MOSQUES ARE NOT CLOSED ,HEARTS ARE!
All of us know the condition of our country and whole world. Everyone is at risk of death.No one can go out for even the basic needs of life. World is in danger. We being muslims consider it as a punishment from ALLAH taa’la.We have got so far from ALLAH Taa’la. We have started riding our horses on evil roads. We were killing people, killing honors and killing hopes.
Several people died in Kashmir in previous months and they were in curfew under Idian forces. We did not bother them starving and suffering. Now ALLAH Taa’la has shown us what is the punishment of not helping fellow muslims in problems.
as one of the Hadith says :
“Oppression will be a darkness on the day of Judgement”
[ Sahih Al-Bukhari 2447]
In this Pandemic (covid_19) Government of Pakistan has taken many steps toward the betterment of public. They closed the educational institutions, several offices and all kinds of gatherings . In this situation , government has also closed mosques. This deadly virus that spread even with a person touch other shaking hands.
People raised a huge fiasco over this. They claimed the authorities for not doing the right things. They said ” How would we ask for forgiveness from ALLAH taa’la?” and questions like this . According to reports two of the affected people ran away from a hospital in Punjab to offer Jummah Prayer.
On such behaviour people are asked to stay away from each other and pray at homes. We people think that we can not talk to ALLAH Taa’la if we do not pray in mosques. Is it true?
ALLAH Taa’la is everywhere HE listens everyone. He is the one who answered the prayers of Prophet Yunus AS in belly of a whale.
in The Holy Quran He says
“Not a leaf falls, but He knows it”
He is The one who is present every where, and still we think HE could only forgive us if we pray in Mosque.
On another place in The Holy Quran He says
“Call me upon, I will respond you ”
Allah taa’la asks his man to call him. He never says call me just in mosques so He will respond.
Another thing that people have adopted they are giving Zaeef (not so authentic) Ahadees to claim that they need to offer in mosques.
The people who never prayed in mosques except Jummah prayers are now furious about praying in Mosques.People get mad at closing of mosques. What if an affected person enters the mosques and affect two other person and that affected person transfers the virus to another and so on.
Prophet Hazrat Muhammad P.B.U.H said
“If you hear of an outbreak of plague in a land, do not enter it, but if the plague breaks out in a place while you are in, do not leave that place”
[ Sahih Muslim and Sahih Bukhari]
In Islam, people’s life is valued so much. We come to know by Islamic teachings that the Haram things are considered Halal only in the case of saving someones life or if owns life is in danger. Islam emphasizes on saving people.
In The Holy Quran ALLAH Taa’la says
“Whoever saves one soul -is as if he had saved mankind entirely”
Covid_19 is a pandemic that transfers from a person to another person. We are ordered by the government to stay 6 feet away from fellow human beings, to stay in homes. In this time of crisis if Muslims fight with other Muslims around we can not sort it out. We should stay at home and pray at homes and ask forgiveness from ALLAH Taa’la. Not because government
has said so. Just to obey Allah ‘s order and ask HIM to forgive whole mankind. May ALLAH Taa’la save us all from this disease and forgive us all .