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When the people of paradise ask the people of hellfire as to why they have entered the Fire, they will respond by saying that "we were not of those who used to pray." People who pray salaatul Fajr will get the greatest blessing on the Day of Judgment, that is, to see Allah (swt).Angels of the night time and angels of the day time meet at the time of Fajr and witness salaatul Fajr in congregation. Fajr in the Masjid is more beloved to Umar (r) than qiyamul-lail all night long. Rasoolullaah (saws) and the Sahabah would check up upon those who missed the Fajr in congregation. If you knew the rewards of praying Fajr in congregation in the Masjid, you'd come even if you had to crowl. Whoever is consistent in praying the two prayers of the cold (Fajr&Asr) will enter Jannah.*********************************************************************************************************Abu Usamah was born in New Jersey in 1964. He embraced Islam in 1986 and went onto studying in the Islamic University of Madina for eight years where he graduated from the College of Da'wah and Usool-ad-Din.Abu Usamah has been very active in da'wah since the day he embraced Islam. He has been the Imam of various mosques in the United States and in the United Kingdom. He is currently the imam at Green Lane masjid in Birmingham.His zeal and eagerness in conveying the true message of Islam has lead him to many parts of the world, delivering lectures and seminars, as well as translating for many scholars and du'aat from the Arab world.Abu Usamah has been blessed in studying with some of the greatest scholars of our time, to name a few, Shaikh Umar Fulaatah at the Rawdah of the Prophets Mosque, Shaikh Muhammad 'Atiyyah Saalim (author of Tafsir 'Adwaa ul-Bayaan'), Shaikh Abdullah Muhammad al-Ghunaymaan, Shaikh Muhammad al-Jaami, Shaikh Saalih al-Fawzaan and many more. He was also very fortunate to have spent two summers in intensive study under Shaikh Ibn Baaz and Shaikh Ibn Uthaymin.
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