Stories from General Islamic Stories

The Muslim Home (Part-15)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  Seerah and biographies 1. Al-Bidaayah wa’l-Nihaayah by Ibn Katheer 2. Mukhtasar al-Shamaa’il al-Muhammadiyyah by AtTirmithi, abridged by al-Albaani 3. Al-Raheeq al-Makhtoom by al-Mubaarakpoori [available in English translation] 4. Al-‘Awaasim min al-Qawaasim by Ibn al-‘Arabi, ed....

The Muslim Home (Part-14)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  Many of those who want to start a home library may ask for titles of Islaamic books. Here are a few suggestions:Tafseer: 1. Tafseer Ibn Katheer 2. Tafseer Ibn Si’di 3. Zubdat al-Tafseer by al-Ashkar...

The Muslim Home (Part-13)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  Another matter that may be included in a syllabus for teaching women and family members is reminding them of lessons or public lectures given by trustworthy scholars and seekers of knowledge which they can attend,...

The Muslim Home (Part-12)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  What we learn from this is that women should be taught in their houses, and we see how keen the women of the Companions were to learn. Directing teaching efforts to men alone, and not...

The Muslim Home (Part-11)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  Al-Bukhaari, may Allaah have mercy on him, quoted in his Saheeh, in the chapter headed 'A man’s teaching his female slaves and wife,' the Hadeeth of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam: “There are three...

The Muslim Home (Part-10)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  Islaamic Knowledge in the home (8)Teaching the family This is an obligation which the head of the household must undertake, in obedience to the command of Allaah (which means): "O you who believe! Ward off...

The Muslim Home (Part-9)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  Abu Daawood, may Allaah have mercy on him, reported in his Sunan that the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: “If a man goes out of his house and says: ‘Bismillaah, tawakkaltu ‘ala...

The Muslim Home (Part-8)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  (5) Spiritual training for the members of the household ‘Aa’ishah, may Allaah be pleased with her, said: “The Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, used to pray Qiyaam at night, and when he prayed...

The Muslim Home (Part-7)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  Ibn Katheer, may Allaah have mercy on him, said: “This – and Allaah knows best – was because of the intensity of the tribulation that they were facing from Pharaoh and his people. They were...

The Muslim Home (Part-6)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  (3) Making the home a place for the remembrance of Allaah The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: “The likeness of a house in which Allaah is remembered and the house in which Allaah is...

The Muslim Home (Part-5)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  The righteous man and righteous woman together will build a righteous home, because "the vegetation of a good land comes forth [easily] by the Permission of its Lord, and that which is bad, brings forth...

The Muslim Home (Part-4)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  According to another report the Prophet of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: “A righteous wife to help you with your worldly and religious affairs is the best treasure anyone could have.” (REPORTED BY AL-BAYHAQI....

The Muslim Home (Part-3)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  Fifthly and most importantly, paying attention to the home is the most important means of building a Muslim society, because the society is formed of the households and families that form its building blocks. Households...

The Muslim Home (Part-2)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  Firstly: protecting himself and his family from the Fire of Hell, and keeping them safe from the burning punishment, as the Qur'aan says (what means): "O you who believe! Ward off from yourselves and your...

The Muslim Home (Part-1)

In the Name of Allaah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise be to Allaah, we praise Him and seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allaah from the evil of our own selves and from our evil deeds. Whomsoever Allaah guides, no one...

Great reward for simple actions (Part-22)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  * Abu Ad-Darda' (RA) narrated that the Prophet (SM) said: "Nothing will be heavier on the Day of Resurrection in the Scale of the believer than good manners. Allah hates one who utters foul or...

Great reward for simple actions (Part-21)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  * Al Bukhari reported on the authority of Abu Hurayrah (RA) that the Prophet (SM) said: "There was a merchant who used to lend the people, and whenever his debtor was in straitened circumstances, he...

Great reward for simple actions (Part-20)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  Transactions and morals* Abu Hurayrah (RA) narrated that the Messenger of Allah (SWT) said: "He who alleviates the suffering of a brother out of the sufferings of the world, Allah would alleviate his suffering from...

Great reward for simple actions (Part-19)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  * Abu Hurayrah (RA) narrated: One of the Prophet's Companions came upon a valley containing a rivulet of fresh water and was delighted by it. He reflected: I wish to withdraw from people and settle...

Great reward for simple actions (Part-18)

To read the previous part of this story, click here.  - Abu `Abs `Abdur-Rahman ibn Jabr narrated that the Messenger of Allah (SWT) said: "Anyone whose both feet get covered with dust in Allah's Cause will not be touched by the (Hell) fire." [Reported by...