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November 2015

Remaining within the limits and boundaries of Shari’ah

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: As long as one does not acquire sound understanding in Deen and become firmly established upon Deen, there will always be the fear that such a person will transgress the limits and boundaries in his actions. Since such a person does not know the limits, if […]

The Hairdresser of the daughter of Fir’awn

Hadhrat Ibn Abbaas (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “On the night of Mi’raaj, I perceived a beautiful fragrance. I said: O Jibreel, where is this beautiful fragrance coming from? He said: This is the fragrance of the hairdresser of the daughter of Fir’awn and her children. I asked: inform me regarding […]

Sleeping with the Right Hand under the Right Cheek

This entry is part 8 of 37 in the series Etiquettes and Duaas for Sleeping

One should  place his right hand under his right cheek and recite the following duaa (once or thrice): اللَّهُمَّ قِنِى عَذَابَكَ يَوْمَ تَبْعَثُ عِبَادَكَ O Allah, save me from your punishment the day You resurrect Your servants.     عن البراء بن عازب رضي الله عنهما قال : كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه و […]

Obtaining Tranquility and Peace in one’s Nikah

Allah Ta‘ala says that He has created a spouse and a wife for man so that he will gain tranquility. However, to get the desired results of anything you will have to follow the required system. If a student did not study and then failed, he cannot complain about not passing, for he did not […]

Hadhrat Abdullah bin Umar (Radhiyallahu Anhuma)’s love for the Sunnah

عن ابن عمر رضي الله عنهما أنه كان يأتي شجرة بين مكة والمدينة فيقيل تحتها ويخبر أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم كان يفعل ذلك رواه البزار بإسناد لا بأس به (الترغيب والترهيب 1/101) It is reported regarding Hadhrat ibn Umar (Radhiyallahu Anhuma) that (while travelling) he used to go to  a certain […]