Sunnats and Aadaab

July, 2017

  • 3 July

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 3

    1. When making salaam, one should make salaam by saying “Assalaamu Alaikum.”  One may add to the words of the salaam by saying “Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah ” or “Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa barakaatuhu”. The more words one uses in the salaam causes the reward to increase. عن عمران …

April, 2017

  • 25 April

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 2

    1. Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has encouraged us in the mubaarak Ahaadith to make salaam a common practice among ourselves. Making salaam will be a means of creating love and unity among ourselves. عن عبد الله بن عمرو: أن رجلا سأل رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: أي الإسلام خير؟ …

  • 18 April

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 1

    1. When one meets his Muslim brother, he should greet him with salaam. عن علي رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم : للمسلم على المسلم ست بالمعروف يسلم عليه إذا لقيه ويجيبه إذا دعاه ويشمته إذا عطس ويعوده إذا مرض ويتبع جنازته إذا مات ويحب …

  • 11 April

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair – Part 12

    1. It is not permissible for women to leave their homes to go to beauty parlours or visit beauticians. Similarly, revealing their private areas before other women for waxing etc is not permissible.[1] 2. It is not permissible for women to cut or trim their hair. [2] عن أبي أحوص عن …

  • 4 April

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair – Part 11

    1. It is permissible for men and women to dye the hair. However it is impermissible to use black dye to dye the hair. عن ابن عباس قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: يكون قوم يخضبون فى آخر الزمان بالسواد كحواصل الحمام لا يريحون رائحة الجنة. (ابو داود …

March, 2017

  • 28 March

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair – Part 10

    1. It is impermissible for a male or female to shape their eyebrows. عن عائشة قالت نهى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم عن الواشمة والمستوشمة والواصلة والمستوصلة والنامصة والمتنمصة (نسائي رقم 5116) Hadhrat Aaisha (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) prohibited tattooing and being tattooed, joining human …

  • 21 March

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair – Part 9

    1. It is Sunnah for one to oil the hair regularly. عن أنس بن مالك قال : كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يكثر دهن رأسه وتسريح لحيته ، ويكثر القناع حتى كأن ثوبه ثوب زيات (الشمائل للترمذي رقم 33) Hadhrat Anas (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi …

  • 14 March

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair – Part 8

    1. The pubic hair and the hair under the armpits should preferably be shaved once a week. It is better and more rewarding to remove the unwanted hair on the day of Jumuah. If this is not possible, then one can remove the hair every second or third week. However, …

  • 7 March

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair – Part 7

    1. It is permissible to shave the moustache or to trim it. However to trim the moustache in the manner that the hair is removed and the skin above the upper lip becomes visible is better than shaving. The moustache should not be left to the point that it overlaps …

February, 2017

  • 28 February

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Keeping the Hair – Part 6

    1. The beard should be lengthened up to one fist length. It is impermissible for one to shave the beard or trim it less than a fist length. عن عبد الله بن عمر عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال خالفوا المشركين وفروا اللحى وأحفوا الشوارب وكان ابن عمر إذا …