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  • The intention is the foundation of every action

    The Messenger of Allah  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) 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

  • History of the Sunnah – III: The era of the Companions and their followers

    As a part of our discussion of the Companions’, may Allaah be pleased with them, methodology in preserving the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, we mentioned thus far two of its aspects; namely, prudence in narrating the Hadeeth, and verification and substantiation of the Hadeeth before accepting it. Three more aspects are presented.. More

  • History of the Sunnah -II: The era of the Companions and their followers

    Most scholars group the main aspects of the methodology of the Companions, may Allaah be pleased with them, in preserving the Sunnah into the following seven categories: prudence in narrating the hadeeths, verification and substantiation of the hadeeths before accepting them, critique, discussions and assessment of the narration, traveling for search.. More

  • The seven under the Shade of Allah Almighty - II

    4. Two men who love each other for Allah's sake, meeting for that and parting upon that: Allah Almighty Says (what means): “The believers are nothing else than brothers, so make reconciliation between your brothers, and fear Allah, that you may receive mercy." [Quran 49:10] Having mutual love for the sake of Allah is one of the great doors.. More

  • The seven under the Shade of Allah Almighty - I

    On the Day of Resurrection, all people that ever lived will be gathered before Allah to await His judgment for all they have done of said during their lives. During this time, the sun will come very close to the people (as close as one mile according to some narrations). People will want to get away from the heat of the sun but there will be no Shade.. More

  • Miswaak: The natural toothbrush

    The Miswaak was known before Islam, but Islam added a religious perspective to its usage. The Prophetic guidance: The Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, recommended Muslims to clean their teeth using a Miswaak every day; especially upon waking up, when performing ablution, before prayer, when reciting the Quran, before sleeping, when.. More

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The Status of the Sunnah in Islam

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