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  • The Prophet's guidance on treating skin rashes and scabies

    In the books of Imams Al-Bukhari and Muslim  may  Allaah  have  mercy  upon  them it is narrated that Anas  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him said: "The Messenger of Allah  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) has allowed Abdur-Rahman Ibn 'Awf and Az-Zubayr Ibn Al-'Awwam  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  them to wear silk garments because of a skin rash they had.".. More

  • History of the Sunnah – IV: The era of the Companions and their Followers

    6 - Writing of the Hadeeth Earlier in this series we discussed in some detail the writing of the Sunnah in the era of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, and also showed that the Companions, may Allaah be pleased with them, were encouraged by him, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, to learn writing and that many of them learned and mastered it. Thus,.. More

  • True belief

    Anas, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported that the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: “No one of you becomes a true believer until he likes for his brother what he likes for himself”. [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. Islam, through its instructions and legislations, was keen to organize people’s relation with their Lord the.. More

  • The Prophet's remedy for dropsy

    It is narrated in the books of Imams Al-Bukhari and Muslim, may Allah have mercy upon them, that Anas Ibn Malik, may Allaah be pleased with him, said: "Some people of (the tribes of) 'Ukl and 'Uraynah came to Al-Madeenah and its climate did not suit them. So the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, ordered them to go to the herd of camels.. More

  • The effects of using weak Hadeeth

    The term “weak Hadeeth” refers to any narration which does not fulfill the conditions of authenticity. The scholars of Hadeeth, may Allah have mercy upon them, agree that a “weak Hadeeth” must not be attributed to the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, by saying: “The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said …&rdquo.. More

  • The intention is the foundation of every action

    The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: "Verily actions are by intentions, and for every person is what he intended. So the one whose ‘hijrah’ (migration) was to Allah and His Messenger, then his ‘hijrah’ was to Allah and His Messenger. And the one whose ‘hijrah’ was for the world to gain.. More

  • The Sunnah of the Prophet: Definitions

    “Nor does he speak from [his own] inclination. It is not but a revelation revealed.”[Quran 53:3-4] Lexically, the word Sunnah has several, different yet close meanings. Sunnah may mean a way of life, or a path or behavior that is followed whether praiseworthy, or otherwise. Mostly, however, it refers to something good. The Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • Importance of Knowing the Narrators of Hadeeth

    The narrators of Hadeeth are the most honourable and respectable Muslims, as they are keepers and preservers of Sunnah. Most of them are the companions of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, who witnessed the acts and learnt the sayings of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam. Others are the successors of the companions. Who were blessed.. More

  • Modesty is a Part of Faith

    It was related on the authority of Abu Mas'ood Al-Badri, may Allah be pleased with him, that: "The Messenger of Allah sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam said: "One of the admonitions of the previous prophets which has been conveyed to people is that if you have no shame, you can do whatever you wish." [Al-Bukhari] Explanation of the Hadeeth: The.. More

  • The Doubtful Things between Halal and Haram

    On the authority of Abu 'Abdullah, Al-Nu'man Ibn Bashir, may Allaah be pleased with them both, who said : 'I heard Allah's Messenger, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, say: "The Halal (lawful) is clear and the Haram (prohibited) is clear, and in between them there are some things that are doubtful ,which most people do not know - if they are Halal.. More

  • Loving and glorifying the Sunnah – III

    ‘Abdullah ibn Mas`ood, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported that the Messenger of Allah sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: "Never has a Prophet been sent before me by Allah to his people except that he had, among his people, disciples and companions who followed his way and obeyed his command. Then there came after them their successors.. More

  • Loving and glorifying the Sunnah – II

    The worst disaster to ever strike this nation was the death of the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, who instructed us to remember the affliction of his death whenever we are trialled by any hardship, so that we may thereby condole ourselves and ease the impact of that hardship, which would be insignificant in comparison. Signs that prove one’s.. More

  • Loving and glorifying the Sunnah – I

    Do you truly love the Messenger of Allah sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam? A fundamental of our religion, and a tenet of our faith, is to love him. Allah Says what means: “Say [O Muhammad]: ‘If your fathers, your sons, your brothers, your wives, your relatives, wealth which you have obtained, commerce wherein you fear decline, and dwellings.. More

  • Henna and its uses in the past and today

    "The best thing with which to color your gray hair is henna or katm." [Abu Dawood and At-Tirmithi] Jabir Ibn 'Abdullah, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrated that Abu Quhafa, the father of Abu Bakr, may Allaah be pleased with them, came on the day of the conquest of Makkah with his hair and beard extremely white. The Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • ‘Estrangement and the strangers’

    The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: "Islam began as something strange, and it will return to being something strange, so give glad tidings to the strangers." [Muslim] The meaning of ‘strange’ in the Hadeeth: Many times in many situations the people that follow the religion of Allah feel a sense of not belonging,.. More