Tag Archives: salah

November, 2017

  • 9 November

    Leaving for the masjid in the state of wudu

    There are several incentives for one who does wudu at his residence before leaving for the masjid.   Hereunder are two of those benefits:   1. Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: When one performs wudu at home and leaves for the masjid solely to offer salah [in congregation], for every step taken towards the masjid [in this state of wudu] one sin is …

December, 2016

  • 23 December

    The Injunction of Salah

    Salah is a unique ibadah that Allah Ta’ala has ordained, all the other forms of ibadah came down via the medium of Jibril (‘alayhis salam). As for salah, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) was given this great miracle during the journey of Mi’raj. This goes to show the greatness of salah. Repetition is the best form of emphasis. The most repeated command in the Quran is of establishing salah, Further more we …

December, 2012

  • 15 December

    Nafl (Optional) Salah in a Vehicle

    In our era of hustle and bustle, the following sunnah of Rasulullah (sallallahu’alaihi wasallam) is quite pertinent and appropriate: Sayyiduna Abdullah Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alaihi wasallam) would perform (nafl) salah on his conveyance while he was out of the town. (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 1096 & Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 1608, 1616). The Fuqaha (Jurists) have mentioned that this practice (of offering nafl salah in one’s conveyance) is Mustahab …