Imam Nawawi 

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 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 […]