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    50 Signs of the Day of Judgment

    50 Signs of the Day of Judgment From the Words of Allah and His Messenger (sallallahu `alaihi wa sallam)
    Dr. Suhaib Hasan

    From a lecture at Cambridge University
    Islamic Society, Shawwal 1420 / January 2000.


    The Signs are listed in roughly chronological order, although the order is not necessarily precise, especially for those in the future.

    This is a brief summary of the signs; there are many books, articles, cassettes etc. which discuss these in greater detail. May Allah enable us to recognise and heed the Signs, and strengthen us in the times of tribulation.

    "Are they waiting for anything except the Hour, to come to them suddenly? But its Signs have already come!" (Al-Qur誕n, Surah Muhammad)


    Past

    1. Splitting of the Moon.

    2. Death of the Prophet Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace.

    3. A form of death which will kill thousands of Muslims. (Understood to refer to the plague of Amwas during the
    caliphate of 繕mar ibn al-Khattab.)

    4. A major fighting in Madinah (understood to refer to the battle of al-Harrah during the caliphate of Yazid, 63 AH).

    5. The Muslim conquest of Jerusalem.

    6. The Muslim conquest of Constantinople.

    7. Two large groups of Muslims will fight in war.

    8. A war between the Muslims and a reddish people with small eyes, wearing sandals made of hair (understood to refer to
    the Mongol Tatar invasion of the Islamic lands.)

    9. A peace agreement between the Muslims and non-Muslims from the yellow race (Chinese, Mongols, etc.)

    10. Thirty impostors (dajjal) will appear, each thinking he is a prophet.


    Present?

    11. Naked, destitute, barefoot shepherds will compete in building tall buildings.

    12. The slave-woman will give birth to her master or mistress.

    13. A trial (fitnah) which will enter every Arab household.

    14. Knowledge will be taken away (by the death of people of knowledge), and ignorance will prevail.

    15. Wine (intoxicants, alcohol) will be drunk in great quantities.

    16. Illegal sexual intercourse will become widespread.

    17. Earthquakes will increase.

    18. Time will pass more quickly.

    19. Tribulations (fitan) will prevail.

    20. Bloodshed will increase.

    21. A man will pass by the grave of another and wish he was in the latter痴 place.

    22. Trustworthiness will be lost, i.e. when authority is given to those who do not deserve it.

    23. People will gather for prayer, but will be unable to find an imam to lead them.


    Future

    24. The number of men will decrease, whilst the number of women will increase, until for every man there are 50 women.

    25. The Euphrates will reveal a treasure of gold, and many will die fighting over it, each one hoping to be the one who gains
    the treasure.

    26. The Romans (Europeans) will come to a place called A知aq or Wabiq, and an army of the best people will go forth from Madinah to face them.

    27. The Muslim conquest of Rome.

    28. The Mahdi (guided one) will appear, and be the Imam of the Muslims.

    29. Jesus Christ will descend in Damascus, and pray behind the Mahdi.

    30. Jesus will break the cross and kill the swine, i.e. destroy the false christianity.

    31. The Antichrist (al-masih al-dajjal, the false christ) will appear, with all his tools of deception, and be an immense trial. He will be followed by 70,000 Jews from Isfahan (present-day Iran).

    32. The appearance of Ya男uj and Ma男uj (Gog and Magog), and the associated tribulations.

    33. The emergence of the Beast from the Earth, carrying the Staff of Moses and the Seal of Solomon, who will speak to the people, telling them they did not believe with certainty in the Divine Signs.

    34. A major war between the Muslims (including Jews and Christians who truly believe in Jesus after his return) led by the Imam Mahdi, and the Jews plus other non-Muslims led by the Antichrist.

    35. Jesus will kill the Antichrist at the gate of Ludd (Lod in present-day Israel, site of an airport and a major Israeli military base).

    36. A time of great peace and serenity during and after the remaining lifetime of Jesus.

    37. Wealth will come so abundant that it will become difficult to find someone to accept charity.

    38. Arabia will become a land of gardens and rivers.

    39. Society will then decay.

    40. The buttocks of the women of the tribe of Daws will again sway in circumambulation (tawaf) around the idol Dhul-Khulsah.

    41. A great fire in the Hijaz, seen by the inhabitants of Busra.

    42. Three major armies will sink into the earth: one in the east, one in the west, one in Arabia.

    43. An Abyssinian leader with thin shins will destroy the Ka鍛ah.

    44. The huge cloud of smoke.

    45. The sun will rise from the west (its place of setting).

    46. A gentle wind which will take the souls of the believers.

    47. There is no-one left on the earth saying, "Allah, Allah" or "There is no god except Allah."

    48. Eventually the Day of Judgment is established upon the worst of the people, who copulate like donkeys in public.

    49. The blowing in the Trumpet by the Angel Israfil, upon which everyone will faint except as Allah wills.

    50. The second blowing in the Trumpet, upon which everyone will be resurrected.

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    As we look at this article we realise how true the Messenger (P.B.U.H) was here, the signs were prophesized 1400 years ago!!!

    Take a look.... Now this is scary!!!!



    * Camels will no longer be used as a means of transport;

    * People will ride on saddles that aren't saddles (cars?)

    * The distance on earth will become short;

    * Horses will not be used in wars;

    * Muslims will defeat the Byzantines which will end with the conquest of Constantinople (Istanbul);

    * The Jews will gather again to live in Bilad Canaan;

    * Very tall buildings will be built;

    * The disappearance of knowledge and the appearance of ignorance, with much killing;

    * Adultery will become widespread, and the drinking of wine will become common;

    * The number of men will decrease and the number of women will increase until there are 50 women to be looked after by one man me worn out like clothes are, until no one will know what fasting, prayer, charity and rituals are;

    * Allah will send a disease to fornicators that will have no cure Aids?);

    * People will begin to believe in the stars and reject AL QADAR (THE DIVINE DECREE OF DESTINY);

    * Men will pass by people's graves and say: "Would that I were in his place"; (large amount of sucidal deaths?)

    * The Euphrates will uncover a mountain of gold for which people will fight over (the river of Alfurat that lies near Syria);

    * Two large groups of people will fight one another, and there will be many casualties; they will both be following the same religion (World War II?);

    * Approximately 30 DAJJALS will appear, each one claiming to be the messenger of Allah;

    * Earthquakes will increase;

    * Time will pass quickly;

    * Afflictions will appear;

    * Killing will increase;

    * Wealth will increase;

    * THE PROPHET (sallalaho alaihey wassalam) SAID: "IF MY UMMAH BEARS 15 TRAITS (QUALITIES), TRIBULATION WILL FOLLOW IT." (DAY OF JUDGEMENT) SOMEONE ASKED,"WHAT ARE THEY O MESSENGER OF ALLAH?" HE (sallalaho alaihey wassalam) SAID:

    * When any gain is shared out only among the rich, with no benefit to the poor;

    * When a trust becomes a means of making profit;

    * When paying ZAKKAT becomes a burden;

    * When voices are raised in the mosque;

    * When the leader of a people is the worst of them;

    * When people treat a man with respect because they that he may do;

    * When much wine is drunk; red wind or the earth swallow them, or to be transformed into animals."

    * 'IMRAN IBN HUSAYN SAID: "THE PROPHET (AS) SAID 'SOME PEOPLE OF

    THIS UMMAH WILL BE SWALLOWED BY THE EARTH, TRANSFORMED INTO ANIMALS, AND SOME WILL BE BOMBARDED WITH STONES'.


    * ONE OF THE MUSLIMS ASKED, 'WHEN WILL THAT BE O MESSENGER Of ALLAH?' HE SAID, 'WHEN SI ENTS WILL BECOME POPULAR, AND MUCH WINE IS DRUNK.'


    * THE GREATER SIGNS OF THE HOUR The Quran will disappear in one night ,even from the people's hearts, and no Ayyah will be left on earth. (Some groups of old people will be left who will say: "We heard of fathers' saying "LAILLAHA ILLA ALLAH" so we repeat it)


    * The appearance of the MAHDI;

    * The appearance of the DAJJAL (Anti Christ);

    * The appearance of Ya'juj and Ma'juj (biblical Gog and Magog);

    * Isa (Jesus) will come during the time of Dajjal;

    * The rising of the sun from the west;

    * The destruction of the Ka'ba and the recovery of its treasures;

    * The smoke.
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    Lightbulb Project

    I find it my concerned to help individuals and organisations to carry out da'awah (Invitation to the Oneness of God) effectively.

    Thus, Halaqah Media is one of my prime subject to assist in their wonderful presentations of truth. Their best sellers are Shadows 1, 2 & 3, Musa Trilogy, and Genetic Futures. They are all relevant to and especially the Shadows Collection signs of the Day of Judgement.

    Shadows 1: The New World Order talks about Freemansonry, Dajjal, and Population Control.

    Shadows 2: Money. It said it all, IMF, World Bank, Interests, Weightless Money, and take note, and Father, Mother and their children all out to get the last dime to assist the family, which they will never have.

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    The next Project hopely to dwell into Signs of the Day of Judgement, that is why I want to email this to Halaqah Media and you guys to assist in some or all of Halaqah's Projects.

    Such individuals and organisations as said earlier need our collective help and prayers to come out successful.


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    Appearance of Dajjal
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    First of all, we will quote the reports which mention the
    liars and
    "dajjals" who will precede the coming off the Dajjal, or
    Antichrist, who
    will be the last of them; may Allah curse them and punish
    them with
    Hell-fire.

    Jabir ibn Samurah said, "I heard the Prophet say, 'Just
    before the Hour
    there will be many liars.'" Jabir said, "Be on your guard
    against them."
    (Muslim).

    Jabir said, "I heard the Prophet say, 'Just before the Hour
    there will be
    many liars; among them is the one in al-Yamamah, the 'Ansi
    in San'a', the
    one in Himyar, and the Dajjal. This will be the greatest
    fitnah.'''
    (Ahmad.)

    Abu Hurayrah said, "The Prophet said, "The Hour will not
    come ... until
    nearly 30 "dajjals" (liars) appear, each one claiming to be
    a messenger
    from Allah.'" (Bukhari Muslim.)

    Abu Hurayrah said, "The Prophet said, 'The Hour will not
    come until 30
    "dajjals" appear, each of them claiming to be a messenger
    from Allah,
    wealth increases, tribulations appear and al-Harj
    increases.'" Someone
    asked, 'What is al-Harj?' He said, 'Killing, killing.'
    (Ahmad.)

    Abu Hurayrah said, "The Prophet said, 'The Hour will not
    come until 30
    "dajjals" appear, all of them lying about Allah and His
    Messenger." (Abu
    Dawud.)

    Abu Hurayrah said, "The Prophet said, 'Just before the
    Hour, there will be
    30 "dajjals", each of whom will say, I am a Prophet.'"
    (Ahmad.)

    Abu Hurayrah said, "The Prophet said, 'There will
    be "dajjals" and liars
    among my Ummah. They will tell you something new, which
    neither you nor
    your forefathers have heard. Be on your guard against them,
    and do not let
    them lead you astray.'" (Ahmad.)

    Thawban said, "The Prophet said, 'There will be 30 liars
    among my Ummah.
    Each one will claim that he is a prophet; but I am the last
    of the
    Prophets (Seal of the Prophets), and there will be no
    Prophet after me.'"
    (Ahmad.)

    The Prophet said, "Verily before the Day of Resurrection
    there will appear
    the Dajjal, and 30 or more liars." (Ahmad.)

    Ibn 'Umar said, "I heard the Prophet say, 'Among my Ummah
    there will be
    more than 70 callers, each of whom will be calling people
    to Hell-fire. If
    I wished, I could tell you their names and tribes.'"

    Abu Bakrah said, "The people spoke a great deal against
    Musaylimah before
    the Prophet said anything about him. Then the Prophet got
    up to give a
    speech and said: '...as for this man about whom you have
    spoken so much -
    he is one of the 30 liars who will appear before the Hour,
    and there is no
    town which will not feel the fear of the Antichrist.'"
    (Ahmad.)

    In another version of this report, the Prophet said, "He is
    one of the 30
    liars who will appear before the Dajjal. There is no town
    which will
    escape the fear of the Djjal, apart from Madinah. At that
    time there will
    be two angels at every entrance of Madinah, warding off the
    fear of the
    Antichrist."

    Anas ibn Malik said, "The Prophet said, 'The time of the
    Dajjal will be
    years of confusion. People will believe a liar, and
    disbelieve one who
    tells the truth. People will distrust one who is
    trustworthy, and trust
    one who is treacherous; and the Ruwaybidah will have a
    say.' Someone
    asked, 'Who are the Ruwaybidah?' He said, 'Those who rebel
    against Allah
    and will have a say in general affairs.'" (Ahmad.)



    Ahadith about the Dajjal
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    'Abd Allah ibn 'Umar said, "'Umar ibn al-Khattab went along
    with the
    Prophet and a group of people to Ibn Sayyad, and found him
    playing with
    some children near the battlement of Banu Maghalah. At that
    time Ibn
    Sayyad was on the threshold of adolescence; he did not
    realise that
    anybody was near until the Prophet struck him on the back.
    The Prophet (S)
    said to him: 'Do you bear witness than I am the Messenger
    of Allah?' Ibn
    Sayyad looked at him and said, 'I bear witness that you are
    the Prophet of
    the unlettered.' Then Ibn Sayyad said to the Prophet, 'Do
    you bear witness
    that I am the Messenger of Allah?' The Prophet dismissed
    this and said, 'I
    believe in Allah and His Messengers.' Then the Prophet
    asked him, 'What do
    you see?' Ibn Sayyad said, 'Sometimes a truthful person
    comes to me, and
    sometimes a liar.' The Prophet said to him, 'You are
    confused', then he
    said, 'I ahiding something from you.' Ibn Sayyad said, 'It
    is Dukh.' The
    Prophet said, 'Silence! You will not be able to go beyond
    your rank.'
    'Omar ibn al-Khattab said, 'O Messenger of Allah, shall I
    cut off his
    head?' The Prophet said, 'If he is (the Dajjal) you will
    not be able to
    overpower him, and if he is not, then killing will not do
    you any good.'"

    Salim ibn 'Abd Allah said, "I heard 'Abd Allah ibn 'Omar
    say, 'After that,
    the Prophet and Ubayy ibn Ka'b went along to the palm trees
    where Ibn
    Sayyad was. The Prophet started to hide behind a tree, with
    the intention
    of hearing something from Ibn Sayyad before Ibn Sayyad saw
    him. The
    Prophet saw him lying on a bed, murmuring beneath a
    blanket. Ibn Sayyad's
    mother saw the Prophet hiding behind a tree, and said to
    her son, "O Saf
    (Ibn Sayyad's first name), here is Mohammad!" Ibn Sayyad
    jumped up, and
    the Prophet said, "If you had left him alone, he would have
    explained
    himself.''

    Salim said, "Abd Allah ibn 'Omar said, The Prophet stood up
    to address the
    people. He praised Allah as He deserved to be praised, then
    he spoke about
    the Dajjal: 'I warn you against him; there is no Prophet
    who has not
    warned his people against him ? even Noah warned his people
    against him.
    But I will tell you something which no other Prophet has
    told his people.
    You must know that the Dajjal is one-eyed, and Allah is not
    one-eyed.'"

    Ibn Shihab said: "'Omar ibn Thabit al-Ansari told me that
    some of the
    Companions of the Prophet told him that on the day when he
    warned the
    people about the Dajjal, the Prophet said: "There will be
    written between
    his eyes the word Kafir (unbeliever). Everyone who resents
    his bad deeds -
    or every believer- will be able to read it." He also
    said, "You must know
    that no one of you will be able to see his Lord until he
    dies.'" (Muslim,
    Bukhari).

    Ibn 'Omar said, "The Prophet mentioned the Dajjal to the
    people. He said,
    "Allah is not one-eyed, but the Dajjal is blind in his
    right eye, and his
    eye is like a floating grape.'" (Muslim)

    Anas ibn Malik said, "The Prophet said, 'there has never
    been a Prophet
    who did not warn his people against that one-eyed liar.
    Verily he is
    one-eyed and your Lord is not one-eyed. On his forehead
    will be written
    the letter Kaf, Fa, Ra (Kafir).'" (Muslim, Bukhari)

    Hudhayfah said, "The Prophet said, 'I know more about the
    powers which the
    Dajjal will have than he will know himself. He will have
    two flowing
    rivers: one will appear to be pure water, and the other
    will appear to be
    flaming fire. Whosoever lives to see that, let him choose
    the river which
    seems to be fire, then let him close his eyes, lower his
    head and drink
    from it, for it will be cold water. The Dajjal will be one-
    eyed; the place
    where one eye should be will be covered by a piece of skin.
    On his
    forehead will be written the word Kafir, and every
    believer, whether
    literate or illiterate, will be able to read it.'" (Muslim)

    Abu Hurayrah said, "The Prophet said, 'Shall I tell you
    something about
    the Dajjal which no Prophet has ever told his people before
    me? The Dajjal
    is one-eyed and will bring with him something which will
    resemble Paradise
    and Hell; but that which he calls Paradise will in fact be
    Hell. I warn
    you against him as Noah warned his people against him.'"
    (Bukhari, Muslim)

    Mohammad ibn Munkadir said: "I saw Jabir ibn 'Abd Allah
    swearing by Allah
    that Ibn Sayyad was the Dajjal, so I asked him, 'Do you
    swear by Allah?'
    He said, 'I heard 'Omar swear to that effect in the
    presence of the
    Prophet, and the Prophet did not disapprove of it.'"

    Some 'ulama' (scholars) say that some of the Sahabah
    (Companions of the
    Prophet) believed Ibn Sayyad to be the greater Dajjal, but
    that is not the
    case: Ibn Sayyad was a lesser dajjal.

    Ibn Sayyad travelled between Makkah and Madinah with Abu
    Sa'id, and
    complained to him about the way that people were saying
    that he was the
    Dajjal. Then he said to Abu Sa'id, "Did not the Prophet say
    that the
    Dajjal would not enter Madinah? I was born there. Did not
    he say that he
    would not have any children? - I have children. Did not he
    say that he
    would be a Kafir? - I have embraced Islam. Of all the
    people, I know the
    most about him: I know where he is now. If I were given the
    opportunity to
    be in his place, I would not resent it.'" (Bukhari, Muslim)

    There are many Ahadith about Ibn Sayyad, some of which are
    not clear as to
    whether he was the Dajjal or not. We shall see Ahadith
    which indicates
    that the Dajjal is not Ibn Sayyad, as in the Hadith of
    Fatimah Bint Qays
    al-Fahriyyah, although this does not mean that he was not
    one of the
    lesser Dajjal; but Allah knows best.

    THE HADITH OF FATIMAH BINT QAYS: 'Amir ibn Sharahil Sha'bi
    Sha'b Hamdan
    reported that he asked Fatimah bint Qays, the sister of
    Dahhak ibn Qays,
    who was one of the first Muhajirat, "Tell me a Hadith which
    you heard
    directly from the Prophet with no narrator in between." She
    said, "I can
    tell you if you like." He said, 'Yes, please tell me," she
    said, "I
    married Ibn al-Mughirah, who was one of the best of the
    youth of Quraysh
    in those days. But he fell in the first Jihad on the side
    of the Prophet.

    "When I became a widow, 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Awf, one of the
    companions of
    the Prophet sent me a proposal of marriage. The Prophet
    also sent me a
    proposal of marriage on behalf of his freedman Usamah ibn
    Zayd. I had been
    told that the Prophet had said, 'He who loves me should
    also love Usamah.'
    When the Prophet spoke to me, I said, 'It is up to you:
    marry me to
    whomever you wish.'

    "The Prophet said, 'Go and stay with Umm Sharik.' Umm
    Sharik was a rich
    Ansari (Muslim originally from Madinah) woman, who spent
    much in the way
    of Allah and entertained many guests. I said, 'I will do as
    you wish.'
    Then he said, 'Don't go. Umm Sharik has many guests, and I
    would not like
    it if your head or leg were to become uncovered
    accidentally and people
    saw something you would not wish them to see. It is better
    if you go and
    stay with your cousin 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn Umm Maktum'
    (Abd Allah was
    of the Banu Fihr of Quraysh, the same tribe as that to
    which Fatima
    belonged).

    "So I went to stay with him, and when I had completed
    my 'Iddah (perio of
    waiting), I heard the Prophet's announer calling for
    congregational
    prayer. I went out to the mosque, and prayed behind the
    Prophet. I was in
    the women's row, which was at the back of the congregation.
    When the
    Prophet had finished his prayer, he sat on the pulpit,
    smiling, and said,
    'Everyone should stay in his place.' Then he said, 'Do you
    know why I had
    asked you to assemble?' The people said, 'Allah and His
    Messenger know
    best.'

    "He said, 'By Allah, I have not gathered you here to give
    you an
    exhortation or a warning. I have kept you here because
    Tamim al-Dari, a
    Christian man who has come and embraced Islam, told me
    something which
    agrees with that which I have told you about the Dajjal. He
    told me that
    he had sailed in a ship with 30 men from Banu Lakhm and
    Banu Judham. The
    waves had tossed them about for a month, then they were
    brought near to an
    island, at the time of sunset. They landed on the island,
    and were met by
    a beast who was so hairy that they could not tell its front
    from its back.
    They said, "Woe to you! What are you?" It said, "I am al-
    Jassasah." They
    said, "What is al-Jassasah?" It said, "O people, go to this
    man in the
    monastery, for he is very eager to know about you." Tamim
    said that when
    it named a person to us, we were afraid lest it be a devil.

    "Tamim said, 'We quickly went to the monastery. There we
    found a huge man
    with his hands tied up to his neck and with iron shackles
    between his legs
    up to the ankles. We said, "Woe to you, who are you?" He
    said, "You will
    soon know about me. Tell me who you are." We said, "We are
    people from
    Arabia. We sailed in a ship, but the waves have been
    tossing us about for
    a month, and they brought us to your island, where we met a
    beast who was
    so hairy that we could not tell its front from its back. We
    said to it,
    "Woe to you! What are you? and it said , "I am al-
    Jassasah." We asked,
    "What is al-Jassasah?" and it told us, "Go to this man in
    the monastery,
    for he isvery eager to know about you." So we came to you
    quickly,
    fearinthat it might be a devil.'

    "The man said, "Tell me about the date-palms of Baysan.' We
    said, 'What do
    you want to know about them?" He said, 'I want to know
    whether these trees
    bear fruit or not.' We said, 'Yes.' He said, 'Soon they
    will not bear
    fruit.' Then he said, "Tell me about the lake of al-
    Tabariyyah [Tiberias,
    in Palestine].' We said, 'What do you want to know about
    it?" He asked,
    'Is there water in it?' We said, 'There is plenty of water
    in it.' He
    said, 'Soon it will become dry.' Then he said, 'Tell me
    about the spring
    of Zughar.' We said, 'What do you want to know about it?'
    He said, 'Is
    there water in it, and does it irrigate the land?" We
    said, 'Yes, there is
    plenty of water in it, and the people use it to irrigate
    the land.'

    "Then he said, "Tell me about the unlettered Prophet ' what
    has he done?'
    We said, 'He has left Makkah and settled in Yathrib.' He
    asked, 'Do the
    Arabs fight against him?' We said, 'Yes.' He said, 'How
    does he deal with
    them?' So we told him that the Prophet had overcome the
    Arabs around him
    and that they had followed him. He asked, 'Has it really
    happened?' We
    said, 'Yes.' He said, 'It is better for them if they follow
    him. Now I
    will tell you about myself. I am the Dajjal. I will soon be
    permitted to
    leave this place: I will emerge and travel about the earth.
    In 40 nights I
    will pass through every town, except Makkah and Madinah,
    for these have
    been forbidden to me. Every time I try to enter either of
    them, I will be
    met by an angel bearing an unsheathed sword, who will
    prevent me from
    entering. There will be angels guarding them at every
    passage leading to
    them.'

    Fatimah said, "The Prophet striking the pulpit with his
    staff, said: 'This
    is Tayyibah, this is Tayyibah, this is Tayyibah, [ie
    Madinah]. Have I not
    told you something like this?' The people said, 'Yes.' He
    said, 'I liked
    the account given to me by Tamim because it agrees with
    that which I have
    told you about the Dajjal, and about Makkah and Madinah.
    Indeed he is in
    the Syrian sea or the Yemen sea. No, on the contrary, he is
    in the East,
    he is in the East, he is in the East' and he pointed
    towards the East.
    Fatimah said: I memorised this from the Prophet." (Muslim).

    'Abd Allah ibn 'Umar said, "The Prophet (S) said, 'While I
    was asleep, I
    saw myself a dream performing Tawaf (circumambulation)
    around the Ka'bah.
    I saw a ruddy man with lank hair and water dripping from
    his head. I said,
    'Who is he?" and they said, "The son of Mary." Then I
    turned around and
    saw another man with a huge body, red complexion, curly
    hair and one eye.
    His other eye looked like a floating grape. They
    said, "This is the
    Dajjal." The one who most resembles him is Ibn Qatan, a man
    from the tribe
    of al-Khuza'ah'." (Bukhari, Muslim).

    Jabir ibn 'Abd Allah said, "The Prophet said, 'The Dajjal
    will appear at
    the end of time, when religion is taken lightly. He will
    have 40 days in
    which to travel throughout the earth. One of these days
    will be like a
    year, another will be like a month, a third will be like a
    week, and the
    rest will be like normal days. He will be riding a donkey;
    the width
    between its ears will be 40 cubits. He will say to the
    people: "I am your
    lord." He is one-eyed, but your Lord is not one-eyed. On
    his forehead will
    be written the word Kafir, and every believer, literate or
    illiterate,
    will be able to read it. He will go everywhere except
    Makkah and Madinah,
    which Allah has forbidden to him; angels stand at their
    gates. He will
    have a mountain of bread, and the people will face
    hardship, except for
    those who follow him. He will have two rivers, and I know
    what is in them.
    He will call one Paradise and one Hell. Whoever enters the
    one he calls
    Paradise will find that it is Hell, and whoever enters the
    one he calls
    Hell will find that it is Paradise. Allah will send with
    him devils who
    will speak to the people. He will bring a great
    tribulation; he will issue
    a command to the sky and it will seem to the people as if
    it is raining.
    Then he will appear to kill someone and bring him back to
    life. After that
    he will no longer have this power. The people will
    say, "Can anybody do
    something like this except the Lord?" The Muslims will flee
    to Jabal
    al-Dukhan in Syria, and the Dajjal will come and besiege
    them. The siege
    will intensify and they will suffer great hardship. Then
    Jesus son of Mary
    will descend, and will call the people at dawn: "O people,
    what prevented
    you from coming out to fight this evil liar?" They will
    answer, "He is a
    Jinn." Then they will go out, and find Jesus son of Mary.
    The time for
    prayer will come, and the Muslims will call on Jesus to
    lead the prayer,
    but he will say, "Let your Imam lead the prayer." Their
    Imam will lead
    them in praying Salat al-Subh (Morning prayer), then they
    will go out to
    fight the Dajjal. When the liar sees Jesus, he will
    dissolve like salt in
    water. Jesus will go to him and kill him, and he will not
    let anyone who
    followed him live'." (Ahmad).





    Warnings against the Dajjal
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    THE HADITH OF AL-NUWAS IBN SAM'AN AL-KILABI

    Al-Nuwas ibn Saman said, "One morning the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) spoke about the Dajjal. Sometimes he described him
    as
    insignificant, and sometimes he described him as so
    dangerous that we
    thought he was in the clump of date-palms nearby. When we
    went to him
    later on, he noticed that fear in our faces, and
    asked, 'What is the
    matter with you? We said, 'O Messenger of Allah, this
    morning you spoke of
    the Dajjal; sometimes you described him as insignificant,
    and sometimes
    you described him as being so dangerous that we thought he
    was in the
    clump of date-palms nearby.

    "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) said, 'I fear
    for you in other
    matters besides the Dajjal. If he appears whilst I am among
    you, I will
    contend with him on your behalf. But if he appears while I
    am not among
    you, then each man must contend with him on his own behalf,
    and Allah will
    take care of every Muslim on my behalf. The Dajjal will be
    a young man,
    with short, curly hair, and one eye floating. I would liken
    him to 'Abd
    al-Uzza ibn Qatan. Whoever amongst you lives to see him
    should recite the
    opening Ayat of Surat al-Kahf. He will appear on the way
    between Syria and
    Iraq, and will create disaster left and right. O servants
    of Allah, adhere
    to the Path of Truth."

    "We said, 'O Messenger of Allah, for the day which is like
    a year, will
    one days prayers be sufficient? He said, 'No, you must make
    an estimate of
    the time, and then observe the prayers."

    "We asked, 'O Messenger of Allah, how quickly will he walk
    upon the earth?
    He said, 'Like a cloud driven by the wind. He will come to
    the people and
    call them (to a false religion), and they will believe in
    him and respond
    to him. He will issue a command to the sky, and it will
    rain; and to the
    earth, and it will produce crops. After grazing on these
    crops, their
    animals will return with their udders full of milk and
    their flanks
    stretched. Then he will come to another people and will
    call them (to a
    false religion), but they will reject his call. He will
    depart from them;
    they will suffer famine and will possess nothing in the
    form of wealth.
    Then he will pass through the wasteland and will
    say, 'Bring forth your
    treasures, and the treasures will come forth, like swarms
    of bees. Then he
    will call a man brimming with youth; he will strike him
    with a sword and
    cut him in two, then place the two pieces at the distance
    between an
    archer and his target. Then he will call him, and the young
    man will come
    running and laughing."

    "At that point, Allah will send the Messiah, son of Mary,
    and he will
    descend to the white minaret in the east of Damascus,
    wearing two garments
    dyed with saffron, placing his hands on the wings of two
    angels. When he
    lowers his head, beads of perspiration will fall from it,
    and when he
    raises his head, beads like pearls will scatter from it.
    Every Kafir who
    smells his fragrance will die, and his breath will reach as
    far as he can
    see. He will search for the Dajjal until he finds him at
    the gate of
    Ludd*, where he will kill him."

    "Then a people whom Allah has protected will come to Jesus
    son of Mary,
    and he will wipe their faces (ie wipe the traces of
    hardship from their
    faces) and tell them of their status in Paradise. At that
    time Allah will
    reveal to Jesus: "I have brought forth some of My servants
    whom no-one
    will be able to fight. Take My servants safely to al-Tur."

    "Then Allah will send Gog and Magog, and they will swarm
    down from every
    slope. The first of them will pass by the Lake of Tiberias,
    and will drink
    some of its water; the last of them will pass by it and
    say, "There used
    to be water here." Jesus, the Prophet of Allah, and his
    Companions will be
    besieged until a bull's head will be dearer to them than
    one hundred
    dinars are to you nowadays."

    "Then Jesus and his Companions will pray to Allah, and He
    will send
    insects who will bite the people of Gog and Magog on their
    necks, so that
    in the morning they will all perish as one. Then Jesus and
    his Companions
    will come down and will not find any nook or cranny on
    earth which is free
    from their putrid stench. Jesus and his Companions will
    again pray to
    Allah, Who will send birds like the necks of camels; they
    will seize the
    bodies of Gog and Magog and throw them wherever Allah
    wills. Then Allah
    will send rain which no house or tent will be able to keep
    out, and the
    earth will be cleansed, until it will look like a mirror.
    Then the earth
    will be told to bring forth its fruit and restore its
    blessing. On that
    day, a group of people will be able to eat from a single
    pomegranate and
    seek shelter under its skin (ie the fruit would be so big).
    A milch camel
    will give so much milk that a whole party will be able to
    drink from it; a
    cow will give so much milk that a whole tribe will be able
    to drink from
    it; and a milch-sheep will give so much milk that a whole
    family will be
    able to drink from it. At that time, Allah will send a
    pleasant wind which
    will soothe them even under their armpits, and will take
    the soul of every
    Muslim. Only the most wicked people will be left, and they
    will fornicate
    like asses; then the Last Hour will come upon them."
    (Muslim)

    A HADITH NARRATED FROM ABU UMAMAH AL-BAHILI

    ABU Umamah al-Bahili said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe
    wa sallam)
    delivered a speech to us, most of which dealt with the
    Dajjal and warned
    us against him. He said, 'No tribulation on earth since the
    creation of
    Adam will be worse than the tribulation of the Dajjal.
    Allah has never
    sent a Prophet who did not warn his Ummah against the
    Dajjal. I am the
    last of the Prophets, and you are the last Ummah. The
    Dajjal is emerging
    among you and it is inevitable. If he appears while I am
    still among you,
    I will contend with him on behalf of every Muslim. But if
    he appears after
    I am gone, then every person must contend with him on his
    own behalf. He
    will appear on the way between Syria and Iraq, and will
    spread disaster
    right and left. O servants of Allah adhere to the path of
    Truth. I shall
    describe him for you in a way that no Prophet has ever done
    before.

    He will start by saying that he is a Prophet, but there
    will be no Prophet
    after me. Then he will say, "I am your Lord," but you will
    never see your
    Lord until you die. The Dajjal is one-eyed, but your Lord,
    glorified be
    He, is not one-eyed. On his forehead will be written the
    word Kafir, which
    every Muslim, literate or illiterate, will be able to read.
    Among the
    trhewill bring will be the Paradise and Hell he will offer;
    but that which
    he calls Hell will be Paradise, and that which he calls
    Paradise will be
    Hell. Whoever enters his Hell, let him seek refuge with
    Allah and recite
    the opening Ayat of Surat al-Kahf, and it will become cool
    and peaceful
    for him, as the fire became cool and peaceful for Abraham.

    "He will say to a Bedouin, What do you think if I bring
    your father and
    mother back to life for you? Will you bear witness that I
    am your lord?
    The Bedouin will say Yes, so two devils will assume the
    appearance of his
    father and mother, and will say, "O my son, follow him for
    he is your
    lord."

    "He will be given power over one person, whom he will kill
    and cut in two
    with a saw. Then he will say, 'Look at this slave of mine,
    now I will
    resurrect him, but he will still claim that he has a Lord
    other than me.
    Allah will resurrect him, and this evil man (the Dajjal)
    will say to him,
    'Who is your Lord? The man will answer, 'My Lord is Allah,
    and you are the
    enemy of Allah. You are the Dajjal. By Allah, I have never
    been more sure
    of this than I am today."

    Abu Said said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam)
    said, 'That man
    will have the highest status among my Ummah in Paradise."

    Abu Said said, "By Allah, we never thought that that man
    would be any
    other than 'Umar ibn al-Khattab, until he passed away."

    Al-Muharibi said: "Then we referred to the Hadith of Abu
    Rafii, which
    said, 'Part of his Fitnah will be the fact that he will
    pass through an
    area whose people will deny him, and none of their
    livestock will remain
    alive. Then he will pass through a second area whose people
    will believe
    in him; he will order the sky to rain and the earth to
    bring forth crops,
    and their flocks will return from grazing fatter than they
    have ever been,
    with their flanks stretched, their udders full. He will
    pass through every
    place on earth - except Makkah and Madinah, which he will
    never enter, for
    there are angels guarding every gate of them with
    unsheathed swords -
    until he reaches al-Zarib al-Ahmar and camps at the edge of
    the
    salt-marsh. Madinah will be shaken by three tremors, after
    which every
    Munafiq (hypocrite) will leave it, and it will be cleansed
    of evil, as
    iron is cleansed of dross. That day will be called Yawm al-
    Khalas (The Day
    of Purification)."

    Umm Sharik bint Abil-Akr said, "O Messenger of Allah, where
    will the Arabs
    be at that time?" He said, "At that time they will be few;
    most of them
    will be in Bayt al-Maqdis (Jerusalem), and their Imam will
    be a righteous
    man. Whilst their Imam is going forward to lead the people
    in praying
    Salat al-Subh (the morning prayer), Jesus son of Mary will
    descend. The
    Imam will step back, to let Jesus lead the people in
    prayer, but Jesus
    will place his hand between the mans shoulders and say, 'Go
    forward and
    lead the prayer, for the Iqamah was made for you. So the
    Imam will lead
    the people in prayer, and afterwards Jesus (alayhe salam)
    will say, 'Open
    the gate. The gate will be opened, and behind it will be
    the Dajjal and a
    thousand Jews, each of them bearing a sword and shield.
    When the Dajjal
    sees Jesus, he will begin to dissolve like salt in water,
    and will run
    away.

    Jesus will say, 'You will remain alive until I strike you
    with my sword.
    He will catch up with him at the eastern gate of Ludd* and
    will kill him.
    The Jews will be deflated with the help of Allah. There
    will be no place
    for them to hide; they will not be able to hide behind any
    stone, wall,
    animal or tree - except the boxthorn (al-Gharqarah) -
    without saying, 'O
    Muslim servant of Allah! here is a Jew, come and kill him!"
    The Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) said, "The time of the Dajjal
    will be forty
    years; one year like half a year, one year like a month,
    and one month
    like a week. The rest of his days will pass so quickly that
    if one of you
    were at one of the gates of Madinah, he would not reach the
    other gate
    before evening fell."

    Someone asked, "O Messenger of Allah, how will we pray in
    those shorter
    days?" He said, "Work out the times of prayer in the same
    way that you do
    in these longer days, and then pray." The Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, "Jesus son of Mary will be a just
    administrator and leader
    of my Ummah. He will break the cross, kill the pigs, and
    abolish the
    Jizyah (tax on non-Muslims). He will not collect the
    Sadaqah,* so he will
    not collect sheep and camels. Mutual enmity and hatred will
    disappear.
    Every harmful animal will be made harmless, so that a small
    boy will be
    able to put his hand into a snakes mouth without being
    harmed, a small
    girl will be able to make a lion run away from her, and a
    wolf will go
    among sheep as if he were a sheepdog. The earth will be
    filled with peace
    as a container is filled with water. People will be in
    complete agreement,
    and only Allah will be worshipped. Wars will cease, and the
    authority of
    Quraysh will be taken away. The earth will be like a silver
    basin, and
    will produce fruits so abundantly that a group of people
    will gather to
    eat a bunch of grapes or one pomegranate and will be
    satisfied. A bull
    will be worth so much money, but a horse will be worth only
    a few
    dirhams."

    Someone asked, "O Messenger of Allah, why will a horse be
    so cheap?" He
    said, "Because it will never be ridden in war." He was
    asked, "Why will
    the bull be so expensive?" He said, "Because it will plough
    the earth. For
    three years before the Dajjal emerges, the people will
    suffer severe
    hunger. In the first year, Allah will order the sky to
    withhold a third of
    its rain, and the earth to withhold two-thirds of its
    fruits. In the third
    year, He will order the sky to withhold all of its rain,
    and the earth to
    withhold all of its fruits, so that nothing green will
    grow. Every
    cloven-hoofed creature will die except for whatever Allah
    wills." Someone
    asked, "How will the people live at that time?" He
    said, "By saying La
    ilaha illa Allah, Allahu Akbar, Subhan Allah and Al-Hamdu-
    lillah. This
    will be like food for them."

    The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) said, "The Dajjal
    will come
    forth, and one of the Believers will go towards him. The
    armed men of the
    Dajjal will ask him, 'Where are you going? He will say, 'I
    am going to
    this one who has come forth. They will say, 'Kill him! Then
    some of them
    will say to the others, 'Hasnt your lord [ie the Dajjal]
    forbidden you to
    kill anyone without his permission?" So they will take him
    to the Dajjal,
    and when the Believer sees him, he will say, 'O People,
    this is the Dajjal
    whom the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) told us
    about. Then the
    Dajjal will order them to seize him and wound him in the
    head; they will
    inflict blows all over, even in his back and stomach. The
    Dajjal will ask
    him, 'Dont you believe in me? He will say, 'You are a false
    Messiah. The
    Dajjal will order that he be sawn in two from the parting
    of his hair to
    his legs; then he will walk between the two pieces. Then he
    will say
    'Stand! and the man will stand up. The Dajjal will say to
    him, 'Dont you
    believe in me? The believer will say, 'It has only
    increased my
    understanding that you are the Dajjal. Then he will say, 'O
    people! he
    will not treat anyone else in such a manner after me. The
    Dajjal will
    seize him to slaughter him, but the space between his neck
    and collar-bone
    will be turned into copper, and the Dajjal will not be able
    to do anything
    to him. He will take the man by his arms and legs and throw
    him away; the
    people will believe that he has been thrown into Hell,
    whereas in fact he
    will have been thrown into Paradise." The Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, "He will be the greatest of martyrs in the
    sight of Allah,
    the Lord of the Worlds." (Muslim).

    To be continued Insha Allah

    FOOTNOTES:

    *Ludd: the biblical Lydda, now known as Lod, site of the
    zionist states
    major airport.

    * "He will break the cross and kill pigs", ie Christianity
    will be
    annulled.

    "He will not collect the Sadaqah (ie Zakat) - because there
    will be so
    much wealth, and no-one will be in need of Sadaqah.



    A test for people at the end of time
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    THE HADITH OF AL-MUGHIRAH IBN SHU'BAH

    Al-Mughirah ibn Shubah said, "No-one asked the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe
    wa sallam) more questions about the Dajjal than I did. He
    said, 'You
    should not worry about him, because he will not be able to
    harm you. I
    said, 'But they say that he will have much food and water!
    He said, 'He is
    too insignificant in the sight of Allah to have all that."
    (Muslim.)

    Al-Mughirah ibn Shu'bah said, "No-one asked the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe
    wa sallam) more questions about the Dajjal than I did." One
    of the
    narrators said, "What did you ask him?" Al-Mughirah
    said, "I said, 'They
    say that the Dajjal will have a mountain of bread and meat,
    and a river of
    water. The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) said, 'He
    is too
    insignificant in the sight of Allah to have all that."
    (Muslim.)

    >From these Ahadith, we can see that Allah will test His
    servants with the
    Dajjal and by the miracles which he will be permitted to
    perform: as we
    have already mentioned, the Dajjal will order the sky to
    rain for those
    who accept him, and will order the earth to bring forth its
    fruits so that
    they and their livestock will eat of it, and their flocks
    will return fat
    and with their udders full of milk. Those who reject the
    Dajjal and refuse
    to believe in him will suffer drought and famine; people
    and livestock
    will die, and wealth and supplies of food will be depleted.
    People will
    follow the Dajjal like swarms of bees, and he will kill a
    young man and
    bring him back to life.

    This is not a kind of magic; it will be something real with
    which Allah
    will test His servants at the end of time. Many will be led
    astray, and
    many will be guided by it. Those who doubt will disbelieve,
    but those who
    believe will be strengthened in their faith.

    Al-Qadi 'Iyad and others interpreted the phrase "He is too
    insignificant
    in the sight of Allah to have all that" as meaning that the
    Dajjal is too
    insignificant to have anything that could lead the true
    believers astray,
    because he is obviously evil and corrupt. Even if he brings
    great terror,
    the word Kafir will be clearly written between his eyes;
    one report
    explains that it will be written "Kaf, Fa, Ra," from which
    we can
    understand that it will be written perceptibly, not
    abstractly, as some
    people say.

    One of his eyes will be blind, protruding and repulsive;
    this is the
    meaning of the Hadith: "...as if it were a grape floating
    on the surface
    of the water." Other reports say that it is "dull, with no
    light in it,"
    or "like white spittle on a wall," i e, it will look ugly.

    Some reports say that it is his right eye which will be
    blind; others say
    that it is his left eye.

    He could be partly blind in both eyes, or there could be a
    fault in both
    eyes. This interpretation could be supported by the Hadith
    narrated by
    al-Tabarani, in which he reports that Ibn 'Abbas said, "The
    Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) said, "The Dajjal is curly-
    haired and
    white-skinned. His head is like the branch of a tree; his
    left eye is
    blind, and the other eye looks like a floating grape. "

    One may ask: if the Dajjal is going to cause such
    widespread evil and his
    claim to be a"lord" will be so widely believed - even
    though he is
    obviously a liar, and all the Prophets have warned against
    him - why does
    the Quran not mention him by name and warn us against his
    lies and
    stubbornness?

    The answer is:-

    1. The Dajjal was referred to in the Ayah:

    "... The day that certain of the signs of thy Lord do come,
    no good will
    it do to a soul to believe in them then, if it believed not
    before nor
    earned righteousness through its Faith..." (al-Anam 6:158)

    Abu Hurairah said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, 'There
    are three things which, when they appear, no good will it
    do a soul to
    believe in them then, if it believed not before nor earned
    righteousness
    through its Faith. They are: The Dajjal, the Beast, and the
    rising of the
    sun from the west."

    2. Jesus son of Mary will descend from Heaven and kill the
    Dajjal, as we
    have already mentioned. The descent of Jesus is mentioned
    in the Ayat:

    "That they said (in boast), 'We killed Christ Jesus the son
    of Mary, the
    Apostle of Allah; - but they killed him not nor crucified
    him, but so it
    was made to appear to them, and those who differ therein
    are full of
    doubts, with no (certain) knowledge, but only conjecture to
    follow, for of
    a surety they killed him not:-

    Nay, Allah raised him up unto Himself; and Allah is exalted
    in Power,
    Wise;-

    And there is none of the People of the Book but must
    believe in him before
    his death; and on the Day of Judgment, he will be a witness
    against them."
    (al-Nisa 4:157-9)

    We think that the Tafsir (interpretation) of this Ayah is
    that the pronoun
    in "before his death" (qabla mawtihi) refers to Jesus; i e,
    he will
    descend and the People of the Book who differed concerning
    him will
    believe in him. The Christians claimed that he was divine,
    while the Jews
    made a slanderous accusation, i e that he was born from
    adultery. When
    Jesus descends before the Day of Judgment, he will correct
    all these
    differences and lies.

    On this basis, the reference to the descent of the Messiah
    Jesus son of
    Mary also includes a reference to the Dajjal (false Mesor
    Antichrist), who
    is the opposite of the true Messiah, because sometimes the
    Arabs refer to
    one of two opposites and not the other, but mean both.

    3. The Dajjal is not mentioned by name in the Quran because
    he is so
    insignificant: he claims to be divine, but he is merely a
    human being. His
    affairs are too contemptible to be mentioned in the Quran.
    But the
    Prophets, out of loyalty to Allah, warned their people
    about the Dajjal
    and the tribulations and misguiding miracles he would
    bring. It is enough
    for us to know the reports of the Prophets and the many
    reports from the
    Prophet Mohammad (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam).

    One could argue that Allah has mentioned Pharaoh and his
    false claims,
    such as "I am your Lord, Most High" (al-Naziat 79:24)
    and "O Chiefs! No
    god do I know for you but myself ..." (al-Qasas 28:38), in
    the Quran. This
    can be explained by the fact that Pharaoh and his deeds are
    in the past,
    and his lies are clear to every believer. But the Dajjal is
    yet to come,
    in the future; it will be a Fitnah and a test for all
    people. So the
    Dajjal is not mentioned in the Qur'an because he is
    contemptible; and the
    fact that he is not mentioned means that it will be a great
    test.

    The facts about the Dajjal and his lies are obvious and do
    not need
    further emphasis. This is often the case when something is
    very clear. For
    example, when the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) was
    terminally
    ill, he wanted to write a document confirming that Abu Bakr
    would be the
    Khalifah after him. Then he abandoned this idea, and
    said, "Allah and the
    believers will not accept anyone other than Abu Bakr." He
    decided not to
    write the document because he knew of Abu Bakr's high
    standing among the
    Sahabah (Companions) and was sure that they would not
    choose anyone else.
    Similarly, the facts about the Dajjal are so clear that
    they did not need
    to be mentioned in the Qur'an.

    Allah did not mention the Dajjal in the Quran because He
    (subhanahu wa
    ta'ala) knew that the Dajjal would not be able to lead His
    true servants
    astray; he would only increase their faith, their
    submission to Allah and
    His Messenger, their belief in the Truth, and their
    rejection of
    falsehood. For this reason the believer whom the Dajjal
    overpowers will
    say, when he revives him, "By Allah, it has only increased
    my
    understanding that you are the one-eyed liar about whom the
    Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) spoke."

    MORE AHADITH ABOUT THE DAJJAL

    The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) said, "The Dajjal
    will emerge in
    a land in the east called Khurasan. His followers will be
    people with
    faces like hammered shields."

    Asma' bint Yazid al-Ansariyyah said, "The Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, 'During the three years just before the
    Dajjal comes, there
    will be one year when the sky will withhold one third of
    its rain and the
    earth one-third of its fruits. In the second year the sky
    will withhold
    two-thirds of its rain, and the earth two-thirds of its
    fruits. In the
    third year the sky will withhold all of its rain, and the
    earth all of its
    fruits, and all the animals will die. It will be the
    greatest tribulation:
    the Dajjal will bring a Bedouin and say to him, "What if I
    bring your
    camels to life for you? Will you agree that I am your
    lord?" The Bedouin
    will say "Yes." So devils will assume the forms of his
    camels, with the
    fullest udders and the highest humps. Then he will bring a
    man whose
    father and brother have died, and will ask him, "What do
    you think if I
    bring your father and brother back to life? Will you agree
    that I am your
    lord?" The man will say "Yes," so the devils will assume
    the forms of his
    father and brother. Then the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) went
    out for something, and then returned. The people were very
    concerned about
    what he had told them. He stood in the doorway and
    asked, 'What is wrong,
    Asma'? I said, 'O Messenger of Allah, you have terrified us
    with what you
    said about the Dajjal. He said, 'He will certainly appear.
    If I am still
    alive, I will contend with him on your behalf; otherwise
    Allah will take
    care of every Muslim on my behalf. I said, 'O Messenger of
    Allah, we do
    not bake our dough until we are hungry, so how will it be
    for the
    believers at that time? The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said,
    'The glorification of Allah which suffices the people of
    Heaven will be
    sufficient for them."

    Abu Hurairah (radiallahu anhu) said, "The Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, 'The Hour will not come until the Muslims
    fight the Jews and
    kill them. When a Jew hides behind a rock or a tree, it
    will say, "O
    Muslim, O servant of Allah! There is a Jew behind me, come
    and kill him!"
    All the trees will do this except the box-thorn (al-
    Gharqad), because it
    is the tree of the Jews." (Ahmad.)

    PROTECTION AGAINST THE DAJJAL

    1. Seeking refuge with Allah from his tribulation.

    It is proven in the Sahih (authentic) Ahadith that the
    Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa sallam) used to seek refuge with Allah from the
    tribulation of
    the Dajjal in his prayers, and that he commanded his Ummah
    to do likewise:

    Allahumma inna naudhu bika min 'adhabi jahannam, wa
    min 'adhabi 'l-qabr,
    wa min fitnati 'l-mahya'i wa'l-mamat, wa min fitnati' l-
    masihi 'd-dajjal."

    "O Allah! We seek refuge with You from the punishment of
    Hell, from the
    punishment of the grave, from the tribulations of life and
    death, and from
    the tribulation of the False Messiah (Dajjal)." This Hadith
    was narrated
    by many Sahabah, including Anas. Abu Hurairah, 'A'ishah,
    Ibn 'Abbas, and
    Sa'd.

    2. Memorising certain Ayat from Surat al-Kahf.

    Al-Hafiz al-Dhahabi said, "Seeking refuge with Allah from
    the Dajjal is
    mentioned in many Mutawatir Ahadith (those with numerous
    lines of
    narrators). One way of doing this is to memorise ten Ayat
    from Surat
    al-Kahf."

    Abul-Dira reported that the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said,
    "Whoever memorises the first ten Ayat of Surat al-Kahf will
    be protected
    from the Dajjal." (Abu Dawud.)

    3. Keeping away from the Dajjal

    One way to be protected from the tribulation of the Dajjal
    is to live in
    Madinah or Makkah.

    Abu Hurairah reported that the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe
    wa sallam) said,
    "There are angels standing at the gates of Madinah; neither
    plague nor the
    Dajjal can enter it." (Bukhari, Muslim.)

    Abu Bakr reported that the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said,
    "The terror caused by the Dajjal will not enter Madinah. At
    that time it
    will have seven gates; there will be two angels guarding
    every gate."
    (Bukhari.)

    Anas said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam)
    said, 'The Dajjal
    will come to Madinah, and he will find angles guarding it.
    Neither plague
    nor the Dajjal will enter it, in sha Allah." (Tirmidhi,
    Bukhari.)

    It has been proven in the Sahih Ahadith that the Dajjal
    will not enter
    Makkah or Madinah, because the angels will prevent him from
    entering these
    two places which are sanctuaries and are safe from him.
    When he camps at
    the salt-marsh (Sabkhah) of Madinah, it will be shaken by
    three tremors -
    either physically or metaphorically - and every hypocrite
    will go out to
    join the Dajjal. On that day, Madinah will be cleansed of
    its dross and
    will be refined and purified; and Allah knows best.

    THE LIFE AND DEEDS OF THE DAJJAL

    The Dajjal will be a man, created by Allah to be a test for
    people at the
    end of time. Many will be led astray through him, and many
    will be guided
    through him; only the sinful will be led astray.

    Al-Hafiz Ibn 'Ali al-Abar wrote in his book of history (al-
    Tarikh) that
    the Dajjal's Kunyah (nickname or paternal title) would be
    Abu Yusuf.

    Abu Bakrah said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam)
    said, "The
    Dajjal's parents will remain childless for thirty years,
    then a one-eyed
    child will be born to them. He will be very bad and will
    cause a great
    deal of trouble. When he sleeps, his eyes will be closed
    but his heart (or
    mind) will still be active. Then he described his
    parents: 'His father
    will be a tall and bulky man, with a long nose like a beak;
    his mother
    will be a huge, heavy-breasted woman."

    Abu Bakrah said, "We heard that a child had been born to
    some of the Jews
    in Madinah. Al-Zubayr ibn al-Awam and I went see his pa,
    and found that
    they matched the description given by the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam). We saw the boy lying in the sun, covered with a
    blanket,
    murmuring to himself. We asked his parents about him, and
    they said, 'We
    remained childless for thirty years, then this one-eyed boy
    was born to
    us. He is very bad and causes a great deal of trouble. When
    we went out,
    we passed the boy. He asked us, 'What were you doing?.We
    said, 'Did you
    hear us?. He said, 'Yes; when I sleep, my eyes are closed
    but my heart
    (mind) is still active. That boy was Ibn Sayyad." (Ahmad,
    Tirmidhi; this
    Hadith is not very strong.)

    As we have already seen in the Sahih Ahadith, Malik and
    others think that
    Ibn Sayyad was not the Dajjal; he was one of a number
    of "lesser dajjals."
    Later he repented and embraced Islam; Allah knows best his
    heart and
    deeds.

    The "greater" Dajjal is the one mentioned in the Hadith of
    Fatimah bint
    Qays, which she narrated from the Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa sallam),
    from Tamim al-Dari, and which includes the story of the
    Jassasah. The
    Dajjal will be permitted to appear at the end of time,
    after the Muslims
    have conquered a Roman city called Constantinople. He will
    first appear in
    Isfahan, in an area known as the Jewish quarter (al-
    Yahudiyyah). He will
    be followed by seventy thousand Jews from that area, all of
    them armed.
    Seventy thousand Tatars and many people from Khurasan will
    also follow
    him. At first he will appear as a tyrannical king, then he
    will claim to
    be a prophet, then a lord. Only the most ignorant of men
    will follow him;
    the righteous and those guided by Allah will reject him.

    He will start to conquer the world country by country,
    fortress by
    fortress, region by region, town by town; no place will
    remain unscathed
    except Makkah and Madinah. The length of his stay on earth
    will be forty
    days: one day like a year, one day like a month, one day
    like a week, and
    the rest of the days like normal days, i e his stay will be
    approximately
    one year and two and a half months. Allah will grant him
    many miracles,
    through which whoever He wills will be astray, and the
    faith of the
    believers will be strengthened. The descent of Jesus son of
    Mary, the true
    Messiah, will happen at the time of the Dajjal, the false
    messiah. He will
    descend to the minaret in the east of Damascus. The
    believers and true
    servants of Allah will gather to support him, and the
    Messiah Jesus son of
    Mary will lead them against the Dajjal, who at that time
    will be heading
    for Bayt al-Maqdis (Jerusalem). He will catch up with him
    at 'Aqabah
    'Afiq. The Dajjal will run away from him, but Jesus will
    catch up with him
    at the gate of Ludd, and will kill him with his spear just
    as he is
    entering it. He will say to him, "I have to deal you a
    blow; you cannot
    escape."

    When the Dajjal faces him, he will begin to dissolve like
    salt in water.
    So Jesus will kill him with his spear at the gate of Ludd,
    and he will die
    there, as many Sahih Ahadith indicate.

    Majma ibn Jariyah is reported to have said, "I heard the
    Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) saying, 'The son of Mary will
    kill the
    Dajjal at the gate of Ludd." (Tirmidhi.)

    FOOTNOTE:

    "When he (Dajjal) sleeps, his eyes will be closed but his
    heart (or mind)
    will still be active" - means that his evil ideas will
    still come to him
    even while he is asleep.




    The descent of Jesus at the end of time
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    Abd Allah ibn 'Amr said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said,
    'The Dajjal will appear in my Ummah, and will remain for
    forty - "I cannot
    say whether he meant forty days, forty months or forty
    years." Then Allah
    will send Jesus (alayhe salam), the son of Mary, who will
    resemble 'Urwah
    ibn Mas'ud. He will chase the Dajjal and kill him. Then the
    people will
    live for seven years during which there will be no enmity
    between any two
    persons. Then Allah will send a cold wind from the
    direction of Syria,
    which will take the soul of everyone who has the slightest
    speck of good
    or faith in his heart. Even if one of you were to enter the
    heart of a
    mountain, the wind would reach him there and take his soul.

    "Only the most wicked people will be left; they will be as
    careless as
    birds, with the characteristics of beasts, and will have no
    concern for
    right and wrong. Satan will come to them in the form of man
    and will say,
    "Don't you respond?" They will say, "What do you order us
    to do?" He will
    order them to worship idols, and in spite of that they will
    have
    sustenance in abundance, and lead comfortable lives.

    "Then the Trumpet will be blown, and everyone will tilt
    their heads to
    hear it. The first one to hear it will be a man busy
    repairing a trough
    for his camels. He and everyone else will be struck down.
    Then Allah will
    send (or send down) rain like dew, and the bodies of the
    people (ie the
    dead) will grow out of it. Then the trumpet will be sounded
    again, and the
    people will get up and look around. Then it will be
    said, "O people, go to
    your Lord and account for yourselves." It will be
    said, "Bring out the
    people of Hell," and it will be asked, "How many are
    there?" - the answer
    will come: "Nine hundred and ninety-nine out of every
    thousand." On that
    day a child will grow old and the shin will be laid bare."
    (Al-Qalam
    68:42) (Muslim)

    Abu Hurairah said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, 'The
    son of Mary will come down as a just leader. He will break
    the cross, and
    kill the pigs. Peace will prevail and people will use their
    swords as
    sickles. Every harmful beast will be made harmless; the sky
    will send down
    rain in abundance, and the earth will bring forth its
    blessings. A child
    will play with a fox and not come to any harm; a wolf will
    graze with
    sheep and a lion with cattle, without harming them."
    (Ahmad)

    Abu Hurairah said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, 'By
    Him in Whose hand is my soul, surely the son of Mary will
    come down among
    you as a just ruler. He will break the cross, kill the pigs
    and abolish
    the Jizyah. Wealth will be in such abundance that no-one
    will care about
    it, and a single prostration in prayer will be better than
    the world and
    all that is in it." Abu Hurairah said, 'If you wish, recite
    the Ayah:

    "And there is none of the People of the Book but must
    believe in him
    before his death; and on the Day of Judgment he will be a
    witness against
    them ..." (Al-Nisa 4:159) (Bukhari, Muslim)

    Abu Hurairah reported that the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe
    wa sallam) said,
    "The Prophets are like brothers; they have different
    mothers but their
    religion is one.Iam the closest of all the people to Jesus
    son of Mary,
    because there is no other Prophet between him and myself.
    He will come
    again, and when you see him, you will recognise him. He is
    of medium
    height and his colouring is reddish-white. He will be
    wearing two
    garments, and his hair will look wet. He will break the
    cross, kill the
    pigs, abolish the Jizyah and call the people to Islam.
    During his time,
    Allah will end every religion and sect other than Islam,
    and will destroy
    the Dajjal. Then peace and security will prevail on earth,
    so that lions
    will graze with camels, tigers with cattle, and wolves with
    sheep;
    children will be able to play with snakes without coming to
    any harm.
    Jesus will remain for forty years, then die, and the
    Muslims will pray for
    him." (Ahmad)

    Ibn Masud reported that the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said,
    "On the night of the Isra (night journey), I met my father
    Abraham, Moses
    and Jesus, and they discussed the Hour. The matter was
    referred first to
    Abraham, then to Moses, and both said, 'I have no knowledge
    of it. Then it
    was referred to Jesus, who said, 'No-one knows about its
    timing except
    Allah; what my Lord told me was that the Dajjal will
    appear, and when he
    sees me he will begin to melt like lead. Allah will destroy
    him when he
    sees me. The Muslims will fight against the Kafirs, and
    even the trees and
    rocks will say, "O Muslim, there is a Kafir hiding beneath
    me - come and
    kill him!" Allah will destroy the Kafirs, and the people
    will return to
    their own lands. Then Gog and Magog will appear from all
    directions,
    eating and drinking everything they find. The people will
    complain to me,
    so I will pray to Allah and He will destroy them, so that
    the earth will
    be filled with their stench. Allah will send rain which
    will wash their
    bodies into the sea. My Lord has told me that when that
    happens, the Hour
    will be very close, like a pregnant woman whose time is
    due, but her
    family do not know exactly when she will deliver'" (Ahma,
    Ibn Majah)

    DESCRIPTION OF THE MESSIAH JESUS SON OF MARY, MESSENGER OF
    ALLAH

    Abu Hurairah said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, 'On
    the night of the Isra' (miraculous journey to Jerusalem) I
    met Moses - he
    was a slim man with wavy hair, and looked like a man from
    the Shanu'ah
    tribe. I also met Jesus - he was of medium height and of a
    red complexion,
    as if he had just come out of the bath'" (Bukhari, Muslim)

    The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) said, "Whilst I
    was asleep, I
    saw myself (in a dream) making Tawaf around the Ka'bah. I
    saw a
    brown-skinned man, with straight hair, being supported by
    two men, and
    with water dripping from his head. I said, 'Who is this?'
    They said, 'The
    son of Mary'I turned around and saw a fat, ruddy man, with
    curly hair, who
    was blind in his right eye; his eye looked like a floating
    grape. I asked,
    'Who is this?' They said, 'The Dajjal' The one who most
    resembles him is
    Ibn Qatan." Al-Zuhri explained: Ibn Qatan was a man from
    Khuzaah who died
    during the Jahiliyyah (before the coming of Islam).
    (Bukhari)

    THE APPEARANCE OF GOG AND MAGOG

    They (two tribes or peoples) will appear at the time of
    Jesus son of Mary,
    after the Dajjal. Allah will destroy them all in one night,
    in response to
    the supplication of Jesus.

    Abu Hurairah reported that the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe
    wa sallam) said,
    "Every day, Gog and Magog are trying to dig a way out
    through the barrier.
    When they begin to see sunlight through it, the one who is
    in charge of
    them says, 'Go back; you can carry on digging tomorrow,'
    and when they
    come back, the barrier is stronger than it was before. This
    will continue
    until their time comes and Allah wishes to send them forth.
    They will dig
    until they begin to see sunlight, then the one who is in
    charge of them
    will say, 'Go back; you can carry on digging tomorrow,
    insha'Allah.' In
    this case he will make an exception by saying insha' Allah,
    thus relating
    the matter to the Will of Allah. They will return on the
    following day,
    and find the hole as they left it. They will carry on
    digging and come out
    against the people. They will drink all the water, and the
    people will
    entrench themselves in their fortresses. Gog and Magog will
    fire their
    arrows into the sky, and they will fall back to earth with
    something like
    blood on them. Gog and Magog will say, 'We have defeated
    the people of
    earth, and overcome the people of heaven. Then Allah will
    send a kind of
    worm in the napes of their necks, and they will be killed
    by it' 'By Him
    in Whose hand is the soul of Muhammad, the beasts of the
    earth will become
    fat.'"

    Gog and Magog are two groups of Turks, descended from
    Yafith (Japheth),
    the father of the Turks, one of the sons of Noah. At the
    time of Abraham
    (alayhe salam), there was a king called Dhu'l-Qarnayn. He
    performed Tawaf
    around the Ka'bah with Abraham (alayhe salam) when he first
    built it; he
    believed and followed him. Dhu'l-Qarnayn was a good man and
    a great king;
    Allah gave him great power and he ruled the east and west.
    He held sway
    over all kings and countries, and travelled far and wide in
    both east and
    west. He travelled eastwards until he reached a pass
    between two
    mountains, through which people were coming out. They did
    not understand
    anything, because they were so isolated; they were Gog and
    Magog. They
    were spreading corruption through the earth, and harming
    the people, so
    the people sought help from Dhu'l-Qarnayn. They asked him
    to build a
    barrier between them and Gog and Magog. He asked them to
    help him to build
    it, so together they built a barrier by mixing iron, copper
    and tar.

    Thus Dhu' -Qarnayn restrained Gog and Magog behind the
    barrier. They tried
    to penetrate the barrier, or to climb over it, but to no
    avail. They could
    not succeed because the barrier is so huge and smooth. They
    began to dig,
    and they have been digging for centuries; they will
    continue to do so
    until the time when Allah decrees that they come out. At
    that time the
    barrier will collapse, and Gog and Magog will rush out in
    all directions,
    spreading corruption, uprooting plants, killing people.
    When Jesus (AS)
    prays against them, Allah will send a kind of worm in the
    napes of their
    necks, and they will be killed by it.

    THE DESTRUCTION OF THE KA'BAH

    At the end of time, Dhu'l-Suwayqatayn, who will come from
    Abyssinia
    (al-Habash), will destroy the Ka'bah in order to steal its
    treasure and
    Kiswah (cloth covering). The Ka'bah is the ancient building
    which was
    built by Abraham, and whose foundations were laid by Adam.

    As Tafsir (interpretation) of the Ayah "Until the Gog and
    Magog (people)
    are let through (their barrier)'" (al-Anbiya 21:96), it was
    reported from
    Ka'b al-Ahbar that Dhu'l-Suwayqatayn will first emerge at
    the time of
    Jesus, son of Mary. Allah will send Jesus at the head of a
    vanguard of
    between seven and eight hundred. While they are marching
    towards
    Dhu'l-Suwayqatayn, Allah will send a breeze from the
    direction of Yemen,
    which will take the soul of every believer. Only the worst
    of people will
    be left, and they will begin to copulate like animals. Ka'b
    said: "At that
    time, the Hour will be close at hand."

    'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr said, "I heard the Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa
    sallam) say, Dhu'l-Suwayqatayn from Abyssinia will destroy
    the Ka'bah and
    steal its treasure and Kiswah. It is as if I could see him
    now: he is
    bald-headed and has a distortion in his wrists. He will
    strike the Ka'bah
    with his spade and pick-axe'." (Ahmad)

    It was reported from 'Abd Allah ibn 'Umar that the Prophet
    (sallallahu
    alayhe wa sallam) said, "Leave the Abyssinians alone so
    long as they do
    not disturb you, for no-one will recover the treasure of
    the Ka'bah except
    Dhu'l-Suwayqatayn from Abyssinia." (Abu Dawud, in the
    chapter on the
    prohibition of provoking the Abyssinians)

    Ibn 'Abbas narrated that the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said,
    "It is as if I can see him now: he is black and his legs
    are widely
    spaced. He will destroy the Ka'bah stone by stone." (Ahmad)

    The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) said, "The Hour
    will not come
    until a man from Qahtan appears and rules the people."
    (Muslim; similar
    Hadith in Bukhari) This man could be Dhu'l-Suwayq, someone
    else, because
    this man comes from Qahtan, while other reports say that
    Dhu'l-Suwayqatayn
    comes from Abyssinia; and Allah knows best.

    Abu Hurairah said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, 'Day
    and night will not come to an end until a freed man called
    Jahjah holds
    sway'" (Ahmad) This could be the name of Dhul-Suwayqatayn
    from Abyssinia;
    and Allah knows best.

    'Umar ibn al-Khattab reported that he heard the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe
    wa sallam) say: "The people of Makkah will leave, and only
    a few people
    will pass through it. Then it will be resettled and
    rebuilt; then the
    people will leave it again, and no-one will ever return."

    MADINAH WILL REMAIN INHABITED AT THE TIME OF THE DAJJAL

    It has been proven in the Sahih Ahadith, as already stated,
    that the
    Dajjal will not be able to enter Makkah and Madinah, and
    that there will
    be angels at the gates of Makkah to ward him off and
    prevent him from
    entering.

    It was reported from Abu Hurairah that the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, "Neither the Dajjal nor plague will be able
    to enter
    Madinah." As mentioned above, the Dajjal will camp outside
    Madinah, and it
    will be shaken by three tremors. Every hypocrite and sinner
    will go out to
    join the Dajjal, and every believer and Muslim will stay.
    That day will be
    called the Day of Purification (Yawm al-Khalas). Most of
    those who go out
    to join the Dajjal will be women. As the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, "Verily it (Madinah) is good; its evil will
    be eliminated
    and its goodness will be obvious."

    Allah SWT said:

    "Women impure are for men impure, and men impure for women
    impure, and
    women of purity are for men of purity, and men of purity
    are for women of
    purity'" (Al-Nur 24-26)

    Madinah will remain inhabited during the days of the
    Dajjal, and during
    the time of Jesus son of Mary (AS), until he dies and is
    buried there.
    Then it will be destroyed.

    'Umar ibn al-Khattab said, "I heard the Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa
    sallam) say, 'A rider will go around Madinah and say, There
    used to be
    many Muslims here'" (Ahmad)

    FOOTNOTE:

    *Dhu'l-Suwayqatayn: al-Suwayqatayn is the diminutive of al-
    Saqayn (legs);
    his legs are described as being "small" because they are
    thin. Thin legs
    are, in general, a characteristic of the Sudanese and
    people of the Horn
    of Africa.



    The emergence of the beast
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    AMONG the signs of the Hour will be the emergence of a
    beast from the
    earth. It will be very strange in appearance, and extremely
    huge; one
    cannot even imagine what it will look like. It will emerge
    from the earth
    and shake the dust from its head. It will have with it the
    ring of Solomon
    and the rod of Moses. People will be terrified of it and
    will try to run
    away, but they will not be able to escape, because such
    will be the decree
    of Allah. It will destroy the nose of every unbeliever with
    the rod, and
    write the word "Kafir" on his forehead; it will adorn the
    face of every
    believer and write the word "Mu'min" (true believer) on his
    forehead, and
    it will speak to people.

    Allah SWT said:

    "And when the Word is fulfilled against them (the unjust),
    We shall
    produce from the earth a Beast to (face) them: it will
    speak to them,'"
    (al-Naml 27.82)

    Ibn 'Abbas, al-Hasan and Qutadah said that "It will speak
    to them"
    (tukallimuhum) means that it will address them. Ibn Jarir
    suggested that
    it means that the Beast will address them with the
    words "'for that
    mankind did not believe with assurance in Our Sings" (al-
    Naml 27:82 -
    latter part of the Ayah). Ibn Jarir reported this from 'Ali
    and 'Ata' It
    was reported from Ibn 'Abbas that tukallimuhum means that
    the Beast will
    cut them, i e, it will write the word "Kafir" on the
    forehead of the
    unbeliever. It was also reported from Ibn 'Abbas that he
    will both address
    them and cut them; this suggestion incorporates both of the
    previous
    suggestions; and Allah knows best.

    We have already mentioned the Hadith of Hudhayfah ibn
    Usayd, in which the
    Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) is reported to have
    said, "The Hour
    will not come until you see ten signs: the smoke; the
    Dajjal; the Beast;
    the sun rising from the West; the descent of Jesus son of
    Mary; Gog and
    Magog; and three landslides - one in the East, one in the
    West, and one in
    Arabia, at the end of which fire will burst forth from the
    direction of
    Aden (Yemen) and drive people to the place of their final
    assembly."

    Abu Hurairah said: "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said,
    'Hasten to do good deeds before six things happen: the
    rising of the sun
    from the West, the smoke, the Dajjal, the Beast, the
    (death) of one of you
    or general tribulation." (Muslim.)

    Baridah said: "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam)
    took me to a
    place in the desert, near Makkah. It was a dry piece of
    land surrounded by
    sand. The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) said, 'The
    Beast will
    emerge from this place. It was a very small area." (Ibn
    Majah.)

    It was reported from Abu Hurairah that the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, "The Beast of the Earth will emerge, and will
    have with it
    the rod of Moses and the ring of Solomon." It was also
    reported that he
    said, "(The Beast) will destroy the noses of the
    unbelievers with the
    ring, - so that people seated around one table will begin
    to address one
    another with the words "O Believer!" or "O Unbeliever!" (i
    e, everyone's
    status will become clear). (Ibn Majah.)

    'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr said, "I memorised a Hadith from the
    Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) which I have not forgotten
    since. I heard
    the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam) say, 'The first
    of the signs (of
    the Hour) to appear will be the rising of the sun from the
    West and the
    appearance of the Best before the people in the forenoon.
    Whichever of
    these two events happens first, the other will follow
    immediately.'"
    (Muslim). That is to say, these will be the first
    extraordinary signs. The
    Dajjal, the descent of Jesus (alayhe salam), the emergence
    of Gog and
    Magog, are less unusual in that they are all human beings.
    But the
    emergence of the Beast, whose form will be very strange,
    its addressing
    the people and classifying them according to their faith or
    unbelief, is
    something truly extraordinary. This is the first of the
    earthly signs, as
    the rising of the sun from the West is the first of the
    heavenly signs.

    THE RISING OF THE SUN FROM THE WEST

    ALLAH SWT says: "Are they waiting to see if the angels come
    to them, or
    thy Lord (Himself), or certain of the Signs of thy Lord?
    The day that
    certaof thesigns of thy Lord do come, no good will it do to
    a soul to
    believe in them then, if it believed not before nor earned
    righteousness
    through its faith. Say: 'Wait ye: we too are waiting'" (al-
    Anam 6:158.)

    It was reported from Abu Sa'id al-Khudri that the Prophet
    (sallallahu
    alayhe wa sallam) explained, "The day that certain of the
    Signs of thy
    Lord do come, no good will it do to a soul to believe in
    them then",
    referring to the rising of the sun from the West. (Ahmad.)

    Abu Hurairah said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, 'The
    Hour will not come until the sun rises from the West. When
    the people see
    it, whoever is living on earth will believe, but that will
    be the time
    when - No good will it do to a soul to believe in them
    then, if it
    believed not before'" (Bukhari.)

    It was also reported from Abu Hurairah that the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe
    wa sallam) said, "The Hour will not come until the sun
    rises from the
    West. When it rises and the people see it, they will all
    believe. But that
    will be the time when 'No good will it do to a soul to
    believe in them
    then'" (Bukhari.)

    It was reported from Abu Hurairah that the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, "There are three things which, if they
    appear, 'No good will
    it do to a soul to believe in them then, if it believed not
    before nor
    earned righteousness through its faith' They are: the
    rising of the sun
    from the West, the Dajjal, and the Beast of the Earth."
    (Ahmad, Muslim,
    Tirmidhi.)

    Abu Dharr said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam)
    asked me, 'Do
    you know where the sun goes when it sets? I said, 'I do not
    know'He said,
    'It travels until it prostrates itself beneath the Throne,
    and asks for
    permission to rise again. But a time will come when it will
    be told, 'Go
    back whence you came.' That will be the time when 'No good
    will it do to a
    soul to believe in them then, if it believed not before nor
    earned
    righteousness through its faith'" (Bukhari.)

    'Amr ibn Jarir said, "Three Muslims were sitting with
    Marwan in Madinah,
    and heard him say, whilst talking about the Signs of the
    Hour, that the
    first of them would be the appearance of the Dajjal. The
    three went to
    'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr, and told him what they had heard
    Marwan say
    concerning the Signs. 'Abd Allah said, 'Marwan has not said
    much. I
    memorised a Hadith like that from the Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa
    sallam) which I have not forgotten since. I heard the
    Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa sallam) say: The first of the signs will be the
    rising of the
    sun from the West, and the emergence of the Beast in the
    forenoon.
    Whichever of the two comes first, the other will follow
    immediately'"

    "The 'Abd Allah, who was widely-read, said, 'I think that
    the first to
    happen will be the rising of the sun from the West. Every
    time it sets, it
    goes beneath the Throne, prostrates itself, and seeks
    permission to rise
    again. A time will come when three times it will seek
    permission and will
    receive no reply, until, when part of the night has passed
    and it realises
    that even if it were given permission, it would not be able
    to rise on
    time, it will say: "O my Lord, how far the rising-point is
    from me! What
    can I do for the people now?" Then it will seek permission
    to go back, and
    it will be told: 'Rise from where you are now' - and it
    will rise from the
    West'" Then 'Abd Allah recited the Ayah:

    "No good will it do to a soul to believe in them then, if
    it believed not
    before nor earned righteousness through its faith."
    (Ahmad.)

    Some scholars interpret "the rising of the sun from the
    West" as meaning
    that Islam will appear in the West, as strong as it was in
    the beginning,
    and that the people of the West will carry the flag of
    Islam.

    THE SMOKE WHICH WILL APPEAR AT THE END OF TIME

    MASRUQ said: "While a man was giving a speech among the
    people of Kindah,
    he said, 'There will be smoke on the Day of Resurrection
    which will
    deprive the hypocrites of their hearing and sight, but the
    believers will
    only suffer something like a cold' We were terrified, so we
    went to Ibn
    Masud, who was reclining. When he heard about this, he
    became angry and
    sat up, and said: 'O people, whoever knows a thing, let him
    say it; but
    whoever does not know, let him say, "Allah knows best." It
    is a part of
    knowledge, when one does not know something, to say "Allah
    knows best."
    Allah SWT said to His Prophet Mohammad (sallallahu alayhe
    wa sallam):
    "Say: 'No reward do I ask of you for this (Qur'an), nor am
    I a pretender'"
    (Sad 38:86.)

    "Quraysh were being slow in embracing Islam, so the Prophet
    (sallallahu
    alayhe wa sallam) prayed against them, saying, 'O Allah,
    help me against
    them by sending seven years of famine like those of
    Joseph.' They were
    afflicted by a year of famine in which they were destroyed,
    and ate dead
    animals and bones. They began to see something like smoke
    between the sky
    and the earth. Abu Sufyan came and said, 'O Mohammad! You
    came to command
    us to keep good relations with our relatives, and your
    people have
    perished, so pray that Allah may relieve them'"

    The Ibn Mas'ud recited,

    "Then watch thou for the Day that the sky will bring forth
    a kind of smoke
    (or mist) plainly visible,

    Enveloping the people: this will be a Penalty Grievous.

    (They will say 'Our Lord! Remove the Penalty from us, for
    we do truly
    believe!

    How shall the Message be (effectual) for them, seeing that
    an Apostle
    explaining things clearly has (already) come to them?

    Yet they return away from him and say: 'Tutored (by
    others), a man
    possessed!

    We shall indeed remove the Penalty for a while, (but) truly
    ye will revert
    (to your ways)." (al-Dukhan 44:10-15)

    Ibn Maud asked: "Will their punishment in the Hereafter be
    removed so they
    can go back to their Kufr?"

    Allah SWT said:

    "One day We shall seize you with a mighty onslaught: We
    will indeed (then)
    exact Retribution!"

    (al-Dukhan 44:16)

    "...and soon will come the inevitable (punishment)!" (al-
    Furqan 25:77)

    These Ayat refer to the Day (Battle) of Badr.

    Allah SWT said:

    "Alif-Lam-Mim. The Romans (Byzantines) have been defeated -
    in a land
    close by; but they, (even) after (this) defeat of theirs,
    will soon be
    victorious - within a few years'"

    (al-Rum 30: 1-3) (Bukhari.)

    This speaker's suggestion - that the idea that the smoke
    would be on the
    Day or Resurrection was not a good one - made Ibn Masud
    react angrily. But
    the smoke will appear before the Day of Resurrection; it
    will be one of
    the signs, which are: the Beast, the Dajjal, the Smoke, and
    Gog and Magog,
    as the Ahadith narrated from Abu Sarihah, Abu Hurairah and
    other Sahabah
    indicate.

    As mentioned in the Sahih Ahadith, the fire which will
    appear before the
    Day of Resurrection will burst forth from the direction of
    Aden, and drive
    the people to the place of their final assembly. It will
    move with them
    and halt with them, and will devour any who lag behind.



    The Hour will not come until...
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    IT was reported from Abu Sa'id al-Khudri that the Prophet
    (sallallahu
    alayhe wa sallam) said, "Thunderbolts will increase so much
    as the Hour
    approaches that when a man comes to a people, he will
    ask, 'Who amongst
    you was struck by a thunderbolt this morning?' and they
    will say,
    'So-and-so and so-and-so was struck'." (Ahmad)

    Heavy rain before the Day of Resurrection.

    It was reported from Abu Hurairah that the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, "The hour will not come until there has been
    rain which will
    destroy all dwellings except tents."

    We have already mentioned many Ahadith about the signs of
    the Hour. Now we
    will turn our attention to some Ahadith which could
    indicate that the Hour
    is close at hand.

    It was reported from Abu Hurairah that the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said: "The Hour will not come until the following
    events have come
    to pass: people will compete with one another in
    constructing high
    buildings; two big groups will fight one another, and there
    will be many
    casualties - they will both be following the same religious
    teaching;
    earthquakes will increase; time will pass quickly;
    afflictions and killing
    will increase; nearly thirty dajjals will appear, each of
    them claiming to
    be a messenger from Allah; a man will pass by a grave and
    say, 'Would that
    I were in your place'; the sun will rise from the West;
    when it rises and
    the people see it, they will all believe, but that will be
    the time when
    'No good will it do to a soul to believe in them then, if
    it believed not
    before' (al-An'am 6:158); and a wealthy man will worry lest
    no-one accept
    his Zakat." (Bukhari, Muslim).

    It was reported from Anas that the Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa sallam)
    said: "Among the signs of the Hour are the following:
    knowledge will
    decrease and ignorance will prevail; fornication and the
    drinking of wine
    will be common; the number of men will decrease and the
    number of women
    will increase, until one man will look after fifty women."
    (Bukhari.)

    'A'ishah said, "I heard the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) say,
    'Day and night will not pass away until people begin to
    worship Lat and
    'Uzza' (two goddesses of pre-Islamic Arabic). I said, 'O
    Messenger of
    Allah, I thought that when Allah revealed the Ayah "It is
    He Who has sent
    His Apostle with Guidance and the Religion of Truth, to
    proclaim over all
    religion, even though the Pagans may detest (it)" (al-
    Tawbah 9:33), it
    implied that (this promise) would be fulfilled'. The
    Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa sallam) said, 'It will happen as Allah wishes.
    Then Allah will
    send a pleasant breeze, which will take everyone who has as
    much faith as
    a grain of mustard-seed in his heart. Only those with no
    goodness in them
    will be left, and they will revert to the religion of their
    forefathers'."
    (Muslim)

    It was from Abu Hurairah that one day, while the Prophet
    (sallallahu
    alayhe wa sallam) was sitting with the people, a Bedouin
    came to him and
    asked him about Iman and Islam ' then he asked, "O
    Messenger of Allah,
    when will the Hour be?" He said, "The one who is asked
    about it does not
    know more than the one who asks, but I tell you about its
    signs. When a
    slave gives birth to her mistress, and when the bare-footed
    and naked
    become the chiefs of the people - these are among the signs
    of the Hour.
    There are five things which no-one knows except Allah."
    Then he recited:

    "Verily the knowledge of the Hour is with God (alone). It
    is He Who sends
    down rain, and He Who knows what is in the wombs. Nor does
    anyone know
    what it is that he will earn on the morrow: nor does anyone
    know in what
    land he is to die. Verily God is All-Knowing, All Aware."
    (Luqman 31:34).

    Then the man went away, and the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe
    wa sallam)
    said, "Call him back to me," but when the people went to
    call him, they
    could not see anything. The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said,
    "That was Gabriel, who came to teach the people their
    religion." (Bukhari,
    Muslim).

    "The bare-footed and naked paupers will compete with one
    another in
    constructing high buildings" means that they will become
    the chiefs of
    people. They will become rich, and their only concern will
    be to compete
    in constructing high buildings. This is as in the Hadith we
    shall see
    later: "The Hour will not come until the happiest people in
    the world will
    be the depraved sons of the depraved."

    It was reported from Abu Sa'id that the Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa
    sallam) said: "The Hour will not come until the time when a
    man will leave
    his home, and his shoes or whip or stick will tell what is
    happening to
    his family." (Ahmad).

    It was reported from Abu Sa'id that the Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa
    sallam) said: "By Him in Whose hand is my soul, the Hour
    will not come
    until wild animals talk to men, and a man speaks to his
    whip or his shoe,
    and his thigh will tell him about what happened to his
    family after he
    left."

    Anas said, "We were discussing the fact that the Hour would
    not come until
    there is no rain, the earth does not produce crops, and
    fifty women will
    be cared for by one man; and if a woman passes by a man, he
    will look at
    her and say, 'This woman once had a husband'." (Ahmad.)

    Abu Hurairah said: "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said: 'The
    Hour will not come until time passes so quickly that a year
    will be like a
    month, a month like a week, a week like a day, a day like
    an hour, and an
    hour like the time it takes for a palm-leaf to burn'."
    (Ahmad.)

    Abu Hurairah said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said: 'The
    world will not pass away until the one who enjoys it the
    most is the
    depraved son of the depraved'." (Ahmad.)

    Abu Hurairah said, "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said,
    'Before the Hour comes, there will be years of deceit, in
    which a truthful
    person will be disbelieved and a liar will be believed; and
    the
    insignificant will have a say'." (Ahmad)

    Abu Hurairah said: "I heard the Prophet (sallallahu alayhe
    wa sallam) say:
    'The Hour will not come until the sheep with horns no
    longer fights the
    sheep without horns'." (Ahmad.)

    It was reported from Abu Hurairah that the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, "The Hour will not come until wealth
    increases so much that
    a wealthy man will be worried lest no-one accept his
    Sadaqah: tribulations
    will appear; and there will be much Harj." The people
    asked, "What is
    Harj", O Messenger of Allah?" He said, "Killing, killing"
    (Ahmad.)

    It was reported from Abu Hurairah that the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) said, "By Him Who sent me with the Truth, this
    earth will not pass
    away until people are afflicted with landslides, are pelted
    with stones,
    and are transformed into animals." The people asked, "When
    will that be, O
    Messenger of Allah?" He said, "When you see women riding in
    the saddle,
    when singers are common, when bearing false witness becomes
    widespread,
    and when men lie with men and women with women".

    Tariq ibn Shihab said, "We were sitting with 'Abd Allah ibn
    Mas'ud, when a
    man came and told us that the time for prayer had come. So
    we got up and
    went to the mosque. After the prayer, a man came to 'Abd
    Allah ibn Mas'ud
    and said, 'As-salam 'alayka (Peace be upon you), O Abu 'Abd
    al-Rahman'.
    'Abd Allah answered, 'Allah and His Messenger have spoken
    the truth'. When
    we went back, we asked one another, 'Did you hear the
    answer he gave? Who
    is going to ask him about it? I said, 'I will ask him'; so
    I asked him
    when he came out. He narrated from the Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa
    sallam): 'Before the Hour comes, there will be a special
    greeting for the
    people of distinction; trade will become so widespread that
    a woman will
    help her husband in business; family ties will be cut; the
    giving of false
    witness will be common, while truthful witness will be
    rare; and writing
    will be widespread." (Ahmad.)

    DESCRIPTION OF THE PEOPLE WHO

    WILL BE ALIVE AT THE END OF TIME

    It was reported from 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr that the Prophet
    (sallallahu
    alayhe wa sallam) said, "The Hour will not come until Allah
    takes away the
    best people on earth; only the worst people will be left;
    they will not
    know any good or forbid any evil." (Ahmad.)

    'Abd Allah ibn Mas'ud said, "I heard the Prophet
    (sallallahu alayhe wa
    sallam) say: Eloquence can be bewitching; the worst of the
    people are
    those upon whom the Hour will come while they are still
    alive, and those
    who turn graves into mosques'." (Ahmad.)

    It was reported from Anas that the Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa sallam)
    said, "The Hour will not come until no-one on earth
    says 'La ilaha illa
    Allah'." (Ahmad.)

    It was also reported from Anas that the Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa
    sallam) said: "The Hour will not come until no-one on earth
    says, 'Allah,
    Allah'." (Ahmad.)

    There are two suggestions as to the meaning of the
    phrase, "until no-one
    on earth says 'Allah, Allah'":

    1. It could mean that no-one will forbid evil, or try to
    correct another
    if he sees him doing something wrong. We have already come
    across this in
    the Hadith of 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr: "Only the worst people
    will be left;
    they will not know any good or forbid any evil."

    2. It could mean that Allah will no longer be mentioned,
    and His Name will
    not be known; this will be part of the prevalent corruption
    and Kufr, as
    in the previous Hadith, "Until no-one on earth says 'La
    ilaha illa
    Allah'."

    'A'ishah said. "The Prophet (sallallahu alayhe wa sallam)
    came in, saying
    'O 'A'ishah, your people will be the first of my Ummah to
    join me. When he
    sat down, I said, 'O Messenger of Allah, may I be
    sacrificed for you! When
    you came in, you were saying something which scared me. He
    asked, 'What
    was that?' I said, 'You said that my people would be the
    first of your
    Ummah to join you.' He said, 'Yes' I asked, 'Why is that?
    He said, 'Death
    will be widespread among them, and their relatives will be
    jealous of
    them.'I said, 'How will people be after that?' He
    said, 'Like locusts: the
    strong will devour the weak, until the Hour comes.'"
    (Ahmad.)

    'Alba'al-Salami said, "I heard the Prophet (sallallahu
    alayhe wa sallam)
    say: 'The Hour will only come upon the worst of the
    people'." (Ahmad.)
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    http://www.jamiat.org.za/isinfo/qiyaamat.html
    -----------------------------------------------
    Minor Signs of Qiyamat
    Anas ibn Malik (Radhiallaahu Anhu) reports: "When you
    see seventy-two signs
    of Qiyamat, know that the last hour is near. They are:
    * Salaat will be neglected,
    * Trusts will be embezzled,
    * Interest will be consumed,
    * Speaking lies will be common,
    * Life will become cheap,
    * Tall buildings will be erected,
    * One's religion will be sold for the world, *
    Family-ties will be severed,
    * Patience will be lost,
    * Lies will be regarded as truth,
    * Silken garments will be worn (by men), * Deceit and
    cheating will be common,
    * Divorces will be a daily occurrence, * People will
    die suddenly,
    * Swindlers will be trusted,
    * The trustworthy will be belied,
    * The lier will be given credibility,
    * The truthful person will be falsified, * Accusation
    (of adultery) will be rife, * Rain will be scorching
    hot,
    * Children will be born prematurely, * The fraudulent
    will be successful, * The honest would be disgraced,
    * Leaders and officials will be self-motivated,
    * The mystics (Sufis) would be immersed in dark
    practices, * The Qurra would be sinners,
    * When people would wear leather clothing, their
    hearts will be more pungent
    than excreta,
    * Only the exercising of patience (not alternate
    strategy) will be able to
    overcome corruptions (i.e. there will be support for
    the truth),
    * People would deliberately involve themselves in
    dangerous sports and activities like the Jews,
    * Gold will be displayed openly,
    * There will be a demand for silver,
    * Many lecturers and sermonises will appear, *
    Commanding of the good will be forgotten, * Qur'ans
    would be decorated,
    * The Masajid would be adorned and embellished, *
    Pulpits would be constructed higher,
    * Hearts would be bereft of light,
    * Liquor and intoxicants would be consumed,
    * The Islamic punishments (hudud) w
    ill not be
    enforced,
    * The slave-girl would give birth to her master (i.e.
    orders would be disobeyed, or juniors would start
    influencing their seniors),
    * Shameless and naked people will become leaders, *
    The wife would join her husband in business,
    * Men would start imitating women,
    * Women would start imitating men,
    * Oaths will be taken in the name other than Allah,
    * A person would give evidence without having asked to
    do so,
    * People would gain mastery over the sciences for
    purposes other than the
    recognition of Allah,
    * Worldly profits will be gained through religious
    enterprises,
    * Leaders would not equally distribute wealth and
    resources, and the rightful recipients will be
    deprived,
    * Trusts will be treated as booty (to be consumed), *
    Zakaat will be regarded as a tax,
    * The most respected person in the community will its
    worst, * Children would disobey their parents,
    * Mothers would be treated harshly,
    * Friends would be respected,
    * One's wife will be exclusively o
    beyed,
    * The voices of sinners will be elevated in the
    Masajid, * Dancing and music will be rampant,
    * Liquor would be consumed in the streets,
    * Oppressing and cheating people would become a source
    of achievement and
    pride,
    * Police and security will be multiplied,
    * The Qur'an would be recited in singing tones, * The
    skins of wild animals would be laid down,
    * The last portion of this Ummah would curse the first
    generation of Muslims
    (i.e. the Sahabah).
    When all these are prevalent, wait for red winds,
    earthquakes, mutilation of
    bodies, tornadoes, and other signs."
    Anas ibn Malik (RA) further reports:
    "When indecency is prevalent in your elders, and
    ruling power is in the hands of the young, and
    knowledge is attained for one's own aspiration for
    it (i.e. to learn knowledge for fame or to merely fuel
    one's ego), and when
    nepotism is found in your best people, then await the
    last hour."
    >From amongst other signs of the Hour will be that:
    1. When a one hour crescent is sighted, it will be
    said that it is a two day
    moon,
    2. Women will grossly outnumber men, so much so tha
    tthe ration would be 1:50,
    3. Ignorance of Islam will be common,
    4. Much will be said (much information will be
    available), and little will
    be practiced upon.
    The onslaught of such a time has been described by the
    Holy Prophet Muhammad
    (SAW) in the following terms: "A time will come when a
    person steadfast on
    his religion will like holding hot coals in his hand."
    Adapted from Ahwal Yaum al-Qiyamah of 'Allamah
    Safarini
    Moulana Khalid Dhorat
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    may Allah save us and our families.... we have seen all of that already......
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    Ya男ooj and Ma男ooj


    Ya男ooj and Ma男ooj


    There is no doubt that Ya男ooj and Ma男ooj are two huge nations of the
    sons of Adam.

    Anyone who reads the story of Dhu値-Qarnayn and how he dealt with this
    nation in Soorat al-Kahf will know for sure that they exist and that the
    barrier which was built is not metaphorical or imaginary, but is a physical
    barrier built of iron and melted copper. The basic principle is that we
    should take this Qur誕nic text as it is, without resorting to any kind of
    misinterpretation or trying to twist the intended meaning. The Qur誕an has
    told us how the barrier was built and what materials were used, so it is not
    right to say that it is a metaphorical or imaginary barrier. In Soorat
    al-Kahf, Allaah has told us the story of the Muslim king and the great leader
    Dhu値-Qarnayn (may Allaah have mercy on him):





    AYAHS FROM SUARY KAHF!



    Until, when he reached between two mountains, he found, before (near)
    them, a people who scarcely understood a word.



    They said, 前 Dhu値-Qarnayn! Verily! Ya男ooj and Ma男ooj are doing great
    mischief in the land. Shall we then pay you a tribute in order that you
    might erect a barrier between us and them?



    He said: 禅hat (wealth, authority and power) in which my Lord has
    established me is better (than your tribute). So help me with strength (of men), I
    will erect between you and them a barrier.



    Give me pieces (blocks) of iron, then, when he had filled up the gap
    between the two mountain-cliffs, he said, 腺low, till when he had made it
    (red as) fire, he said, 腺ring me molten copper to pour over it.



    So they [Ya男ooj and Ma男ooj] were made powerless to scale it or dig
    through it.

    (Dhu値-Qarnayn) said: 禅his is a mercy from my Lord, but when the Promise
    of my Lord comes, He shall level it down to the ground. And the Promise of
    my Lord is ever true.樗
    [al-Kahf 18:93-98]





    What indicates that these nations exist at present, and indeed are
    attempting on a daily basis to get out and attack people.





    A hadeeth reported by Ibn Maajah with a saheeh isnad from Abu Hurayrah
    (may Allaah be pleased with him), who said:



    典he Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said
    that Ya男ooj and Ma男ooj are digging every day until they can almost see
    sunlight, then the one who is in charge of them says, 敵o back, we will dig
    again tomorrow. Then Allaah restores (the barrier) and makes it stronger
    than it was. (This will continue) until the appointed time. When Allaah
    wishes to send them against the people, they will dig until they can almost
    see sunlight, then the one who is in charge of them will say, 敵o back, we
    will dig again tomorrow, in sha Allah. This time he will say 妬n sha
    Allah, so when they come back (the next day), they will find it as they left
    it, so they will dig their way out and emerge to attack the people. They
    will dry up water (by drinking it, because of their great numbers), and the
    people will seek to protect themselves from them in their fortresses. They
    will fire their arrows into the sky, and the arrows will come back down
    covered in blood (as a test for
    them), and they will say, 展e have defeated the people of the earth and
    have gained the upper hand over the people of heaven. Then Allaah will
    send worms on the napes of their necks, which will kill them. The Messenger
    of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: 釘y the One in
    Whose hand is my soul, the beasts of the earth will grow fat from their
    flesh. (Saheeh Ibn Maajah, 3298)





    the end
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    * The destruction of the Ka'ba and the recovery of its treasures;

    What is meant by the above? Can somebody explain.

    Hassan
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    i dont know akhi, wallahul a'lam
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hassan25
    * The destruction of the Ka'ba and the recovery of its treasures;
    Quote Originally Posted by Hassan25

    What is meant by the above? Can somebody explain.

    Hassan


    salam Alaikum...

    the Prophet (salla Allahu Alaihee wa sallam) reported that there will be a man from Abyssinia who's called (Thu Al-Suwayqatain)called so due to the fact that his legs are widely spaced...He's black... and bald-headed...that man will destroy the Ka'ba stone by stone which will happen at the end of Time... He will appear at the time of Isaa Ibn Mariam...

    It was reported by the Prophet that Thu-Al-Suwayqatain will steale the Ka'ba treasure and Kiswah (Cover) ...

    There's a Hadith that says leave the Abyssinians alone...do not disturb them if they don't you... for no one will recover the treasure of the Ka'ba except a man from Abyssinia called The Suwayqatain... (My own translation)

    now what treasure is that... I have no knowledge of that... and Allah knows best...

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    The trial of the Dajal, may Allah make it easeful for those who have to live through it.

    How will the world populus react when the Gog & Magog emerge, the beast (Darbutul Urs?) with the Staff of Musa (PBUH) in one hamd and the ring of Sulayman (PBUH) on the other hand, the coming of the Dajal and so forth.

    It sounds like chaos, may Allah preserve our Iman and give us much strength to see us through the days of test.

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    one ?..is the splitting of the Moon..the phases of..or eclipses?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThE aPpReNtIcE
    one ?..is the splitting of the Moon..the phases of..or eclipses?
    Akhi, that sign has already passed... read Surah Al-Qamar...ayah 1... Allah says: ''The moon has split and the hour has drawn closer''... in books of tafseer this ayah is interpreted as follow:
    The Mushrikeen asked the Prophet (SAW) before his immugration to Madinah to show them a 'sign' an 'evidence' that Allah exists... so it was the splitting of the moon... yet they still disbelieved...SubhanALlah...as you can see, in the ayah that present perfect tense is used 'has split' meaning it's already passed...yet when exactly I know not. It has been reported that the moon actually split 'twice' during the time of the Prophet Muhammed (Salla ALlahu Alayhee wassallam) ...it has split into to halves... and Allah knows best.
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    Thanks sis..but does it mention..wat it means as split?..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThE aPpReNtIcE
    Thanks sis..but does it mention..wat it means as split?..
    it is mentioned that the moon split/cut/halved into two halves each half was seen on top of two different mountains...
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    If you don't mind, can you tell me more about:-

    The Creature (Dar-bu-tal Urs)........any narrations on it's physical make up? I am of the understanding that it will travel the world at great speed and will carry the staff of Musa (PBUH) and the ring of Sulayman (PBUH).

    Are you able to shed more light on the matter?

    Also, the Gog & Magog, they sound scary, totally barbaric! The first group of them alone will consume the worlds water supply? What kind of people must they be, I know some have written that the Gog and Magog could be the Mongols.

    However, Allah knows best. But when they are unleashed it's gonna be chaos!

    The world won't know what hit us, this isn't Tolkien either. These are days to come, the fuse leading to the end of days.

    Allah have mercy upon us.

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    Think of Cyclops..thats what i transliterated from Hadiths i ve read..huge..hairy...ugly..blood thrsty...(Gog and Magog)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baby Paw
    If you don't mind, can you tell me more about:-

    The Creature (Dar-bu-tal Urs)........any narrations on it's physical make up? I am of the understanding that it will travel the world at great speed and will carry the staff of Musa (PBUH) and the ring of Sulayman (PBUH).

    Are you able to shed more light on the matter?

    Also, the Gog & Magog, they sound scary, totally barbaric! The first group of them alone will consume the worlds water supply? What kind of people must they be, I know some have written that the Gog and Magog could be the Mongols.

    However, Allah knows best. But when they are unleashed it's gonna be chaos!

    The world won't know what hit us, this isn't Tolkien either. These are days to come, the fuse leading to the end of days.

    Allah have mercy upon us.
    I wrote a long reply on the matter of Dabbatul-Al-Ard...but it disappeared...

    How frustrating...
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    i kno how u feel sis..one time i put a pair of soks in the wash..i found only one sok later..

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    Here we go again... I'll try to re-write that reply on dabbatul-ard for the second time...

    You see, Dabbatul-Ard is believed to emerge during/or after the time of Gog and Magog... (Ya'jooj and Ma'jooj)...

    In the Quran in Surat Al-Naml...ayah 82 Allah says:

    82.And when the Word (of torment) is fulfilled against them, We shall bring out from the earth a beast for them, to speak to them because mankind believed not with certainty in Our Ay穰 (Verses of the Qur'穗 and Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم).

    What we learn from that Ayah is that , that 'beast' will talk to people...
    Beast is not the literal translation to the word Dabbah... the same word is mentioned in different ayat meaning animals and other creatures...
    So, we don't actually know how does that creature look...whether it's a human being, animal, beast or anything else...

    It will carry the ring of Solomon and the rod of Moses... it will mark the foreheads of the unbelievers with the word 'Kafer' and break/destroy their noses useing the rod/ring. Meanwhile, it will mark the foreheads of the believers with the word 'Mu'men' (True believer)... and will adorn their faces... meaning during that time there will be either true believers or unbelievers... no place for hypocrites. People will be able to know whether the other party is a believer or not as it is written on their foreheads...so no confusion...

    And Allah knows best...

    not as informative as the one I wrote before but it's satisfactory...
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    Concerning Gog & Magog (Ya'juj and Ma'juj) then most of the Hadiths that have been reported regarding HOW they look are weak... ( Weak Isnad)...so it's hard to follow them... some say they're tiny little hairy creatures...some say they're as huge as a tree... but what I can tell you about them is based on the Quran and how they're described there and some Hadiths by the prophets, authentic ones.

    In Surah Kahf... we're told about them:

    94.They said: O DhulQarnain! Verily Ya'jj and Ma'jj (Gog and Magog) are doing great mischief in the land. Shall we then pay you a tribute in order that you might erect a barrier between us and them؟.

    The people addressing DhulQarnain say: Gog and Magog are doing great mischief. so here... we got the first characteristic of that nation... they're mischiefous and they caused a lot of chaos and fasad to the countries around them, which drive those countries to have a contract with Dhulqarnain and build that iron wall...

    95.He said: That (wealth, authority and power) in which my Lord had established me is better (than your tribute). So help me with strength (of men), I will erect between you and them a barrier..

    So a barrier was created... now whether that barrier is visible to us ( some think it's the Great China wall)... or whether it's underground...we still don't know.. Allah knows best...

    96.Give me pieces (blocks) of iron; then, when he had filled up the gap between the two mountaincliffs, he said: Blow; then when he had made it (red as) fire, he said: Bring me molten copper to pour over it..

    Again... talking about the barrier... it's made of iron...that's another clue...
    now listen to this: ''When he had filled the gap between two mountaincliffs''...meaning the barrier exists between two mountains... now Geography's turn... which country has two mountains which in between there's a barrier, a wall...(china? I dunno...)

    97.So they (Ya'jj and Ma'jj (Gog and Magog)) were made powerless to scale it or dig through it..

    That's due to the Mercy of Allah... and that's why we're supposed to read Surah Kahf every Friday...because Gog and Magog are actually digging that barrier making a hole in there..by reading surah Al-Kahf we help close that hole... so there...

    99.And on that Day (i.e. the Day Ya'jj and Ma'jj (Gog and Magog) will come out), We shall leave them to surge like waves on one another; and the Trumpet will be blown, and We shall collect them all together..

    By the end of time they'll be released and they will eat everything...and drink all drying the seas...


    ...to be continued...
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    Now a number of Hadiths have been mentioned concerning Gog and Magog... in one of the hadiths... the prophets reports that Gog and Magog try daily to break the wall/barrier... when the night falls they go to sleep saying: tomorrow we will resume breaking the wall, without saying 'in sha'Allah'... (Allah's will) ... so when they wake up they find that the wall reverting to its original condition...no hole.. so they start digging/breaking it again... same thing occurs daily... until one day they say : tomorrow in sha'Allah ( Allah's will) we'll continue... and when they wake up they'll find the wall as it had been left the previous day... so they'll finish breaking it and that's when they emerge...

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    Now one may wonder , where are the Muslims during that time???

    Well, The believers will be with Prophet Isa on top of Mount Toor (most narrations say it's Mount Too)... They will escape to the mountain(s) fearing Ya'juj and Ma'juj... making Dua to Allah and praying with Prophet Isa...

    Now the way Ya'juj and Ma'juj are destroyed is unknow... some narrations say that Allah will send bird carrying stones..throwing them at Gog and Magog...killing them. Some say that sores necks will cause their death...Allah knows best...

    Now after they're all dead... their corpses will produce stinky smell... that's when Allah will send rain that will wash the entire earth ..getting rid of their bodies...

    That's almost all I know about them... their are minor details...but Allah knows best...

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    very interesting

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    My toughest fight was with my first wife.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Consider
    50 Signs of the Day of Judgment From the Words of Allah and His Messenger (sallallahu `alaihi wa sallam)
    Dr. Suhaib Hasan

    From a lecture at Cambridge University
    Islamic Society, Shawwal 1420 / January 2000.


    The Signs are listed in roughly chronological order, although the order is not necessarily precise, especially for those in the future.

    This is a brief summary of the signs; there are many books, articles, cassettes etc. which discuss these in greater detail. May Allah enable us to recognise and heed the Signs, and strengthen us in the times of tribulation.

    "Are they waiting for anything except the Hour, to come to them suddenly? But its Signs have already come!" (Al-Qur誕n, Surah Muhammad)


    Past

    1. Splitting of the Moon.

    2. Death of the Prophet Muhammad, may Allah bless him and grant him peace.

    3. A form of death which will kill thousands of Muslims. (Understood to refer to the plague of Amwas during the
    caliphate of 繕mar ibn al-Khattab.)

    4. A major fighting in Madinah (understood to refer to the battle of al-Harrah during the caliphate of Yazid, 63 AH).

    5. The Muslim conquest of Jerusalem.

    6. The Muslim conquest of Constantinople.

    7. Two large groups of Muslims will fight in war.

    8. A war between the Muslims and a reddish people with small eyes, wearing sandals made of hair (understood to refer to
    the Mongol Tatar invasion of the Islamic lands.)

    9. A peace agreement between the Muslims and non-Muslims from the yellow race (Chinese, Mongols, etc.)

    10. Thirty impostors (dajjal) will appear, each thinking he is a prophet.


    Present?

    11. Naked, destitute, barefoot shepherds will compete in building tall buildings.

    12. The slave-woman will give birth to her master or mistress.

    13. A trial (fitnah) which will enter every Arab household.

    14. Knowledge will be taken away (by the death of people of knowledge), and ignorance will prevail.

    15. Wine (intoxicants, alcohol) will be drunk in great quantities.

    16. Illegal sexual intercourse will become widespread.

    17. Earthquakes will increase.

    18. Time will pass more quickly.

    19. Tribulations (fitan) will prevail.

    20. Bloodshed will increase.

    21. A man will pass by the grave of another and wish he was in the latter痴 place.

    22. Trustworthiness will be lost, i.e. when authority is given to those who do not deserve it.

    23. People will gather for prayer, but will be unable to find an imam to lead them.


    Future

    24. The number of men will decrease, whilst the number of women will increase, until for every man there are 50 women.

    25. The Euphrates will reveal a treasure of gold, and many will die fighting over it, each one hoping to be the one who gains
    the treasure.

    26. The Romans (Europeans) will come to a place called A知aq or Wabiq, and an army of the best people will go forth from Madinah to face them.

    27. The Muslim conquest of Rome.

    28. The Mahdi (guided one) will appear, and be the Imam of the Muslims.

    29. Jesus Christ will descend in Damascus, and pray behind the Mahdi.

    30. Jesus will break the cross and kill the swine, i.e. destroy the false christianity.

    31. The Antichrist (al-masih al-dajjal, the false christ) will appear, with all his tools of deception, and be an immense trial. He will be followed by 70,000 Jews from Isfahan (present-day Iran).

    32. The appearance of Ya男uj and Ma男uj (Gog and Magog), and the associated tribulations.

    33. The emergence of the Beast from the Earth, carrying the Staff of Moses and the Seal of Solomon, who will speak to the people, telling them they did not believe with certainty in the Divine Signs.

    34. A major war between the Muslims (including Jews and Christians who truly believe in Jesus after his return) led by the Imam Mahdi, and the Jews plus other non-Muslims led by the Antichrist.

    35. Jesus will kill the Antichrist at the gate of Ludd (Lod in present-day Israel, site of an airport and a major Israeli military base).

    36. A time of great peace and serenity during and after the remaining lifetime of Jesus.

    37. Wealth will come so abundant that it will become difficult to find someone to accept charity.

    38. Arabia will become a land of gardens and rivers.

    39. Society will then decay.

    40. The buttocks of the women of the tribe of Daws will again sway in circumambulation (tawaf) around the idol Dhul-Khulsah.

    41. A great fire in the Hijaz, seen by the inhabitants of Busra.

    42. Three major armies will sink into the earth: one in the east, one in the west, one in Arabia.

    43. An Abyssinian leader with thin shins will destroy the Ka鍛ah.

    44. The huge cloud of smoke.

    45. The sun will rise from the west (its place of setting).

    46. A gentle wind which will take the souls of the believers.

    47. There is no-one left on the earth saying, "Allah, Allah" or "There is no god except Allah."

    48. Eventually the Day of Judgment is established upon the worst of the people, who copulate like donkeys in public.

    49. The blowing in the Trumpet by the Angel Israfil, upon which everyone will faint except as Allah wills.

    50. The second blowing in the Trumpet, upon which everyone will be resurrected.

    may Allah give us the strength to pass these tests with ease.Inshallah.

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    Thanks for that Lonely Me, very interesting.

    I am still wondering about Darbutal-Ard after it has marked the foreheads of all with the mark of Kufr or Mumin.

    What will be the reaction of the people as to what they have been sealed with by The Creature, either believer or non believer.

    By this time, one is assuming that the whole world will know that Islam is the true religon.

    Therefore, to be sealed with sign of Kufr, means no salvation at all, of course Allah knows best.

    The signs are already in motion...

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    I failed to mention that during that time (When Dabtul-Ard Appears) no repentance will be accepted and Allah knows best...believers will be known...unbelievers will be known...it's a black-or-white time......There's a hadith by the Prophet which generally means that when the sun rises from the west, and the Dajjal and Dabtul-Ard appear...no repentance and nothing will rescue one who didn't repent before those signs or did good for himself...... After the emergence of DAbatul-Ard... there'll come a breeze... from Yemen... taking the lives of the believers... leaving the unbeliever alive who will witness the scary part...
    Life goes on ...

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    Meaning the doors of repetance shall be shut for good when the sun rises from the west.

    Will the populus of the world even know what hit em when all of this happens?

    I am wondering if people will become aware that repetance no longer makes a difference then they will just do what-ever they feel like doing as it no longer makes a difference.

    I would imagine that such people will be the lowest in terms of morality and decency of conduct.

    Allah knows best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baby Paw
    Meaning the doors of repetance shall be shut for good when the sun rises from the west.

    Will the populus of the world even know what hit em when all of this happens?

    I am wondering if people will become aware that repetance no longer makes a difference then they will just do what-ever they feel like doing as it no longer makes a difference.

    I would imagine that such people will be the lowest in terms of morality and decency of conduct.

    Allah knows best.
    well...here's how it goes... when the sun rises from the west and the other two major signs emerge... people (ALL people) and esp. unbelievers, hypocrites and those who committed major sins... will realise that it's time for punishment... it's the time when all what the prophet and Quran tell us about come to light... they didn't believe in those signs, the End of Time, punishment, life after death...heaven ...hell... and that's why they indulged themselves in this Dunya and committed a lot of sins forgetting about the end of time... so on that day Allah will show them all that is mentioned in the Quran... and will punish them for forgetting Him ...

    Now, at that time, everybody's shocked, stunned, afraid... people won't even have the time, patience, or interest in sins... on the other hand, they'll try to show their repentance and ask for Allah's forgiveness...but it's too late... Allah knows best... May Allah forgive me if I uttered any wrong...
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    It sounds intense.

    I'm just trying to picture it in my head, what the scene will be like.

    The whole of civilisation that is still left stand will know what is to come.

    With the second coming of Prophet Isa (PBUH) and despite the slaying of the dajal and victory for the Muslims.

    There will still come a time when people will once again fall into the plague of disbelief?

    Human nature, so quick to forget the favours that Allah has bestowed upon us.

    Then eventually Allah will command the angel Israfil to blow the horn, and so it begins.

    I've read stuff on this, no matter how vivid the description, it's safe to say that the reality will be beyond comprehension.

    Allah knows best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baby Paw
    I've read stuff on this, no matter how vivid the description, it's safe to say that the reality will be beyond comprehension.

    Allah knows best.
    You said the words... it's hard to picture that... so sometimes...some things are better left off un-pictured by our inward eye... we should believe in those things without questioning and that's what Surah Baqarah, first Juz, First page says... describing the believers ...saying: those who believe in the Unseen/Unknown... May we be among them, in sha'Allah...

    Allah knows best.
    Life goes on ...

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    Good read mashallah - Very scary

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    Quote Originally Posted by Consider
    50 Signs of the Day of Judgment From the Words of Allah and His Messenger (sallallahu `alaihi wa sallam)
    Dr. Suhaib Hasan

    From a lecture at Cambridge University
    Islamic Society, Shawwal 1420 / January 2000.

    The Signs are listed in roughly chronological order, although the order is not necessarily precise, especially for those in the future.

    This is a brief summary of the signs; there are many books, articles, cassettes etc. which discuss these in greater detail. May Allah enable us to recognise and heed the Signs, and strengthen us in the times of tribulation.
    I have read your post, and scanned the thread and I continue to come back to this question.
    The Signs are listed in roughly chronological order, although the order is not necessarily precise, especially for those in the future.
    If Allah delivered these signs, wouldn't he have gotten the chronological order correct?
    And wouldn't He have provided this wisdom without being "not necessarily precise, especially for those in the future. " ?

    Why would Allah, give mankind, half a map?
    Or a map which can not be read in any rational order to find the destination?

    It would seem clear to me that the creator of all, from sub-atomic particles to the method of cellular growth into complex beings such as humans, would be a bit more precise with his messages.
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    [QUOTE] [QUOTE=Stanley Stunodd]
    If Allah delivered these signs, wouldn't he have gotten the chronological order correct?
    And wouldn't He have provided this wisdom without being "not necessarily precise, especially for those in the future. " ?

    Why would Allah, give mankind, half a map?
    Or a map which can not be read in any rational order to find the destination?
    If you failed to notice...Islam means submission....and submission means giving in...surrendering... obedience!... We're told to believe in the Unseen...the Unknown... so we believe in it cuz that what will make us true believers!... now why Allah hides some things from us?...well...the answer is in the following Ayat:

    101 - O ye who believe! ask not questions about things which, if made plain to you, may cause you trouble. But if ye ask about things when the Qur-an is being revealed, they will be made plain to you, Allah will forgive those: for Allah is oft-Forgiving, most forbearing..

    In Islam, there's a wisdom behind EVERYthing... sometimes we get to know that wisdom...that moral... but sometimes we just fail to...cuz our abilites are finite... besides...we're not 'told' the when's or why's...

    Allah tests us all the time....there are those who follow and those who don't.....there are those who use their brains and refuse to give in unless they have figures, maps..etc... and those who believe in everything they're told to believe in and show obedience to their Creator who KNOWS ALL-THINGS...

    I dunno if I answered your question , but I had to type down that thought before it airs out...
    Life goes on ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stanley Stunodd
    I have read your post, and scanned the thread and I continue to come back to this question.
    If Allah delivered these signs, wouldn't he have gotten the chronological order correct?
    And wouldn't He have provided this wisdom without being "not necessarily precise, especially for those in the future. " ?

    Why would Allah, give mankind, half a map?
    Or a map which can not be read in any rational order to find the destination?

    It would seem clear to me that the creator of all, from sub-atomic particles to the method of cellular growth into complex beings such as humans, would be a bit more precise with his messages.
    you question why i delete some of your posts

    this is a perfect example
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    نريد زعيما يخاف الواحد الأحد




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    Woah! done a good job explaining that lonely me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shaid_b
    Woah! done a good job explaining that lonely me.
    Jazak Allah khair.
    Life goes on ...

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    The article lists these signs in rough chronological order.

    And there are many hadith which tell us about the signs of the Day of Judgement. The article seemes to have collated them all and placed them in one article.

    The Qur'an is neither a book of science nor a book of predictions. It is a book of Guidance to mankind. As it is from God, all things mentioned in it are correct. Regardless of how much detail certain aspects are mentioned.

    Quote Originally Posted by Stanley Stunodd
    I have read your post, and scanned the thread and I continue to come back to this question.
    If Allah delivered these signs, wouldn't he have gotten the chronological order correct?
    And wouldn't He have provided this wisdom without being "not necessarily precise, especially for those in the future. " ?

    Why would Allah, give mankind, half a map?
    Or a map which can not be read in any rational order to find the destination?

    It would seem clear to me that the creator of all, from sub-atomic particles to the method of cellular growth into complex beings such as humans, would be a bit more precise with his messages.
    Please Re-update your Signature

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    Re: 50 Signs of the Day of Judgment

    Everythign up number has happened, has this happened yet?:

    23. People will gather for prayer, but will be unable to find an imam to lead them.


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