Is the Rise of Thurayya Star a Sign of the End of an Pandemic ?
Is the Rise of Thurayya Star a Sign of the End of an Pandemic ?

15 April 2020 Dr. Zulkifli bin Mohamad Al-Bakri Federal Territory Mufti, Malaysia Question: Assalamualaikum ustaz. I heard in a video that a speaker spoke about a hadith of the Prophet PBUH which is narrated in Musnad Ahmad that the Prophet PBUH said if a star rises, then calamity will end. In Arabic, it is said […]

Sayyiduna Umar and the Plague of  Amawas
Sayyiduna Umar and the Plague of Amawas

Shaykh Suhail Motala Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) says that ‘Umar ibn Khattab set out for Syria. When he got as far as ‘Sargh’, the commanders of the army, Abu ‘Ubaydah ibn Jarrah and his companions met ‘Umar and told him that a plague had broken out in Syria. Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas said, ‘Umar […]

Ten phrases that easily lead to Paradise

Ten different phrases that are short, easy, and light, but will give you what no eye has seen, no hear has heard, and what no mind has imagined. Enjoy (and implement): 1 – “Whoever says: ‘Glorified is Allah, the Most Great, and praised is He’ [Subhan Allah al-‘Adhim wa bi-Hamdih] will have a date palm planted for […]

Sadaqat Al-Fitr : The Sahih Collection of al-Bukhari

By Imam Bukhari (raheemullah) Translated by: Ustadha Aisha Bewley   Chapter 30. Sadaqat Al-Fitr  I: The obligation of Sadaqat (Zakat) al-Fitr Abu’l-‘Aliya, ‘Ata’ and Ibn Sirin thought that Sadaqat al-Fitr was obligatory. 1432. It is related that Ibn ‘Umar said, “The Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, made zakat al-Fitr obligatory for the Muslims […]

On the excellence of praying in the Night of Power

Imam Nawawi ‘Riyad al-Salihin’ (Ust. Bewley translation) Allah says, “Truly We sent it down on the Night of Power” (97:1) to the end of the sura. Allah says, “We sent it down on a blessed night.” (W44:2; H44:3) 1189. Abu Hurayra reported that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, […]

A Look at Hadith Rejecters’ Claims

by Khalid Baig  Summary of Hadith Rejecters’ Claims 1. A) We, Quranists, do not make a distinction between obeying Allah and obeying His Messenger, Salla-Allahu alayhi wa sallam. Anyone who obeys the Qur’an has no other option but to obey the Messenger, Salla-Allahu alayhi wa sallam, too. Had we been living with him, we would […]

Guidance For The Muslim Wife – 40 Hadeeths

HADEETH 1. Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said that the woman who performed her five daily prayers and kept the fast of Ramadan and protected herself from evil acts i.e. adultery and obeyed her husband, has a choice to enter heaven from whichever door she pleases. (HULYA) HADEETH 2. Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said: “A woman has two […]

40 Hadith related to Nikah

Marriage Is A Basis For Blessings 1. The Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam has stated, “Marriage is the basis for blessings and children are an abundance of mercy.” (Al-Kabaair Lith-thahabi) Complete Concealment Of Women 2. The Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam has stated, “A women is in complete concealment. Shaytaan endeavours to glance at her when she […]

A Short Biography of Imam an-Nawawi

Imaam an-Nawawi (rahimahu Allaahu ta’aalaa – died 676 Hijree) was without doubt one of the greatest scholars this Ummah has been blessed with. His works have had a tremendous benefit and influence for the Muslims throughout history, and from amongst his works is his collection of 42 ahaadeeth of the Prophet sallAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam […]

Imam an-Nawawi – Biography

Jamaal ud-Deen Zarabozo Taken from Commentary on the Forty Hadeeth of an-Nawawi The Life of an-Nawawi Before commenting on the Forty Hadeeth of an-Nawawi, it would be proper to introduce Imaam an-Nawawi to the reader. It is important for Muslims to take the time to learn about the lives of the pious predecessors. The great […]

Imam an-Nawawi’s 40 Hadith Explanation

Ibn Daqîq al-‘îd’s explanation of the famous 40 hadith collected by Imâm an-Nawawî. Introduction to the Collection of Forty Hadeeth by Imâm an-Nawawî (d. 676 AH / 1299 CE) All Praise is due to Allaah, the Lord of the Worlds, the [One Who] Sustains the Heavens and Earths, Director of all that is created, who sent […]

An-Nawawi’s 40 Hadith

Hadith no: 1 Narrated / Authority Of: Umar bin Al-Khattab who said: I heard the Messenger of Allah (SAW), say: “Actions are (judged) by motives (niyyah), so each man will have what he intended. Thus, he whose migration (hijrah) was to Allah and His Messenger, his migration is to Allah and His Messenger; but he whose migration […]

The Marriage Process in Islam

by Shaad Ahmed Before Marrying Selecting a Spouse The first thing we should look for when marrying is how committed the person is to Islam. Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alayhi was sallam) said, “A woman is normally sought as a wife for her wealth, beauty, nobility, or religiousness (adherence to Islam), but choose a religious woman […]

Participation of the Wealthy in the Feast with their Wealth

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh) It is commendable for the wealthy to help in the preparations for the wedding feast based on the hadith narrated by Anas (rad) about the Prophet’s (pbuh) marriage to Safiya (rada) : “Then, when we were on the road, Umm Sulaim (rada) prepared her (Safiya) for him (the Prophet and brought […]

The Prohibition of Spreading Bedroom Secrets

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh)   It is forbidden for either the husband or the wife to spread any of the secrets of their bedroom to anyone outside. The following two hadith are about this: First: “Verily among the worst people before Allaah on the Day of Judgement is a man who […]

What he should do the Morning After His Wedding Night

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh)   It is desireable for the husband to go to his relatives who came to visit him in his house, on the following morning, to give them greetings and pray for them. It is also desireable for them to do likewise for him, as in the following […]

What the two Spouses should Intend with their Marriage

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh)   Both spouses should enter into marriage with the following intentions: freeing themselves of unfulfilled sexual desires, and protecting themselves from falling into that which Allaah has forbidden (i.e. adultery and fornication). What’s more, a reward as the reward for sadaqa (voluntary giving of charity) is recorded […]

It is Preferable not to Practice Coitus Interruptus

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh)   Not practising coitus interruptus is preferable for a number of reasons: First: It is harmful for the woman, since it reduces her pleasure by cutting it short. If she agrees to it, it still contains the following negative points. Second: It negates part of the purpose of marriage […]

The Lawfulness of Coitus Interruptus

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh) (Withdrawl of the penis from the vagina at the time of ejaculation with the purpose of avoiding impregnation. This can be done only with the permission of one’s wife). It is allowed for a Muslim man to practise coitus interrupts with his wife. There are several hadith […]

What is Permissible when She is on her Periods

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh) It is allowed for him to enjoy pleasure with his wife in any way except for her private parts when she is on her period. There are several hadiths about this: First: “and do everything except intercourse itself.” [Muslim, Abu ‘Auwaana and Aboo Daawood] Second: On the […]

The Penitence of One who Has Sex during Menses

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh) Whoever is overcome by desire and has sexual intercourse with his wife when she is menstruating and before she becomes clean must give the value of one dinar’s weight of gold or about 4.25 grams (4.2315 to be more precise), or half that amount. This is based […]

The Prohibition of sex when She is Menstruating

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh) It is forbidden for a Muslim man to have sexual intercourse with his wife when she is menstruating. This is clear in the following verse of the Qur’an: “They ask thee concerning women’s courses. Say: They are a hurt and a pollution: So keep away from women […]

Bathing before Sleeping is Preferable

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh) Bathing however, is preferable to any of the above-mentioned possibilities as is clear in the hadith of `Abullaah ibn Qais (rad) who said: “I asked ‘Ai’ishah (rada) : “What did the Prophet (pbuh) do when in a state of janaba? Did he bathe before sleeping or sleep before bathing?” She […]

Making Tayammum in a state of Janaba instead of Wudhuu’

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh)   It is also permissible to make Tayammum sometimes instead of wudhuu’ before sleeping. This is based on a hadith of ‘Aa’ishah (rada) in which she said: “When the Prophet (pbuh) was in a state of janaba and wished to sleep, he used to make wudhuu’ or Tayammum.” [Al-Baihaqi: […]

The Ruling of this Wudhuu’

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh) This wudhuu’ is not obligatory, but is very highly and definitely commendable. This (i.e. its not being obligatory) is based on the hadith narrated by ‘Umar (rad) in which he asked the Prophet (pbuh): “Should we go to sleep in a state of janaba?” To which the […]

Taking Wudhuu’ after Sex and before Sleeping

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh) It is best for husband and wife not to sleep after having sex until they first perform wudhuu’. There are various hadith about this, among them: First: On the authority of ‘Aa’shah (rada) who said: “Whenever the Prophet (pbuh) wished to sleep or eat while in a […]

The Bathing of Husband and Wife together

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh)   It is permissible for the husband and wife to bath together in the same place even though he sees her private parts, and she sees his. This is established by a number of authentic hadith, among them: On the authority of ‘Aa’ishah (radiallahu anha) who said: […]

Bathing is preferable

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet pbuh) Bathing, however, is preferable to merely making wudhuu’ in such situations. Abu Raafi’ narrates: “That the Prophet (pbuh) made the rounds of all his wives one night, bathing in the house of each one. He (i.e. the narrator) asked the Prophet  (pbuh) : “Couldn’t you have just bathed once (i.e. […]

Making Wudhuu’ between 2 acts with one’s wife

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet ) When a Muslim man has had sexual intercourse with his wife in the legal manner and then wishes to return another time, he should first perform wudhuu’, based on the statement of the Prophet (pbuh) : “When one of you comes to his wife and then wishes to […]

The Prohibition of Sodomy

(in the pure Tradition of the Prophet ) It is forbidden for a Muslim man to enter his wife in her anus. This is understood from the verse quoted above (i.e. since a “planting ground” can only refer to a place where something might grow), and from the narrations cited above. There are also other […]