When we pass a fellow Muslim on the street, or sit next to each other on the train or bus, we are often hesitant to give salam. This could be for many reasons. However, it is important to try to overcome this barrier and be as free and generous with our greetings of peace with one another as possible, and ideally, stretch ourselves to even smile or look pleased to see another Muslim!
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In this month’s article, Shaykh Jamir Meah discusses the sunna of visiting graves. He covers the benefits and blessings of visiting graves, reflecting on our own state, remembering those who have gone ahead, and ends with a practical challenge for anyone who wants to fully revive the spirit of this sunna. Man passes through five […]
In this month’s Forgotten Sunnas article, Shaykh Jamir Meah discusses the sunna of sharing meals. He covers the benefits and blessings of eating together, what it means to share a meal, and ends with a practical challenge for anyone who wants to fully revive the spirit of this sunna. Some Companions came to the Prophet […]
The Prophet (peaceful prayers and blessings be upon him) said, “Every Muslim has five rights over another Muslim: to return the greetings, to visit the sick, to accompany funeral processions, to accept an invitation, to respond to the one who sneezes.” [al-Bukhari, Muslim] When in good health, we visit each other and hang out. If […]
by Shaykh Jamir Meah The “Forgotten Sunnas” Series Everything that the Prophet (peaceful prayers and blessings be upon him) did was for our benefit; to teach and guide us to that which is more beneficial in this life and the next. This not only applies to the licit (halal) and illicit (haram), or the ‘big’ […]