Tag Archives: Sunnah

September, 2016

  • 19 September

    Meaning of ‘Remaining on the Sunnah’

    Question I have a question which has perplexed me for some time now. In many Hadiths we find an imperative to remain firm upon the sunnah, never to abandon the sunnah, to ensure that one is constantly upon the sunnah etc. My question is, what does “remaining upon the sunnah” mean beyond the rhetorical level? How can I know at …

August, 2016

July, 2016

  • 30 July

    Remaining steadfast on Sunnah at all times

    Question What is the authenticity and explanation of the following narration: لكل عمل شرة ولكل شرة فترة فمن كانت فترته إلى سنتي فقد اهتدى ومن كانت فترته إلى غير ذلك فقد هلك

June, 2016

April, 2016

February, 2016

  • 15 February

    Six accursed people

    Question What is the status of this narration? Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Six people are such that I have cursed and Allah Ta’ala has cursed, and the du’a of every Nabi is answered; The one who adds to the book of Allah Ta’ala (from his own side) The one who rejects taqdir One …

August, 2015

April, 2015

  • 13 April

    Correct wording on the virtue of the sunnah

    Question Which version of this narration is correct, or are all correct?   من احب سنتى فقد احبنى ومن أحبني كان معي في الجنة ‘He who loves my sunnah, loves me. Whoever loves me will be with me in Jannah.’ من احيا سنتى فقد احبنى ومن أحبني كان معي في الجنة ‘He who revives my sunnah, loves me. Whoever loves me …

March, 2015

  • 31 March

    Hadith of Anas (radiyallahu’anhu) on sunnats

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith ? The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said to Anas ibn Malik: ‘O my son! If you could possibly spend your morning and evening without bearing any malice and hatred towards any person then you should do the same because it’s my sunnah and Whoever gives life to my sunnah certainly loves me: …

September, 2014

  • 17 September

    How to commence du’a

    Question My question is what is closer to the Sunnah: to praise Allah Ta’ala, then send salutations on the Prophet sallallahu alaihi wasallam and make du’a or to send salutations before praising Allah Ta’ala? Some people send salutations first, saying this is the practice of our elders. Please clarify.

  • 16 September

    The lower garment of Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) (Lungi)

    Question Is the wearing of the lungi Sunnah? Or is it an indian/eastern tradition? Is there anything in the Hadith that indicates towards the Izar being similar to the Lungi?

August, 2014

June, 2014

  • 17 June

    The significance of odd numbers

    Question I humbly request if you could advise me on the significance of odd numbering in Islam. My reason for this request is that there are many Sunnats which are specifically performed an odd number of times. Shukran.