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  1. assalam aliakum. I think you have covered everything, from following the Book to the Prophets way, I’m not sure if scholars come into it.. oh maybe, the Knowledge you attain, keeping good company. Also you covere having trust in Allah, doing the sunnats/recommended actions a muslim should do..maybe doing something in allah’s Cause, striving to eztablish something for the sake of helping the ummah or a muslim, but then again that might go under ‘Intentions’ or would it??

  2. thank you my brother for enlightening us ,this is truly a wonderful eye opener to all of us, sometimes we need to be awaken if we slept out from the world of reality.We truly appreciate it "may allah bless" you in everything you……

  3. Masha Allah! Every article of yours seems to spur the reader to action, Alhamdulillah! May Allah bless you for this noble work! May you come out with more and more!

    • Amin Ya Mujeeb. Very interesting articles and very practical too. You just wanna read and read. Alhamdulillah.

  4. i think we cant add more, because this list is very interesting, and evryone should keep it, and try to read it each time he feel that there’s no barakah in his life

  5. Mashallah .. i actually can not add more .. what you’ve said is really enough .. may allah bless all of us ^^

  6. Assalamualikum! Masha Allah this website is very informative and useful!!
    In the 3rd point above… u have misspelled Allah’s name as Allay…..do see to it…
    Walaikumusalaam! and jazakAllah khair!

  7. Jazak Allah Khairan Abu Productive for this post.  You’re absolutely right, everyone is always complaining how time is so fleeting (myself included!).  Waking up early and praying fajr is essential to getting off on the right foot.  The barakat of the rest of the day is within this time of day.  Extraordinary post!

  8. This is really good masha Allah…just would like to add one more important point…that is be good and dutiful to our parents..and always make du’a for them…there are many verses in the qur’an and hadith related to this… and if  we are married then make du’a for both our parents and our in laws..by being dutiful to them  insha Allah Allah will bestow more barakah on us…

  9. This is really good masha Allah…just would like to add one more important point…that is be good and dutiful to our parents..and always make du’a for them…there are many verses in the qur’an and hadith related to this… and if  we are married then make du’a for both our parents and our in laws..by being dutiful to them  insha Allah Allah will bestow more barakah on us…

  10. Jazak Allah khair brother,

    May Allah bless you and your family abundantly for creating this site, I love this site and it helps me a lot, alhamdu lillah.  May Allay help us to do all the above things, aameen

  11. Thank you very much. MashaAllah Really helpful. May Allah pure barakah on you and your brothers and sisters…

  12. i think making your mother happy is a source of barakah as well.. a mother’s du’a is always maqbool. rite?

    • I think Bir al Walidayn should have been listed among the main sources of Barak i m surprised it wasn’t even mentioned.

  13. what if you lie in business because you want to hide the secrets of trade? like customers ask you where did you get it from..or where did you buy it from…can you lie?

    • Concealing your secret is not lying. you can honestly say the customers that you are not willing to share it with them in an appropriate way so that you will not hurt them.

      • say a customer wants to start the same type of business as you, if I for instance share my trade secrets with her would that be Baraka for my business since it’s like I am wanting for my sister what I love for myself? or is there wisdom in protecting my business from competition?

  14. thank you for this amazing artical, you helped us hopely Allah help you :D
    in my opinion saying “subahanallah i am happy with my situation” is an other way to get more barakah :D

  15. SubhanaAllah and MashaAllah. Very simple and elaborative. InshaALlah may ALLAH Taa’ala bless your efforts and InshaAllah allow us to follow all these points. Amin. 

  16. Assalam o alikum. Very good article indeed. Dawa is another source of barakah. Calling people in your circle towards Allah. Trying to make islah

  17. Assalamualaikum                                                                                                                                   
                    JazakAllahu khairan.

  18. MashaAllah, these articles are really encouraging, can’t stop reading… I think I heard there is a specific surat you can read which is a good source of barakah, my husband did it and subhanAllah! it really worked alhamdulillah! Can’t remember which one it was, though. Does anybody know?

  19. I think there is a very important thing that you should add which is fasting , i mean why would Mohammad ( PBUH) was consistent on fasting Mondays and Thursdays . 

    I cant describe the real power of fasting or spiritual power here in this comment box but think about it how much time you save , when you are not spending your time on kitchen or eating lunch or not going to supermarket , or going to restroom and so on . 

  20. There is no dout in this eighteen sources of success because
    if you trust on God then no body can stop you and your work and God always help
    those who helps them self any way thank for the sharing such informative
    sentence

  21.  

    I study your blog and I am
    very pleasure to read that because the only one thing in this world is the
    trust on God because if we trust on God then nothing in this world stop your
    job

  22. What about refraining from gossip and mentioning the good qualities of others instead of their faults?

  23. ABUNDANT REMEMBRANCE OF ALLAH (DHIKRULLAH)
    Dhikrullah helps to draw Allah’s attention and, along with it, his blessings towards oneself. 
     Abu Hurayra (RA) reported that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) said, “Allah Almighty says, ‘I am in My slave’s opinion of Me and I am with Him when He remembers Me. When he remembers Me in himself, I mention him in Myself. If he mentions Me in an assembly, I mention him in a better assembly than them.’ If he comes near Me by a handspan, I come near him a cubit. If he comes near Me by a cubit, I come near a fathom. When he comes to walking, I come to him running.”   (Muslim and al-Bukhari)

    ATTENDING THE GATHERINGS OF DHIKR (REMEMBRANCE OF ALLAH)The gatherings of Dhikr attract the Angels who encircle these gatherings and also cause Allah’s blessings to descend upon them.Abu Hurayra reported that the Messenger of Allah said, “Allah Almighty has angels who travel the highways and by-ways seeking out the people of dhikr. When they find people remembering Allah, the Mighty and Majestic, they call out to one another, ‘Come to what you hunger for!’ and they enfold them with their wings stretching up to the lowest heaven. Their Lord – who knows them better – asks them, ‘What are My slaves saying?’ They say, ‘They are glorifying You, proclaiming Your greatness, praising You and magnifying You.’ He says, ‘Have they seen Me?’ They say, ‘No, by Allah, they have not seen You.’ He says, ‘How would it be if they were to see Me?’ [extra ‘He said’s deleted] They say, ‘If they were to see You, they would worship You even more intensely and magnify You even more intensely and glorify You even more intensely.’ He says, ‘What are they asking Me for?’They say, ‘They are asking You for the Garden.’ He says, ‘Have they seen it?’ They say, ‘No, by Allah, they have not seen it.'” He says, ‘How would it be if they were to see it?’ They say, ‘If they were to see it, they would yearn for it even more strongly and seek it even more assiduously and would have an even greater desire for it.’ He says, ‘What are they seeking refuge from?’ ‘They are seeking refuge from the Fire.’ He says, ‘Have they seen it?’ He says, ‘How would it be if they were to see it?’ They say, ‘If they were to see it, they would flee from it even harder and have an even greater fear of it.’ He says, ‘I testify to you that I have forgiven them.’ One of angels says, ‘Among them is so-and-so who is not one of them. He came to get something he needed.’ He says, ‘They are sitting and the one sitting with them will not be wretched.'” (al-Bukhari) 

    • We are nothing. Allah is Everything. Therefore, we should remember Him, Praise Him, Ask forgiveness of Him, and Thank Him at all times. For we are just travelers in this world. seeking to return to our Eternal Home with Allah, and seeking His Guidance and following His Directions in getting there. May Allah bless us all to stay Tawquah and remember Him constantly.

    • JazakAllahu Khairen!
      I couldn’t help but want to mention…

      “Salawat An Nabi” or Sending Blessings on Prophet Muhammad (sallalahu alaihi wa salam) is an excellent way to increase your barakat!

      Almighty Allah says: “Surely Allah and His Angels send blessings on the Holy Prophet (Sallal Laahu Alaihi Wasallim). O you who believe! Send Blessings (Durood) and Salutations (Salaams) on the Prophet with worthy Salutation”.(Surah al-Ahzab: 56)

      In this verse of the Holy Quran, Almighty Allah, His Malaa’ikah and the Muslims have been mentioned as sending Durood upon Sayyiduna Rasoolullah (Sallal Laahu Alaihi Wasallim). So, Durood Shareef is actually “a Du’a in praise of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Sallal Laahu Alaihi Wasallim).”

      Hazrat Anas (radi Allahu anhu) narrates that Sayyiduna Rasoolullah (Sallal Laahu Alaihi Wasallim) said: “He who reads a single Durood upon me, Almighty Allah blesses him ten times, ten of his sins are forgiven, and he is increased ten times in stages (internally). (Mishkaat)

      Hazrat Abdullah ibn Ma’sud (radi Allahu anhu) also narrates that Sayyiduna Rasoolullah (Sallal Laahu Alaihi Wasallim) said: “On the Day of Qiyamah, the closest to me from among the people will be those who have read the most amount of Durood Shareef”. (Tirmidhi)
      Source : http://www.islamicacademy.org/html/Articles/English/Excellence_in_Durood_Sharif.htm

      اَللّٰهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ وَّ عَلٰى اٰلِ مُحَمَّدٍ كَمَا صَلَّيْتَ عَلٰى اِبْرَاهِيْمَ وَعَلٰى اٰلِ اِبْرَاهِيْمَ اِنَّكَ حَمِيْدٌ مَّجِيْدٌ اَللّٰهُمَّ بَارِكْ عَلٰى مُحَمَّدٍ وَّ عَلٰى اٰلِ مُحَمَّدٍ كَمَا بَارَكْتَ عَلٰى اِبْرَاهِيْمَ وَعَلٰى اٰلِ اِبْرَاهِيْمَ اِنَّكَ حَمِيْدٌ مَّجِيْدٌ
      (حصن حصين)

      O Allah, bestow Your favour on Muhammad (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) and on the family of Muhammad (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) as You have bestowed Your favour on Ibrahim and on the family of Ibrahim, You are Praiseworthy, Most Glorious. O Allah, bless Muhammad (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) and the family of Muhammad (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) as You have blessed Ibrahim and the family of Ibrahim, You are Praiseworthy, Most Glorious.
      (Hisn e Haseen)

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  24. May Allah bless you for your article. İ will try to remeber the advises and practise them! İ would like to add something: Try to do everything with wudu. Cooking with wudu, shopping with wudu etc. brings a lot of Barakat.

  25. I really enjoyed the article and found everything perfect. Hope the information is from Ahle-sunnah-wa-Jama-ah. Would like to know the source of this information.
    thankyou

  26.  the thing which i want to focus more and more is Namaz and roza  if some one take caring of it then he will be very good Muslims and every one will be happy form him . and last thing i was to share is that to take care of others and listing Quran .

  27. CONTROL
    OVER TONGUE: O you who have believed, avoid much assumption. Indeed some
    assumption is sin. And donot spy or backbite eachother. Would one of you like to
    eat the flesh of his brother when dead? You would detest it.And fear Allah;
    indeed, Allah is the most Acceptor of repentance and the most Merciful. ( Surah
    Al-Hujurat, verse 12, )

  28. Amazing article . read alhumdoelillah .
    another source of Barakah is reading Durood Sharif throughout your day as u get free. like you are sitting n doing nothing then reciting durood would make it productive

  29. asalam alaiikum warehmatullahhi wabaraktu
    well definatly first of all i would realy appreciate the kind of work that you admin and your team are trying to do is to spread the truth of ISLAM and also the dawah to get into more people.
    May ALLAH swt bless your work and also the people and their families associated with this work alhumdulilah dat we have a zariya to atleast look into ourselves and keep and eye through your articles videos newsletters alhumdulilah
    May ALLAH bless you in shaa ALLAH looking and xpecting more from here alhumdulilah
    JazakALLAH khairan kathira

  30. asalam alaiikum warehmatullahhi wabaraktu
    well definatly first of all i would realy appreciate the kind of work that you admin and your team are trying to do is to spread the truth of ISLAM and also the dawah to get into more people.
    May ALLAH swt bless your work and also the people and their families associated with this work alhumdulilah dat we have a zariya to atleast look into ourselves and keep and eye through your articles videos newsletters alhumdulilah
    May ALLAH bless you in shaa ALLAH looking and xpecting more from here alhumdulilah
    JazakALLAH khairan kathira..

  31. Excellent article. Barak Allah feekum. I would add sending prayers and blessings upon our Prophet Muhammad(peace be upon him) . اللهم صلي وسلم على نبينا محمد

  32. No 8 Dua, after mentioning Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.S) you forgot the (P.B.U.H/S.A.W.S)

    other than that great article, enjoyed every bit of it, i just came across this website..i’m telling all my friends about it!…my Allah increase barakha in all your day to day activities and reward you with a place in jannah!….good work is being done here

  33. InshaAllah ALLAH (C.C) reward you for those sharing of you. I met by chance with Productive Muslim and I hope it will make lots of changes in my life . InşalALLAH we and Productive Muslim will be ones who are constant productive. Allah razı olsun ! :)

  34. Thank you sooo much for your effort in listing down all of the sources of blessing! May Allah increase your knowledge for sharing this with us. Thank you!

  35. I agree that the seeking of barakah is an obligation for a Muslim. What I understand from personal experience is that we can ask for that right is implied but the final decision to grant is His i.e. Allah s.w.t. divine right; because barakah belongs to Him. With asking for barakah I understand that an important virtue is patience. Allah s.w.t holds the divine right to decide each and everything upon us. Seeking barakah is a powerful motivator for us to behave accordingly so Allah s.w.t will like us. The more powerfull motivator I have experienced is the FEAR of Allah s.w.t in having barakah taken away. That is why I think it is stated in the Glorious Quran that what Allah s.w.t wants is for us to ‘fear’ Him so that we will not commit sin, thereby avoiding punishment, and to do good deeds so we are rewarded. What I understand is nothing new for it belongs to Allah s.w.t. The final ayat of Surah Al Baqarah is what reminds me to be in fear of Allah s.w.t . as primary to seeking of barakah. I find only by fearing Allah s.w.t. will I obey him because of innate nature of man i.e. to avoid loss (of Barakah). All said though not exhaustive, this website’s focus on seeking barakah is a commendable effort and is a good motivator for Muslims who lose their way from time to time. After all no one likes to be threatened i.e. “you will suffer loss if you do this and this”. That is why I am reminded of the barakah of a friend that said, “Islam is a beautiful religion” for Allah s.w.t really understands what truly motivates human behaviour i.e. the animal man without belief in Allah s.w.t “seeks to maximise” i.e. maximise gain, minimise loss. So being a Muslim is barakah itself that we take for granted.

  36. Assalaamualaikum Brothers and Sisters
    I’ve seen many people of the belief that when one plans for something, discussing it with people be it their friends or family, would result in their plans being deprived of barakah. How far is it relevant please somebody throw some light.
    JazakAllah

    • He’s an,I believe you are right especially if the person has bad look in it . But you can share perhaps to people who trully love u coz they will pray for you to get what you really want. Everybody please correct me if I am wrong and may Almighty God forgive me if I am wrong.

  37. May Allah bless the writer of this page. This contain very important information that I as a muslim don’t do or take note off. I pray that may Allah strengthen my faith Ameen

  38. It’s hard to come by well-informed people in this particular subject, but you sound
    like you know what you’re talking about! Thanks

  39. Jazaakallaahu khayra my brother, alhamdulillaah such a beautiful, resourceful article! May Allaah always bless you, aameen.

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  41. I really love to be a part of rhe ProductiveMuslim comnunity. Thank you for all that you have done. The articles really inspire and help me.strive to be a better Muslim. May Allah bless all your efforts.

  42. Charity, absolutely. I have experienced it in my life. When we give charity, the barakah of our money and goods increase. Allah gives us more. So I always try to give something, to people, to animals. Animals need care too so even giving our left over food from meals to stray cats and dogs increases our blessings and rizk.

    In our old neighborhood, we were feeding the stray cats in the street. So when shopping online for cat food, I came across a 10kg cat food for like $3. I couldn’t believe it but bought it. The next day, the price changed to $50. I guess it was a mistake by the company but I think Allah did that and so many stray animals ate that food. Allah’s blessings and miracles all around us. Allah has not created us for us to suffer or be sad. He provides for what he creates and if we are grateful for what Allah has given to us, we will surely receive more.

    So I recommend charity– however much it may be, even a small amount makes a difference, and lots of Alhamdullilahs and gratefulness.

    It is easy to be cool about everything and happy and content when we have everything. I pray Allah will give us the strong faith and the patience to be happy and grateful even when we don’t have everything and when everything isn’t going great. I think that’s our biggest struggle, to maintain ourselves in good times and the bad. We must strengthen our faith for that so that nothing can ever affect it negatively.

  43. Alhamdullah! The article is informative and useful for anyone seeking barakah, however another source of getting barakah is seeking for knowledge (for Allah’s sake), applying it in ones daily activities and sharing it with others.

    You are doing a good job at Productive Muslim. com May Allahu (Subhanahu wa Ta’ala) reward you and your team with Jannatul Firdaus the home of barakah and all goodness.

    Jazak Allahu khayr.

  44. I am in so much awe of every article that I read from you, that my heart blesses the writer immediately abundantly. I pray to allah that you must continue to do this inspiring work always. My sincere duas to Allah (SWT) for your success in all your missions.

  45. Thanks for the article.

    I am actually confused about one thing. That is, not sleeping in the morning.

    Does it mean we should not sleep in the morning to get Barakah?

    Now, how long is the morning?
    Is it after the sunrise or before sunrise, or after after imsak waqt or is it until the Zuhr waqt stars?

    Ok, let me be more specific.

    The imsak waqt starts at 3:50 in the place I live (today is 20-07-2015). We eat Suhur (though its only in Ramadan) before 3:50. Then the sun rises here at 5:42.

    We pray salatul fazr at 5:25. After we finish fazr, the sun immediately starts to rise. It again takes a few minutes to rise the sun fully (I have no idea of how long it takes to rise the sun. If you know please tell me).

    Now, please let me know until what time I shouldn’t sleep.

    *after imsak?
    *after fazr?
    *until the sun rises fully?
    *until zuhr?

    jazakumAllah khayran. I really appreciate your time and effort. May Allah give you the reward you deserve inşaaAllah.

    Thanks again and regards.

  46. AWESOME! This seals it! thank you a very beneficial piece! :) I even clicked in the marriage link and watched that video it directed me to. It was very realistic and on point. I forwarded it to my cousin and sister! :)

  47. Slm. Well summarised list. Jzkmlh.
    I would like to add
    Seeking knowledge/ attending majlis ‘ilm
    to d barakah resources list.

  48. May Allah fill your life with Barakah..I ask Allah to make all these sources of Barakah be part of our routines and life. My favourite one is Dua. I think it’s the most easy and the most powerful. I have no doubt insha’Allah that if we ask constantely Baraka from Allah, and especially in the last third of the night, The Generous and The Giver will give us more than what we’ve asked from Him :) (Al hamduli’Allah)
    Allah knows best, but maybe “Not to get angry” would be also a source of Barakah..?
    Baraka’Allah fikoum :)

  49. Maa sha Allah nice article..may Allah bless u bro, truly ! productive muslim ” has changed my thoughts and changed my life style also
    jazaka Allau khair

  50. this is very helpful . but i do have a question. Are there any Duas to help lower a persons gaze? to help them from looking at the opposite gender

  51. Masha Allah , Abu Productive. Really inspiring and motivating. May Allah shower Rahma and Barakah in all aspects of our life. Ameen.

    Kindly include me and my family in all of your Duas.

  52. As salaamu ‘alaikum wr wb,

    Baarakumu Allahu fil Qur’aan il Hakeem

    Excellent points, maa shaa’ Allah

    I read that angels’ presence and pious people have barakah in them too,
    and I was wondering if sending salaat and salaam on our beloved Prophet (Salla Allahu ‘alaiHi wa Sallam) brings barakah or not?

    Jazaakumu Allahu khayran kaseeran fil Duniyaa wal Aakhirah!

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  54. Aw, this was an extremely good post. Finding the time and actual effort to create a really
    good article… but what can I say… I procrastinate a lot and never seem to get nearly anything done.

  55. Please help me get out of my spiritual healer my spiritual healer has given me wrong teachings
    Teachings of going against quraan and sunnah
    Please help me i dont want to be among misguided ppl please help me i want to be among the righteous ppl on this earth so that i can be among the righteous ppl in jannah
    May Allah help me

  56. Assalamu alaikum,
    Jazakallahu khairan with your article brother. I’ve been of immense gratitude to Allah for making me stumble upon this site since the past 5 weeks.
    Very comprehensive article, if I might add to the list; Refraining from begging or asking of others (in a form of complaining or lack of gratitude to Allah) also increases our rizk and put barakah in it.
    Because Rasulillah Sallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam admonish us not to be the lower hand try to be the hand that gives not the other way round.
    Because if u always ask of others your value in their eyes deminish and there is no barakah in begging.

  57. Well said, I think in today’s world, people think that, the more money they make, the more their life will be at peace, but we have seen how money can get into people’s mind and then they start to become attached to this world and forget Allah and then their Barakah becomes less and less
    its a eye-opening article for all of us, the Muslim world needs more Barakah and I think we looking for it in the wrong places.

  58. Jazaaka Allah khairaka for such a good sets for Barack in our life.Need to add a company of Rightous People as we are product of company.We are in good company by getting your emails MashaAllah.

  59. Subhan Allah I’ve learned a lot on how to gain Barakah on this life and on the hereafter. Ja zak Allahu khair for sharing this wonderful thoughts. Ma shaa Allah it makes us,as a productive Muslims in shaa Allah. May Allah bless us and grant us more barakah on our daily living and on the here after. Allahumma Ameen. May we be firm and consistent in our deen.