Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick – Part 6

1. Visiting the sick is among the rights that we owe our Muslim brothers. عَن عَلِيٍّ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَسَلَّمَ : لِلْمُسْلِمِ عَلَى الْمُسْلِمِ سِتٌّ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ يُسَلِّمُ عَلَيهِ إِذَا لَقِيَهُ وَيُجِيبُهُ إِذَا دَعَاهُ وَيُشَمِّتُهُ إذَا عَطَسَ وَيَعُودُهُ إذَا مَرِضَ وَيَتبَعُ جَنَازَتَهُ إذَا مَاتَ …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick – Part 5

1. If it will not be causing any inconvenience, then one may ask the sick person to make Duaa to Allah Ta’ala on his behalf عَن عُمَرَ بنِ الخَطَّاب رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَسَلَّمَ : إِذَا دَخَلتَ عَلَى مَرِيضٍ فَمُرْهُ يَدْعَو لَكَ فَإِنَّ دُعَاءَهُ كَدُعَاءِ …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick – Part 4

1. Whenever the opportunity arises to visit a Muslim who has fallen ill, do so even though the sick may not be from among one’s family or friends. عَن أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ  رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَى اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَنْ تَوَضَّأَ فَأَحْسَنَ الْوُضُوءَ وَعَادَ أَخَاهُ الْمُسْلِمَ …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick – Part 3

1. Console the sick and give him encouragement and hope of his recovery. عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما  أن النَبِيَّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَسَلَّمَ دَخَلَ عَلَى أعْرَابِيٍّ يَعُودُه ، وَكَانَ إذَا دَخَلَ عَلَى مَن يَعُودُهُ ، قَالَ لاَ بَأسَ طَهُورٌ إنْ شَاءَ اللهُ   (البخاري 2/845) Hadhrat Ibn Abbaas (Radhiallahu …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick – Part 2

1. One should not prolong one’s stay by the sick, thereby causing him discomfort. Rather, after a short while, one should leave. عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ رضي الله عنه قَالَ: قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ:الْعِيَادَةُ فُوَاقُ نَاقَةٍ (شعب الايمان للبيهقي رقم 8786) Hadhrat Anas (Radhiallahu Anhu) reports that …

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Duaa for protection from Harm

One should recite the following Duaa thrice every morning and evening: بِسمِ اللهِ الَّذِي لَا يَضُرُّ مَعَ اسْمِهِ شَئٌ فِي الْاَرْضِ وَلَا فِي السَّمَاءِ وَهُوَ السَّمِيعُ العَلِيم In the name of Allah Ta’ala (i.e. I seek His protection), the One who by (the power) of His mubaarak name  nothing on …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Visiting the Sick – Part 1

1.      Great virtues and rewards have been recorded in the Ahadith for visiting the sick. عَن عَلِي رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنهُ قال سَمِعتُ رَسُولَ اللهِ صَلىَّ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ سَلَّمَ يَقُولُ مَا مِن مُسْلِمٍ يَعُودُ مُسْلِمًا غَدْوَةً إلاَّ صَلَّى عَلَيهِ سَبْعُونَ أَلْفَ مَلَكٍ حَتَّى يُمْسِىَ وَإِنْ عَادَهُ عَشِيَّةً إِلَّا صَلَّى عَلَيهِ …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Qurbaani

1. Qurbaani is a great and meritorious ibaadat in Deen. Special mention has been made regarding it in the Holy Qur’aan and its abundant virtues and significance have been emphasised in the Ahaadith of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). Allah Ta’ala says: لَن يَنَالَ اللَّـهَ لُحُومُهَا وَلَا دِمَاؤُهَا وَلَـٰكِن يَنَالُهُ التَّقْوَىٰ …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Dhul Hijja

1. Dhul Hijja is from the four sacred months of the Islamic calendar. The four sacred months are Dhul Qa’dah, Dhul Hijja, Muharram and Rajab. The rewards of any good deed done in these months are multiplied, and the sins committed in these months are also regarded as more serious. …

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Sunnats and Aadaab of Eating – Part 1

1. One should sit and eat on the floor. 2. One should spread out a cloth (dastarkhaan) on the floor before eating. عَنْ أَنَسٍ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ، قَالَ: مَا عَلِمْتُ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَكَلَ عَلَى سُكْرُجَةٍ قَطُّ، وَلاَ خُبِزَ لَهُ مُرَقَّقٌ قَطُّ، وَلاَ أَكَلَ عَلَى خِوَانٍ قَطُّ قِيلَ …

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