Friday, 13 July 2012

Advice for the Traveller (20)

Bismihi Ta’ala

Ahaadeeth and Sunnats of Traveling

Advice to be given to one undertaking a journey

20.)   A person came to Nabi (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi waSallam) and informing him that he intended going on a journey, requested advice. Nabi (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi waSallam) advised him to always observe piety and to recite Takbeer upon every incline. When the person turned to leave,  Nabi (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi waSallam) made the following dua :

O Allah, shorten the distance of the journey for him and make the journey easy.
[Hazrat Abu Hurairah  (RA) - Tirmizi / Mishkaat]

Extracted from Ash-Shamaa`il al-Kubra
[The Sublime Conduct of Nabi  (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi waSallam)  Volume 3]