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7 Duas for Studies

7 Duas For Studies From the Quran and the Sunnah

How do we ask Allah to help in our studies? If you’re like me, you’re often stuck with an assignment just two days before the deadline for submission, and you desperately ask Allah to help. Also we often find our studies difficult, we seem to be stuck with…

How Can Muslim Women Live the Sunnah Today?

How Can Muslim Women Live the Sunnah Today?

Our Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) was appointed as Allah’s last Messenger to establish Islam on earth as guidance for humankind before the final reckoning. He was the leader of  Muslim Ummah; their guide and role model. His actions, both personal and public, were divinely guided, so much so that he became the …

When Weak Hadith May Be Cited

When Weak Hadith May Be Cited

What is a weak hadith? Is it OK to quote a weak hadith and to base our worship on it?
What are the different opinions of scholars on this question?

7 Inspiring Hadiths to Empower Yourself

Overcome your nafs by engaging in constant purification. Be conscious of the inclination of the soul and what it can cause. Do not give in to its every whim and desire, rather stand upon true guidance.

A Brief History of Hadith Methodology

A Brief History of Hadith Methodology

As time passed after the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) passed away, more reporters were involved in each isnad (chain of narrators) of the Prophet’s hadiths. So, the situation demanded strict discipline in the acceptance of hadiths or Prophet’s traditions. The rules regulating this discipline are known as mustalah al-hadith (Hadith methodology). Among the …

Store of Prophet's Legacy: Why Hadith is Important

Store of Prophet's Legacy: 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 …

What Is Sunnah

What Is Sunnah?

What is Sunnah? When we speak about sunnah, what does it mean? It is the way of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and we should all try to copy him.

3 Meanings of Sunnah

3 Meanings of Sunnah

The word sunnah has three separate meanings that are often mixed up by Muslims when the term arises in discussions. Sunnah as a ruling The first sense of sunnah is in the context of shari`ah rulings. Here, sunnah is synonymous with the mandub or “recommended”, meaning something that one deserves a reward in the next life for …

What are the Sunnah clothes?

Is Wearing Eastern Clothing in the West Sunnah?

Is there specific type of Sunnah clothes that we should stick to? You may see some Muslims wearing eastern clothes in western countries thinking it is the Sunnah. But is that true? But the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) wore the normal clothes that his people used. What should we learn from that? …

Tips to Maximize Hajj Benefits

Tips to Maximize Hajj Benefits

I want to know about the proper etiquettes that I should follow in order to derive the maximum amount of spiritual benefits from my Hajj.



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