Monthly Archives: February 2010

Sunnah or Hadith is integral to the Qur’an!

By Sheikh Ahmad Kutty Hadith is integral to the Qur’an, since they are inseparably linked to each other. It is impossible to understand the Qur’an without reference to Hadith. The Qur’an is the message, and the Hadith is the explanation of the message by … Continue reading

Posted in What is Sunnah? What is its importance? | Leave a comment

Why do we follow the Sunnah?

By Sheikh Yusuf al Qaradawi Actually, some people claim that the Qur’an is so inclusive, that there is no need for the Sunnah (the Prophetic Tradition). They support their claim by citing the Qur’anic verse, (And We reveal the Scripture unto … Continue reading

Posted in What is Sunnah? What is its importance? | Leave a comment

Neglecting or Abandoning Sunnah is something Serious in Islam!

IslamOnLine Shariah Team According to the jurists, Sunnah, in its general sense, refers to what the Muslim is rewarded for doing and not punished for giving up. There are confirmed sunnahs and optional ones. Neglecting the confirmed sunnahs, such as the Prayer of the … Continue reading

Posted in What is Sunnah? What is its importance? | Leave a comment

Is Following Sunnah mandatory?

By Dr. Muzammil H. Siddiqi “The word Sunnah is used in three different ways. These meanings are interrelated but they are also distinct. According to the Muhaddithin (scholars of Hadith) it means the “way of the Prophet (peace and blessing be upon him).” Whatever … Continue reading

Posted in What is Sunnah? What is its importance? | Leave a comment

Conveying the Message, Prophetic Ethics

By Jasser Auda How did the Prophet conveyed his message? God (Its better to use the Proper Name, Allah, instead of ‘God” – Muqith) sent Muhammad, the Final Prophet (peace be upon him) as a *{… mercy for all the worlds}* … Continue reading

Posted in In the light of the Seerah | Leave a comment

Why Prophet Muhammad is Mentioned in the Shahadah

By Shahul Hameed To my understanding there are mainly two aspects of the significance of the second part of the Shahadah, namely:“Muhammad is the Messenger (Prophet) of Allah”. First: Allah Almighty is the Transcendental Creator and Sustainer of the universe, … Continue reading

Posted in Shahadah | Leave a comment

The Qur’an on Obedience to Prophet Muhammad (Sal-lal-lahu-alaihi-wa-sallam)

Compiled by Nadia Arif In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful…. قُلْ إِنْ كُنْتُمْ تُحِبُّونَ اللَّهَ فَاتَّبِعُونِي يُحْبِبْكُمُ اللَّهُ وَيَغْفِرْ لَكُمْ ذُنُوبَكُمْ وَاللَّهُ غَفُورٌ رَحِيمٌ (٣١) Say (O Muhammad!): If you do love Allah, follow me; Allah will … Continue reading

Posted in The Qur'an on the Prophet (Sal-lal-lahu-alaihi-wa-sallam) | Leave a comment

How Prophet Muhammad Handled Criticism

By Heather Shaw Criticism can be tough to deal with for even the most humble of people, particularly if it is unfair or lacking in tact. Like a knife, it often causes deep, festering wounds and divides the closest of … Continue reading

Posted in In the light of the Seerah | Leave a comment

Let’s Revive The Prophet’s Sunnah

By Sr. Sabiha Iqbal Khan The Islamic month of Rabi Al Awwal has arrived. In the Muslim world this month is considered auspicious because many scholars believe it to be the month of Prophet Muhammad’s birthday (blessings and peace of … Continue reading

Posted in In the light of the Seerah | Leave a comment

MUHAMMAD (Sal-lal-lahu-alaihi-wa-sallam) – The Best Product of the Creation

By Dr. Javed Jamil There is a popular principle of Physics known as Anthropic Principle. There was a time before Galilee when the scientists regarded the universe as earth-centric; for they considered earth as the central point of the universe. … Continue reading

Posted in The Prophet and World Peace | Leave a comment

“A Man of Evident Splendor” – Description of The Prophet (Sal-lal-lahu-alaihi-wa-sallam)

By Sr. Amatullah The Prophet sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam combined both outward and inward perfection. Allah ta’ala fashioned His Prophets to be morally and phsyically sound or kamaal. We are all familiar with the beautiful character of the Prophet sal … Continue reading

Posted in Personality of the Prophet (sal-lal-lahu-alaihi-wa-sallam) | 1 Comment