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

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?

Be Positive in Your Life – It’s Sunnah

Be Positive in Your Life - It's Sunnah

Good thoughts lead to good actions and good expectations lead to productive work. When we want to take hold of a new idea, we do not want to undermine it by over-thinking it, dissecting it, and qualifying it with exceptions. If we do that, it will sputter away and die. Once the idea is firmly in mind, it becomes easier to modify it and improve upon it.

7 Sunnahs to Do on the Night and Day of Eid

7 Sunnahs to Do on the Night and Day of Eid

There’s going to be one sunnah that starts from the night before ‘Eid and then a few more that happen on the morning of ‘Eid. In Islam, the new day basically starts at Maghrib. So as soon as we know that the next day is going to be Eid, we start saying…

spiritual retreat

I’tikaf - The Sunnah That Can Improve Your Life

The purpose of I’tikaf is to focus on our Lord; it’s to direct our hearts to our Lord; to be in a state of dhikr, to be in a state of constant remembrance of Allah; to be in a state of reflecting upon what we should be reflecting upon…

What Duaa to Say When Breaking Fast?

What Duaa to Say When Breaking Fast?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi 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: You may recite any of the following supplications (duaa) when you break your fast: Allaahumma laka sumtu wa alaa rizqika aftartu …

Dates

Ramadan: Dates for Breaking Your Fast

It is recommended to break our fast on dates”, as Prophet Mohammad (peace and blessings be upon him) used to do: “Break your fast by eating dates, if not, do it by water as it is purifying.” (Narrated by Ahmad).



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