Archive for the ‘Sunnah’ Category

I completely agree with Sidi Ayaz Hyder (Deenport) in that it’s “nice to see this in mainstream media”: Source: CNN London, England (CNN) — Think of the origins of that staple of modern life, the cup of coffee, and Italy often springs to mind. But in fact, Yemen is where the ubiquitous brew has its […]


Source: Seekers Guidance Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Could you please give some details regarding the rulings of i`tikaf? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful The Fiqh of I`tikaf (spiritual retreat) Based on Shurunbulali’s Imdad al-Fattah, and other Hanafi texts In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate. May His […]


Masha`llah, the following is very concise and practical advice based on the words of Shaykh Muhammad Saleem Dhorat (may Allah preserve him) concerning newlyweds, and marriage in general: Source: at-Talib Based on the advices of Shaykh Muhammad Saleem Dhorat (db) Prepared by Brother Aslam Patel “You have never seen anything better than marriage for those […]


Shaykh Hamza Yusuf on Sabr [Patience]: “It is important to look at the life of the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم and know that no one faced greater tribulation. The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم lived to see all of his children buried, except for Fatima. How many people experience that in their lifetime? Out […]


‘Reposts’ are posts of yester- day/week/year which shall be posted again, Insha’llah once a week and can be found in the ‘Reposts’ category. Original post date: March 1, 2007 Source: Ashrafiya In the Holy Mosque at Makkah, after dohur salah Hadhrat Mawlana Mohammad Taqi Usmani (may Allah preserve him) inquired a close mureed, “What do you […]


Source: at-Talib Advice of Shaykh Yusuf Kandhlawi (Rahmatullah ‘Alaihi) [1917-1974]: “Allah’s help continues to come to the aid of individuals, but the fact that Allah’s help does not come to the nations (collective help) is due to the fact that the individuals of the nations do not perform righteous deeds as a whole. This means that […]


Source: Sunnipath Personally I favor styles 1, 2, and 3 below: Question: I’ve tried finding about the sunnah of turbans on the internet. I found many sites talking about the virtues of the amamah, but could you please tell me how to actually tie one. Answer: Assalaamu ‘Alaikum, There are several styles of tying the turban of which I am familiar with four. Firstly, […]


We would like to inform everyone that has supported Ekhlas and Sabil in any way, that: al-‘Hamdulillah, we are back. We would also like to express our deepest sense of gratitude to everyone who has shown their love, support, and most of all their sincere supplications and prayers for our wedding. May Allah reward you […]


Beautiful answer MashAllah! Question: I am a non-Muslim, looking into the Abrahamic religions. I would be grateful if you could give me a Muslim perspective on the following: I assume most people including Muslims follow their religion because they were born into it. Everyone is convinced that the religion they follow is the right one. […]


How to Perform Salah Correctly by Mufti Muhammad Taqi ‘Uthmani featuring: Introduction Before you begin the Salah When you begin the Salah When you are standing When in Ruku’ Returning to the standing position from Ruku’ When gowing down for Sajdah In Sajdah In between the two Sajdahs The second Sajdah and rising from it […]