Tag Archives: Sunnats and Aadaab

January, 2013

  • 3 January

    Occasions when the Miswaak should be used – Part 2

    1. Before and after eating. عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال إن كان قاله لولا أن أشق على أمتي لأمرتهم بالسواك مع الوضوء وقال أبو هريرة رضي الله عنه لقد كنت أستن قبل أن أنام وبعد ما أستيقظ وقبل ما آكل وبعد …

December, 2012

  • 27 December

    Occasions when the Miswaak should be used – Part 1

    1. Upon awakening. عن عائشة رضي الله عنها أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم كان لا يرقد من ليل ولا نهار فيستيقظ إلا تسوك قبل أن يتوضأ (سنن أبي داود، الرقم: ٥٧)[1] Hazrat Aaishah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) reports, “Whenever Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) awoke from his sleep, whether in the night …

  • 20 December

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Miswaak – Part 2

    1. In the absence of a miswaak, the finger may be used as a substitute.[1] عن أنس رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يجزئ من السواك الأصابع (التلخيص الحبير ١/١٠٤) Hazrat Anas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Hazrat Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said, “The fingers can …

  • 13 December

    Sunnats and Aadaab of miswaak – Part 1

    1. The method of holding the miswaak is for one to place his thumb and small finger under the miswaak with his remaining fingers on the upper-side of the miswaak.[1] 2. Hold the miswaak with the right hand and commence cleansing the teeth from the right.[2] 3. Make miswaak of …

April, 2012

  • 10 April

    Second Rakaat, Qa`dah and Salaam

    Second Rakaat 1. After the second sajdah say the takbeer and stand up for the second rakaat.[1] 2. When rising from sajdah, first raise the forehead, then the nose, then the hands and lastly the knees.[2] 3. When getting up, do not take support from the ground (unless there is …

  • 10 April


    1. Sit on the left buttock and place both the feet on the right side.[1] 2. The thighs should be joined together.[1] 3. Place the hands on the thighs with the fingers together and the fingertips at the edge of the knees.[2] 4. Fix the gaze on the area between …

March, 2012

  • 31 March


    1. Say the takbeer and proceed into sajdah.[1] 2. First place the knees on the ground, then the palms, then the nose and lastly the forehead.[2] 3. Keep the fingers closed, facing towards the qiblah.[3] 4. Place the palms parallel to the ears.[4] 5. Draw the limbs of the body …

  • 31 March

    Ruku and Qaumah for Females

    1. Say the takbeer and go into ruku.[1] Note: The takbeeraat-e-intiqaaliyyah (takbeer which is recited when moving from one posture to another) should be commenced as soon as one begins moving to the next posture and should only be completed when one reaches that posture.[1] 2. Bend slightly to the …

  • 29 March


    1. Face the qiblah.[1] 2. Keep the feet together or as close as possible. Ensure that the feet face towards the qiblah.[2] 3. Raise both the hands up to the chest (i.e. the fingers will be in line with the shoulders) without removing the hands from beneath the burqa.[3] 4. …

November, 2011

  • 23 November

    Sunnats and Aadaab (Etiquettes) upon awakening – 1

    Before sleeping, we are taught to recite the masnoon duas and remember Allah Ta‘ala. Among the masnoon duas before sleeping, is the following dua:

    O Allah Ta‘ala, with Your name do I die and live.

    In this dua, sleep has been resembled to death, due to the fact that when a person sleeps, he loses his senses and consciousness.

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