Praying Fajr - To start the day in a good mood

Podcast Date: 
Saturday, 13 September 2014

Have you ever felt lazy, sluggish and were unproductive during the day - particularly those days when you didn't pray Fajr? Read this very very short talk by Sheikh Jamal.

It was narrated that Abu Hurairah (RA) said: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: 'When any one of you goes to sleep, the Shaitan ties three knots on his head, saying each time: "(Sleep) a long night." If he wakes up and remembers Allah (SWT), one knot is undone. If he performs wudu', another knot is undone. If he prays, all the knots are undone and he starts his day in a good mood and feeling energetic. Otherwise he starts his day in a bad mood and feeling lethargic.' [Sunan an-Nasa'i 1607, Sahih -Grade].

So if you want to have a really good day, its not coffee that will keep you alert or antidepressants that will keep you in a good mood. What you need to do is wake up, take Allah's name, do wudhu and pray Fajr.

May Allah give us hidayah to pray all the five prayers on time.