Have you ever wondered what kind of morning habits in the Islamic way make some Muslims successful in their life? Most Muslims believe that they should start a new day by doing good things in the morning.
Some morning habits in the Islamic way commonly become a routine for Muslims to try to reach some of Allah’s blessing. That’s not surprising if you find some Muslims even do small deeds with big rewards in the morning.
If you are wondering what kind of morning habits are in the Islamic way daily, here we have some of them below. Let’s check them out!
1. Wake up Early
Wake up early is one of the morning habits in the Islamic way that most Muslims are aware of the importance of it. As they wake up early they can do so many things starting with a morning prayer of Fajr before sunrise.
Most Muslims are aware of their duties, such as keeping the five-a-day prayer and doing some Dhikr so that they get some of the benefits of Dhikr every morning. By doing the Fajr prayer they are ready to face the day within some Duas they make during their prayer. May Allah bless them with His mercy.
The mourning routine of doing Fajr prayer is already mentioned in the Quran surah At Takwir verse 18 and the Quran surah Al Isra verse 78 below.
وَالصُّبْحِ اِذَا تَنَفَّسَۙ ١٨
“And the Dawn as it breathes away the darkness,” (QS 81:18)
اَقِمِ الصَّلٰوةَ لِدُلُوْكِ الشَّمْسِ اِلٰى غَسَقِ الَّيْلِ وَقُرْاٰنَ الْفَجْرِۗ اِنَّ قُرْاٰنَ الْفَجْرِ كَانَ مَشْهُوْدًا ٧٨
“Establish prayer from the sun slipping until the dark of the night and (practice also prayer) Fajr! Verily the Fajr prayer was witnessed (by angels).” (QS 17:78)
2. Reciting the Quran
Reciting the Quran is one of the morning habits in the Islamic way that you can apply daily. In Islamic rules, it is written that as a Muslim you should at least recite the Quran for one verse a day. It is permissible to do so that you may get some blessing from Allah’s mercy by taking some of the Quran surahs to recite in the morning.
Moreover, reciting the Quran will not only give you some of the benefits of understanding the Quran but also getting closer to Allah. Those facts may help you to get some rewards from Allah by doing a good deed as one of the benefits of reading the Al Quran every day.
It is already mentioned in the Quran surah Al Muzzammil verses 1-4 below that it is better to recite the Quran after you’ve done the Fajr prayer in the morning.
يٰٓاَيُّهَا الْمُزَّمِّلُۙ ١ قُمِ الَّيْلَ اِلَّا قَلِيْلًاۙ ٢ نِّصْفَهٗٓ اَوِ انْقُصْ مِنْهُ قَلِيْلًاۙ ٣ اَوْ زِدْ عَلَيْهِ وَرَتِّلِ الْقُرْاٰنَ تَرْتِيْلًاۗ ٤
“O people who gather (Prophet Muhammad), wake up (for prayer) at night, except for a small part, (ie) half of it, less than that, or more than (half) of it. Read the Qur’an slowly.” (QS 73:1-4)
3. Make Supplication
Making a supplication in the morning is one of the morning habits in the Islamic way that you can apply such as making Duas to protect yourself from hell. By making some Duas, you may get some blessing from Allah so that your life can be easier than before.
Moreover, Allah already mentioned in the Quran surah Gafir verse 60 that He will grant every wishes to whom that make supplications towards Him.
وَقَالَ رَبُّكُمُ ادْعُوْنِيْٓ اَسْتَجِبْ لَكُمْ ۗاِنَّ الَّذِيْنَ يَسْتَكْبِرُوْنَ عَنْ عِبَادَتِيْ سَيَدْخُلُوْنَ جَهَنَّمَ دَاخِرِيْنَ ࣖ ٦٠
“Your Lord said, “Pray to Me, I will surely accept for you (what you hope for). Verily, those who are arrogant and do not want to worship Me will enter Hell in a state of humiliation.” (QS 40: 60)
4. Reading or Exercises
Reading something, whether news or some books, will help you keep knowledgeable when you do it in the morning. If you are not into reading person, you can do some exercises while listening to some benefits podcasts such as the knowledge about Islamic law of online investment.
Whether you decided to do reading or exercise in the morning, both of them have some benefits for your brain and your health. Moreover, Allah is love to those who keep their body and soul healthy with good knowledge in their mind.
It is already mentioned in the Quran surah Al A’raf verse 31 below.
يٰبَنِيْٓ اٰدَمَ خُذُوْا زِيْنَتَكُمْ عِنْدَ كُلِّ مَسْجِدٍ وَّكُلُوْا وَاشْرَبُوْا وَلَا تُسْرِفُوْاۚ اِنَّهٗ لَا يُحِبُّ الْمُسْرِفِيْنَ ࣖ ٣١
“O children and grandchildren of Adam, wear your beautiful clothes at every (enter) mosque and eat and drink, but do not overdo it. Verily, He does not like those who are excessive.” (QS 7:31)
5. Make a Plan
Making a plan for a day that you will be getting through is one of the morning habits in the Islamic way that you can apply. This routine will make your day easier with a great plan behind it.
You may already have in mind a thing to do towards the day onward. If you start with a plan then you will be facing your work more than ready without planning it at all. Moreover, Allah has already mentioned it in the Quran surah Al Anfal verse 60 below.
وَاَعِدُّوْا لَهُمْ مَّا اسْتَطَعْتُمْ مِّنْ قُوَّةٍ وَّمِنْ رِّبَاطِ الْخَيْلِ تُرْهِبُوْنَ بِهٖ عَدُوَّ اللّٰهِ وَعَدُوَّكُمْ وَاٰخَرِيْنَ مِنْ دُوْنِهِمْۚ لَا تَعْلَمُوْنَهُمْۚ اَللّٰهُ يَعْلَمُهُمْۗ وَمَا تُنْفِقُوْا مِنْ شَيْءٍ فِيْ سَبِيْلِ اللّٰهِ يُوَفَّ اِلَيْكُمْ وَاَنْتُمْ لَا تُظْلَمُوْنَ ٦٠
“Prepare for (face) them what you can, in the form of strength (which you have) and cavalry. With it (the preparation) you make fear of Allah’s enemies, your enemies, and those beside them whom you do not know, (but) Allah knows. Whatever you spend in the way of Allah will surely be repaid to you in full, while you will not be wronged.” (QS 8:60)
So, there are some of the morning habits in the Islamic way that you can apply to your daily routine in the morning. Most of them are based on the Quran, which is useful for you. May Allah give you His blessing and mercy.