Tag Archives: Sunnah

April, 2014

  • 21 April

    Is Cupping (hijamah) outdated?

      Question What is the status of cupping /hijamah in Islam? Is it a ‘forgotten’ Sunnah? In which case, is it’s revival a commendable act worthy of great potential reward or would it now be seen as an outdated therapy that no longer applies given the advances of modern medicine?

March, 2014

  • 22 March

    Another du’a when wearing new clothes

    Question Is it Sunnah also to recite the following du’a for wearing new clothes? The du’a is mentioned in Mishkat. اللَّهُمَّ لَكَ الْحَمْدُ أَنْتَ كَسَوْتَنِيهِ أَسْأَلُكَ مِنْ خَيْرِهِ وَخَيْرِ مَا صُنِعَ لَهُ، وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّهِ، وَشَرِّ مَا صُنِعَ لَهُ Allahumma lakalhamdu anta kasawtanihi asaluka min khayrihi wa khayri ma suni’a lahu wa’audhubika min sharrihi wa sharri ma suni’a lahu

  • 21 March

    Eating on a raised platform

    Question How did Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasalam) take his meals on the floor? i.e. the food was on the floor or how was it? Can the following be regarded as sunnah or in conformity to Sunnah: a person eats whilst seated on the floor and his food on a raised table approximately 60 cm above the ground.

  • 12 March

    The green turban

    Question I would like to know if wearing a green turban is Sunnah? Are there any narrations regarding this?

  • 7 March

    Difference between Sunnah and adab

    Question What is the difference between Sunnah and adab? Is Sunnah something proven from Hadith and adab not proven from Hadith? What is the need for adab if we have the Sunnah of Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)?