Cleaning the fingers after eating by licking them is a Sunnah of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). Hazrat Ka'b bin Malik (R) narrates that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to eat with three fingers and when he (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) completed eating he (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) would lick his (blessed) fingers. (Sahih Muslim)
He accepted Islam with his father in Makkah whilst he was still relatively young and he made Hijrah with his father as well. He was approximately 10 years old at the time. He sought permission to participate in Badr but was declined by Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) on account of his tender age.
Hazrat Safiyyah (RA) was married to Salaam ibn Mishkam Qurazi. When he divorced her, she married Kinanah bin Abil Huqayq. During the Battle of Khaybar, Kinanah was killed and Hazrat Safiyyah (RA) was captured as a prisoner of war. Hazrat Dihya Kalbi (R) placed forward his request for a servant and...
To believe that the months of Muharram and Safar bring misfortune or calamity or that a marriage performed in these months will be negatively affected is an un-Islamic belief. The Noble Qur'an states: "No calamity (or harm) can occur, except by the will of Allah". (Surah 64 - Verse 11).
Arguments, quarrels, fights, bullying, mocking and bad conduct have become common today among Muslims. Muslims seem to be fighting over just about everything, especially on social media. Disputes and arguments are detrimental and weaken the resolve of a believer.
Istikharah is a priceless teaching of Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) – a gift for every Muslim. Istikharah means to seek goodness from Allah Ta'ala in a matter of importance in one's life. Through Istikahrah a person draws from the favours of Allah Ta'ala.
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