophet : Never humiliate or put down anyone. *
Traveller: I don’t want to be squeezed by fishare qabr.(Squeezing in the grave)
*Prophet : Recite Surat Al Mulk (The Dominion) often. *
Traveller: I want my wealth to increase.
*Prophet : Recite surat el Waqiah (The Inevitable) every night. *
Traveller: I want to be safe and at peace on Day of Judgment.
*Prophet : Do zikr (Praises) of Allah from dusk to night. *
Traveller: I want to be in full attention & concentration during prayers.
*Prophet : Always do wudhoo with concentration and attention. *
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)