Make religious practice easy, embrace diversity

  Narrated ‘Abdullah bin Amr bin Al ‘Aas: Allah’s Apostle stopped (for a while near the Jimar) at Mina during his last haj for the people and they were asking him questions. A man came and said, “I forgot and got my head shaved before slaughtering the sacrificial animal).” The Prophet said, “There is no […]

Do not impose personal preference in the name of dakwah

‘Abdullah b. ‘Abbas reported: I and Khalid b. Walid went to the apartment of Maimuna along with Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him), and there was presented to him a roasted lizard. Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) stretched his hand towards It, whereupon some of the women who had been in the […]

Form of jihad changes in accordance to context

  The Prophet said, “Jihad is the pinnacle of Islam” (Narrated by Al-Turmuzi) The Prophet said, “The best jihad is to speak a word of truth to an unjust ruler.” (Narrated by Al-Turmuzi and Ibn Majah) Aisha (the mother of the faithful believers) I said, “O Allah’s Apostle! We consider Jihad as the best deed.” […]

Dakwah preacher is not always right

  Aishah and Anas narrated that the Messenger of Allah said, “You know best the affairs of your worldly life” (Narrated by Muslim) Rafi ‘bin Hudaij was narrated that the Prophet said, “I am only a human being. When I command you with something regarding your religion, accept it. When I command you with something […]

Be optimist, do not delay a good deed, grab opportunity to perform even the smallest charity

(c) Muhammad Haniff Hassan Originally written in Malay. See Anas bin Malik reported that the Prophet Muhammad said, “If an individual has an opportunity to plant a tree, even if he knows the Day of Judgment is imminent, let him plant the tree.” (Narrated by Al-Bukhari & Ahmad) Some lessons 1. This hadith teaches […]