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Showing Honour to the Elderly and Mercy to the Young

وعن ابن عباس عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال ليس منا من لم يوقر الكبير ويرحم الصغير ويأمر بالمعروف وينه عن المنكر رواه أحمد والترمذي وابن حبان في صحيحه (الترغيب والترهيب 1/149) Hadhrat Abdullah ibn Abbaas (Radhiyallahu Anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “That person is not from amongst us (i.e. from […]

Respect for an Aged Muslim, a Haafiz and a Just Ruler

وعن أبي موسى رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم قال إن من إجلال الله إكرام ذي الشيبة المسلم وحامل القرآن غير الغالي فيه ولا الجافي عنه وإكرام ذي السلطان المقسط رواه أبو داود (الترغيب والترهيب 1/148) Hadhrat Abu Musa (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Indeed it […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Sitting in a Deeni Discourse – Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 11 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Sitting in a Deeni Discourse

1. One should be seated in a Deeni discourse with the correct intention. The intention one needs to have is to acquire the love of Allah Ta’ala, His Rasul (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) and the Sahaabah (Radhiallahu Anhum).  Similarly, one should have the intention of learning Deen, implementing it in one’s life and thereafter imparting it […]

Adab (Respect) in the lives of the Tabi’een

Once, someone asked Imaam Abu Hanifah (Rahmatullahi Alayh) as to who was greater between Aswad and ‘Alqamah, both students of Ibn Mas’ood (Radiyallahu Anhu). Imaam Abu Hanifah (Rahmatullahi Alayh) answered saying: “The status of Aswad and ‘Alqamah are so lofty, that I am not even worthy of taking their names. How do you expect me […]

Adab (Respect) in the lives of the Sahaabah

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: After the demise of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam), Hadhrat Abu Bakr (Radiyallahu Anhu) was appointed as the khaleefah. It was noticed that whenever Hadhrat Abu Bakr (Radiyallahu Anhu) ascended the mimbar of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) to deliver the khutbah, he always sat on the second step of […]