02 • The Gems of the Sunnah ~ The Prophetic Way

The Shehu on Tasawwuf

The Shehu on Tasawwuf
May 19, 2012 No Comments »

Shehu Usman dan Fodio a.k.a. Shaykh ‘Uthman bin Fudi (رحمة الله عليه) in his Usul al-Wilayat defines the science of tasawwuf and then cites the opinions of the teachers and guides of the path of tasawwuf: Realise my brother that ... Read More »

Hadith Are a Pitfall Except for the Fuqaha {legal jurists}

April 11, 2012 No Comments »

Ibn Abi Zayd al-Qayrawani al~Maliki reports that Imam Sufyan ibn `Uyaynah {May Allah have mercy upon them} said: ” The Hadîth are a pitfall {madilla}except for the fuqaha {legal jurists}.'” Imam Malik’s companion `Abdullahi ibn Wahb {May Allah have mercy ... Read More »

The Importance of Preserving the Sunnah

March 22, 2012 No Comments »

  Imam al-Awza’i {May Allah have mercy on him} said: “Patiently restrict yourself to the Sunnah and pause where the people paused, say what they said and avoid what they avoided. Take to the path of your righteous {Muslim} ancestors, ... Read More »

The Etiquette of sending the Salat and Salam upon the Prophet Muhammad {peace and blessings of Allah be upon him}

The Etiquette of sending the Salat and Salam upon the Prophet Muhammad {peace and blessings of Allah be upon him}
March 15, 2012 No Comments »

Many people often use [SAW, PBUH, s.a.w, etc] after mentioning the name of the Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه و آله و صحبه و سلم .   Imam an-Nawawi رحمه الله explains: He says, It is recommended {Mustahabb} for ... Read More »

Description of the Beloved Prophet’s Blessed Physique

Description of the Beloved Prophet’s Blessed Physique
March 15, 2012 No Comments »

It is impossible to turn a blind eye to the fact that Beloved Prophet Muhammad (Praise and Peace be upon Him) is by far the most worthy and the greatest of all mankind, and that he is the most perfect ... Read More »

The Advice of Imam Hasan al-Basri  رحمه الله

March 4, 2012 No Comments »

Imam Hasan al-Basri رحمه الله said: “The Sunnah is – by Him besides whom none has the right to he worshipped – between those who exceed the limits and those who fall short. So be patient upon it, may Allah have ... Read More »

Du’a for Forgiveness

March 2, 2012 No Comments »

اللَّهُمَّ إنِّي أسْألُكَ يَا اللَّهُ بِأنَّكَ الْوَاحِدُّ الأحَدُ الصَّمَدُ الَّذِي لَمْ يَلِدْ وَ لَمْ يُولَدْ وَلَمْ يَكُنْ لَهُ كُفُواً أحَدٌ، أنْ تَغْفِرَ لِي ذُنُوبِي إنَّكَ أنْتَ الْغَفُورُ الَّرُحِيمُ Allahumma inni asaluka ya Allahu bi annakal Wahidul Ahadus-Samadul ladhi, lam ya-lid ... Read More »

Mufti ‘Ali Jumu’a: The Meaning of Bid’a

February 22, 2012 No Comments »

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Weak Hadiths & Virtuous Actions

February 21, 2012 No Comments »

Imam al-Nawawi (rahmatuLlahi ‘alayhi) said in the introduction to his Forty Hadith: “Scholars agree it is permissible to put into practice a weak hadith that deals with virtuous actions (fadail al-a’mal).” Read More »

Divulging Sins

Divulging Sins
February 20, 2012 No Comments »

Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him) said, I heard the Messenger of Allah (salla Allahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say, “All of my Ummah will be forgiven except those who divulge their sins. And part of divulgence is when a ... Read More »