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Allah Descends on Eve of Sha`ban 15

"Allah Descends on Eve of Sha`ban 15": Is This Hadith Authentic?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: This version of this hadith was classed as da`eef (weak) by al-Bukhari, at-Tirmidhi, al-Albani and the commentators on al-Musnad. Answering your question, we would like to …

decision-making prayer

The Decision-Making Prayer

The prayer of decision-making, Istikharah, is an indispensable tool that every Muslim must have to navigate their life. Life is made up of decisions. For many people, we only notice the decisions when they have huge, long-term consequences. But decisions of all kinds are there, filling up every moment and affecting our life.

10 Amazing Things Prophet Muhammad Said

10 Amazing Things Prophet Muhammad Said

Prophet Muhammad came to correct and perfect our morals and characters; he taught us to know about God and love Him; he taught us to love and respect each other, to treat each other kindly; he taught us to be merciful and patient; to give and forgive; to be peaceful…

10 Green Hadiths... What Islam Says About Environment

10 Green Hadiths

Did the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) say anything about saving our planet and its environment? Did he promote any ideas or practices relevant to the world’s growing concern about the future of the earth and its resources? Today, with the increasing awareness of the dangers facing our planet and the great interest …

Some Sixty Branches of Faith: Which One is the Best?! (Part 2/2)

Some Sixty Branches of Faith: Which One is the Best?! (Part 2/2)

“Iman (faith) is some seventy (or some sixty) branches, the highest of which is (to testify that) there is no god but Allah, and the lowest is removing (any source of) harm from the road. And modesty is a branch of Iman.” (Muslim) Editor’s note: Your time and energy are such scarce resources. A smart …

Who Are the Best of People? (10 Hadiths)

In many Hadiths, Prophet Muhammad encourages his followers to be good people. In this collection, we present 10 hadiths that identify the best of people. They’re all about exemplary ethics and good morals of Islam. Following these hadiths and implementing them in our life certainly help us become better people, better Muslims…

Why Hadith is Important

The two fundamental sources of Islam are the Qur’an (the word of God) and the Sunnah (the example) of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). By Sunnah, we mean the actions, sayings and silent permissions (or disapprovals) of the Prophet. The word “Sunnah” is also used to refer to religious duties that are …

How to Avoid Arguing Back

If your intentions are to spread knowledge about Islam, try to be more inviting and less defensive, as I often found this undoubtedly pushed people further away from Islam. I feel that although now I regret becoming so defensive and argumentative…

From Hinduism to an Illustrious Scholar of Hadith

No one could guess that a boy born in a Hindu family one day would become the teacher of Hadith at the Prophet’s Mosque. Indeed, Professor Azmi belongs to the group of born brilliant for whom the wheel of fortune must complete another rotation before the world is able to appreciate their tremendous contributions.

Prophet's Hadiths on Eclipses

Solar eclipse occurred during the lifetime of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) which was a great chance for the Prophet to demolish some myths related to this phenomenon; people used to believe that eclipses happened due to the death of prominent people. They assumed that the death of Ibrahim, son of the …

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