Hadith

Knowledge

Knowledge Volume 1, Book 3, Number 56: Narrated Abu Huraira: While the Prophet was saying something in a gathering, a Bedouin came and asked him, “When would the Hour (Doomsday) take place?” Allah’s Apostle continued his talk, so some people said that Allah’s Apostle had heard the question, but did not like what that Bedouin had asked. Some of them ... Read More »

Ablutions (Wudu’)

Ablutions (Wudu’) Volume 1, Book 4, Number 137: Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah’s Apostle said, “The prayer of a person who does ,Hadath (passes, urine, stool or wind) is not accepted till he performs (repeats) the ablution.” A person from Hadaramout asked Abu Huraira, “What is ‘Hadath’?” Abu Huraira replied, ” ‘Hadath’ means the passing of wind from the anus.” Volume ... Read More »

Bathing (Ghusl)

Bathing (Ghusl) Volume 1, Book 5, Number 248: Narrated ‘Aisha: Whenever the Prophet took a bath after Janaba he started by washing his hands and then performed ablution like that for the prayer. After that he would put his fingers in water and move the roots of his hair with them, and then pour three handfuls of water over his ... Read More »

Menstrual Periods

Menstrual Periods Volume 1, Book 6, Number 293: Narrated Al-Qasim: ‘Aisha said, “We set out with the sole intention of performing Hajj and when we reached Sarif, (a place six miles from Mecca) I got my menses. Allah’s Apostle came to me while I was weeping. He said ‘What is the matter with you? Have you got your menses?’ I ... Read More »

Rubbing hands and feet with dust (Tayammum)

Rubbing hands and feet with dust (Tayammum) Volume 1, Book 7, Number 330: Narrated ‘Aisha: (the wife of the Prophet) We set out with Allahs Apostle on one of his journeys till we reached Al-Baida’ or Dhatul-Jaish, a necklace of mine was broken (and lost). Allah’s Apostle stayed there to search for it, and so did the people along with ... Read More »

Prayers (Salat)

Prayers (Salat) Volume 1, Book 8, Number 345: Narrated Abu Dhar: Allah’s Apostle said, “While I was at Mecca the roof of my house was opened and Gabriel descended, opened my chest, and washed it with Zam-zam water. Then he brought a golden tray full of wisdom and faith and having poured its contents into my chest, he closed it. ... Read More »

Virtues of the Prayer Hall (Sutra of the Musalla)

Virtues of the Prayer Hall (Sutra of the Musalla) Volume 1, Book 9, Number 472: Narrated Ibn ‘Abbas: Once I came riding a she-ass when I had just attained the age of puberty. Allah’s Apostle was offering the prayer at Mina with no wall in front of him and I passed in front of some of the row. There I ... Read More »

Times of the Prayers

Times of the Prayers Volume 1, Book 10, Number 500: Narrated Ibn Shihab: Once’Umar bin ‘Abdul ‘Aziz delayed the prayer and ‘Urwa bin Az-Zubair went to him and said, “Once in ‘Iraq, Al-MughTra bin Shu’ba delayed his prayers and Abi Mas’ud Al-Ansari went to him and said, ‘O Mughira! What is this? Don’t you know that once Gabriel came and ... Read More »

Call to Prayers (Adhaan)

Call to Prayers (Adhaan) Volume 1, Book 11, Number 577: Narrated Anas: The people mentioned the fire and the bell (they suggested those as signals to indicate the starting of prayers), and by that they mentioned the Jews and the Christians. Then Bilal was ordered to pronounce Adhan for the prayer by saying its wordings twice, and for the Iqama ... Read More »

Characteristics of Prayer

Characteristics of Prayer Volume 1, Book 12, Number 699: Narrated Anas bin Malik Al-Ansari: Allah’s Apostle rode a horse and fell down and the right side of his body was injured. On that day he prayed one of the prayers sitting and we also prayed behind him sitting. When the Prophet finished the prayer with Taslim, he said, “The Imam ... Read More »