The cause of persistence of blessings - Part I

The cause of persistence of blessings - Part I

Dedication

To each Muslim slave asking Allah for persistence of the blessing, to each one needing to know the method of thanksgiving which makes the blessings persistent, to whom Allah bestowed on many blessings none knows them but the Generous, and to each one needing the increase and persistence of the blessings by Allah.

I present the effort of a person on whom Allah has bestowed many blessings, and he confesses to its abundance in quality and quantity.

I present this booklet asking the Helper (Exalted is He) to make it beneficial, forgive the sins, conceal the faults and make me and you of those who are patient when they are exposed to a calamity, and thankful when they are bestowed on, He is All-Hearer, Responsive.

Our Lord! All the praises and thanks be to You

Allah (Exalted is He) said:

وَإِنْ تَعُدُّوا نِعْمَتَ اللَّهِ لَا تُحْصُوهَا))

“and if you count the Blessings of Allah, never will you be able to count them.” (Ibrahim: 34)

) وَمَا بِكُمْ مِنْ نِعْمَةٍ فَمِنَ اللَّهِ )

" And whatever of blessings and good things you have, it is from Allah."

(( كُلُوا مِنْ رِزْقِ رَبِّكُمْ وَاشْكُرُوا لَهُ بَلْدَةٌ طَيِّبَةٌ وَرَبٌّ غَفُورٌ

"Eat of the provision of your Lord, and be grateful to Him, a fair land and an Oft­Forgiving Lord."

لئن شكرتم لأزيدنكم))

"If you give thanks (by accepting Faith and worshipping none but Allah), I will give you more (of My Blessings)"

(فَاذْكُرُونِي أَذْكُرْكُمْ وَاشْكُرُوا لِي وَلَا تَكْفُرُونِ)

"Therefore remember Me (by praying, glorifying, etc.). I will remember you, and be grateful to Me (for My countless Favours on you) and never be ungrateful to Me."

So, we ask You to help us to remember, thank, worship You perfectly.

Allah (Exalted is He) said:

الْحَمْدُ لِلّهِ الَّذِي هَدَانَا لِهَـذَا وَمَا كُنَّا لِنَهْتَدِيَ لَوْلا أَنْ هَدَانَا اللّهُ ) الأعراف: 43)

“All the praises and thanks be to Allah, Who has guided us to this, never could we have found guidance, were it not that Allah had guided us!" (Al-A'raf: 43)

رَبَّنَا لاَ تُزِغْ قُلُوبَنَا بَعْدَ إِذْ هَدَيْتَنَا وَهَبْ لَنَا مِن لَّدُنكَ رَحْمَةً إِنَّكَ أَنتَ الْوَهَّابُ }آل عمران8}

“(They say): "Our Lord! Let not our hearts deviate (from the truth) after You have guided us, and grant us mercy from You. Truly, You are the Bestower." (Aal-'Imran: 8)

O Allah! All the praises and thanks be to You for creating, sustaining, guiding, teaching, saving and removing our troubles.

All the praises and thanks be to You for the faith.

All the praises and thanks be to You for Islam.

All the praises and thanks be to You for the Qur'ân.

All the praises and thanks be to You for the household, money and well-being. You suppressed our enemy, increased our provision, provided us with safety, gathered us together, gave us all what we asked you for.

So, I say very much: “All the praises and thanks be to You for that."

All the praises and thanks be to You for each grace You bestowed on us beforetime or recently, secretly or openly, personally or generally, on a dead, alive, present or absent person.

All the praises and thanks be to You until You are pleased, and all the praises and thanks be to You when You are pleased.

May Allah exalt the mention of our Prophet Muhammad, his household and companions, and peace be upon them.[1]

The praising of Allah

I say: "All the praises are for the Lord of worlds" as many times as the number of His creatures, in accordance with His Good Pleasure, equal to the ink that may be used in recording His words and equal to the weight of His Throne.

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of remembrance of Him by the tongues.

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of talking of the tongues, and declaring of Athan (calling for prayers).

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of weighing by the balance and reciting of the Qur'ân.

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of the feathers, the hairs of the camels, the sand particles and the stones.

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of eye lashes, hairs, and folds of the foam of the ocean.

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of walking of the feet, and writing by the pens.

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of arranging of the rows, and writing of the letters.

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of the heavens and what they shaded, and the number of the earthes and what they carried.

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of the alternation of the night and the day.

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of prayers of the observers of prayers, fasting of the observers of fasting, and "Talbiyah" of the pilgrims and the observers of "Umrah".

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of circumbulation of the circumbulators, and "Sa'yi" of the observers of "Sa'yi".

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of sun rising, and appearance of the moon.

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of sun setting, and fading of the moon.

"All the praises are for Allah" as many times as the number of what was found, what is found, what will be found.

"All the praises are for Allah" until He's pleased, when He's pleased, and after His Pleasure.

And I say: “I honor Allah from all what (unsuitable things) is ascribed to Him, and all the praises are for Him, I honor Allah, the Most Great, from all what (unsuitable things) is ascribed to Him” as many times as the number of that.

I say:” There is no true god except Allah, Allah is Greater, and there is neither might nor any power except with Allah the Most High, the Most Great.” as many times as the number of that.

I seek the Forgiveness of Allah, the Most Great, there is no true god except Him, the Ever-Living, the Self-Subsisting, and I turn to Him in repentance as many times as the number of that.

May Allah exalt the mention of our Prophet Muhammad, all his household and companions.




[1] Sheikh Imam Ibn El-Qayyim (May Allah have mercy on him) said in his valuable book " Uddat As-Sabirin wa Dhakhirat Ash-Shakirin, P: 163": (Al-Hassan Al-Basry was used to say at the beginning of his speech: All the praises and thanks be to Allah. O Allah! All the praises and thanks be to You for……….etc)

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