The Prophet (r) is reported to have said: “My Ummah has been given five blessings, during Ramadhan. These blessings were never given to any of the Prophets before me. These are:
First: Allah directs attention on those who commence the fast on the first night. Allah will never punish him, on whom he directs his attention. Second: That breath that proceeds from the mouth, in the evening, of those who fast, will exceed the perfume of musk. Third: On each day and each night of Ramadhan, Angels will supplicate on behalf of those who fast, to forgive their sins. Fourth: Allah will command Paradise: be prepared to beautify the heavens to welcome my servants. The time has arrived for them to be liberated from the Evil machinations of the world, and be welcome in my house to enjoy its blessings. Fifth: When the last day of Ramadhan is reached, Allah forgives all their sins. A companion who has present on the occasion asked: “Is it the night of Lailathul Qadr?” “No. when labourers have accomplished their tasks, would not their wages be paid?” was the reply – (Al-Baihaqi).
On a joyful day in Al-Madeenah An-Nabawiyyah, and on the morning of a happy ‘Eed, the house of the Prophet, , witnessed the scenes of the celebration of ‘Eed under the supervision of the best of human beings: Muhammad, . Everyone joined in to celebrate the occasion of ‘Eed and all were keen to let the noble Prophet, , witness their celebrations because they loved him the most and held him the utmost esteem
We are living in a time where we spend a lot of time online. Our Facebooks, twitters, tumblrs and what not have blended into our lives have become a part of who we are. Almost everything we do, we do it online. In short, we cannot do without interacting online.
I am concerned that in the age of eHow, wiki, evidence-based, best practice and performance management, some readers may interpret this article as a blueprint to raise productive children. It is not. Children are dynamic and unique individuals.
Gratitude! At the mention of this word, all of us think of many incidents in our life where we have been grateful to someone for their help or even their presence in our life. Gratitude is one of the main factors in the life of a Muslim. Islam speaks highly of practising gratitude. Gratitude to Allah (glorified and exalted be He) holds high in its pedestal. There are simple things we can do to show our gratitude to our Creator for all that He has given us and continues to give us. Subhan Allah!
This is the unabridged version consisting of 7563 ahadith (about 4000 pages) which are presented neatly in smaller books format and printed on fine paper. Each book (subtopics in each volume categorized by very broad topics such as the Book of As-Salat) contains many chapters which represent one logical unit of Ahadith. Each book contains anywhere from one to 150 chapters with each chapter containing several Ahadith. This book will be a great addition to your library while giving you a true perspective on the traditions of the Prophet (PBUH).
In Imam Bukhari's 'Al-Jami-al-Sahih' (Sahih Al Bukhari) the Imam had recorded all the Sayings of the Prophet which he found to be genuine after thorough examination and scrutiny. He spent sixteen years in research and examined more than sixty thousand Sayings from which he selected only sayings whose genuineness and accuracy he established beyond the slightest doubt. Deducting duplicates, the Imam's collection contain about four thousand distinct Sayings.