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The virtue and rank of an Aalim over an Aabid

عن أبي أمامة قال ذكر لرسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم رجلان أحدهما عابد والآخر عالم فقال عليه الصلاة والسلام فضل العالم على العابد كفضلي على أدناكم ثم قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم إن الله وملائكته وأهل السموات والأرض حتى النملة في جحرها وحتى الحوت ليصلون على معلم الناس الخير  رواه […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair – Part 3

This entry is part 4 of 12 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair

1. It was the mubaarak habit and sunnah of Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) to grow his hair (i.e. not shave off the hair of the head). The Hadith explains that the one who has hair should take care of it. عن أبي هريرة أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: من كان له شعر […]

Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Eight

This entry is part 8 of 17 in the series Life of Hadhrat Zubair (Radhiallahu Anhu)

Steadfastness on Islam Abul Aswad narrates the following: Hazrat Zubair (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had accepted Islam at the age of eight, and made hijrah at the age of eighteen. His uncle would suspend him in a pen and would light a fire so that he would suffer from the smoke. His uncle would then command him […]

Duaa Before Commencing Wudhu

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Duaas for Wudhu

Before commencing wudhu, one should recite the following Duaa: بِسْمِ اللّٰهِ وَ الْحَمْدُ للّٰه I commence in the name of Allah Ta’ala and all praise belongs to Allah Ta’ala. عن ابى هريرة رضى الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم يا ابا هريرة اذا توضأت فقل بسم الله والحمد لله فان […]

Visiting Relatives

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: We generally have the habit of moving around all the time and going on outings. We should adjust this a little and together with the outing make a point of visiting a relative or family friend etc. We do not realise the value of these small visits. At […]