The Importance of Prayer (Salâh)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The 5 daily prayers were made obligatory during the Prophets Miraculous Night Journey (Al-Isrâ wa Al-Mi’râj) The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم said: فَأَوْحَى اللَّهُ إِلَىَّ مَا أَوْحَى فَفَرَضَ عَلَىَّ خَمْسِينَ صَلاَةً فِي كُلِّ يَوْمٍ وَلَيْلَةٍ فَنَزَلْتُ إِلَى مُوسَى صلى الله عليه وسلم فَقَالَ مَا فَرَضَ رَبُّكَ عَلَى أُمَّتِكَ قُلْتُ خَمْسِينَContinue reading “The Importance of Prayer (Salâh)”

Eating Meat Is From The Sunnah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Allâh has permitted that which is Halâl [lawful] & Tayyib [pure] ﴿يـأَيُّهَا النَّاسُ كُلُواْ مِمَّا فِى الاٌّرْضِ حَلَـلاً طَيِّباً وَلاَ تَتَّبِعُواْ خُطُوَتِ الشَّيْطَـنِ إِنَّهُ لَكُمْ عَدُوٌّ مُّبِينٌ ﴾ O mankind! Eat of that which is lawful and good on the earth, and follow not the footsteps of Shaytân (Satan). Verily, heContinue reading “Eating Meat Is From The Sunnah”

The Etiquette of Using The Bathroom

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، قَالَ مَرَّ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ـ صلى الله عليه وسلم ـ بِقَبْرَيْنِ جَدِيدَيْنِ فَقَالَ ‏ “‏ إِنَّهُمَا لَيُعَذَّبَانِ وَمَا يُعَذَّبَانِ فِي كَبِيرٍ أَمَّا أَحَدُهُمَا فَكَانَ لاَ يَسْتَنْزِهُ مِنْ بَوْلِهِ وَأَمَّا الآخَرُ فَكَانَ يَمْشِي بِالنَّمِيمَةِ ‏”‏ Ibn ‘Abbâs said:”The Messenger of Allâh (ﷺ)passed by two new graves, and he said: ‘TheyContinue reading “The Etiquette of Using The Bathroom”

The Virtue of Fasting Three Days Every Month & al-Ayyâm al-Bîd [The White Days]

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ، قَالَ كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم يَصُومُ – يَعْنِي مِنْ غُرَّةِ كُلِّ شَهْرٍ – ثَلاَثَةَ أَيَّامٍ Narrated by ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ûd: The Messenger of Allâh صلى الله عليه وسلم used to fast three days every month. Sunan Abû Dawûd 2450. Declared Hasan by Al-Albânî عَنْ حَفْصَةَ،Continue reading “The Virtue of Fasting Three Days Every Month & al-Ayyâm al-Bîd [The White Days]”

The Virtues of Fasting The Day of ‘Âshûra [10th of Muharram]

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Why the Prophet fasted on The Day of ‘Âshûra & the initial obligation to fast عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، – رضى الله عنهما – أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَدِمَ الْمَدِينَةَ فَوَجَدَ الْيَهُودَ صِيَامًا يَوْمَ عَاشُورَاءَ فَقَالَ لَهُمْ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏”‏ مَا هَذَا الْيَوْمُ الَّذِي تَصُومُونَهُContinue reading “The Virtues of Fasting The Day of ‘Âshûra [10th of Muharram]”

Is Alcohol Considered Najis (Impure) & The Ruling Of Using It For Medical Purposes

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Is the external use of perfumes and scents which contain a certain amount of alcohol permissible to clean wounds? Answer: The answer to this question requires clarification on two points: Firstly: Is Khamr unclean, or not? On this question, scholars have differed…most of them say that the alcohol is physically impure, meaning that ifContinue reading “Is Alcohol Considered Najis (Impure) & The Ruling Of Using It For Medical Purposes”

The Prophet’s Guidance Regarding ‘Îd

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم 1. The ‘Îd prayer should be performed in a musalla. The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم always offered the ‘Îd prayers in the Musalla [flat open area that is apart from the Masjid] which was located at the eastern entrance to Madînah. (Zâd Al-Ma’âd 3/182) Thus, majority of the scholars holdContinue reading “The Prophet’s Guidance Regarding ‘Îd”

The Times & Places That Du’â is Answered

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The last third of the night عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ رضى الله عنه أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ يَنْزِلُ رَبُّنَا تَبَارَكَ وَتَعَالَى كُلَّ لَيْلَةٍ إِلَى السَّمَاءِ الدُّنْيَا حِينَ يَبْقَى ثُلُثُ اللَّيْلِ الآخِرُ يَقُولُ مَنْ يَدْعُونِي فَأَسْتَجِيبَ لَهُ مَنْ يَسْأَلُنِي فَأُعْطِيَهُ مَنْ يَسْتَغْفِرُنِي فَأَغْفِرَ لَهُ  Narrated by Abû Hurairah that theContinue reading “The Times & Places That Du’â is Answered”

The Duhâ Prayer

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم It’s virtues The messenger of Allâh صلى الله عليه وسلم said : “He who prays Duhâ, fasts three days of every month and does not abandon Witr neither traveling nor at residence, will have the reward of a martyr written for him” (Sahîh Targhîb wa-Târhib 595) Abu Hurairah رضي الله عنهContinue reading “The Duhâ Prayer”

Virtues & Etiquette of The First Ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah & Days of Tashrîq

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Allâh says: -وَالْفَجْرِ- وَلَيالٍ عَشْرٍ- “By the dawn; by the ten nights” (al-Fajr 89:1-2) Ibn ‘Abbâs, Ibn al-Zubayr, Mujâhid and others of the earlier and later generations said that this refers to the first ten days of Dhu’l-Hijjah. (Tafsîr Ibn Kathîr) The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم said: قال النبي –صلىContinue reading “Virtues & Etiquette of The First Ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah & Days of Tashrîq”