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  • History of the Sunnah -I: At the time of the Prophet

    Muslims were, early on, aware of the significance of the Sunnah and its authority. They, one generation after the other, were keen to preserve the Sunnah because they saw that as a part of the preserving of the last revelations man is ever to receive. Their efforts were unabated, and the remarkable job they did is unparalleled in the experience of any.. More

  • Black Seed (Nigella sativa): A cure for every disease

    Abu Hurayrah, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: “Use this Black Seed regularly, because it is a cure for every disease, except death.” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim] What is the Black Seed? Its botanical name is Nigella sativa. It is believed to be indigenous to the Mediterranean region.. More

  • Excellence in Faith

    In one of the great prophetic narrations which included few, yet very comprehensive words, the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, clarified one of the means for salvation, and a sign of the excellence of Islam. This narration gives the believing slave a tool by which to measure himself and realize how close or far he is from the straight path. Abu.. More

  • The Sunnah: The second source of legislation

    The Sunnah (the actions, sayings, approvals and disagreements of Prophet, Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) is the second source of Islamic legislation and must be in complete agreement with the Quran the fundamental source of Islam. The term Sunnah comes from the root word ‘sanna’, which means to pave the way. Sunnah can be used.. More

  • The Status of the Sunnah in Islam

    The Role of the Sunnah towards the Quran: The Sunnah cannot dispense with the Quran: Allah Almighty chose Muhammad , as His Prophet and selected him to deliver His final message. The Quran was revealed to the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, in which Allah commanded him to obey everything that was ordered of him; that is, to convey and explain.. More

  • The two most authentic books of Hadeeth

    Saheeh Al-Bukhari Of all the works of Hadeeth, Saheeh Al-Bukhari and Saheeh Muslim are regarded as the most authentic and authoritative books, after Al-Quran. Indeed the very word "Saheeh" means "authentic". Saheeh Al-Bukhari was compiled by Imam (leader) of Hadeeth, Mohammad Ibn Isma'eel Al-Bukhari, born 194H in Bukhara, central.. More

  • Whoever turns away from my Sunnah is not from me

    Anas, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported that: “Three men came to the houses of the wives of the Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam and asked how his worship was. When they were informed, they considered their own worship to be insignificant and said: 'Where are we in comparison to the Prophet sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam when Allah.. More

  • Just a few more days to Ramadan: What should you do?

    Our beloved Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "Ramadan has come to you. It is a blessed month that Allah The Almighty prescribed fasting during it and wherein the gates of heavens are open, the gates of Hell are shut, and the rebellious devils are chained. Allah placed a night, which is better than one thousand months, in this.. More

  • Origination of Sunnah from the Prophet

    “Nor does he speak from [his own] inclination. It is not but a revelation revealed.”[Quran 53:3-4] It is necessary for complete understanding of the meaning of the Sunnah to appreciate and understand the way Sunnah originates from the person of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam. In essence, this took place in three forms or ways:Through.. More

  • The healing of honey

    More than 1,400 years ago, Allah All-Mighty told us through His Messenger, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, that honey can heal a variety of medical problems. Honey is a remarkable viscous liquid, prepared by bees from nectars of various plants. It has occupied a prominent place in traditional medicines throughout history. The ancient Egyptians, Assyrians,.. More

  • The Sunnah: the second form of revelation

    Allah, Almighty, Says (what means): "This day have I perfected your religion for you and completed my favor upon you and have chosen for you Islam as your religion." [Quran; 5: 3] Amongst the believers there is no doubt about this way of life called Islam. It is a complete way of life. The Creator of the heavens and the earth has not left.. More

  • Fever: A blessing in disguise

    Fever wipes out one’s sins and rids his body from dead substances and germs. It is a blessing in disguise. The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: “When a believer gets sick or feverish, it is like metal when put on fire, the bad is gone and the good remains.” [Al-Bayhaqi] He, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, also describes.. More

  • What is Hijaamah (cupping)?

    The word hijaamah (cupping) comes from the word hajm which means sucking, as in the phrase hajama al-sabiy thadya ummihi (the infant suckled his mother's breast). Al-Hajjaam means the cupper, hijaamah is the profession of cupping, and the word mihjam is used to describe the vessel in which the blood is collected and the lancet used by the cupper.) In.. More

  • Soothing ginger

    "And amongst them will be passed round vessels of silver and cups of crystal—crystal-clear, made of silver. They will determine the measure thereof (according to their wishes). And they will be given to drink there of a cup (of wine) mixed with zanjabeel (ginger), a spring there called salsabeel. And round about them will serve boys of everlasting.. More

  • The Prophet's guidance on treating wounds and cuts

    In the books of Imams Al-Bukhari and Muslim, may Allaah have mercy upon them, it is narrated that Sahl Ibn Sa'd, may Allaah be pleased with him, was asked about how the Messenger's, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, injuries in the battle of Uhud were treated. Sahl, may Allaah be pleased with him, said: "The Prophet's, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam,.. More