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  1. Mashaallah May Allah continue to help them achieve their Abu bakar day. This is very encouraging inshaallah I will try it out myself n whoever I can find to join me.

  2. It is a very good idea,i heard about last year from my daughter friend and I hope i can find an opportunity to implement this idea

  3. The idea of doing good and encouraging otherd to do good is very appreciative and it is inspiring for young muslimahs to visit the sick, clean masajid, feed the poor. But the title seems to be a little scary, i am not in any position to say if it is right or wrong. The point is calling it an abubakr day could lead to an unwanted celebration in future muslim calendars. Wouldn’t ? Another doubt i have is are they talking about funeral prayers or following funeral procession ? Coz as what i read women do not follow funeral processions. But we do attend funeral prayers. Am i wrong there? Well what lesson we can learn is to do those good deeds and if all the 4 comes together in a day then it is an amazing chance. And allah knows the best.

    • Jazaki Allahu Khairan. The sisters are referring to praying the janaza (funeral prayer) not following the procession. They only do what is permissible to them insha’Allah, and they do have scholars and teachers who give them fiqh knowledge. May Allah reward them and reward you. :) Additionally, they are not celebrating any specific day, they do this activity quite frequently beyond Ramadan (and once a week in Ramadan) – in an attempt to follow in the footsteps of companions, revive a Sunnah, please Allah (subhanahu wa ta’ala) and be of service to others. There is no celebration or designated day in the calendar, it is simply an on-going righteous activity. Jazakum Allahu Khairan. :)

  4. Asalamualaikum. MashaAllah, this is an amazing productive thought and it really touched my heart.InshaAllah ,I ll try to follow it with all my friends right from tomorrow.Jazakallah khayr.

  5. Assalamu alaikum.. Its superb!! Great idea sisters… May Allah bless you all… But is it permissible for a woman to follow a funeral procession? Pls clarify if im mistaken..

    • Jazaki Allahu Khairan. The sisters are referring to praying the janaza (funeral prayer) not following the procession. They only pray and try to give consolation to those who need it when possible. Jazakum Allahu Khairan. :)

  6. Subhan Allah!!! A great way of learning and implementing this hadith. JazakAllahu khayr Dina and Abu productive. I shall do this in my locality in shaa Allah but I’ve a doubt: How can ladies follow a funeral possession? (Does it mean to pray janazah salah and offer condolences to family???) Please clear it to me :)

  7. Assalamoalaikum sisters & brothers in islam.

    I am very pleased and encouraged to read the article / interview. May Allah bless all of us and let us have these opportunities where we can help the ones in need.

    As other sisters I am also concerned if we as women are permitted to follow the funeral processions. But let me share this with all of us, that I have seen my mother and mother in laws and other ladies in the family visiting the families and going to houses where a news of someone’s demise has come. So the ladies do not attend the funeral procession, but you may gather at one place and pray for the departed soul by reading quran, tasbeeh and pray for the soul’s maghfirah. You may also help the family in managing the chores during that time. If it is a death of a female we all know that the dead body is given a ghusl and is wrapped in a clean cloth, which is also done by ladies. Therefore help can be extended to families and people at such a situation in many ways.

    I would invite comments on what I have written above and would love to read more on the subject.

    It is indeed a very inspiring article, which I would make sure to share with all I know and I can share it with. Would also try to imbibe as many practices taught by islam.

    Best wishes
    Allah Hafiz

    • Jazakum Allahu Khairan, the sisters are only referring to praying the janaza (funeral prayer), not following the procession. They only pray, give consolation and simply be there for those who need support. :)

  8. It is a very good idea. Except may be there is a better way to write the part of the funerl. ….we r overjoyed that the abu bakr day is complete upon finding a funeral…a new new Muslim or a non-Muslim will take it wrong. May be explain it more?

  9. it is well and good masha allah but celebrating an special day that is abubakr day is not good to follow

    • Jazak Allahu Khairan. Kindly note that they are not calling for a “celebration” of any day. They simply added a name amongst themselves to refer to that they’re going to implement all four acts done by Abu Bakr (May Allah be pleased with him) which earned him the praise of beloved Prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him). It is only a way to follow on the footsteps of companions, revive a sunnah and bring goodness to other people. It doesn’t need to have any name. It is simply their way of saying that they will be doing like what Abu Bakr (May Allah be pleased with him) did. Jazak Allah Khair.

  10. Masha’Allah good article, we all should follow this and may Allah give us best reward.
    Naeem Khan

  11. Ma sha Allah, may Allah grant them more strength to continue with this wonderful work. this is a good idea to engage our selves in good deeds. in sha Allah we also can join in this journey. jazakallahu khair.

  12. Salaam:

    The idea is simply outstanding. It can be done easily by almost everyone, and frequently too. But I would suggest to name the undertaking something like “mission”, “act”, “program”, “practice”, “formula” or “ritual”.

    So instead of exploring or observing an “Abu Bakr Day”, it is doing an “Abu Bakr Program”. It is not confined to the idea of a Day to be marked but to an Activity of righteousness to be practiced.

    Wishing all the blessings of Ramadhan Kareem.

    Abu Ammar

  13. Masha-ALLAh.. Really, it touches you when things has been made so simple like in our Deen but again not adhere to it …May ALLAH grants us the Istiqamah.

  14. Maashaa Allah, congratulations to the thoughtful friends. May there be more Muslims like you to continuosly inspire the Ummah.

  15. As salaamu alaykum, Alhamdullahi Rabbil Alameen, I like the fact that we follow the Sunnah but like many said we should call it the Sunnah and not a name of a companion, cause we know Abu Bakr was implementing a Sunnah of our beloved Prophet pbuh, so we only acknowledge his beautiful action, but we should not raise him in away outside of the Sunnah, for it might lead others after their deafs to venerate this practice in to a day or even worst, ,,so what’s next Prophet Muhammad pbuh and,, may Allah reward u all and also forgive us all, Ameen… May Allah allow us all to implement our Salaaf (pious predecessor’s) like Abu Bakr but our Prophet firstly Ameen.

  16. jazakum lahu Aira
    may Allah gives you strength ,wisdom to do more good in our lives and accept it as an act it ibadha