Weekly Reminder #4: Remain Silent

The Prophet (SAW) said: “Whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day, should either say something good or remain silent.” (Sahih Bukhari and Muslim) If you do not have anything good to say, remain silent. Most people fall into sin only because their tongues speak where they should not speak. Save yourself, and remain silent.

Incoherence of Sunnah Rejection

In this short article, I will address three common arguments made by the Sunnah-rejecters (also known as hadith-rejecters or Quranists) for why they reject the Sunnah as a source of law in Islam and only accept the Quran. In a previous article, I detailed some of the many proofs in the Quran itself that the …

Weekly Reminder #2: Forgiveness of Sins

If you repent from and regret any sin, Allah will forgive you. Allah says: Say, “O My servants who have transgressed against themselves [by sinning], do not despair of the mercy of Allah. Indeed, Allah forgives all sins. Indeed, it is He who is the Forgiving, the Merciful.” (39:53) Even if you do not repent …

Weekly Reminder #1: Be Merciful

Always remember to be kind and merciful towards other beings. A beautiful statement of the Prophet ﷺ highlights the virtue of this: ʿAbdullāh Ibn ʿAmr Ibn Al-ʿĀṣ narrated that the Prophet ﷺ said: “The merciful people will be shown mercy by the Most Merciful. Be merciful on those on the earth, and the One in …

Does Quran say to Follow the Sunnah?

This article will explain in short some of the evidences in the Quran that show we must follow the Sunnah as an additional source of guidance after the Book of Allah. After that, the article will also discuss some of the objections that can be raised against it. Definition of Sunnah Before figuring out whether …

Quality of Narrators

The scholars did an immense amount of research on each narrator, their lives, their teachers, their students, and their narrations to figure out if they were reliable and trustworthy. This is the level of importance they placed on making sure the Sunnah of the Prophet ﷺ would remain completely preserved. They set two different general …

Authenticity of Hadith

Although we have many Aḥādīth, not all of them are authentic. Some may be narrated by weak narrators, some may be narrated by strong narrators and have mistakes, and some may be complete fabrications. Assuming that we wish to know how the Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ practiced Islām, how do we we know which Aḥādīth from him …