Posts Tagged ‘Sahih al-Bukhari’

Do not put off a good thing that you intended to do, even if there are obsticles

January 22, 2011
A Muslim raises his hands in Takbir, marking t...

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Source: FB of Than Htun

A man woke up early in order to Pray the Fajr Prayer in the masjid. He got dressed, made his ablution and was on his way to the masjid. On his way to the masjid, the man fell and his clothes got dirty. He got up, brushed himself off, and headed home.



January 6, 2011
Muhammad al-Bukhari memorial near Samarkand, U...

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Source: Hadith From Wikipedia

Hadith (pronounced /ˈhædɪθ/; Arabic: الحديث‎ al-ḥadīth [ħaˈdiːθ]; pl. aḥādīth; lit. “narrative”) are narrations concerning the words and deeds of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Hadith are regarded by traditional Islamic schools of jurisprudence as important tools for understanding the Qur’an and in matters of jurisprudence. Hadith were evaluated and gathered into large collections mostly during the reign of Umar ibn AbdulAziz during the 8th and 9th centuries. These works are referred to in matters of Islamic law and history to this day. The two main denominations of Islam, Shiʻism and Sunnism, have different sets of Hadith collections.


“The ink of the scholar is holier than the blood of the martyr” and other quotes by our Prophet

October 25, 2010
Medieval Christian views on Muhammad

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The ink of the scholar is holier than the blood of the martyr.The Islamic Review, Vol. 22 (1934), p. 105, edited by Khwajah Kamal al-Din

He who has been a ruler over (ten people) will be brought shackled on the Day of Resurrection_

  1. until the justice (by which he ruled) loosens his chains 
  2. or tyranny brings him to destruction. Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 1037

It is better for a leader to make a mistake in forgiving than to make a mistake in punishing. Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 1011

People, beware of injustice, for injustice shall be darkness on the Day of Judgment. Narrated in Mosnad Ahmad, #5798, and Saheeh Al-Bukhari, #2447.

Seven kinds of people will be sheltered under the shade of God on the Day of Judgment…They are:

  1. a just ruler, (more…)

Four Martyred or Shaheed Burmese Muslim Saints (in Burmese)

March 16, 2010

Shahid (Arabic: شَهيد ‎ šahīd, plural: شُهَداء šuhadā’, also romanized as shaheed) is an Arabic word meaning “witness”. It is a religious term in Islam, meaning “witness”, as stated, but most often “martyr.” It is used as a title for Muslims who have died fulfilling a religious commandment, or waging war for Islam. (Wikipedia)

The shahid is considered one whose place in Paradise is promised according to these verses in the Qur’an:

A woman is considered “shaheeda” (شهيدة) if she died during fulfillment of a religious commandment, but there is an argument among the Muslim sages as to whether a woman can participate in a war for religion. (Citation needed) There are examples of women fighting in war such as Nusaybah.


Eidgah or Idgah عیدگاہ

September 21, 2009

Muslims offering Id prayers at an Eidgah in Jammu on Friday.

Eidgah or Idgah (Urdu: عیدگاہ) is an open-air mosque usually outside of city (or at the outskirts) to perform Eid salah.

It was a practice of Prophet Muhammadsawa to perform Eid Salaah in Eidgah at the outskirts of the city. Hence, It is Sunnah to perform Eid Salaah at the Eidgah.

The very first Eidgah was at the outskirts of Madina nearly 1000 footsteps from Masjid-e-Nabawi.

Muslims offering Id prayers at an Eidgah in Jammu on Friday. — Tribune photo by Anand Sharma