Ramadan 2018 – Prayers of the Pious – Episode 01

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Omar Suleiman

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Episode Notes

In the first episode of the Prayers of the Pious series, Sh. Omar Suleiman considers the righteous dua that Abu Bakr made at the end of his lifetime.
[ Day 1 Du’a ] اللَّهُمَّ اجْعَلْ خَيْرَ زَمَانِيْ آخِرَهُ، وَخَيْرَ عَمَلِيْ خَوَاتِمَهُ، وَخَيْرَ أَيَّامِيْ يِوْمَ أَلقَاكَ
“O Allah, let the best of my lifetime be its ending, and my best deed be that which I seal [my life with], and the best of my days the day I meet You.”

Episode Transcript

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I want to come around celebrity culture everyone and welcome back to prayers of the pious.

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So one of the things that we see as a constant recurring theme is that these righteous people would have the most righteous and most beautiful of prayers towards the end of their lives as well. Beckett was a man that would give his life for the Prophet peace be upon him, who accompanied him in life and in death, right is buried right next to him, and who the Prophet peace be upon him mentioned would enter into Jenna beside him. You can imagine how much abubaker desire to be with the Prophet peace be upon him, after the Prophet peace be upon him passed away. You can imagine how much he looked to the signs of approval and the signs of continuity of what the prophet peace be upon him

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impressed upon him, after the Prophet peace be upon him departed from this world. And so Rebecca was blessed with a beautiful ending, he was blessed to die, on the same day of the week that the Prophet peace be upon him passed away, the same age that the Prophet peace be upon him passed away the age of 63, which was the way that the same age that apobec had Alma and Ali, all died at the same age as the Prophet peace be upon him at the age of 63. And he, he took such great comfort in knowing that it was the same day and he was the same age and he dressed himself in the same way that the Prophet peace be upon him dressed himself as he was about to pass away. And aboubaker calls out with this

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beautiful

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he says, Allah Jalla hieros Amani ophira who, Oh Allah let the best of my lifetime be it's ending What a magnificent life This man has lived but let the best of my life be attending. Well hi Rahmani Hawa Timo and my best deed be the one that I seal my life with. Rebecca has an impressive resume alabi pleases him but let the best deed be the one that I seal my life with not deeds, that best deed the last deed that I do. And then he said, Well Hydra, yummy, yummy Alcock and let the best of my days be the day that I meet you. This is a powerful and beautiful day. One of the things that Rebecca did when he passed away as he he mentioned the use of Allah His Salaam to offend a Muslim

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man, what the heck can you beside him Let me die as a Muslim and follow in the path of the righteous and be accompanied by the righteous. But this is a beautiful way for all of us to call upon a lot because it encompasses the last of your days in terms of time, the last of your deeds to the very specifics of that, that last deed and the last of your days to that that day that you meet Allah subhanho wa Taala being the best day of your life. So again, the drought was allama john Cletus and Annie, you know, who will hire Emily Kawashima who will hire a Yama Yama el parque Allah let the best of my lifetime be it's ending and my best deed be the one that I see all my life with and the

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best of my days. Be the day that I meet you a llama means luck we'll fight on inshallah tonight. We'll see you next time we'll send out one to one over the counter.