Forty Sayings of the Holy
Hadhrat Salman(R.A) relates
that he asked Prophet Mohammad (S.A.W.S.)
about the forty ahadith regarding
which the holy Prophet said: "The one who
memorizes them from my ummah
will enter into jannah (paradise)."
Prophet Mohammed (S.A.W.S.) said:
1. That you believe in One and
the Only God with all His attributes.
2. And in the day of resurrection.
3. And the angels.
4. And the Divine
5. And all the prophets of God.
6. And life hereafter.
7. And fate that the power of
doing good and bad rests with God.
8. And that you bear witness
that there is no god but Allah, Who is worthy of all
worship and that Mohammed (S.A.W.S.)
is His true messenger.
9. And to perform salaat with
perfect wadu on its prescribed time.
10.And to pay Zakaat.
11.And to fast during
the month of Ramadan.
12.And to perform
Hajj if you have the wealth.
13.And you perform twelve rakaats
of sunnat-e-Maukadah daily.(These twelve
rakaats are: Two rakaats
before Fajr, four rakaats before and two
after the fardh of Zuhar, two
rakaats after the Fardh of Maghrib and two
after the fardh of Eshaa.)
14.And the Witr salaat, never
omit it during the night.
15.And never ascribe a partner
16And do not disobey your parents.
17.And do not devour the property
of orphans unjustly.
18.And do not drink wine.
19.And do not commit adultery.
20.And do not take false oaths.
21.And do not give false evidence.
22.And do not yield to your
23.And do not back-bite
a moslem brother.
24.And do not lay a false charge
against a chaste woman or man.
25.And do not harbor any ill
towards your moslem brother.
26.And do not indulge yourself
in useless amusements and sports.
27.And do not take part in activities
that distract from remembrance of
28.And do not address a short
person as "O you short one" with the intention of
finding fault with him.(There
is, however, no harm if a person is called a nickname
which has become associated
with him and accepted by him. It is not permissible
to use a nickname which
will otherwise degrade him or anger him.
29.And do not mock at anyone.
30.And do not disseminate discord
between two moslems.
31.And always be grateful to
Allah for His favors and bounties.
32.And be patient during affliction
and when in discomfort.
33.And do not be fearless of
34.And do not severe your relationships
with your relatives.
35.And keep up contacts and
communication with them.
36.And do not curse anyone
from among the creation of Allah.
37.And keep reciting the tasbeeh,
takbeer and tahleel.
38.And be present for the Friday
and Eid prayers.
39.And firmly believe that whatever
ill or good befalls you was pre-destined.
Under no circumstances could
it have been avoided, and whatever was
avoided could never been had
40. And under no circumstances
must you omit the recitation of the Quran.
From The Ultimate Challenge
written by Ahmed Deedat in Arabic.
Original Translated by Mrs.Shahtaj
Khan . Submitted to us by Late Tufal A. Siddiqui.
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