Yearning to prolong the prayer

Reference: Siyar A’laam an-Nubalaa – Volume 14, Page 601

Ibn ‘Uyaynah said that he heard ‘Abdul-Kareem say:

If Talq ibn Habeeb began [his prayer] with soorah al-Baqarah, he would not bow down in rukoo’ until he reached [soorah] al-’Ankaboot[1]; and he would say: I yearn to [prolong my] stand[ing] [in prayer] until my spine aches.

[1] This is approximately 390 pages .

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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