Faith in the Angels (Part-49)

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People who eagerly await the subsequent prayer
Allah's Messenger said, "(When) One of you awaits the Salaat without breaking his ablution, he is in the state of prayer. The Angels supplicate for him, 'O Allah, forgive him. O Allah, have Mercy upon him.'" [Saheeh Muslim]

Allahu Akbar ! Such great reward for such a simple and easy deed - The slave of Allah merely awaits the prayer and the rewards of performing prayers are recorded in his deeds, and the Angels seek forgiveness and blessings of Allah for him!! Fortunate people used to and still preserve this magnificent deed.

A splendid story in this regard is the one mentioned by Imam Ibnul-Mubarak (Ra) from Ataa ibn Saaib (Ra) that he said, "We visited Abu Abdur-Rahman Salma (whose name was Abdullah ibn Habib) and he was on the verge of death in the mosque. We suggested to him to move to his house, which would be more comfortable. To which he replied, "Such and such person has informed me that Allah's Messenger said, 'Whoever amongst you stays in the mosque awaiting the prayer is in the state of prayer.'

And in the narration of Imam Ibn Sad, the Messenger of Allah said, "and the Angels say, 'O Allah, forgive him. O Allah, have Mercy on him.'" And then he (Abu Abdur-Rahman Salma) said, "So, I want to die while I am in the mosque." [Tabaqaat al-Kubra, 6/174-175]

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