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The status of Sunnah in Islam

The Role of the Sunnah towards the Quran: The Sunnah cannot dispense with the Quran: Allaah Almighty chose Muhammad sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam (may Allaah exalt his mention), as His Prophet and selected him to deliver His final message. The … Continue reading

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Sunnah: The Second Form of Revelation

Allaah, Almighty, Says (what means): “This day have I perfected your religion for you and completed my favor upon you and have chosen for you Islam as your religion.” [Quran; 5: 3] Amongst the believers there is no doubt about this way … Continue reading

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Authenticity of the Sunnah

Hadith or the Prophet’s Sunnah is integral to the Qur’an. Allah Almighty says: “And We have revealed unto thee the Remembrance that thou mayst explain to mankind that which hath been revealed for them, and that haply they may reflect.” … Continue reading

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The comprehensiveness of the Sunnah

By Dr. Ismail Lutfi Cakan So diverse are the people who have been called to Islam in the world. It is normal that every segment has felt a need for a guide according to the demands of the time. For … Continue reading

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Definition of Sunnah

By Dr. Mustafa As-Sibai Sunnah in the Arabic language (without any religious context) means a way or method that can have two states, either good or bad. It is derived from the word: “Sanan,” which is Arabic for: a road … Continue reading

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Sunnah and its importance

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Three Rules for Quoting the Sunnah

By Sheik Yusuf al Qaradawi After the Qur’an, the Sunnah comes as the second source for Islam. Its provisions should be accepted and applied, be they in the field of creeds, deeds, legislation, or behavior. In brief, the Sunnah is … Continue reading

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Following the Messenger of Allah is a Must

By Dr. Mustafa as-Siba’i The Companions of the Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam) used to take the ruling on different matters in their lives from the Qur’aan, which they use to learn from Rasoolullaah (sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam). In many … Continue reading

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Indispensability of Hadith

Dr. Khalid Alvi Sunnah or Hadith is the second source from which the teachings of Islam are drawn. Hadith literally means a saying conveyed to man, but in Muhaditheen’s terminology Hadith means sayings of the Prophet, his action or practice … Continue reading

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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

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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

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