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Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick – Part 6

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick

1. Visiting the sick is among the rights that we owe our Muslim brothers. عَن عَلِيٍّ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَسَلَّمَ : لِلْمُسْلِمِ عَلَى الْمُسْلِمِ سِتٌّ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ يُسَلِّمُ عَلَيهِ إِذَا لَقِيَهُ وَيُجِيبُهُ إِذَا دَعَاهُ وَيُشَمِّتُهُ إذَا عَطَسَ وَيَعُودُهُ إذَا مَرِضَ وَيَتبَعُ جَنَازَتَهُ إذَا مَاتَ وَيُحِبُّ لَهُ مَا يُحِبُّ لِنَفْسِهِ. […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick – Part 5

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick

1. If it will not be causing any inconvenience, then one may ask the sick person to make Duaa to Allah Ta’ala on his behalf عَن عُمَرَ بنِ الخَطَّاب رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَسَلَّمَ : إِذَا دَخَلتَ عَلَى مَرِيضٍ فَمُرْهُ يَدْعَو لَكَ فَإِنَّ دُعَاءَهُ كَدُعَاءِ الْمَلَائِكَةِ . (ابن ماجه ص104) […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick – Part 4

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick

1. Whenever the opportunity arises to visit a Muslim who has fallen ill, do so even though the sick may not be from among one’s family or friends. عَن أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ  رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَى اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَنْ تَوَضَّأَ فَأَحْسَنَ الْوُضُوءَ وَعَادَ أَخَاهُ الْمُسْلِمَ مُحْتَسِبًا بُوْعِدَ مِنْ جَهَنَّمَ مَسِيرَةَ […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick – Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick

1. Console the sick and give him encouragement and hope of his recovery. عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما  أن النَبِيَّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَسَلَّمَ دَخَلَ عَلَى أعْرَابِيٍّ يَعُودُه ، وَكَانَ إذَا دَخَلَ عَلَى مَن يَعُودُهُ ، قَالَ لاَ بَأسَ طَهُورٌ إنْ شَاءَ اللهُ   (البخاري 2/845) Hadhrat Ibn Abbaas (Radhiallahu Anhuma) reports that once Rasulullah […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick – Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick

1. One should not prolong one’s stay by the sick, thereby causing him discomfort. Rather, after a short while, one should leave. عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ رضي الله عنه قَالَ: قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ:الْعِيَادَةُ فُوَاقُ نَاقَةٍ (شعب الايمان للبيهقي رقم 8786) Hadhrat Anas (Radhiallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: […]