02 • The Gems of the Sunnah ~ The Prophetic Way

The Fear of Giving Fatwa

July 12, 2012 No Comments »

Imam Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah {May Allah have mercy upon him} said:  “The most knowledgeable with regards to Fatwa are the most silent of them; and the most ignorant with respect to Fatwa are the most outspoken of them.” He also ... Read More »

Upholding the Sunnah

June 20, 2012 No Comments »

Imam Sa’id ibn al-Musayyib {May Allah have mercy upon him} once saw a man praying more than two rak’ah after the beginning of Fajr, he was making many bows and prostrations, and so he forbade him from doing that. The ... Read More »

The Reality of Knowledge

June 10, 2012 No Comments »

‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr ibn al-‘Aas رضي الله عنه narrated from the Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و آله و سلم, “Verily, Allah does not take knowledge by removing it from the breasts of men, rather he takes knowledge by taking ... Read More »

The Love of Scholarship

The Love of Scholarship
June 10, 2012 No Comments »

The righteous Caliph, ‘Umar ibn Abdul ‘Aziz رحمه الله said: “Become a scholar if you are able. If you are not able, then be a student. If you can not, then show love for them. If you are unable to ... Read More »

May Allah Brighten Our Whole Being. Ameen!

June 10, 2012 No Comments »

Zayd Ibn Thabit narrated that the Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و آله و صحبه و سلم said: “May Allah brighten the face of the person who hears what I say and retains it, then conveys it to others: for ... Read More »

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 »