Hygienic habits are intrinsically part of wudu, the ritual washing or ablution a Muslim performs before prayer. Without wudu a Muslim’s prayer is invalid. Wudu involves cleaning the hands, mouth, faces, and arms to the elbow, head, ears and feet. These basic hygiene practices are now known to be integral to good health.
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Because little children are a sacred trust from God, we should remind ourselves not to be harsh with them. God is not even writing their “sins” yet, even if they deliberately break a precious piece of crockery, or touch anything in our cupboards or drawers that we have kept strictly off limits.
People are able to spread a disease even if they are not showing any signs of disease. Thus quarantine and other public health control measures are essential. They reduce the contact between those with the disease and those susceptible to the disease.
When Prophet Muhammad received his first revelation, Zainab was already married to a kind and loving husband. His name was Abul-Aas ibn Rabi. Upon learning of her father's appointment as the last Prophet, Zainab along with her mother Khadijah, and her sisters Ruqayyah...
Without guidance, we are lost, continually searching for solace. It is God’s most precious gift. Knowing this fact and understanding the concepts of justice and forgiveness inherent in Islam enriches and completes us. Knowing that our purpose is to worship God liberates us.
Envisage the footprints of God's Messenger as he went about the city. Be aware that his precious feet have trodden in every place where feet may tread, you must walk with dignity and caution. Recall how he used to walk about its streets, picturing to yourself his humility...
Apart from outlining the political foundations, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) laid down the social foundations of the new Muslim community in ...
Calm enhances one's good qualities and makes one's bad qualities seem less serious. Even a wrongdoer, if he maintains his composure and good manners, is more likely to be excused for his wrongdoing.
What do you see when you drive down a busy Madinah street? Madinah is divided into several districts. Ann Reese, who embraced Islam on January 1, 1989 and thereafter adopted the name Anisah, lives in the district of Al-Khaldia. Born and raised in Northern Illinois, Anisah is grateful for the blessing of having spent the past thirteen years living in Madinah...
First appeared at the author’s website- http://en.islamtoday.net The story of the great jurist Imam Malik and the rebuilding of the Ka’bah is a ...
Overwhelmed, Abu Sufyan said to the Prophet: “You are indeed very generous. May my parents be sacrificed for your sake. I fought you and you were the most honorable of foes, and I have made peace with you and you have proved to be the best of friends."