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Charity and Prayer are not accepted if….

Abu Al-Malih reported on the authority of his father who said that the Prophet [sallallahu alaihi wasallam] said:

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“Allah does not accept charity from Ghulül [1], nor does He accept prayer without purification.”

[Sunan Abu Dawud, vol. 1, no. 59, sahih]

 

Abu Hurairah [radiAllahu anhu] narrated that the Messenger of Allah [sallallahu alaihi wasallam] said:

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“Allah – the Exalted, Majestic is His mention – does not accept the prayer of one of you, when he commits Hadath [2] until he performs Wudü’.”

[Sunan Abu Dawud, vol. 1, no. 60, sahih]

 

 

‘All bin Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated that the Messenger of Allah [sallallahu alaihi wasallam] said:

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“The key to prayer is purification, and its sacredness (begins) with the Takbir, and its release is the Taslim.” 

[Sunan Abu Dawud, vol. 1, no. 61, Hasan]

 

Comments:

»»» Charity given from unlawfully earned wealth; via cheating, theft, robbery, bribery, and extortion, etc., are not accepted by Allah.

1] Ghulül means that which is treacherously acquired; and specifically it means taking from the spoils of war before they are divided among the soldiers by the leader.

»»» Purification is a condition for the acceptance of Salat. In case water cannot be used, Tayammum will substitute.

2] Referring to whatever invalidates Wudu

»»» If one breaks Wudü’ in the course of Salat, one shall leave the prayer and perform Wudü’ all over again 

 

 

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