Things to Do during Zil-Hajj

10 Blessed Days and Nights of the Month Of Zil-Hajj

In The Holy Book of Allah, The Quran it is said that there are some specific days and nights which are really precious for the Muslims. A special time to ask Allah (SWT) to forgive all of your sins, a golden chance to cash. As per mentioned in Quran 10 starting days of the Holy month of Zil-hajj which is the Last Month of the lunar calendar and the month of sacrifice too, these 10 days are really beloved to Allah (SWT) so here are some important points or thing to do during these days so we can cash this golden chance.

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In these days, purify your intention for Allah in your deeds, and make the intention in your mind that you should not be tempted by Allah’s mercy.

Those who are seeking, who deals with Allah in truth ,Allah makes it true.

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Make a list of the sins you are talking about. Make a covenant with Allah, You will get rid of them.

Here are some conditions for repentance:

  1. To forsake sin,
  2. To repent of past sins,
  3.  Determined not to sin again.
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(Performing the five prayers on time) No matter what you do as soon as you hear the call to prayer, Put it behind you and go and pray.

The Messenger of Allah, May Allah bless him and grant him peace, was asked: “Which of the following actions is better?” He said, “Perform the first prayer at the right time.”

Make sure you do what your Lord loves.

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Performing Sunan Muqadah:

Performing twelve rak’ahs daily

  • Two rak’ats before Fajr,
  • Four rak’ats before Zuhr.
  • And after two rak’ats of Zuhr,
  • After two rak’ats of Maghrib,
  • And two rak’ahs after Isha

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “A house will be built in heaven for him to pray …))”

Take special care of it

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Qiyam al-Layl:

That is, you read two Rak’ah and end them with one rak’ah at the end, that is, Witr, and ask for whatever you have in your heart.

(… And at night, when people fall asleep, offer prayers. You will enter Paradise in peace).

Do you want more than that?

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Chasht Prayer: (Ad-dhuha Prayer)

Zuhr after sunrise a quarter of an hour, do it twice. Perform eight rak’ahs.

“It is a daily charity for the joints of your body is paid”

(Awabin prayer) –

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The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) intend to fast for the first nine days of Zil-Hijjah.

As the Prophet used to do especially the fast of ‘Arafah

The hadith says: “The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: I hope from Allah that The fast of the day of ‘Arafah a year ago and a year later the sins will be erased.”

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Reciting the Qur’an:

Our goal should be to finish the entire Qur’an (in these ten days):

Day 1: Read from Surah Al-Fatihah to the end of Surah Al-Imran.

Day 2: Recite from Surah An-Nisa ‘to Surah Al-An’am.

Day 3: Recite from Surah Al-A’raf to Surah Al-Tawbah.

Day 4: Recite from Surah Yunus to Surah Al-Ra’d.

Day 5: Recite from Surah Ibrahim to Surah Al-Kahf.

Day 6: Recite from Surah Maryam to Surah Al-Muminoon.

Day 7: Read from Surah An-Nur to Surah Al-Ahzab

Day 8: Recite from Surah Saba to Surah Fusilat.

Day 9: Read from Surah Ash-Shura. till Surah Al-Hadid 

Day 10: Recite from Surah Al-Mujadilah to Surah Al-Nas.

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Keep your tongue constantly engaged in Zikr. Do these things at least a hundred times:

How great is our Allah

Thank Allah

No God except Allah

Allah is great, there is no might or power except with Allah,

I ask forgiveness from Allah, the Great, and I repent to Him,

And Prophet, peace be upon him.

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Performing daily dhikr: -‎

  • Answering the call to prayer and reciting the dua after it.
  • ‎‫۔ Morning and evening dhikr.‎
  • ‎‫۔ Doing dhikr after every prayer.‎
  • ‎‫۔ Reading the azkar before going to bed.‎

Write some samples of the words of remembrance on a piece of paper, and hang it somewhere in front of you.

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Asking Allah (Duaa)

Write down all the prayers that are in your heart, and pray to Allah with a sincere heart every day. Especially during Tahajjud, between the call to prayer and the iqamah, and in the last part of the night. And convey this groaning and insistence to its full extent till the day of ‘Arafah. And then you see your dreams come true.

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Praying for others:

Make sure you pray for the people. Choose ten of them daily, from your family, from your peers, from your teachers, and pray for them from the bottom of your heart. And pray for all Muslims

“Oh God, forgive the believers, men and women and Muslim men and women living and dead”

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Giving charity:

You never spend a day without charity, Consider ten people, even if only a small amount.You will help them or you will have a special day. The amount of money will be put in a grain. And on the last day we will take out this whole amount of money and give it to the needy.

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Doing merciful reward:

Any conversation or message you send to an adult in your family. The words in this message are as follows:

“O so and so dear! God bless you, I want to tell you, of course, today has set aside for you most of His prayers.”

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Reviving the Sunnah of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him):

Your goal is to live up to the Sunnah of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) on a daily basis you will follow the Sunnah of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) with the intention of doing it

Here are some examples:

  • To recite Bismillah,
  • to sit and drink water,
  • to start work from the right side,
  • to recite the supplication of istiftaah,
  • to perform wudu before going to bed,
  • to recite dua after wudu.
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Forbidden Things:

Keep in mind that you are wasting the best days of the world and the best days of worship watching TV, using social media, gossiping, talking nonsense and sleeping more

Of course you have this day again

Can never meet

These were some points to focus during these 10 days and in our whole year to whatever the day is The Almighty Allah always listen to his people and give reward as much he wants. The amount of the reward is not designated it is upon the believe that how much you put effort in it.

Jazakumullah u khairan kaseerah from team YIQA

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