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Noun1.solemness - a trait of dignified seriousness
serious-mindedness, earnestness, seriousness, sincerity - the trait of being serious; "a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice
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reach old age while being Muslim), but has not yet completed even a single prayer for Allah the Exalted!" He was asked: "Why is that?" He replied: "Because he does not perfect the prayer's required Khushoo` (solemness) and fails to be attentive to Allah with his heart." Hammaad Ibn Salamah, may Allah have mercy upon him, said: "I have never stood up for prayer without imagining that the Hellfire is before my eyes." Mu`aath Ibn Jabal, may Allah be pleased with him, advised his son saying: "My son!
Summary: New Delhi [India] Oct 01 (ANI): Muslims on Sunday observed Ashura, the 10th day of Muharram, across India with solemness.