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Why Do We Need to Follow the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad?

Why Do We Need to Follow the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad?

One particular question I hear a lot of new Muslims asking is in regards to the Sunnah (the Prophet’s tradition). Many wonder: “If the Quran is more superior and more authentic than the Sunnah, why learn or practice the Sunnah?”

Dr. Brown on Verifying and Understanding Hadith (Tips & Examples)

Tips for Verifying & Understanding Hadith + Controversial Hadiths Examples

Understanding hadith correctly and verifying its authenticity are very important. That’s because a lot of controversial issues that Muslims encounter come from Hadith tradition. It is controversial because it is an important source of Islamic law and belief that, if we don’t study it properly it can be very misleading. So, How to ApproachHadith? How …

60+ Branches of Faith: How to Prioritize (Part 1)

60+ Branches of Faith: How to Prioritize

As narrated by Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him), the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said about faith, “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. …

The Genuine Power of a Smile

The Genuine Power of a Smile

Prophet Muhammad taught us that the smile is a gift of joy; an emotional gift, not a material one – a gift whose substance is received by the heart. He taught us to apply a smile to every occasion where a smile can bring cheer, lighten the mood, or reduce the stress that people are feeling.

Any Benefits of Muslim “Earthing” Prostration

Any Benefits of Muslim "Earthing" Prostration?

Prostration is the placement of the body in a reverentially or submissively prone position as a gesture. Typically prostration is distinguished from the lesser acts of bowing or kneeling by involving a part of the body above the knee touching the ground, especially the hands.

Cherish Your Wife the Prophet's Way (10+ Hadiths)

Cherish Your Wife the Prophet's Way (10+ Hadiths)

In Islam, the relationship between husband and wife is a strong bond to be nurtured with kindness, love and mercy. It is so significant that Allah Almighty mentions it in the Qur’an as one of His great signs in the world: {And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that …

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`ahrulings. Here,sunnah is synonymous with the mandubor “recommended”, meaning something that one deserves a reward in the next life for …



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