The reset button has been hit. Throughout the world, millions of people are currently in self-isolation and practicing social distancing. Most are living under a lockdown, only leaving our homes for necessities. Because of COVID-19, this is our new reality. Allah, the Exalted, states in Surah al-Baqarah: “And We will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but give good tidings to the patient, Who, when disaster strikes them, say, “Indeed we belong to Allah, and indeed to Him we will return.” Those are the ones upon who are blessings from their Lord and mercy. And it is those who are the [rightly] guided”. [Quran 2:155-57]. So, in this dangerous situation, everyone wants to seek the Mercy of Allah and desire to close with Him. In the lockdown state, people can learn Quran Online from their homes. QuranHost is providing amazing services and working as a competent online Quran academy.
Shaheeds of the plague
The Holy Prophet (PBUH) said of the plague, “It is a punishment which Allah directs upon whomsoever He wills, but Allah has made it as a mercy to the believers. Anyone who remains in a town which is plagued with plague maintaining patience expecting the reward from Allah, and knowing that nothing will befall him other than what Allah has foreordained for him, he would receive a reward of Shaheed (martyr).” [Bukhari].
Islamic Remedies You can seek protection and help you to endure this hardship:
Recite your morning and evening athkar.
Use prophetic remedies daily.
The Prophet (PBUH) said: “Use the Black Seed for indeed, it is a cure for all diseases except death.” (Bukhari)
“Honey is a remedy for every illness and the Quran is a remedy for all illness of the mind, therefore I recommend to you both remedies, the Quran and honey.” (Bukhari)
Praying all of your salah on time.
Sending blessings upon the Prophet (PBUH).
When the companion Ubai Ibn Ka’ab asked the Messenger what would happen if he dedicated all of his supplications towards sending blessings on the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The Prophet replied, “Your needs will be satisfied and your sins will be forgiven”.
Giving in charity to those who are most pretentious.
“Give charity without delay, for it stands in the way of calamity.” (Tirmidhi)
Make Dua, especially during Tahujjud (between Isha and Fajr).
“Dua made at Tahajjud is like an arrow which does not miss its target”. – Imam ash-Shafi (RA).
If you are capable, use the time at home to sit in solitude and unplug from the world. Reflect on the state of your heart and your actions.
Follow the state’s medical guidelines, and stay indoors to contribute to stopping the spread of the virus, and help to save lives, Insha’Allah.
QuranHost is an online Quran Academy that efficiently working for providing Quran teachings at your home. You must visit our website or contact us for further details. We hope it will offer some spiritual consolation to those who may be unable to seek solace in religious practices in the usual way at this challenging time.