Enes Ibn Malik reports that a Bedouin came to the Messenger of Allah and greeted him in the mosque. The Messenger of Allah asked him where did he come from. The Bedouin said: “I came from far seeking answers to some questions”. Our master told him to ask his questions..

Question 1: I wish to be an intelligent man, what should I do?
Holy Prophet Replied, “Fear Allah”. 

Question 2: I wish to be a loyal servant to Allah and do what He wants me to do?
Holy Prophet Replied, “Read the Qur’an.” 

Question 3: I wish to be enlightened and have peace of heart?
Holy Prophet Replied, “Remember Death”. 

Question 4: I wish to be protected against enemies?
Holy Prophet Replied, “Trust in Allah”. 

Question 5: I wish to follow the Straight Path?
Holy Prophet Replied, “Do good to others for Allah’s sake”. 

Question 6: What should I do so that Allah does not abase me? Holy Prophet Replied, ” Do not respond to the desires of your flesh”. 

Question 7: I wish to have a long life?
Holy Prophet Replied, “Praise and thank Allah”. 

Question 8: I wish for prosperity?
Holy Prophet Replied, “Be in a state of ablution at all times”. 

Question 9: How can I save myself from the hellfire?
Holy Prophet Replied, “Protect your eyes and your tongue and your hands and what is below your waistline against evil”. 

Question 10: How can I cleanse myself from my sins?
Holy Prophet Replied, “Shed tears for what you have done and repent by undoing what you have done wrong”. 

Question 11: I wish to be a respectable person?
Holy Prophet Replied, “Then, don’t ask for anything from anybody”. 

Question 12: I wish to be honorable?
Holy Prophet Replied, “Then don’t divulge the wrong doings of anybody”. 

Question 13: What should I do to protect myself from the tortures of the grave?
Holy Prophet Replied, “Recite the Surah Mulk”. 

Question 14: What should one do to be rich?
Holy Prophet Replied, “Read the Surah Muzammil”. 

Question 15: How should I calm my fear of the day of last judgment?
Holy Prophet Replied,”Remember Allah before you eat anything and before you sleep”. 

Question 16: What should I do to feel the presence of Allah when I make my prayers?

Holy Prophet Replied,”Give the utmost care in taking your ablutions and in being clean and pure.”