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The Parables of the Muwaḥḥid and the Mushrik and the Attainment of Excellence in Ṣalāh

Narrated by Imām Aḥmad (رضي الله عنه) and al-Tirmidhī, on the authority of al-Ḥārith al-Ashʿarī (رضي الله عنه), who narrated that the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said: “Indeed, Allāh issued five commands to Yaḥyá ibn Zakariyyā. He was tasked with their fulfilment himself, and to order the Children of Israel to also enact them. But Yaḥyá was slightly slow in his fulfilment of these commands, such that ʿĪsá (عليه السلام) said to him: “Indeed, Allāh—the Most High—has commanded you to enact these five commands yourself, and order the Children of Israel to likewise act in accordance with them....

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