Enes Ibn Malik reports that a Bedouin came to  the Messenger of Allah and greeted him in the mosque. The
Messenger of   Allah asked him where he came from. The Bedouin said: "I come from far  seeking answers to some questions." Our Prophet (SAW) told him  to ask his questions.

            I wish to be an intelligent man, what should  I do?                   

Holy Prophet Replies- Fear Allah

           I wish to be a loyal servant to Allah and do what He wants me
to do:
                 Holy Prophet Replies-  Read the Qur'an.

             I wish to be enlightened and have peace of heart
                   Holy Prophet Replies- Remember Death

               I wish to be protected against enemies
                   Holy Prophet Replies- Trust in Allah

                    I wish to follow the Straight Path
            Holy Prophet Replies- Do good to others for Allah´s sake

           What should I do so that Allah does not abase me?
            Holy Prophet Replies- Do not respond to the desires
of your flesh.

                      I wish to have a long life
               Holy Prophet  Replies- Praise and thank Allah

                           I wish for prosperity
             Holy Prophet  Replies- Be in a state of ablution at
all  times

                How can I save myself from the hellfire?
              Holy Prophet Replies- Protect your eyes and yourtongue and your hands and
                what is below your  waistline against evil.

                  How can I cleanse myself from my sins?
         Holy Prophet Replies- Shed tears for what you have done and repent by
                     undoing what you have done  wrong.

                  I wish to be a respectable person.
            Holy Prophet  Replies- Then don't divulge the wrong doings of  anybody.

        What should I do to protect myself from the tortures of the grave?
                    Holy Prophet Replies-  Recite the Surah Mulk.      

                   What should one do to be rich?
            Holy  Prophet Replies- Read the Surah Muzammil.

                How should I calm my fear of the day of last judgment?
Holy Prophet Replies- Remember Allah  before you eat anything and before you sleep.

        What should I do to feel the presence of Allah  when I make my prayers
                           Holy  Prophet Replies- Give the utmost care in taking your  ablutions and in being clean and  pure.      



   "He who leaveth home in search of  knowledge, walketh in the path
of Allah."

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