Tag Archives: hadeeth

What is the Sunnah?

What is the Sunnah? A Revelation like the Quran The Sunnah, according to the scholars of hadeeth, is everything that has been related from the Messenger, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, of his statements, actions, tacit approvals, personality, physical description,

Paying zakaat al-fitr

Narrated by Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allah be pleased with him) who said: The Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) enjoined zakaat al-fitr as purification for the fasting person from idle and obscene talk, and to feed the poor. Whoever pays

First Caliph, Abu Bakr

The First Caliph, Abu Bakr (632-634 A.C.) Abu Bakr (‘The Owner of Camels’) was not his real name. He acquired this name later in life because of his great interest in raising camels. His real name was Abdul Ka’aba (‘Slave of Ka’aba’), which Muhammad (peace

Amma Hawwa (RA) “Eve”

Hawwa was the first woman and the first Muslimah to be created by Allah (s.w.t).In fact, her name means “the source of life”. The name Hawwa itself is not mentioned in the Qur’an but is mentioned in hadeeth literature. For it is there that we