02 • The Gems of the Sunnah ~ The Prophetic Way

The Du’a of Laylat ul-Qadr

The Du’a of Laylat ul-Qadr
August 14, 2012 No Comments »

Sayyida ‘Aisha (رضي الله عنها) said, “I asked the Messenger of Allah (صلى الله عليه وسلم): ‘O Messenger of Allah, if I know what night is the night of Qadr, what should I say during it?’ He said: ‘Say: O ... Read More »

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 »