Ibn Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him and his father) reported that the mother of Sad ibn Ubaadah (may Allaah be pleased with him and his father) died when he was away from her. He said: "O Messenger of Allaah, my mother has died and I am away from her. Will it benefit her anything if I give in charity on her behalf?" He said, "Yes." He said, "Then I ask you to be my witness that I am giving my garden al-Mikhraaf (so called because it bore so many dates) in charity on her behalf." (Reported by al-Bukhaari, Fath, 2756)
Salam Alaikum everyone. It has now been two weeks since our brother Ahmad Qayum has passed yet still feels surreal. Ahmad was a blessed soul that emerged into our lives and will forever remain in our thoughts. Everyone has their own individual recollection of his delightful character. His care, his clean heart, his contagious laugh. He will never be forgotten. He has departed and has left us numb and disoriented, but I feel peace and am grateful knowing he has family/friends like us who practice Islam and will not stop praying and doing dua for his hereafter allhumdullilah. Everyone is suffering by his departure and wished they can help him, but unfortunately we can’t do anything to bring him back. This is the decree of Allah. The only way we can convey our love and care for him is by our Duas and Sadaqah. This charity has been created as a way to donate for Ahmad’s hereafter. This will truly benefit Ahmad. Regardless of how much we communicate or yearn for him he will remain unaware. Let’s transform the tears and conversations to genuine good and give on his behalf inshallah. The funds will go directly to the Afghanistan Relief Organization. Afghanistan Relief Organization is a humanitarian organization that provides relief aid and education to the deprived people in Afghanistan. I commend everyone to support this in every manner within his or her means. Jazakullah to all!
I pray to Almighty Allah to accept the donations on Ahmad’s behalf. May Allah grant him the highest level of Jannah, make his grave illuminated and spacious, and provide Sabr to his family and friends.