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Wearing a Suit or a Thawb… Which is Closer to Sunnah? (Video)

Wearing a Suit or a Thawb… Which One is Closer to Sunnah?

Is it really a sign of religiosity to wear traditional Arab or Pakistani clothes regardless of the place, occasion and surrounding circumstances? Does it make you a better Muslim to dress in a thawb in the streets of UK or to wear a turban in the US? Is that the correct understanding and application of …

A Revert's First Eid Memories

A Revert's First Eid Memories

As a new Muslim and growing up with strong family bonds around holidays I wanted to keep some of my own traditions during Muslim celebrations, so I could enjoy and share my own special family food and activities. I started out researching my family’s holiday traditions and looking at the un-Islamic aspects in them.

Psychological Blessings of Tarawih

Psychological Blessings of Tarawih

Ramadan is the month of multiple blessings. It is the time of fasting and of extensive spiritual exercise. It is the time when we change our everyday routine and set a new one: revolving around our religious duties more than around the worldly affairs.

Islamic Message and Tradition - What's the Relation?

Islamic Message and Tradition - What's the Relation?

Islam, by definition, can never become antique, archaic or obsolete. Nor can it become a mere tradition or a set of traditional or evolved beliefs, rituals and customs, in that it was not people who created or generated it in a space and in a moment of time, and as such transmitted and handed it over from generation to generation.

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Were the Sayings of Prophet Muhammad Fabricated?

Salam (Peace) Dear Dana, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. According to Muslims, the main sources of legislation are the Quran—which Muslims believe is the word of God—and the Sunnah, or Hadith (sayings, deeds, and tacit approvals) of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). The Quran is well-protected and preserved as …

Difference Between Prophetic Traditions and Prophet's Biography?

Difference Between Prophetic Traditions and Prophet's Biography?

Salam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. In principle, what you are saying is absolutely what a believer in Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) should do. We should obey what is narrated in the prophetic tradition and not reject it. However, it is important to know the type …

Customs, Traditions & Islam’s Message

Madinah had a number of communities living in it with various customs. In matters wherein the Prophet received no revelation, he generally gave preference to the customs of the People of the Book who lived in Madinah over the pre-Islamic pagan customs.



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