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Ash-Shafi’ee on Knowledge: Religion and medicine are the main branches of knowledge

September 17, 2015

Ibn Abi Hatim reported: Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Indeed, knowledge is of two types: knowledge of the religion and knowledge of the world. The knowledge of religion is to achieve understanding (fiqh) and the knowledge of the world is medicine. Do not settle in a land in which there is no scholar […]

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Hadith on Charms: Spells, amulets, and charms are acts of idolatry

March 31, 2015

Zainab reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud said: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Verily, spells, amulets, and charms are acts of idolatry.” I said, “Why do you say this? I swear by Allah that when my eye was twitching I would go to a Jewish man who would cast […]

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Hadith on Cupping: The best of your treatments are cupping and sea incense

May 6, 2014

Anas ibn Malik reported: He was asked about the wage of one who performs cupping. Anas said: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, was cupped by Abu Taiba and he gave him two portions of food and he spoke to his master who reduced his daily charges. The Prophet said, “Verily, […]

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Hadith on Cupping: There is healing in cupping and honey

May 6, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is healing in three: a cupping operation, a drink of honey, and cauterization with fire, but I forbid my nation from using cauterization.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 5357 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Trials: Allah afflicts a servant with trials until he becomes honorable

February 2, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “Were it not that Allah the Exalted cured His servants with the medicine of tests and trials, they would transgress and commit evil. When Allah the Exalted intends goodness for a servant, He makes him drink the medicine of tests and trials from providence according to his situation in order to cure […]

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Hadith on Character: Good character is the best thing to be given to people

January 11, 2014

Usamah ibn Shareek reported: I witnessed the bedouins ask the Prophet, saying, “O Messenger of Allah, what is the best thing a servant may be given?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Good character.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 3436, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani Fudail ibn Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If you […]

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Hadith on Charity: I have not known you to be more abstinent and patient

December 1, 2013

Ibn Shafee, who was a doctor, reported: Asaid ibn Hudair called me and I cut a cyst from him. He narrated to me some stories. He said: The people of two houses from my people came, the house of Thafar and the house of Mu’awiyah. They said, “The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, […]

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Hadith on Silk: Permission to wear silk for medical reasons like treating a rash

July 21, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, gave a concession to Az-Zubair and Abdur Rahman to wear silk when they were suffering from rash. Source: Sahih Bukhari 5501 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ أَنَسٍ قَالَ رَخَّصَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لِلزُّبَيْرِ وَعَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ فِي لُبْسِ الْحَرِيرِ لِحِكَّةٍ […]

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Hadith on Providence: The worldly causes which benefit are from Allah’s divine decree

June 8, 2013

Abu Khizamah reported: His father asked, “O Messenger of Allah, the incantations we use, the medicines which heal us, and our fortifications against the enemy; do they repel anything from the providence of Allah?” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “They are part of the providence of Allah.” Source: Sunan […]

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Hadith on Blackseed: Black cumin is healing for all diseases except for death

October 14, 2012

Khalid ibn Sa’d reported: We went out while Ghalib ibn Abjar was with us. He became sick on the way and he was still sick when we arrived in Medina. Ibn Abi Atiq came to visit him and he said to us, “Treat him with blackseed. Take five or seven seeds and crush them, and […]

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