Category Archives: Sunnah and Bidah

One Hundred Weak or Fabricated Traditions

One Hundred Weak or Fabricated Traditions (attributed to the Prophet) famous among Khatibs and Speakers   Compiled by Shaykh Ihsan Al-‘Utaibi (May Allah preserve him)     1 – ((Whosoever Worship/Prayer does not prohibit him from the excessive and the … Continue reading

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Not doing regular Sunnah prayers whilst travelling apart from the Sunnah of Fajr

When traveling i know it is better to short the prayers, however are thesunnah prayers to be omitted or not? in my knowledge i was praying the sunnah prayers but i have no hadith to support this act. Praise be … Continue reading

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Walking Barefooted

Al-Hasan bin ‘Alee narrated to us, Yazeed bin Haarun narrated to us, Al- Jurayri informed us on Abdillah bin Buraydah: that a man from the Companions of the… Prophet -sallahu ‘alayhi wasallam- traveled to Fadaalah bin ‘Ubayd -may Allah be … Continue reading

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Distinguishing Sunnah from Arab Custom

Questioner: May Allaah bless you, what is the criterion according to the Islamic legislation for distinguishing between the Sunnah which is considered custom and the Sunnah which is considered worship? Sheikh Albani:The criterion requires a level of knowledge as relates … Continue reading

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Friday sunnah Fajr

One of the special features of Fajr prayer on Friday is that it is Sunnah to recite Soorat al-Sajdah in the first rak’ah and Soorat al-Insaan in the second. It was narrated from Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with … Continue reading

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Recommendation to fast Taasoo’a’ with ‘Ashoora

I want to fast ‘Ashoora’ this year, but some people told me that the Sunnah is to fast the day before as well (Taasoo’a’). Is there any report that this was the teaching of the Prophet (peace and blessings of … Continue reading

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The sleep of the Pious Predecessors- aftrenoon nap‏

Some interesting studies continue to prove the benefits of taking a Qaylūlah or a Qā’ilah which are the two Arabic words for “siesta”. Nap “boosts” brain learning power – BBC News Taking a Qaylūlah in the early afternoon seems like … Continue reading

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Talbina

Talbina   Aisha (may Allah be pleased with her) used to recommend talbina for the sick and for one who was grieving over a dead person. She (may Allah be pleased with her) said, “I heard the Messenger r saying, ‘ The talbina gives … Continue reading

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The One Who Refutes the People of Innovation is a Mujaahid

The One Who Refutes the People of Innovation is a Mujaahid Majmuu’ al-Fatawaa by ‘Ibn Taymiyyah Vol. IV, page: 13 (On-line Shamela Library edition) So the one who refutes the people of innovation is a Mujaahid to the point that … Continue reading

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A Day Clinging to the Sunnah is More Meritorious Than one Spent Clashing Swords

The Expansion of Buluugh al-Maraam By ‘Abd al-’Azeez bin Marzuuq at-Tareefee And indeed ‘Abu ‘Ubayd al-Qaasim bin Salaam (the Mujtahid ‘Imaam, he heard from Sufyaan bin ‘Uyaynah, ‘Abd Allah bin al-Mubaraak, ‘Abu Bakr bin al-’Ayyaash, Wakee’, Yahyaa al-Qattaan; ‘Ibn ‘Abee … Continue reading

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The reason why the right hand is preferred over the left

Praise be to Allaah. It is part of Allaah’s complete blessing upon us and the perfection of this great religion, that Islam organizes all aspects of our lives. There is nothing good but it has shown it to us, and … Continue reading

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The Islamic Diet

Bismillah We are constantly bombarded in this society with diet after diet, new ways to loose weight or supposedly be ‘healthy’. As Muslims, we know that Allah ta’ala sent the Qur’an to us as a huda, a guide. Not only … Continue reading

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If an eclipse is a natural phenomenon, then why should we feel scared and pray?

Praise be to Allaah. When the sun was eclipsed at the time of the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), he commanded someone to call out “al-salaatu jaami’ah (prayer is about to begin)”, and he … Continue reading

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Is it Sunnah to shake hands using both hands?

Praise be to Allaah.Shaking hands when meeting and saying salaam is part of the etiquette of Islam and its good morals. It is an expression of love between the two who shake hands, as it dispels hatred, rancour and grudges … Continue reading

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Ruling on Eid and the Sunnahs of Eid

Praise be to Allaah. Allaah has set out several rulings concerning Eid, including the following: 1 – It is mustahabb to recite takbeer during the night of Eid from sunset on the last day of Ramadaan until the imam comes … Continue reading

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…And let those who oppose the Messenger’s commandment beware lest some trial befall them or a painful torment be inflicted upon them.

{“…And let those who oppose the Messenger’s commandment beware lest some trial befall them or a painful torment be inflicted upon them.”} [Qur’an an-Nur 24; 63] Examples: 1 – Ibn ‘Abbas reported that the Messenger of Allah said: “Do not … Continue reading

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Eating habits and diet of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)

Praise be to Allaah. The Prophet’s guidance with regard to food is perfect guidance. It was described by Ibn al-Qayyim as follows: When he put his hand in the food, he would say, “Bismillaah (in the Name of Allaah), and … Continue reading

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Ahaadeeth of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) which criticize extravagance with regard to food‏

Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: Gluttony is one of the greatest sins that lead to doom and it causes many diseases and sicknesses, both spiritual and physical, because it leads to sexual desire, then the desire for status and wealth … Continue reading

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What is the sunnah with regard to siwaak?

Praise be to Allaah. Siwaak means cleaning the mouth and teeth with a siwaak, which is the name given to the tool used. The siwaak is a stick or twig used for this purpose. Siwaak is a method of cleaning … Continue reading

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If a person gets sick or travels

Abu Moosa (may Allah be pleased with him), according to which the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “If a person gets sick or travels, the reward for what he used to do when he was … Continue reading

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The guidance of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) regarding i’tikaaf‏

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to order that a kind of tent be pitched for him in the mosque, and he would stay in it, keeping away from people and turning to his Lord, … Continue reading

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The basic goal of i’tikaaf – why have the Muslims forsaken this Sunnah?‏

Praise be to Allaah. Ibn-Al Jawziwrote in his book, Sayd Al-Khatir; “I have not seen or heard of anything that brings repose, honour and dignity as much as seclusion does. It helps one to stay away from evil, it protects … Continue reading

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An Abandoned Sunnah During the Last Ten Days of Ramadan‏

An Abandoned Sunnah During the Last Ten Days of Ramadan Aisha (may Allah be pleased with her) said ,ý That during Ramadan Allahýs messenger would sleep , wake up and pray. However when the last ten days came he would … Continue reading

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The first ten days of Dhu’l-Hijjah: Days of virtue and righteous deeds (starting from the 7th November!)

Praise be to Allaah Who has created Time and has made some times better than others, some months and days and nights better than others, when rewards are multiplied many times, as a mercy towards His slaves. This encourages them … Continue reading

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