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Hadith on Prayer: Allah blesses those who sit on the right side of the prayer row

June 14, 2016

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah and his angels send blessings upon those on the right side of the prayer rows.” Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 676 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Mundhiri Al-Qārī said, “They are the first to receive the greeting of peace.” Source: Mirqāt […]

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Hadith on Ashura: This is the day Moses fasted to thank Allah for saving his people

November 2, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, came to Medina and he found the Jews fasting the day of Ashura. The Prophet said, “What is this day you are fasting?” They said, “This is a great day in which Allah saved Moses and his people, and He drowned Pharaoh […]

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Hadith on Eid: Recommendation to wear the best clothes on the day of Eid

July 26, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would wear a red-striped cloak on the day of Eid. Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 7808 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani Nafi’ reported: Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, would wear his best clothes on the days of the two Eids. […]

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Hadith on Eid: Recommendation to perform Ghusl before heading to prayer

July 26, 2014

Nafi’ reported: Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, used to perform a ritual bath (ghusl) on the day of Eid before he would depart for prayer. Source: al-Muwaṭṭa 428 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to An-Nawawi An-Nawawi said, “The narrations of Ash-Shafi’ee and his companions agree upon the recommendation to perform a ritual bath on the […]

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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 Hajj: Recommendation to shave entire head but permission to cut short

March 15, 2014

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: At the end of the Hajj pilgrimage, the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, have mercy upon those who shaved their heads.” They said, “O Messenger of Allah, and those who cut their hair short.” The Prophet said, “O Allah, have mercy upon those who […]

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Hadith on Kohl: The best kind of kohl to use is antimony

March 14, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the best of the kohl that you use is antimony, for it brightens the eyes and grows the hair.” Source: Sunan An-Nasa’i 5113 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنْ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ […]

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Hadith on Miswak: The Prophet would clean his mouth after getting up from sleep

March 14, 2014

Hudhaifa reported: Whenever the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, arose at night, he would clean his mouth with the toothstick. Source: Sahih Bukhari 243, Sahih Muslim 255 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ حُذَيْفَةَ قَالَ كَانَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِذَا قَامَ مِنْ اللَّيْلِ يَشُوصُ فَاهُ […]

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An-Nawawi on Joking: Jokes are only permissible within limits and conditions

March 11, 2014

An-Nawawi said, “Forbidden joking is that which is excessive and persistent, for it leads to too much laughter and hardening of the heart, it distracts from the remembrance of Allah, and it often causes abuse, rancor, and lack of respect and dignity. As for those who are safe from these matters, then it permissible as […]

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Hadith on Quran: The Prophet would recite As-Sajda and Al-Mulk before sleeping

January 1, 2014

Jabir reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would not go to sleep until he had recited, “The revelation of the Book…” (32:1) and, “Blessed is He in whose hand is the dominion…” (67:1) Source: Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 1207 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ جَابِرٍ أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ كَانَ […]

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