Tag: Direction of Prayer القبلة

Abu Yazeed on Leadership: If you have no manners, then how can you lead the Muslims?

April 9, 2016

Al-Ma’ruf reported: A man arrived in Bastam claiming the right of authority. Abu Yazeed went to him and when he met him, he saw the man spitting in the direction of prayer (al-qiblah). Abu Yazeed said, “He has not been given any manners from the manners and tradition of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings […]

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Hadith on Zamzam: A sign of hypocrisy in those who do not drink Zamzam water

March 28, 2014

Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr reported: I was sitting with Abdullah ibn Abbas when a man came and he said, “From where did you come?” The man said, “From the Zamzam well.” Ibn Abbas said, “Did you drink from it as you should?” The man said, “How is that?” Ibn Abbas said, “When you drink from […]

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Hadith on Suicide: The Muslims pray over the one who commits suicide, but the leader may abstain as a warning

February 18, 2013

Jabir ibn Samurah reported: A man killed himself and the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, did not pray over him. Abu Eisa At-Tirmidhi said, “The scholars disagreed over this issue. Some of them said that the Muslims should pray over every person who prayed toward the direction of prayer (qiblah) including the one […]

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Hadith on Obedience: Allah will continue to guide some Muslims to be obedient to Him

January 6, 2013

Abu Inabah Al-Khawlani, who prayed alongside the Messenger of Allah toward both directions of prayer, reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah will continue to raise up in this religion people who will act according to His obedience.” Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 8 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani أَبَا عِنَبَةَ […]

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Hadith on Prayer: The Prophet would pray with his wife Aisha between him and the direction of prayer, the Qiblah

November 9, 2012

Aisha reported: It was mentioned in her presence what invalidates the prayer and they said, “Prayer is invalidated by a dog, a donkey, and a woman.” She said, “You have turned us into dogs! I saw the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, praying while I was between him and the direction of prayer. […]

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Hadith on Medina: The first thing the Prophet did in Medina was build his mosque

September 5, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, came to Medina and stayed in the upper part of Medina for fourteen nights with a tribe called Banu Amr ibn Auf. He then sent for the chiefs of Banu al-Najir and they came with swords around their necks. I can […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Aisha would sleep in front of the Prophet while he prayed, and his touching her did not nullify his ablution

August 29, 2012

Aisha reported: I was sleeping in front of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, with my legs between him and the direction of prayer. When he prostrated himself, he would pinch me and I would draw up my legs. When he stood up, I would stretch them out. At that time, […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Revelation changing the direction of prayer from Jerusalem to Mecca

August 29, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, used to pray towards the sacred house in Jerusalem and then it was revealed to him, “We have certainly seen the turning of your face, toward the heaven, and We will surely turn you to a direction of prayer with which […]

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Hadith on Etiquette: The Prophet has brought guidance for all things in life, even small things

August 28, 2012

Salman reported: It was said to him, “Your Prophet teaches you about everything, even using the toilet.” Salman said, “Yes, he has prohibited us from facing the direction of prayer at the time of relieving ourselves, and also prohibited us from cleaning ourselves with the right hand or with less than three pebbles or with […]

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